HOTEL Equatorial Penang gave their in-house guests a colourful taste of Chinese New Year with a lion dance, firecracker ceremony and tossing of a giant yee sang.
THERE was joy in the air during the Tanjong and Padang Kota Chinese New Year open house in Penang which saw guests tucking into a scrumptious buffet and enjoying stage performances.
Wawasan Open University will be holding a free workshop for school leavers in conjunction with its Open Day today from 9am to noon at 54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Penang.
WITH a cigarette in one hand and a smartphone in the other, a ‘beggar’ waited patiently for people to put money in his plastic cup as he sat on the road leading to the famous Thnee Kong Tnuah (Jade Emperor Pavilion) in Ayer Itam, Penang.
SEBERANG Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Datuk Rozali Mohmad joined Indian council employees at the Pesta Ponggal MPSP as part of the council’s agenda to make 2019 a people-centric year.
A MOSQUE in Tasek Gelugor, Butterworth, Penang, will hold a Chinese New Year open house to build a closer rapport with the Chinese community in the area.
MELAKA: The state government plans to build a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant at the Sungai Udang sanitary landfill here by the end of next year which would process solid waste into energy.
KUCHING: Mention Ranee Margaret and many people would probably not know much about her beyond the fact that she was the wife of Charles Brooke, Sarawak’s second Rajah.
JOHOR BARU: The Church of the Immaculate Conception will introduce a multi-lingual mass for the Ponggal celebration as one of its annual events.
MIRI: The authorities have stumbled upon what may be a widespread dirty tactic used by local shipowners to carry out illegal fishing that bring in mega bucks.