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Lo Tern Chern

andylo@thestar.com.my

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22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Panel to look into Machang Bubok dumpsite

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) has set up a special committee to tackle an illegal dumpsite in Machang Bubok, which is believed to be the biggest such case handled by the council so far.

22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Face masks and herbal tea flying off the shelves

PETALING JAYA: The prolonged hot weather and deteriorating air quality are driving up the sales of face masks and Chinese herbal tea.

22 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Clean-up to cost over RM10mil

KUALA LUMPUR: The operation to clean Sungai Kim Kim will cost the authorities more than RM10mil, says Yeo Bee Yin.

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21 Mar 2019 | 9:44 PM

MPSP: Palette factory at dumpsite began operations before licence approved

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A wooden palette processing factory within the illegal dumpsite in Machang Bubok here is believed to have begun operations before it obtained a licence from the Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP).

Penang Department of Environment officers checking the waste at the illegal dumpsite near Machang Bubok in Bukit Mertajam.
21 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

MPSP goes after three landowners

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Three landowners of an illegal dumpsite in Machang Bubok here have each been slapped with a notice by the Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP).





Field survey: Lee (right) and MPSP officials inspecting the illegal dumpsite in Machang Bubok, Bukit Mertajam.
20 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Solving flyers’ parking woes

The RM90mil multi-storey car park at Penang International Airport (PIA) is expected to be completed by November and flight passengers and motorists have to bear with the inconvenience at the terminal until end of this year.

20 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Caught up with the kiasu culture

WHAT do fried chicken and Swedish furniture have in common?

20 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Only the tip of the iceberg


EXCLUSIVE:BUKIT MERTAJAM: From the north to the south of Peninsular Malaysia, there seems to be no end yet to the discovery of illegal dumpsites.

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18 Mar 2019 | 5:48 PM

Commotion outside court between uncle and father of Penang Bridge crash accused (updated)

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A commotion broke out outside a magistrate’s court here where the uncle of M. Vaitheswaran - who is charged with causing the death of a college student at the Penang Bridge - accused his parents of taking custody of his daughter without consent.

The uncle (right) of Vaitheswaran confronting his father.
18 Mar 2019 | 1:30 PM

Trial of Penang Bridge driver postponed pending postmortem report

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The case involving the 21-year-old driver accused of causing the death of a college student off the Penang Bridge has been postponed pending the postmortem report.

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