Kiatisak Chua

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2 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM

Police: 11 have links to crime

GEORGE TOWN: Eleven of the 156 Penang Voluntary Patrol (PPS) unit members detained have criminal records involving theft, robbery, drugs, triad-related offences and even homicide.

Out on bail: Some of the PPS members walking out from the George Town District police headquarters after being released on police bail.
1 Sep 2014 | 2:47 PM

Guan Eng: PPS members who tested positive for drugs were on medication

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng clarified on Monday that several members of the Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS) who had failed their urine tests were on medication.

29 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

Six beach nudists jailed and fined

BALIK PULAU: Six men who took part in the “nude sports” at a beach in Teluk Kampi near here have been sentenced to one month’s jail and fined RM5,000 each after pleading guilty in the magistrate’s court here.

Off to jail: Bailiffs escorting the six men who pleaded guilty out of the courtroom.
28 Aug 2014 | 10:42 AM

Six nudists admit guilt, another four deny in Penang court

BALIK PULAU: Six participants of the nudist event at a beach in Teluk Kampi pleaded guilty while another four claimed trial in a magistrate court’s here on Thursday.

26 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

‘Batman’ keeps an eye on marathon runners

WHILE Batman keeps a vigilant eye on the citizens of Gotham, Singaporean Ben Swee watches over runners in the 84km Starlight Ultra Marathon circling Penang island.

Swee, in his Batman costume, hoisting his nine-month-old daughter Mia after the run at Straits Quay. With him is his wife Lee Yee Hua, 34.
25 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

Many hands make light work

HAVING been hiking at Moon Gate Point Five for the last 10 years, 42-year-old Angel Nee Hooi Koon has no qualms about helping to improve the facilities at the rest stop — even if it means carrying 6kg of quarry dust up the 300-step trail.

Tang, who initiated the project, carrying the quarry dust with another hiker S. Kalaichelvan. The notice appeals to hikers to carry the bags of quarry dust to the rest station.
24 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

Team spirit pays off

Participants prove they have different strategies when preparing for their respective state competitions.

Lucky trio:  The SMK Abdul Rahman Talib students had decided to participate in the challenge only in the eleventh hour, but it was their team spirit that saw them through.
11 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

Sweet taste of victory for school trio

KANGAR: Finally, three students from SMK Derma got to taste victory this year after coming within a whisker of being crowned champion during the Perlis leg of the RHB-The Star Mighty Minds National Chal-lenge last year.

Faces of triumph: Hasmah and Oun (centre) posing with (from left) Ummil, Yee Soong and Syafiq of MRSM Beseri T2 and Junxuan, Ming Yi and Ern Ern of SMK Derma after presenting them with mock cheques at Politeknik Sirajuddin in Arau, Perlis.
4 Aug 2014 | 7:19 PM

Mentally ill man burnt to death in flat

GEORGE TOWN: A man, who is mentally ill was burnt to death after a fire broke out in his flat at Rifle Range.

1 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

More time to test gadget

THE smart parking gadget (SPG) system, which was initially supposed to be in use on Penang island by May, is finally expected to be implemented by early next year.