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FORMER Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon said the media and civil societies need to play an even larger and more crucial role of providing checks and balances with the Opposition strength in the Penang state assembly being much reduced.
GEORGE TOWN: Pinang tunggal assemblyman Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman, who is also Penang Islamic Religious Council (MAIPP) deputy president, is Penang’s new Deputy Chief Minister I.
He must prove his mettle as Penangites hope for better days ahead.
IT was a memorable 88th birthday for former SMK St Thomas principal M.N. D’Cruz when some 50 old boys threw a party for him at a hotel in Kuantan recently.
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang chief minister will be sworn in on Monday and it could probably be state DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow.
Invitations are being sent out for the swearing-in ceremony of the Penang Chief Minister at 10am on Monday at the residence of the Penang Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas in Sri Mutiara but it is not clear who will be sworn in.
SENIOR software engineer Nicholas Diane Morgan who obtained a mere 18 votes is among the 77 candidates in Penang who lost their election deposits.
GEORGE TOWN: There will only be three opposition assemblymen in the 40-seat Penang state assembly compared to 10 previously.
GEORGE TOWN: There is little doubt that Pakatan Harapan will complete a sweep in Penang, winning most of the 40 state and 13 parliamentary seats.
GEORGE TOWN: A businessman, who is an ardent fan of Manchester United football team, has set up a Malaysian United Party. And he is using the abbreviation MU in its party flags.