Rena Lim

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23 Apr 2019 | 5:43 PM

Police haul up 22 more Penang JPJ officers

GEORGE TOWN: Another 22 Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers have been hauled up to assist with investigations into a protection racket involving lorry drivers.

23 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Penang rewards top scorers

GEORGE TOWN: Unable to stand or walk on his own, Oi Chin Xiang, 19, certainly “stood” tall during the state STPM Excellent Award for 2018.

23 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Veteran Scouts commended for their services

OCTOGENARIAN Khoo Poh Sen was the only woman who received a service medal during the Scouts Service Award ceremony at the Scouts Association of Malaysia’s Penang headquarters in Jalan Scotland.

22 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Engaging young readerswith news via ePaper

STUDENTS in the modern era need to read more newspapers and keep themselves updated with current news, said Penang Island City Council (MBPP) councillor Wong Yuee Harng.

22 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Churches filled with Easter celebrants

PETALING JAYA: Easter, considered the most important day in the Christian calendar that celebrates Jesus’ resurrection, saw thousands of worshippers attending mass at St Francis Xavier Church here.

Parishioners celebrating Easter Day service at St Francis Xavier's Church on Sunday (April 21).
21 Apr 2019 | 7:13 PM

Syed Saddiq: Govt to set up task force to create one million job opportunities

GEORGE TOWN: The Cabinet has agreed to set up a task force to create one million quality job opportunities, says Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.

20 Apr 2019 | 7:25 PM

Motorcyclist killed in accident on Penang Bridge

GEORGE TOWN: A 53-year-old factory worker was killed in an accident at the Penang Bridge today (April 20) after ramming his motorcycle into the left barrier of the bridge.

17 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Ushering in Tamil New Year with colours

In ringing in the Tamil New Year, 28 children welcomed the year with a kolam, pot painting and colourful new clothes at the Shan Children’s Home in Jalan Mount Erskine, Tanjung Tokong, Penang.

Nanda Kumar (standing) looking on as the young painters work on their little pots. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star
17 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Comfort living for the elderly

A RM5mil retirement village will soon be built in Taiping, Perak, following the signing of a lease agreement between the Titular Roman Catholic Bishop of Penang and the National Society of St Vincent de Paul.

Rev Sebastian (left) exchanging documents with Angela after the lease agreement signing ceremony at the Catholic Diocesan Centre in Macalister Road, Penang.
16 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Beware the folly of ‘water champ’

Pinang points - By Rena Lim
Penang is truly a blessed state.

Jaseni delivering his talk on water usage in Penang last year.