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24 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

CAP: Families should look into healthy cooking

GEORGE TOWN: Healthy cooking can prevent people from contrac­ting diseases due to poor hygiene in eateries, says Consumers’ Associa­tion of Penang (CAP) president S.M. Mohamed Idris.

Healthy tips: CAP and Penang Hindu Sangam members organising a traditional Indian cooking demonstration.
23 Jun 2018 | 4:57 PM

Nurul Izzah: Not only ministers can reform vocational education policies

GEORGE TOWN: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar says a Cabinet post is not required to reform the national approach to Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET).

22 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Jaga kereta menace returns

THE illegal parking attendant menace is back again.

A jaga kereta boy directing a car in a parking lot in Jalan Penaga, Penang
21 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

PR1MA projects offering 3,000 units at two locations in Penang to be renamed too

GEORGE TOWN: Two projects in the state where land has been set aside for 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) but not built will be revived.

Spot check: Jagdeep (with dark glasses) visiting Kampung Kastam together with (from left) Ideal Properties Sdn Bhd chief operating officer Datuk Goh Teng Whoo, executive chairman Tan Sri Alex Ooi, and MBPP planning director Zuraini Mat Rasit.
20 Jun 2018 | 11:18 AM

Shahidan Kassim’s brother Ismail quits Umno, will join Pribumi

KANGAR: Tambun Tulang assemblyman Datuk Ismail Kassim has quit Umno, and is set to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia.

20 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Giant waves batter seafront in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: Giant waves battered the seawall along the popular promenade at Esplanade, causing sea water to land on vehicles parked along the road.

Making a splash: A passer-by reacting as an enormous wave hits the wall at the Esplanade in Penang. The giant waves drenched nearby visitors as well as several cars parked along the road.
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20 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Politicians bond with Balik Pulau folk at Raya open house

MORE than 500 people attended the Hari Raya open house hosted by Balik Pulau MP Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik, Pulau Betong assemblyman Mohd Tuah Ismail and Teluk Bahang assemblyman Zolkifly Md Lazim.

Muhammad Bakhtiar greeting guests at the event. (Right pic) The kids showing the duit raya they received.
19 Jun 2018 | 1:07 PM

King tide season in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: Northern states are bracing for strong winds and rough seas

19 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Giving new life to buildings

HERITAGE buildings owned by foreigners is not necessarily a bad thing as it helps towards the restoration and conservation of such property, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.

Chow (right) viewing some of the exhibits at the George Town World Heritage Site 10th Anniversary Exhibition at the UAB Building in China Street Ghaut, Penang. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star
18 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hiking trail in Balik Pulau in a sad state

BALIK PULAU: Old habits die hard in new Malaysia as seen in the garbage strewn along a hiking trail leading to the popular Teluk Kampi beach here.

Dangerous condition: A man walking on the broken planks at the Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang.