Edmund Ngo

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24 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

Bowled over by boria

THE two-day Boria Festival 2015 at Fort Cornwallis in inner George Town, Penang, wowed locals and tourists alike with its vibrant performances.

The fantasy-themed boria group from the National Cultural and Arts Department (Penang) wowing the audience during the festival held at Fort Cornwallis.
11 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

Festive cheer and goodwill at open house events

UNDERPRIVILEGED residents in Kampung Melayu, George Town, received a modest but meaningful Hari Raya celebration, thanks to Bukit Gelugor MCA.

Muhammad Farid (wearing songkok) entertaining a group of disabled persons at his Hari Raya open house at SK Titi Serong in Balik Pulau.
21 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

Old boys raise more funds for alma mater at reunion

THE Nazarani Bistro in Lebuh Melayu George Town, was filled with boisterous laughter during the reunion of 60 St Xavier’s Institution Class of 82 students.

Dr Edward (front, left) encouraging those present at the dinner to buy commemorative mugs to raise funds for the school’s bakery.
12 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

Fans brave rain to marvel at iconic Transformers

GEORGE TOWN: Standing at 9m and 6m tall respectively, Optimus Prime and his sidekick Bumblebee will be keeping watch day and night at the Esplanade here until Sept 17.

Star power: Visitors turning up to admire Optimus Prime (right) and Bumblebee (left) at the Esplanade despite the wet weather. —CHARLES MARIASOOSAY / The Star
10 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

Putting Penang in the spotlight

A STAGE performance that will portray the Penang demography will be presented at the George Town Festival 2015 next month.

Getting to know you: Sidek (right) explaining further about the 100 Penang stage show to theparticipants during the buka puasa event at China House in George Town.
1 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Preparing for Wesak Day

BUDDHIST temples in Penang have been busy preparing for the Wesak Day celebration on Sunday.

11 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Celebrating a grand history

TEDDY bears clad in colonial uniforms and arranged to form the number 130 welcomed guests to the Eastern and Oriental Bhd media night in Penang.

Meaningful event: (From left) Tham, Chai, Yeoh, Liong and E&O general manager (retail) Emily Teh posing for a photo during the Eastern and Oriental Bhd media night at Sarkies Corner at the hotel.
31 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Deaf traveller sets out on epic world adventure

BEING deaf did not stop Kohei Hakamada from travelling the world in his Suzuki 250cc motorcycle.

Trusty machine: Hakamada, on his motorbike, making a pit stop in Penang with a visit to the Penang Deaf Association communication centre in George Town. In the background is Komtar.
20 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Spilling beans on MyTeksi success

LOUNGING on colourful bean bags with a hot cup of coffee in their hands, about 30 people enjoyed a talk focusing on entrepreneurship and getting a taxi ride in Malaysia.

Grab Taxi head of product Aaron Gill showing the MyTeksi app on a smartphone after the Coffee Spill event at The Star Pitt St on Friday (Jan 16).
25 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM

Riotous fun for ex-students after 33 years

BALLOONS floated up to the ceiling as loud party music filled the air.

A good deed, indeed: Convent Light Street former students taking a group photograph after presenting the RM6,888 contribution to Yeow (seated, third left).