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Living 30 Sep 2019 | 6:00 AM

What is the Nine Emperor Gods Festival and why is it celebrated?

In Malaysia, faithful worshippers of the Nine Emperor Gods are flocking to temples to seek divine help and pray that the gods grant their wishes.

Community 20 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Pekan Ampang temple a hive of activity for Nine Emperor Gods festival

THE FIRST day of the ninth lunar month marks the time of year when Taoists throng the Nine Emperor Gods Temple in Pekan Ampang to celebrate the Nine Emperor Gods festival.

Community 07 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Devotees celebrate the Nine Emperor Gods festival finale with fire-walking

ALTHOUGH the sky was overcast and grey, it did not stop devotees and visitors from going to Tow Bow Keong temple to witness the grand finale of the Nine Emperor Gods festival.

Nation 06 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Family shuns meat during Nine Emperor Gods festival

GEORGE TOWN: Observing a strict vegetarian diet during the Nine Emperor Gods Festival has been an annual practice for factory general supervisor Leong Kok Fai and his family.

Metro News 02 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Nine Emperor Gods Festival filled with ceremonies

KUANTAN: The annual Nine Emperor Gods Festival saw a hive of activities at the Tow Moo Keong Temple in Jalan Haji Junid here.

Community 04 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Devotees throng temple for Nine Emperor Gods festival

Dressed in a white blouse and slacks, C.P. Lau is one of the 303 women spending nine days at the Tow Boo Keong Temple in order to observe all the rites of the Nine Emperor Gods festival this year.

Nation 10 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Hawkers set up vegetarian foods stalls for Nine Emperor Gods festival

Hawkers in Penang have started setting up stalls to sell vegetarian food for the Nine Emperor Gods festival (I>Kew Ong Yeah/I>), which starts Thursday.

Nation 17 Oct 2018 | 2:21 PM

Penangites gather at temples to send off deities at close of Nine Emperor Gods festival

GEORGE TOWN: Thousands of devotees have gathered at temples in Penang in preparation to send off the deities at the end of the nine-day Kew Ong Yeah (Nine Emperor Gods) festival.

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