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Nation 16 Jan 2018 | 12:00 AM

MCA: Penang govt missing the point ‘

PETALING JAYA: The Penang government is completely missing the point when it claims that there is nothing wrong in having a fashion company as a shareholder in the special purpose vehicle (SPV) firm for the massive RM6.3bil Penang undersea tunnel, says MCA.

Nation 27 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Tourists take in the heat and attractions of Penang

GEORGE TOWN: The sweltering heat did not deter tourists and holidaymakers from flocking to Penang to discover the charms of the island on Christmas Day.

Nation 07 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Penang Hill traders seek compensation

GEORGE TOWN: With Penang Hill closed for recovery and restoration work since Nov 5, some 30 traders at the hilltop are counting their losses during the peak holiday season.

Nation 28 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Plans for Penang gardens stir concern

GEORGE TOWN: Plans to corporatise the 133-year-old Penang Botanic Gardens are causing worries about the famous landmark and much-loved green lung of the state, including whether the public will have to pay to use the facility in future and if a cable car project will be built there.

Nation 23 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Penang Starwalk enters records book

GEORGE TOWN: Star Media Group Bhd is now in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR) for organising the “Largest Participation In A Fun Walk Event” to mark the 40th edition of Penang Starwalk 2017.

Nation 21 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Penang wins bid to host World Seafood Congress

GEORGE TOWN: Penang has been selected as the first Asian destination to host the World Seafood Congress to be held in September 2019.

Nation 25 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

MACC: No need to invite Penang to sign pledge

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no need for Penang to be “invited” to sign the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) corruption-free pledge when other states signed up voluntarily.

Nation 20 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Land clearing ruining Penang island, says Gerakan

KUALA LUMPUR: Penang’s failure to monitor extensive land clearing projects has led to severe environmental problems, claims Gerakan.

Nation 07 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Blueprint for Penang questioned

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan has questioned the status of the Penang Paradigm plan which was launched in 2013 to turn the state into an international and intelligent hub by 2023.

Nation 28 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

‘Penang not a transit hub for drugs’

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has denied a report labelling Penang as a “transit hub” for drugs smuggled into the country from Thailand.