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Tan Sin Chow

north@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Tan Sin Chow

19 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Drama in choppy waters as patrolman’s quick wit saves woman

GEORGE TOWN: It was a MacGyver moment on the second Penang bridge when an auxiliary policeman, seeing a woman struggling in the waters below, emptied a five-litre jerrycan, tied it to his waist as an emergency flotation device and rappelled down.

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18 Apr 2018 | 11:10 PM

Former air force man displays bravery and ingenuity in rescue

GEORGE TOWN: He did not even contemplate his own mortality – his only concern was for the woman struggling in the waters below the second Penang bridge as ocean currents threatened to sweep her away.

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3 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ministry raids companies for using unlicensed software

GEORGE TOWN: The Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) Penang branch raided three Penang-based businesses for using unlicensed software.

2 Apr 2018 | 5:19 PM

Penang cops complete probe over GST song

GEORGE TOWN: Police have completed their investigation over Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng's alleged performance of the "ABCD-GST" song, which is critical of the Goods and Services Tax.

22 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Gerakan: Will we get a permit?

GEORGE TOWN: A Penang Gerakan Youth leader has questioned the Penang Island City Council whether it would approve their application to put up posters in the state.

Loo: Please answer within 24 hours if it is a yes or no. If you are afraid to give an answer, we will treat your silence as consent and continue putting up banners and posters
22 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

In tune with the times

THE Penang government is spending RM20mil for the conservation and renovation of the Penang State Museum @ Farquhar in Farquhar Street.

(From third left) Penang State Museum director/curator Haryany Mohamad and architect Tan Bee Eu showing Lim the artist’s impression of the new building in Farquhar Street. With them are Penang Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy (second right) and other museum board members.
21 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

BN fires first salvo in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: Posters criticising Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng have sprung up in several parts of Penang island, in what is seen as the start of a poster war ahead of the general election.

No go: Council workers taking down some of the posters at Lebuh Kimberly in George Town, Penang.
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21 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Gearing up for GE battle

ELECTION fervour has been amped up in Penang with political parties putting up banners and other campaign materials at several places.

Teng (left) and Tan posing after the launching of the Ayer Itam Gerakan office.
20 Mar 2018 | 10:34 AM

BN fires first salvo as poster war begins in Penang


GEORGE TOWN: Barisan Nasional has fired the first salvo in the poster war in Penang, with several posters criticising Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng appearing along Carnavon Street here on Tuesday (March 20).

MBPP officers were seen taking down the posters on Tuesday.
12 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Firm injects RM70mil into Penang

JLL MALAYSIA Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Japan Lifeline Co Ltd, is investing RM70mil in Penang over the next two years.

Rosli (seated left) and Yamada signing the sale and purchase agreement during the press conference at Komtar.

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