R Sekaran

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17 Jan 2019 | 6:50 PM

Missing teacher found, reunited with family

BALIK PULAU: The 27-year-old teacher from SK Genting here who went missing on Monday (Jan 14) has been found.

17 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Former Penang captain Aziz passes away

GEORGE TOWN: Former Penang football captain Aziz Azizan (pic), who has been comatose since Monday, passed away at the Penang Hospital at 4.30pm yesterday.

16 Jan 2019 | 6:52 PM

Former Penang football captain Aziz Azizan dies without regaining consciousness

GEORGE TOWN: Former Penang football captain Aziz Azizan has died after slipping into a coma on Monday (Jan 14).

15 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

New golden chariot for Thaipusam

GEORGE TOWN: A new golden chariot will take to the streets for this year’s Thaipusam – and it’s bigger and brighter.

Golden splendour: The Penang Hindu Endowment Board’s new refurbished golden chariot for Thaipusam.
15 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Ready for double celebration

THE last few days saw Little India in Penang abuzz with activities as Hindus shopped for essentials to celebrate the thanksgiving festival of Ponggal today.

K. Rajathi ties flower garlands at a shop along Jalan Mesjid Kapitan Keling. — Photos: cHAn boon KAi, LIM BENG TATT/The Star and Bernama
14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tragedy happened due to lack of worksite safety, says CM

THE Bukit Kukus landslide in Penang last October was due to an issue of worksite safety, or rather the lack of, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pic).

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow during the press conference in Komtar, George Town, Penang yesterday. - Starpic by MUSTAFA AHMAD / The Star / 9 Jan 2019.
13 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Pricier clay pots for Ponggal

GEORGE TOWN: The shortage of sand has led to pricier clay pots for those celebrating Ponggal (harvest festival) on Tuesday.

Meeting demand: Store keepers preparing the pots for the upcoming Ponggal celebrations in Little India.
12 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Penang port lines up projects

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) is gearing up for a better year ahead with several expansion projects for both its Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal (SPCT) and the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT).

Plans for the future: Sasedharan, seen here with chief operating officer Radhi Mohamad at Swettenham Pier, says he expects business to be good over the next three years.
12 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Aiming to cut food wastage during festivity

GEORGE TOWN: With less than 10 days to go before Thaipusam, the public has been reminded not to waste food during the celebration on Jan 21.

Creating awareness: Subbarow (left) and CAP staff member B. Siva showing some of the food likely to be thrown away if unfinished.
11 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Integrated development to create job opportunities in Balik Pulau

ONCE a sleepy town in Penang, Balik Pulau is set to shed that image and turn into a vibrant business entity once the first integrated commercial development in Botanica CT Centre is completed.

The VIPS performing the groundbreaking ceremony for the Botanica CT Centre in Balik Pulau, Penang.