Tan Sin Chow

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19 Jan 2019 | 5:54 PM

Gerakan criticises Penang govt over federal takeover of PDC

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan has criticised the state for allowing the federal government to take over the Penang Development Corporation (PDC) which was established during the era of the party stalwart, the late Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu.

17 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Big plans for Gurney foreshore

EWEIN Bhd is expected to roll out several developments at the Gurney Drive foreshore following the success of its RM800mil City of Dreams (COD) serviced apartments in Tanjung Tokong, Penang.

The City of Dreams is set to be a new landmark in Tanjung Tokong.
13 Jan 2019 | 7:09 PM

Speak your mind on admission restrictions into public universities, Guan Eng told

GEORGE TOWN: MCA is still waiting for Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to respond to the issue of Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) remaining "close" to non-bumiputras.

12 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Making Penang a key logistics hub

FEDEX Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, has invested RM17.6mil on its Penang Gateway facility at MAB New Cargo Complex at Penang International Airport.

Ground operations vehicles parked at the new FedEx Penang Gateway facility at MAB New Cargo Complex at Penang International Airport.— Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star
17 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Former Mount Miriam employee continues to promote cancer awareness programme

AS a former staff member of Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital, Shawn Chew Kun Lim certainly knows how compassion and understanding could help cancer patients cope better with thedisease.

Chew (left) and Khoo showing their medals after completing the charity run. — Photos: LIM BENG TATT/The Star
16 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Man beats bus driver for not picking him up

GEORGE TOWN: A man punched and spat at a Rapid Penang bus driver for refusing to pick him up at a non-designated stop.

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13 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Local club triumphs in main event of International Dragon Boat Festival

PACIFIC West Dragon Boat Club A kept the Jalur Gemilang flying high on the final day of the Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2018 at the Teluk Bahang Dam.

Some of the teams returning to the shore during the Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2018 in Teluk Bahang dam.
27 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Multilingual boy an inspiration’

GEORGE TOWN: A Penangite whose video has turned a multilingual Cambodian boy into an Internet sensation said the cutie’s positive outlook is such an inspiration.

27 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

On track to protect Mother Nature

Hotels to be built on existing footprints at Penang Hill, with no hill cutting involved.

PEKA Malaysia president Datuk Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil (second left) having a press conference with members of NGOs protesting the development of two hotels on Penang Hill.
24 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Noble values to save the day

I USED to take public buses to school in the late 1990s. It was common then to see two or three buses coming at the same time at the bus stop in Ayer Itam, which delighted me and my childhood friends.