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Community 28 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Fisherman nets a hiss-toric catch

A FISHERMAN was confronted with a surprise of the slithery kind when he found a 4m-long king cobra trapped in his net at Sungai Batu, Teluk Kumbar.

Community 10 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Fanfare to mark birthday of temple deity

THOUSANDS of devotees and tourists are expected to throng the 195-year-old Hock Hin Keong (Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple) in Bayan Lepas on the fifth day of the Chinese New Year for the birthday of its deity.

Community 23 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Falling in love with Chinese classical music

I HAVE to confess that my love for Chinese classical music, especially those loud songs played on repeat during Chinese New Year, is close to zero.

Community 25 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM

Chinese deity predicts an even better economy in final trimester

PENANG’s economy will be at its best in the last trimester of the Year of the Goat, according to Cheng Chooi Chor Soo Kong, the resident deity of the Hock Hin Keong (Ban Ka Lan Snake Temple) in Bayan Lepas.

Community 09 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Oceanarium opens in Malacca

MALACCA: A number of non-Governmental organisations, media practitioners and schools in historical city are given the honour of being the recipients of 3,000 complimentary entry passes given away by The Shore’s Oceanarium.

Metro Biz 17 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Learning from Chile

Many countries aspire to create the next Silicon Valley, and for someone who comes from that ecosystem, I’m well aware that it’s almost impossible to replicate, nor are we attempting to.

Community 20 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Getting to know exotic pets

VISITORS to KDU College Penang’s inaugural Exotic Pets Carnival 2015 had a chance to get up close and personal to more than 50 fascinating animals of various species under one roof.

Community 30 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Getting ready for the big day

THE St Giles Wembley Hotel management took 170 of its employees on a one-day ‘Penang Island and Heritage’ tour as part of a team building programme.

Community 22 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Guests enjoy waking up in the middle of a serene padi field

NESTLED in the middle of a sprawling paddy field in Kampung Sawah, Air Papan, Mersing district is a homestay popular with locals and foreign tourists.

News 15 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

From Russia with love

Smitten by Russia’s dynastic jewellery, former banker Jay-C Yeap decided to bring in Viktor Alexander, a brand famed for its craftsmanship and romantic history, writes ZIEMAN.