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Community 24 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

11-year-old girl joins dad and others in fire-walking ceremony

HUNDREDS of devotees took a faithful walk across fiery-hot coals during the fire-walking ceremony at the Tow Boo Kong Temple in Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth.

22 Oct 2015 | 11:37 AM

Nine Emperor Gods Festival

A devotee piercing his mouth to follow in the procession of nine-day Kew Ong Yeah (Nine Emperor Gods) festival at Tow Boo Keong Temple in Penang.CHAN BOON KAI /The Star

Nation 22 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Regal send-off for the Nine Emperor Gods

GEORGE TOWN: Despite the haze breaching unhealthy levels, thousands of devotees thronged various temples to bid farewell to the deities at the end of the nine-day Kew Ong Yeah (Nine Emperor Gods) festival.

Community 21 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Fiery test of spiritual faith

HUNDREDS of devotees took a faithful walk across fiery-hot coals during the fire-walking ceremony at the Tow Boo Kong Temple in Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth.

Community 17 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Warm welcome for nine deities

THE FAMOUS Tow Boo Keong temple in Ipoh is abuzz with activity as the annual Nine Emperor Gods Festival has just begun.

Community 17 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Thousands turn up for Nine Emperor Gods festival in Klang

HUNDREDS of devotees gathered at the Hong San Si Temple in Klang in anticipation of the arrival of the Nine Emperor Gods.

Nation 15 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Ceremonial boat sets record

ALOR SETAR: Standing bigger than a lorry, a ceremonial boat of the Nine Emperor Gods Festival in Mergong here has been touted as the largest in Malaysia.

Community 14 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Burgers, pizzas popular with Gen-Y during festival

VEGETARIAN burgers and pizzas have become popular addition to the Nine Emperor Gods Festival’s diet over the years.

Community 12 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Unique tortoise buns sell well

THE pink tortoise buns sold during the Nine Emperor Gods festival are here again.

Nation 12 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Vegetarians to fork out more during fest due to higher costs

GEORGE TOWN: Devotees on a vegetarian diet during the Nine Emperor Gods festival will have to pay more due to the weakening ringgit and costlier raw ingredients and imported canned food.