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Community 16 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Cruise passengers tour isle

SOME 2,000 foreign tourists were overwhelmed with the sights and sounds of the Pearl of the Orient as they toured Penang in 30 buses.

Community 11 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Boat ride for Unesco man

David Lung, a university professor from Hong Kong, will be in town to evaluate an application to get George Town and Malacca jointly listed as world heritage sites.

Community 11 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Walkway to link seven clan jetties

A COMMON walkway will be built to link the platforms of the seven Weld Quay clan jetties to enable visitors to walk along the seafront, said State Tourism Development and Environ-ment Committee chairman Teng Chang Yeow.

Community 24 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

RM140,000 to clean up seven clan jetties

RUBBISH, which has accumulated for decades below the stilt houses of the seven Chinese clan jetties in George Town, Penang, will soon be cleared by the residents with a RM140,000 allocation from the State Government.

Community 24 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

History of clan jetties to go on display

TOURISTS visiting the Chinese clan jetties in George Town, Penang, can look forward to a new attraction there.

Community 05 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

New look for six clan jetties

THE roads and drains leading to six clan jetties in Weld Quay will soon be upgraded at a cost of RM1.22mil.

Community 04 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Group to check if reclamation cause of pollution

THE Penang Government has di-rected the technical committee to study whether reclamation works are polluting the once scenic Gur-ney Drive.

Community 27 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Prayers to the Jade Emperor

LONG after sundown, devotees were still trudging up to the Jade Emperor Pavilion or Thnee Kong Thnua on Penang Hill to offer prayers on the eve of the Jade Emperor's birthday.

Community 26 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Hokkiens pay homage to deity

b>T/b>HE birthday of the Jade Emperor, or Thnee Kong in Hokkien, was celebrated in typical grand fashion at the Chew Jetty in Weld Quay, Penang, where it attracted a huge crowd of devotees and onlookers last night.

Nation 26 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Floods dampen CNY boom

Floods in Johor may have contributed to the 'unusually quiet' Chinese New Year in Penang as fewer people have been letting off firecrackers on the island.