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11 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Classroom without borders

WANTING their children to learn at their own pace, a community of parents in Penang have opted to put their children out of the public school system and chosen to homeschool them instead.

"A child from a homeschooling centre tending to his garden with help from his teacher. — Photo: GARY CHEN/The Star"
26 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Parents turn traffic wardens

A GROUP of concerned parents were appreciated for sacrificing their time to control the traffic flow and ensuring the safety of Penang Chinese Girls’ Primary School pupils outside the school compound.

A group of members from the school’s Voluntary Traffic Team receiving their appreciation certificates from Comm Thaiveegan.
23 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Anime fans come out to play

FIVE friends from Kuala Lumpur dressed up as characters of a Japanese cosplay singing group called Procellarum during the Penang Anime Matsuri 2018 - Summer Paradise event.

Cosplayers striking a pose in their intricate and elaborate costumes at the Penang Anime Matsuri 2018 - Summer Paradise. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star
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.