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Community 01 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Devotees out in full force to mark deity’s birthday

WELD Quay in Penang took on a carnival atmosphere as the Hokkiens at the Chew Jetty paid homage to the Thnee Kong (Jade Emperor) in conjunction with the deity’s birthday.

Community 31 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

A feast fit for an emperor

GEORGE TOWN: The Thnee Kong Tnua (Jade Emperor God Temple) at the foot of Penang Hill took on a festive atmosphere with about 5,000 devotees thronging the temple on the eve of the deity’s birthday.

Community 30 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Time to give thanks

THE Hokkien community in Penang is busy preparing for the Jade Emperor’s birthday or Thnee Kong Seh on the ninth day of the lunar calendar which falls tomorrow.

Nation 30 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Hokkiens ‘stalking’ up for Jade Emperor’s birthday

GEORGE TOWN: The Hokkien community in Penang has begun preparations to celebrate the Jade Emperor’s birthday or Thnee Kong Seh on the ninth day of the lunar calendar, which falls tomorrow.

Nation 28 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

All ready for Jade Emperor’s big day

GEORGE TOWN: “Giant-sized” Thnee Kong Poh (offering for the Jade Emperor in the form of folded gold-coloured paper) is being snapped up by the Hokkiens who will celebrate Thnee Kong Seh (the Jade Emperor’s birthday) on Monday.

Community 28 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Prayer item sales rise as Hokkiens prepare for deity’s birthday

GIANT-SIZED thnee kong poh (offerings for the Jade Emperor in the form of folded gold-coloured paper) are being snapped up by the Hokkien community in Penang who will celebrate Thnee Kong Seh (the Jade Emperor’s birthday) on Monday.

Community 30 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

State to hold gotong-royong at clan jetties in Weld Quay

WITH less than a month away before Penangites usher in the Year of the Dragon, the state government has called on the public, individuals and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to lend a hand to the upcoming 'Spring Cleaning @ George Town World Heritage Site 2012' programme.

Community 16 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Upgrade for Chew Jetty

PHASE One of the Chew Jetty upgrade project at Weld Quay, Penang, will be completed at the end of the month.

Community 11 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Man found dead near Chew Jetty

GEORGE TOWN: The body of a man was found in the swampy area near Chew Jetty in Weld Quay here.

Community 28 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chew Jetty gets a toy library

CHILDREN from the clan jetties in Weld Quay, George Town, can now get together at the toy library at Chew Jetty to enjoy various toys and read story books donated by the public.