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Community 09 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Penang’s proposal to eradicate hardcore poverty

A WEEKLY contribution of RM1 each from 400 employees can help buy a month's grocery supply for a hardcore poor family, state Health, Welfare and Caring Society Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said.

Nation 09 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

PAS reps attend Chinese festival at temple

Three PAS assemblymen attended the Nine Emperor Gods Festival at a Chinese temple in Kedah on Tuesday night, i>China Press/ireported.

Nation 08 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Angry son torches house

An argument over the frequent use of a VCD player led to a house being burnt down in Malayan Tin Dredging New Village on Monday night.

Community 07 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

A night of colourful festivity

THOUSANDS of devotees, all dressed in white, converged on the Tow Boo Kong Temple on Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth, for a floats procession held in conjunction with the Nine Emperor Gods Festival.

Nation 06 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Devotees throng Ipoh temple

Devotees are thronging the Tow Boo Keong Temple here for the Nine Emperor Gods Festival to pray for luck in a slowing economic climate.

Nation 05 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Vegetarian ‘meat’ is in for Nine Emperor Gods feast

Taoists in the country are observing a strict vegetarian diet in conjunction with the Nine Emperor Gods festival, but few feel deprived of their usual meat dishes.

Nation 04 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

Guan Eng: Penang wants RM58mil to combat crime

The state government has asked Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to approve a RM58.6mil emergency allocation to help Penang fight crime.

Community 30 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Spoilt for choice

IT is the time of the year when Taoists flock to vegetarian stalls in conjunction with the Nine Emperor Gods Festival which started yesterday.

Community 10 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

With new arch, temple prepares to celebrate 38th anniversary

STANDING tall with eight granite pillars covered with carvings of writhing dragons and adorned with gleaming yellow ceramic tiles, the Tow Boo Kong Temple entrance arch is a sight to behold.

Business 02 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

We know the property price too, say expats

'Don't try to cheat us into paying higher price for a property simply because we are foreigners,' says Australian Pat Jones.