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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.

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8 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Accusations fly over fake banners, vandalism and dirty tactics in Penang

WITH barely twenty-four hours to go before polling day, the campaign heat has gone a notch higher with Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional candidates in Penang crying foul over dirty tactics being used to disrupt their final push.

A banner of Lim Swee Bok has been torn in Macallum Street. — Photos: LIM BENG TATT/The Star
30 Jan 2017 | 7:00 AM

Family bonding over festive break

AIR ITAM on Penang island appears to be the hottest place with locals and visitors on the first day of Chinese New Year.

Crowds waiting in a long queue at the Penang Hill funicular train station on the first day of the Chinese New Year in Air Itam, Penang. -Photos: ZAINUDIN AHAD, CHARLES MARIASOOSAY and ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star
25 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

‘Use NS camps to shelter migrants’

GEORGE TOWN: The state government has suggested that vacant National Service training camps be used as temporary shelters for the Rohingya migrants.

25 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Rohingya toddler found at sea dies

LANGSA (Indonesia): Beneath the swaying banana trees, there is ­nothing but a few plants to mark the resting place of three-year-old Shahira Bibi and the horror of the final weeks of her short life, at sea on a migrant boat.

Tragic end: Shahira weighed no more than a six-month-old baby when rescued from sea. An Indonesian doctor is seen here attending to the toddler one day before she died. — AFP
25 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Graves still being dug up

KAJANG: They have been operating near villages on the Thai border for years, trafficking vulnerable men, women and children into the ­country for profit.

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25 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Prove sincerity, Zahid tells Penang government

KAJANG: The Federal Government has challenged Opposition-led Penang to take in Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea to prove the state’s “sincerity to human rights”.

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