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N Trisha

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Recent and archived articles by N Trisha

20 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rebranding to boost image of Penang tourism

AIMING at charting greater heights and exploring new ventures, Penang’s tourism sector is now known as “Petach”.

19 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Image boost for Penang’s tourism

AIMING at charting greater heights and exploring new ventures, Penang’s tourism sector is now known as ‘Petach’.

(From fifth left) Yeoh with Chow, Japanese consul-general Kenji Yamakawa, Penang Island City Council mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang (fourth right), state representatives and other VIPs at the Petach logo launching ceremony at E&O Hotel, Penang.
15 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Crowds throng Snake Temple for deity’s birthday festivities

A STEADY stream of devotees thronged the Hock Hin Keong (Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple) in Bayan Lepas, Penang, to observe the birthday of its resident deity Cheng Chooi Chor Soo Kong which fell on the sixth day of the Chinese New Year.

A colourful traditional Chinese dance performed before the flame-watching ceremony in conjunction with the Cheng Chooi Chor Soo Kong’s birthday at the Snake Temple.
14 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rohingya dad of 11-year-old insists he’s not a bad person

BUTTERWORTH: The father of the 11-year-old Rohingya girl insists he is not “a bad person bent on marrying my daughter off”.

14 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Kind souls being taken for a ride

Pinang points - By N.Trisha
WHAT would you do when you feel like helping a fellow human but fear being scammed by a sad story?

13 Feb 2019 | 2:30 PM

Panel: Company in Bukit Kukus incident met requirements, but to be blacklisted anyway

GEORGE TOWN: The construction company in charge of the Jalan Bukit Kukus paired road project where a landslide killed nine foreign workers followed all the specifications and requirements for the project, says Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman.

12 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘It’s a sin to send her to school’

BUTTERWORTH: Malaysian law stopped an 11-year-old Rohingya girl from being married off here, but now that she has “come of age” by her community’s standards, she is no longer allowed to continue schooling.

12 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Kind souls being taken for a ride

Petty scammers with sob stories are giving Penang a bad name.

11 Feb 2019 | 6:45 PM

Lodge police report over leak of internal AGC correspondence, says Jelutong MP

GEORGE TOWN: The recent leak of a circular issued by Solicitor General III Datuk Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria is serious and dangerous, as it is internal communication from within the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC), says Jelutong MP R.S.N. Rayer.

10 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Sibling rivalry of the loving kind

GEORGE TOWN: It feels like the song He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother was written for siblings Reuel and Asher Rajah.

Revelling in their rivalry: Asher (left) and Reuel posing with their IGCSE results at their home in Gelugor.

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