Gayle Lim

Recent and archived articles by Gayle Lim

11 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Cyclists with a mission

IT WAS one bicycle ride where having a basket on your bike handle could make you a winner.

Participants taking a leisurely ride and stopping occasionally to pluck flowers and leaves to fill up their baskets for the floral arrangement contest. — Photo: LIM BENG TATT/The Star
11 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

No trading in residential units

SOME 800 traders in commercial areas in George Town, Penang, who are still using residential premises for business have until Dec 31 to convert the building’s status to commercial use.

6 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Stalls fail to get relocated into refurbished Chowrasta complex

A TOTAL of 88 traders in Jalan Kuala Kangsar, Penang, face a bleak future after they failed to get a relocation into the newly refurbished Chowrasta Market complex.

A trader selling make-up tools and accessories in Jalan Kuala Kangsar behind the Chowrasta Market in George Town, is among those who will have to move out soon.
6 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Taiwan teen eyes role in Chong Wei biopic

GEORGE TOWN: An aspiring actor and badminton player flew in from Taiwan to be among 400 people who auditioned for a role in the biopic of badminton hero Datuk Lee Chong Wei.

First round: Chong Hoon (seated, left) and Teng assessing an aspiring actor during the audition at the Permata Sports Complex in Paya Terubong.
28 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Backing for transport master plan

GEORGE TOWN: Industrialists believe balanced development on the island and mainland could happen through the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) but warned that the plan may need fine-tuning.

Top brass: (From left) Hun, Khor and an FIABCI Penang official Lee Kooi Foon visiting the public exhibition of documents for the transport master plan at Dewan Sri Pinang.
25 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Doubling the payment efficiency

PENANG Island City Council (MBPP) has launched its second payment counter van to make it easier for people to pay their bills.

Paying MBPP-related bills is easier now that the Penang Island City Council has launched a second mobile counter.
24 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Paving the way for green energy

SOME of the electricity going through the power grid in Seberang Prai, Penang, is expected to be coming from the sun by December next year.

23 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

230 sign up for three-day international regatta

THE KFC-Penang International Regatta, back for its 8th year, will feature some 230 sailors from around the world.

23 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

A place for creative expression

LIKE many others before her, building up a customer network from scratch is no easy feat but Zahidah Noor Ghazalli’s venture into henna tattooing and three years of hard work has paid off.

Gathering of talents: Ainina Hasnul performing on the guitar as visitors check out the Artisan Market at The Star Pitt St in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang. – ZHAFARAN NASIB/ The Star
20 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Boosting the talent pool

THE RM21.4mil Relau City Sports Complex, which boasts of Olympic-class swimming and diving pools, is now open to the public.