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Community 26 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

180 pupils to colour huge drawing on festivals

B>A/B30.48M-LONG drawing depicting various Malaysian festivals will be produced during the national-level Chinese New Year open house in Penang on Feb 4.

Community 28 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

State to hire sea sports coaches

B>T/B>HE Penang State Sports Council plans to appoint full-time coaches for state dragon boat racing and canoeing teams by early next year.

Community 12 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

New venue for dragon boat festival

B>T/B>HE Penang Water Sports Recreation Centre (PWSRC) in Tanjung Bungah will again be turned into a carnival atmosphere early next month.

Community 17 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Pacific West gets new dragon boat

B>T/B>HE Pacific West team is set to win more dragon boat races with its new RM30,000 dragon boat which was specially commissioned from China.

Community 14 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Talk on CM’s post ‘too premature’

B>PENANG:/BTan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon said it is too premature to discuss who should succeed him as the Penang Chief Minister.

Community 22 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

A fun day at the beach

B>T/B>HERE was an air of festivity at the Penang Water Sports Recreational Centre in Tanjung Bungah, Penang, when more than 200 people turned up to celebrate its open day recently.

Letters 14 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Festivals are the lifeblood of traditional culture

B>BEIJING:/BQixi Festival, the Chinese equivalent of Valentine's Day that fell on Thursday, was not only a disappointment for forgotten lovers, but also for businessmen left with empty pockets.

Nation 18 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Still passionate about Malaysia

Mostly successful and living the good life in the United States, Malaysians in the southern state of Georgia cherish the country they left behind and remain passionate about Malaysia.

Community 18 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Dragon boats and chang

DRAGON boats and chang (glutinous rice dumplings) are both associated with the same legend. This year the significance was emphasised at the 26th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival (PIDBF).

Community 17 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Boat race brings 'em together

They were competitors when in Penang at the recent 26th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival. But during an evening in Kuala Lumpur, members of the opposing teams met not only as friends but also as breast cancer survivors.