R Sekaran

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15 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Yosakoi returns with more dash

A MOTLEY collection of colours, dances and cultural activities was the order of the day at the Yosakoi Parade 2018.

Students of SMJK Sains Tapah performing a dance. (Right) A Japanese Malaysian Yosakoi team from Kuala Lumpur taking part in the parade in Penang. — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star
14 Mar 2018 | 10:36 AM

Two held over dead woman found in cupboard

GEORGE TOWN: Police have arrested two men after a dead body was found in a cupboard in a flats in Paya Terubong.

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11 Mar 2018 | 7:38 PM

Penang DAP launches its election machinery

GEORGE TOWN: Penang DAP launched its election machinery here Sunday with a strong message to members that it had not won the state yet.

9 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

It’s all quiet in Balik Pulau

BALIK PULAU: While the general election fever is heating up in the urban areas of the Penang island, everything seems to be quiet in the Barisan Nasional stronghold of Balik Pulau.

Not this year: Dr Hilmi might step down after contesting in six general elections. — Bernama
8 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Cops crush gambling machines

PENANG police destroyed RM4.5mil worth of video gambling machines seized between 2015 and last year.

Comm Thaiveegan (in excavator) destroying the gambling machines seized from 514 premises in all five districts in Penang. — Photo: ASR I ABDU L GHANI/The Star
7 Mar 2018 | 2:26 PM

Guan Eng: Pakatan to implement two-term limit, but effect only from GE14 onwards

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will limit the term of Chief Minister to two terms even if Pakatan Harapan doesn't take over Putrajaya.

6 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

All about kindness and goodwill

HOUSEWIFE Vivian Toh believes benevolence should be taught to children as such a quality will endear them to people when they are adults.

The association members kneeling to offer requisites to members of the Sangha at the association’s premises in Anson Road.— Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star
1 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Chance to show off athletic skills for 400 children

A TOTAl of 400 Tamil schoolchildren had an active day at the 9th Tamil Schools Athletic Championship in Penang.

Thanenthiran shaking hands with participants of the Penang Tamil Schools Athletic Championship at Universiti Sains Malaysia stadium in Penang.
27 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Brimming with CNY joy

MORE than 300 people attended Penang Gerakan’s Bukit Bendera Chinese New Year open house held at the SJKC Poay Wah in Tanjung Bungah, Penang.

(From left) Kebun Bunga constituency coordinator Ooi Zhi Yi, H’ng, Teng, Bukit Bendera parliamentary coordinator Andy Yong and acting Youth chief Jason Loo wishing Gong Xi Fa Cai to guests at the CNY gathering.
26 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

A fiesta of excitement

THE Penang Polo Ground was a hive of activity as the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2018 took off.

A ‘fire engine’ is one of the star attractions at the Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta at the Polo Ground. — Photos: ASRI ABDUL GHANI/The Star