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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.

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.

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.

Community 17 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

More aid flowing in for Chew Jetty fire victims

AID continues to flow in for the Chew Jetty residents whose houses were razed by fire in Penang earlier this month.

Nation 25 May 2013 | 12:00 AM

Painting of merry old couple covered up to prevent accident at Chew Jetty

GEORGE TOWN: An artist who painted a mural of a merry old couple on the wooden exterior wall of a house in Chew Jetty here has whitewashed it, ironically because of its popularity.

Community 12 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Xiamen group at Chew Jetty for TV shoot

STAFF from the Xiamen Municipal Government and TV stations in China visited Chew Jetty to shoot documentaries on Penang.