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Community 17 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Chew Jetty folk celebrate Jade Emperor’s birthday with fervour

CHEW Jetty folk ushered in their 109th Jade Emperor’s birthday celebration with pomp and grandeur joined by thousands of devotees at Weld Quay in George Town.

Nation 03 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM

Chew Jetty residents against festive plans

GEORGE TOWN: Residents in Chew Jetty are crying foul over the state government’s plan to hold a Cultural and Heritage Festival on the eighth day of the Chinese New Year, which clashes with their annual Thni Kong Seh (Jade Emperor’s Birthday) celebration.

Metro News 31 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mural at Chew Jetty preserves memories of residents

A MURAL themed ‘Folklore by the Sea’ was painted on a wooden house at Chew Jetty in Weld Quay, Penang, to tell stories of life during the early days at the clan jetties.

Nation 28 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Chew Jetty chairman: I’m not familiar with procedure to organise event

GEORGE TOWN: No political party was invited to the annual Jade Emperor’s birthday celebration held in Weld Quay here, said Chew Jetty chairman Chew Hock Ean.

Nation 12 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Artist depicts daily lifestyle of Chew Jetty residents in murals

GEORGE TOWN: While the famous murals by Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic in Chew Jetty have corroded due to wear and tear, another eye-catching slice-of-life painting has become the latest attraction in the settlement.

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.

Nation 09 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM

Chew jetty residents take on the ‘tokong’

SOME Penangites are an enterprising lot and are quick to cash in on any frenzy.

Community 23 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Visitors at Chew Jetty bite off more than they can chew

CHEW Jetty residents are fuming mad with local tourists who display a lack of civicmindedness when visiting the iconic area in George Town.

Nation 05 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Five homes razed at Chew Jetty

Fire destroyed five houses at the Chew Jetty, just hours after some 10,000 people had gathered there to celebrate the Jade Emperor's birthday on Monday night. Some residents who were trapped at the edge of the jetty were forced to escape in boats.

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.