R Sekaran

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19 Sep 2018 | 3:09 PM

Lorry bursts into flames after skidding on Penang's second bridge

GEORGE TOWN: A lorry burst into flames after skidding on the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Bridge this morning (Sept 19).

15 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Anwar takes ‘PD Move’ critics to task

PETALING JAYA: PKR president-elect Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has lashed out at detractors within his own party who have criticised the move to get him to contest in Port Dickson.

Man of the hour: Anwar meeting Johor PKR members before a Maal Hijrah Talk in Johor Baru.
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14 Sep 2018 | 10:39 AM

Azmin says all PKR leaders should have been consulted on Port Dickson move

BUTTERWORTH: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said said all party leaders should have been privy to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's move to contest a seat in Port Dickson.

13 Sep 2018 | 3:30 PM

Ukrainian footballer dies in hotel room in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: A Ukranian football player, Oleksandr Shcherbinin, a member of the Asia Pacific Master Games (APMG) 2018, died here on Thursday morning (Sept 13).

13 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Foundation raises RM250,000 for needy and schoolchildren

DESPITE tough conditions, the 40-year-old Tun Sardon Foundation managed to raise RM250,000 for charity this year.

(Left pic) Abdul Rahman (middle) and Majimor cutting a birthday cake, while other VIP guests including Rizal (on Abdul Rahman’s left) look on. (Top pic) Guests waving mini Jalur Gemilang during the Tun Sardon Foundation’s 40th anniversary fundraising dinner.
11 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

For the benefit of ordinary folk

Pinang points - By R. Sekaran
I STILL remember that back in the early 80s when you are travelling from the north to the south on the North-South Highway, you had to exit at Kamunting, travel along the old road and re-enter at Changkat Jering.

Visitors looking at posters on PIL 1 during a public forum on the project.
11 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

The first Asia Pacific Masters Games opens with a bang in Penang

HOSTING the first Asia Pacific Masters Games (APMG) has earned accolades for Penang.

The Royal Malaysian Air Force band performing with other volunteers at the APMG opening ceremony at the City Stadium in George Town, Penang. — Photos: LIM BENG TATT/The Star
10 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Penang homeless to get shelter

GEORGE TOWN: Senior citizens abandoned by their families with no place to go and sleeping on five-foot ways around the iconic Komtar at night is a sight that tugs at the heartstrings.

9 Sep 2018 | 1:44 PM

Guan Eng: Delaying SST implementation would have affected payment of salaries

GEORGE TOWN: Any delay in implementing the Sales and Service Tax (SST) would have resulted in an operating deficit for the government, said Lim Guan Eng.

7 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Penang LRT may not get go ahead

GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s proposal to have a light rail transit (LRT), a component of the RM46bil Penang Transport Master Plan, may not happen, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.