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Nation 17 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

An intriguing enigma to the end

Chin Peng’s legacy after his death in a Bangkok hospital remains a hot dispute in Malaysia today.

Lifestyle 18 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

Remembering Tunku

Behind all great men, there is a loyal team and committed employees.

Community 06 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM

The Jewish community in Penang is all but gone leaving only tombs behind

IT used to be called Jalan Yahudi but it has been renamed Jalan Zainal Abidin, after the prolific Malay writer who is more popularly known as Za’aba.

Nation 06 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Pressing for freedom

It is a challenging but exciting time now for the Malaysian media, says the Centre for Independent Journalism.

Lifestyle 11 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Vive le veteran!

A military man reminisces about life in the trenches, and more.

Community 10 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Serviceman laid to rest

LONG-SERVING soldier William David Dass (pic) was given a fitting farewell at his funeral at the St George’s Church in Penang.

Letters 27 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chin Peng: A dying banished man wanting to come home

Recent reports indicate that Chin Peng, the erstwhile leader of the now defunct Communist Party of Malaya (CPM), is on his deathbed in Thailand. His last wish is to return home to die.

Lifestyle 18 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Twelve years of terror

In 1948, the government declared a state of emergency throughout the country following the murder of three British planters in Perak by armed members of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP). This marked the start of a 12-year war against the communists.

Nation 27 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Driver goes the extra mile for Merdeka celebration

GEORGE TOWN: Ismail Mat Hassan was born in 1957 - the same year Malaysia achieved independence. And come every August, he would be busy decorating his van with about 50 Jalur Gemilang and Penang flags of various sizes.

Community 27 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Van driver goes the extra mile for Merdeka Day

Spending more on flags a worthwhile effort for granddad.