K Suthakar

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18 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Curb the blame game’

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.

Dr Koh hopes there will be much less politicking and blame game now that the Federal Government and state are under the same Pakatan Harapan coalition.
16 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Five new faces in Penang exco line-up

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.

15 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Over to you, Chief Minister Chow

He must prove his mettle as Penangites hope for better days ahead.

13 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Old boys, former staff mark principal’s 88th birthday

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.

Abdul Rahman (second from left) presents a gift to DCruz. With them is Dr Choo (centre, in glasses) and other former teachers and old boys.
12 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Either Lim or Chow for Penang

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang chief minister will be sworn in on Monday and it could probably be state DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow.

Fantastic news: Lim and Chow celebrating Pakatan Harapan’s win at a hotel in Penang after the GE14 results were announced.
11 May 2018 | 3:46 PM

Penang CM: Will it be Lim Guan Eng or 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.

Either Lim Guan Eng (left) or Chow Kon Yeow could be the next Penang CM.
11 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

77 candidates in Penang lose their deposit

SENIOR software engineer Nicholas Diane Morgan who obtained a mere 18 votes is among the 77 candidates in Penang who lost their election deposits.

 Tan Gin Theam
10 May 2018 | 1:27 PM

Pakatan to have 37 assemblyman in new Penang assembly

GEORGE TOWN: There will only be three opposition assemblymen in the 40-seat Penang state assembly compared to 10 previously.

9 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

No stopping Pakatan in Penang

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.

5 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Fan sets up ‘MU’ party and aims for goal in Penang

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.

Always with you: Tan showing his ‘BersamaMU’ posters for the elections. He will be contesting in Air Putih and Bukit Bendera.