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R Visalani

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13 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Deloitte members make a difference in lives of home’s residents

SOME 50 Tax Deloitte Penang employees took a day off from their busy work schedule to take part in a major gotong-royong session at Rumah Kebajikan Seri Cahaya in Batu Maung.

Tax Deloitte Penang members helping clear old mattresses and unwanted items during a gotong-royong session at Rumah Kebajikan Seri Cahaya in Permatang Damar Laut, Batu Maung.
10 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Participants get to test their fitness level and chance to win cash prizes

THE 5th Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge 2018 attracted 800 participants this year.

Wong flagging off participants of the Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge 2018 at the Botanic Gardens, in Penang.
8 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Teaching kids with special needs

ALL children are educable although they may learn at different rates and level.

Tan Soon Beng, 40, a formerstudent of the association isan expert in basket weaving
23 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bonding with special kids

FIFTY-FIVE secondary school students from Perlis experienced an eye-opening visit to the Cerebral Palsy (Spastic) Children’s Associa-tion of Penang with Raja Muda of Perlis Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail and his consort Tuanku Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil.

Some of the secondary school students taking a wefie with a special child.
9 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Chess talent on winning path

AT just eight years old, Ain Insyirah Rosli has made a name for herself as a chess talent, having won 27 championships in the last two years.

Ain showing the trophies and medals she won in chess competitions.
9 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Stark tales of slums on the mainland

GEORGE TOWN: The tough life in many parts of the mainland came up starkly when Jason H’ng Mooi Lye (PH-Jawi) told the State Assem­bly what his constituents are going through in South Seberang Prai.

5 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Malaysians take to the road for love of the country

GEORGE TOWN: A group of patriotic Malaysians took part in the Kembara Merdeka Jalur Gemilang convoy to show their love for the country.

Participants getting ready to set off during the state-level Kembara Merdeka Jalur Gemilang convoy which was flagged off at St Xavier’s Institution.
3 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Sauna sessions for lucky walkers

INFRARED sauna therapy at the new Sunlighten Wellness Centre awaits lucky participants of Penang Starwalk 2018 this year.

Zhang promoting the services offered by Sunlighten Wellness Centre, Gurney Plaza.
2 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

PM to launch National Month in Penang on Saturday

GEORGE TOWN: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will officiate the National Month (Bulan Kebangsaan) and Fly the Jalur Gemilang 2018 campaign at the Esplanade here on Saturday.

Proud to be Malaysian: The National Month campaign aims to instil a patriotic spirit among Malaysians.
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31 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

When it pours, move your car to higher ground

WHEN Penang and several northern states were hit by the big floods last November, a retired civil servant staying in Jalan P. Ramlee saw his car submerged in water.

An aerial view of the flooded section in Jalan P. Ramlee, George Town, after the four-hour downpour.