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Community 26 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Instilling a love for Penang's heritage

B>W/B>OULD you believe that the shape of Penang#8217;s Goddess of Mercy temple, the wrist movements of a wantan mee seller or the gait of an old lady walking with an umbrella could be translated into dance movements?

Community 24 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Kindling the Khoo kinship

B>A/BDEAFENING explosion of firecrackers greeted us upon our arrival at a hotel in a quiet light-industrial neighbourhood in Sin Aun village on the mainland side of Xiamen.

Community 22 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Temple with colourful past

B>O/B>RIGINALLY the headquarters of the Tua Pek Kong secret society (also known as Khian Teik Tong), the Hock Teik Cheng Sin temple at Armenian Street in Penang is now 80% restored.

Community 22 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Centennial celebration

B>I/B>F the Khoo Kongsi murals and carvings could speak, they will tell a million tales.

Community 13 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Chingay thrill for Egyptian

B>U/B>PON arriving at Khoo Kongsi in Armenian Street, Penang, journalist Khaled Salah Eldine was amazed by the sight of members of a Chingay team balancing 10m-high flagpoles on their heads, shoulders and even on their mouths.

Community 21 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Charming clan houses

B>C/B>HINESE clan houses are an integral component of Penang's social fabric, al-though they are scattered all around the state.

Community 21 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

3,000 throng belated CNY open house

CHINESE New Year celebration might be over but the festive mood is still in the air as reflected by the turnout of more than 3,000 people at the 'belated celebration' at Khoo Kongsi in Penang.

Community 17 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Colourful display of Chinese culture

B>I/B>T is impossible to fight the crowd as thousands on the narrow streets surge towards attractions at the enclave.

Community 09 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Penang lures via mini DVD

B>PENANG/B>: Penang will be distributing 5,000 mini DVDs at roadshows abroad to promote the state as a world-class tourism destination.

Community 07 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Showcasing traditional trades

B>T/B>HE narrow lane leading from Cannon Street to Khoo Kongsi in Penang reverberated with the sound of metal hitting against stone.