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Nation 24 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Book on Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi published

Patience and perseverance is what conservationist Tan Yeow Wooi had to produce a book on the history and architecture of the century-old Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi building. After two years of meticulously going through volumes of the Khoo Kongsi clan's genealogy (25 volumes of 150 pages each), Tan's labour bore fruit when his 136-page book finally saw print.

Nation 18 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Fun time for Thai actress in Penang

Thai actress Helen Nima had a fun time sightseeing and shopping here during a two-day shoot for a Thai television programme.

Lifestyle 24 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Unwanted guests

MARY SCHNEIDER, no stranger to playing host and tourist guide, decides that she might not want to play the role anymore. She gets into another situation where she must decide to accept the request of playing host to an acquaintance, or simply say no.

Business 17 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ronin is what you make of it

ALTHOUGH the book, I>Ronin and Revolutionaries (Times Books International),/Iattempts to show that change and innovation in today's rapid-changing environment are necessary, a lot of doubts remained after reading the book, writes Khoo Kheng--Hor.

Lifestyle 21 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Buildings with character

Can our unique architectural heritage survive the onslaught of modernisation to become a world-class tourism product? ANDREW SIA looks at the issues.

Lifestyle 24 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Getting a head start

No, Chinese names are not derived from the sound of pots and pans crashing down a staircase. Instead, they mean dragon, phoenix, jade, strength, elegance and more -- all reflecting thousands of years of history.

Letters 10 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Penang can easily draw tourists

From TPC, Penang.

Nation 06 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Stolen statue returned to Penang temple

The century-old I>Tua Pek Kong/I(God of Prosperity) statue reported stolen from the Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple in Armenian Street on Monday has been returned.

Nation 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Judge: Expert team needed

A High Court judge on Monday recommended that a team of experienced and dedicated police investigating officers and public prosecutors handle serious cases such as murders.

Lifestyle 26 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

They came to eat

How would you like that chowing down were not an #8216;anywhere-anyhow#8217; aspect of your holiday but its main focus? SIOW YUEN CHING reports on food enthusiasts who embarked on a Gourmet Tour of Penang.