Priscilla Dielenberg

Recent and archived articles by Priscilla Dielenberg

13 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Bus driver who was stabbed in the thigh recounts attack

GEORGE TOWN: A Rapid Penang bus captain told a magistrate’s court here how he got out from his seat to check on a woman passenger’s safety only to end up being stabbed by her.

In troubled waters: Chong leaving the courtroom in George Town.
18 Apr 2015 | 6:24 PM

Karpal Singh Forum: Sedition Act is flawed

GEORGE TOWN: The amended Sedition Act is flawed as no one will know if what they said is against the law until they are charged in court, according to a forum discussing the Sedition Act and human rights in Malaysia.

14 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

Lim: I was not being malicious or sarcastic

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng denied that he was being malicious and sarcastic when he apologised to Penang Opposition Leader Datuk Jahara Hamid for using the word ‘grandmother’ when he called her a ‘racist grandmother’.

9 Mar 2015 | 10:59 AM

PKR man gets dismissal not amounting to acquittal for Blackout rally

GEORGE TOWN: A PKR member who was acquitted of organising the Blackout 505 rally in Penang without a police permit had his acquittal set aside by a High Court here.

4 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Jit Sin declared top school in Penang with seven 10A+ scorers

VISUALLY impaired student Khor Wei Quan has never let his disability become an obstacle at school.

In high spirits: Some of the 193 students with 10As from SMJK Jit Sin celebrating their success at the school.
4 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Cancer patient Chelsea beats overwhelming odds

BALIK PULAU: On her 16th birthday, cancer patient Chelsea Cindion Dominic received news that she had suffered a relapse and had only months to live.

Fighting on: Chelsea (centre) showing her parents Dominic Rayappan and Mary Ann Laga her SPM results at SMK St George Balik Pulau.
17 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Everything’s coming up roses at cemetery

VISITORS to the Protestant Cemetery in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, will find many pleasant changes to the site following its recent restoration.

Piece of history:   (From left) Tan Zhi Ling, 32, Lim Sok Swan, 30, and Lim Chung Wei, 39,    checking out the newly   restored Protestant   Cemetery in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town.
16 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Plan to deal with big disasters

PENANG will further improve its infrastructure and machinery to ensure the state is prepared for big disasters such as the current flood crisis in the East Coast.

Keep up the good job: (From right) SDCP Abdul Rahim, Lim and Jaseni having a light moment with newly promoted policemen during the rank commissioning ceremony of the PBA Holdings Bhd auxiliary police.
14 Jan 2015 | 12:53 PM

Jail term doubled for man who raped 13-year-old girl

GEORGE TOWN: A man who was jailed five years for raping a 13-year-old girl had his sentence enhanced to 10 years and one stroke of the rotan.

15 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM

Jobless man charged with impersonating ‘Insp Vijay’

GEORGE TOWN: A jobless man has claimed trial to impersonating a police officer, extorting a woman of RM4,100 by threatening to circulate her sex video and having unauthorised possession of a police uniform and two fake pistols.

Facing the music: Kesavan being led out of court after claiming trial in George Town.