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Community 28 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Go green move gains momentum

THE usage of paper lunch boxes under the state's 'Cleaner Greener Penang' initiative is gaining momentum as more corporate bodies are coming forward as sponsors.

Community 19 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Taoist fest goes green

IT was truly a 'green' affair for the majority of hawkers participating in the recent Nine Emperor Gods Festival.

Community 19 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

An act of kindness

THE Noordin Street Nine Emperor Gods temple in Penang recently presented 20 bags of rice and 10 packs of bee hoon to the Eden Handicap Service Centre.

Community 19 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pencil, pen offerings to Confucius

CLUTCHING a box of pencils, instead of the customary joss-sticks, a teenager can be seen praying to a statue of Confucius at a smoke-filled temple in Penang.

Community 18 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Faith paving the path for fire walkers

SEVERAL hundreds of devotees took part in the annual fire walking ceremony held in conjunction with the Nine Emperor Gods Festival at the Tow Boo Kong Temple in Butterworth, Penang.

Community 18 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Rousing finale to festival

BRIGHTLY lit and beautifully decorated floats made their way through several parts in Penang in grand processions as the Nine Emperor Gods were given a rousing and elaborate send-off.

Community 16 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Grand send-off for nine deities

AFTER nine days of celebration, the Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Penang comes to an end tonight, with a grand ceremonial send-off to sea for the deities in specially made vessels.

Community 13 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Red tortoise buns in demand

IT is that time of the year again when i>hung kwai pau /i>(red tortoise buns in Cantonese) have become a common sight at stalls everywhere.

Community 13 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Parade lends colour to city

THOUSANDS of people lined the streets in George Town in Penang to watch what was touted as the country's biggest float procession held in conjunction with the Nine Emperor Gods Festival.

Community 12 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

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