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20 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Cops getting MCMC to track person behind FB slander

GEORGE TOWN: Penang police is working with the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to track down the Facebook account owner who accused an assemblyman that she had intended to change the country’s official religion.

19 Jul 2018 | 8:53 PM

Even Penang police are in the dark over Jho Low arrest claims

GEORGE TOWN: The police here have not received any information that fugitive Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, will be extradited to Penang following his alleged arrest in Hong Kong, says state police chief Comm Datuk Seri A. Thaiveegan.

Datuk Seri A. Thaiveegan (third from left) during the voluntary traffic team of Penang Chinese Girls’ Primary School appreciation ceremony on Thursday. -Zhafaran Nasib/The Star
19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Double honour for senator

GEORGE TOWN: It was double joy for Penang Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia chief Senator Marzuki Yahya (pic), who was conferred a datukship a day after being made the Deputy Foreign Minister.

18 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Council workers recognised for their dedication

GEORGE TOWN: Anisham Ibrahim thought he had seen everything in his daily task as a town council general worker ensuring the cleanliness of the drains, but the Nov 4 flood last year really gave him a big scare.

Well-deserved: Anisham (right) and his MBPP colleagues proudly showing the awards they received from the state government during the event in George Town.
18 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

In recognition of good work done

BEING in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years, Abdul Rahim Muda, or popularly known as Imuda, was grateful to be bestowed the Darjah Johan Negeri (DJN).

Jugal Kishor (right) is thankful for his DSPN award. With him is his wife M. Sundari
17 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dawn cycling adventure

ENTHUSIASTIC cyclists did not mind sacrificing their Sunday morning sleep to take part in the City of Dreams Ride.

(From left) Japanese cyclists Kondo and Osamu brimming with cheer after finishing their 45km ride.
16 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

American publishes book on Penang’s durians

GEORGE TOWN: Those who are craving for durians but have no idea where to start hunting for the King of Fruits can now consult a book specially written on the subject.

Fruitful endeavour: Gasik addressing the audience during the book launch at Karuna Hill.
16 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Participants of charity walk for the disabled make new friends and share their experiences

SHEER excitement was apparent on the face of three-year-old S. Sri Soniya as she joined her friends and other participants in the ‘Walk-Jog-Wheel With Us 2018’.

A section of the 600 participants taking part in the Walk-Jog-Wheel With Us event for wheelchair users and people with disabilities. — Photos: ASRI ABDUL GHANI/The Star
14 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Penang hit with a double whammy

GEORGE TOWN: As if hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) was not enough, the number of people in Penang struck with dengue fever has nearly doubled compared with last year.

Preventive measure: Ooi showing a photo of mosquitoes killed by a trapping device (right) in his Sungai Nibong house.
13 Jul 2018 | 5:58 PM

Penang Governor to confer awards on 962 on his 80th birthday

GEORGE TOWN: There will be 962 recipients of state awards during the investiture ceremony to mark the Penang Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas' 80th birthday.