Aglow with CNY merriment


Chow (centre) taking part in the lighting-up ceremony for 3,500 red lanterns in Jalan Pasar, Bukit Mertajam. — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

SEVERAL roads in Bukit Mertajam on the Penang mainland have been transformed into a fairyland of lights with bright red lanterns and decorations to mark Chinese New Year.

Event organising committee chairman Datuk Ong Kok Sun said some 3,500 lanterns were put up this year.

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