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Nation 30 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

News nibbles

GEORGE TOWN: A waterspout formed out of dark storm clouds over Penang Bridge left many motorists on the bridge awed. Hundreds of them used their smartphones to snap pictures of the phenomenon.

Metro News 26 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Paying tribute to sibling deities

‘DRAGONS’ and ‘Chinese deities’ took to the streets of inner George Town, Penang, during a float procession organised by Tow Boh Keong Temple in Cheong Fatt Tze Road (formerly known as Hong Kong Street).

25 Oct 2017 | 2:11 AM

Large turnout

Large turnout at Tow Boh Keong Temple float procession as it goes along Lebuh Carnavon, Penang. EACH year, a festive mood prevails in Hong Kong Street as thousands of devotees visit the Tow Boh Keong Temple to celebrate the Kew Ong Yeah (Nine Emperor Gods) Festival. This year’s nine-day festival kicks off on Oct 20. There will be a procession of 93 floats following an 8km route starting from 6 pm on Oct 22. CHAN BOON KAI / The Star

Nation 24 Oct 2017 | 7:50 AM

Famous Taoist priest dies during ‘steaming man’ ritual

KANGAR: A renowned Taoist priest died while performing the “steaming man” ritual as part of the ongoing Nine Emperor Gods festival.

Metro News 21 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Metro Watch

FUN RUN: The Star Fit For Life Fun Run is back in Penang! Register for the Nov 19 run at Star Northern Hub in Bayan Lepas (Mondays to Saturdays) or The Star Pitt St. in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (Mondays to Fridays), 9am to 5pm.

Nation 21 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Dearer vegetarian fare for festival

GEORGE TOWN: Devotees willingly fork out more to go on a nine-day vegetarian diet for the Kew Ong Yeah (Nine Emperor Gods) Festival.

Nation 21 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Fresh flavour for traditional buns

IPOH: A trader selling tortoise buns for the Nine Emperor Gods Festival has given a new twist to the traditional buns, flavouring them with fresh strawberries.

20 Oct 2017 | 2:15 AM

Dragon Light Up

Devotees to this year Nine Emperor Gods Festival celebration at the Tow Boo Keong Temple will welcome by colorful 3D dragon Breathing out stream.SAIFUL BAHRI/The Star

Metro News 20 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Taoist devotees in Penang all set to welcome Nine Emperor Gods

MAKESHIFT vegetarian food stalls adorned with fluttering yellow buntings have started mushrooming all over Penang as Taoist devotees observe the Nine Emperor Gods Festival.

Nation 20 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

3-D dragons light up festival in Ipoh temple

IPOH: Devotees to this year’s Nine Emperor Gods Festival celebration at the Tow Boo Keong Temple here will be welcomed by colourful 3-D dragons breathing out steam.