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Community 15 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Economy in full gallop from May 29

THE country’s economy will be robust from May 29 onwards for the Year of the Horse.

Nation 15 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Chinese deity predicts economy will pick up after May 29

GEORGE TOWN: The country’s eco­nomy will be robust from May 29 onwards, predicted Tua Pek Kong.

Community 06 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Annual event held to mark birthday celebration of Snake Temple deity

THE state’s economy this Year of the Wooden Horse is expected to be average, according to the Cheng Chooi Chor Soo Kong, the resident deity of the 194-year-old Hock Hin Keong (Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple) in Bayan Lepas.

Community 16 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

Huge turnout expected for Snake Temple ritual

SOME 20,000 people are expected to throng the Penang Snake Temple in Bayan Lepas, Penang, on the fifth day of Chinese New Year to witness the annual Flame Watching Ceremony Festival 2014.

Community 16 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

This is Radio R double A F... The days of a special radio station and the community of Aussies who made Tanjung Bungah their home while working at the Butterworth air base

GROWING up in the 1970s as a teenager, there was no such thing as Internet radio. There was no paid television either such as Astro or Hypp.TV.

Nation 25 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Deity predicts pace to pick up further in second half of year

GEORGE TOWN: The country’s economy is expected to improve in the second half of the year, according to the forecast of the Tua Pek Kong or God of Prosperity.

Community 25 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Full steam ahead from June

MALAYSIA’s economy is expected to gain pace from June onwards, according to the forecast by the Taoist Tua Pek Kong deity.

Community 23 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Old ritual alive and well

THE tradition of tossing mandarin oranges into the sea during Chap Goh Meh is very much alive among the younger generation.

Nation 16 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Visitors get surprise visit from 15.5m green ‘snake’

GEORGE TOWN: Visitors gasped when a 15.5m “green serpent” snaked its way through the crowd into the Snake Temple compound in Bayan Lepas during the inaugural Ban Ka Lan Snake Festival.

Community 16 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Slithery dance thrills the crowd

SOME 20,000 Penangites and tourists gasped in awe when a 15.5m-long ‘green serpent’ snaked its way through the crowd into the Snake Temple compound in Bayan Lepas for the inaugural Ban Ka Lan Snake Festival.