Winnie Yeoh

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12 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Shocking find underneath car

A HOMEOWNER in Alor Setar was stunned to find a man, believed to be a thief, sleeping under his car, reported Kosmo!.

11 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Trader’s banana plants provide fragrant ‘thnee kuih’

GEORGE TOWN: Most farmers grow banana plants for the fruit, but Neoh Aun Kean just wants the leaves. This is because banana leaves are a valuable commodity in themselves, given the robust demand from the Indian banana leaf rice and nasi lemak trade.

Sweet treats: Hui Mian lining the tins with banana leaves while Cheang wipes the leaves at their house in Lengkok Burma, Pulau Tikus. — CHAN BOON KAI / The Star
5 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Penang hawkers to maintain prices

GEORGE TOWN: Most hawkers here say they will maintain their prices.

30 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Parkson Perda City Mall caters to Bukit Mertajam community and beyond

RESIDENTS in Bukit Mertajam and the nearby areas have a new place to shop with the opening of Parkson Perda City Mall.

Opening promotions abound: A view of the new Parkson Perda City Mall in Bukit Mertajam.
28 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Blooming out of mud

WHEN lotus grower Lye Gaik Seng first started out, he put fertiliser in the pond where he was growing lotus thinking that it would flower well.

24 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Teen quits school to care for sick parents

BALIK PULAU: When Ang Lip Poh was diagnosed with lung cancer about two years ago, his teenage daughter immediately quit school to look after him as his wife too was unwell.

Concerned minister: Chew (seated on floor) chatting with (from left) Lay Ching, Tan and Ang at their flat in Taman Sahabat, Gertak Sanggul. With them are (from right) Oh, Penang MCA secretary Dr Tan Chuan Hong and Balik Pulau MCA chairman Chuah Tee Sung.
21 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Food lovers continue to patronise Line Clear despite ongoing crisis

DESPITE an ownership crisis, food lovers from near and far continue to throng Line Clear nasi kandar restaurant in Penang Road to get their fix.

Simply delicious: An employee giving the thumbs up to the food served at Line Clear nasi kandar in Penang Road.
21 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Pedal, park and shop with ease

ILLUSTRATOR Lee Shin Ying’s design may be simple but the message is clear — cycle for a greener environment.

Safety measure: A shopper (middle) getting a helping hand in locking up her bicycle during the launch of the parking facility at Queensbay Mall.
17 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Odd-job man jailed 16 years for sodomising three-year-old

GEORGE TOWN: An odd-job worker was jailed 16 years by a Sessions Court here for forcing himself on a three-year-old girl.

5 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Banking on sunny days

AFTER a freak storm which damaged many of their houses, villagers of Kampung Sungai Rusa in Balik Pulau, Penang, are hoping that the sunny weather of the past few days will hold out until repair works are completed.

Tough and risky: A worker carrying a plank moves carefully on the roof of a house in Jalan Haji Md Sama Haroon in Sungai Rusa.