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Business 11 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Penang’s Rice Miller Weld Quay to take off next year

GEORGE TOWN: Penang's RM250mil Rice Miller Weld Quay mixed development project is set to kick off next year after receiving the go-ahead from local authorities on Dec 1.

Community 11 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Village still depending on wells for their daily needs

KAMPUNG Sekma residents in Sentul may be in the heart of the city but when it comes to water, they still rely on wells. There is no piped water since the village was built a century ago.

Community 26 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Charming urban village

EVERYONE knows each other in the Tanjung Tokong Malay village in Penang. They don't just call each other by name; they have special pet names to address each other. Here, people are genuinely fond of each other and would not think twice about organising a gotong-royong at the drop of a hat.

On The Beat 11 May 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Time to close chapter on May 13

Close to four decades after the May 13 riots, it's time to have a proper closure; the lesson learnt must not be used to create fear.

Letters 11 May 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Time to close chapter on May 13

Close to four decades after the May 13 riots, it's time to have a proper closure; the lesson learnt must not be used to create fear.

Letters 04 May 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Putting Komtar together again

Once described as the pride of every Penangite, Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (Komtar) is now the sharpest thorn in their hearts. But the building may regain its lustre with a fresh boost from the State Government.

Business 18 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ivory Properties to launch high-rise projects

Ivory Properties Group plans to launch more than 1,000 high-rise properties with an estimated gross sales value of about RM450mil on Penang island over the next two years.

Travel 06 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Berlin reinvents itself

Millions of square metres of empty commercial space can actually pose an economic danger to a city. Berlin, however, is parlaying its acres of empty, rundown spaces into colourful hubs of creativity where artistry of any stripe is not only tolerated.

Letters 07 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Penang: Future black hole of the orient

From KENNETH GAN, Penang.

Community 23 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Gifts of food court and pedestrian bridge

THERE are two good reasons to celebrate for residents of the PPR Sri Pantai low-cost flats in Pantai Dalam, Kuala Lumpur.