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Community 13 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Much to see and do in Armenian Street

Hollywood brought Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-Fat and an impressive entourage, including an elephant parade, to Armenian Street, Penang, for the shooting of I>Anna and the King/Iback in 1999.

Lifestyle 27 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Restoring Penang’s heritage

Penang may be the state with the most number of heritage buildings, but it is steadily losing them. One man, though, has made it his mission to fight for their preservation.

Community 19 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Scheme for trishawmen

GROUP insurance coverage will be introduced to trishaw paddlers in March to protect them in case of accidents.

Community 15 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

80,000 to attend state-level CNY do

PENANG: About 80,000 locals and tourists are expected to turn up for the state-level Chinese New Year celebrations at the heritage enclave of Armenian Street, Can-non Street, Soo Hong Lane, Ah Quee Street and Acheh Street on Feb 24.

Community 20 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Joyful night for Khoo clan

B>I/B>T was a night of merriment for more than 600 Khoo clansmen. Khoos of all ages turned up full force for the centennial celebration of Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi held last week in Penang.

Community 29 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Street festival back with a bang

THE Heritage Heboh Street Festival was back on the streets of Penang's George Town heritage enclave by popular demand.

Community 16 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

A showcase of clan’s history

B>W/B>HEN the Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi museum was ope-ned in 2002, Singapore's wealthiest banker and hotel owner Tan Sri Khoo Teck Puat donated SGD50,000 (RM116,873) to the museum.

Community 24 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Potential as a tourist attraction after dark

The Penang state government should look into promoting Georgetown's inner city as a living heritage enclave and as well look into the potential of night tourism in the area.

Community 19 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Illustrious sons of the Khoo clan

B>S/B>TEP into the Khoo Kongsi and the rows of gold-co-loured plaques bearing the names of prominent Khoo clansmen immediately catch your attention.

Community 09 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Govt supports wedding package promotions

B>T/B>HE Penang Government will provide financial assistance to any private organisation that organises wedding package promotions.