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GEORGE TOWN: The Magistrate’s Court in Balik Pulau here today dismissed a suit brought by an AirAsia X passenger claiming losses over a piece of luggage that went missing on a flight from Penang to ...
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BALIK PULAU: If thousands of farmed fish dying in Teluk Bahang was not bad enough, there are signs that the entire marine ecology along the coastline has suffered massive damage.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is to urge its Asean partners to take action on forest and peat fires to prevent smog in the form of transboundary haze from affecting neighbouring countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The air quality in most areas around the country was recorded moderate with Air Pollutant Index (API) readings of below 100 as of 6pm.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — The air quality nationwide was moderate today, according to the Department of Environment . The DoE portal recorded that the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading has dropped below...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The air quality nationwide was moderate today, according to the Department of Environment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Terengganu today recorded an unhealthy air pollution reading level of 111 at 6pm Friday, according to the Malaysian Air Pollution Index (APIMS) data.
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Haze envelopes downtown Kuala Terengganu.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Kuala Terengganu today recorded unhealthy air pollution reading level of 111 as of 6pm today, according to the Malaysian Air Pollution Index (APIMS) data.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 30 — Chow Kon Yeow and his family are finally able to move into Seri Teratai, the Penang Chief Minister’s official residence, a decade after the colonial building was left vacant...
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BALIK PULAU: The Election Commission (EC) has extended its apologies to the 87 students who came down with food poisoning during a voter educational programme at the Balik Pulau Polytechnic on Wednesday (July 24).
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BALIK PULAU: Fifty-five semester students of a Balik Pulau Polytechnic here had to be rushed to hospital for suspected food poisoning after consuming outside food at a voters’ briefing programme, ye...
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GEORGE TOWN: A man who co-runs a durian shop which sold three durians for RM937 here said he felt vindicated now that the authorities had found his durians to be reasonably priced.
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BALIK PULAU: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) will consider listing the Balik Pulau Festival in the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 calendar.
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BALIK PULAU: The Federal Government will ensure that the last mangrove forest on Penang island remains protected.
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BALIK PULAU: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will hold a closed-door discussion with state leaders on Penang South Reclamation (PSR) this week.
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GEORGE TOWN: There is a high risk that the parcels of land that will be reclaimed and the islands that will be built under the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will be destroyed four decades aft...
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BALIK PULAU (Penang): The landscape, terrain and uniqueness of Balik Pulau, the main town in rural Penang Island, makes it one of the country’s hidden treasures, Deputy Tourism Minister Muhammad Bak...
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BALIK PULAU: It is the hobby of nearly every kid at some point in this kampung side of the Penang island: rearing fighting fish.
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THE RM11bil Penang South Recla­mation (PSR) project can continue as long as the residents, whose livelihood will be affected, are compensated fairly, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim believes the controversial RM16 billion Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project should be allowed to proceed on the condition that affected residents are fairly c...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Authorities should ensure adequate compensation is paid out to residents and fishermen affected by the proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, PKR president Datuk Se...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The RM11bil Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project can continue as long as the residents whose livelihoods will be affected are compensated fairly, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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BALIK PULAU: Fishermen affected by the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project have objected to a proposal that they look for other jobs.
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BALIK PULAU: There is still room for more discussions between the aggrieved fishermen and the state government over the Penang Southern Reclamation Scheme (SRS), even though the mega project had recei...
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KEPALA BATAS: A housewife lost RM20,000 after being duped by a fake call by two men from the Macau Scam syndicate, police said.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow assures fishermen worried about the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project that their rice bowl will be protected.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today assured fishermen protesting against the three islands reclamation project their concerns and demands would be looked into.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 12 — The Penang government is arranging a meeting in September to meet and offer assistance to local fishermen affected by three man-made islands plan.
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BALIK PULAU: A total of nine people, including five Indonesian nationals, have been arrested for allegedly running illegal online gambling syndicates following three raids here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Carrying colourful placards in three languages as well as pots of fishbones, some 200 fishermen from Perak and Penang together with environmental activists demonstrated outsi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A crowd of about 200 people marched to Parliament today to protest against the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project and sand mining in Perak.
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GEORGE TOWN: Two youths died while two others were injured in a collision involving the car they were riding with a lorry along the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway here Monday (July 8).
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BALIK PULAU: The Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) has adequate assets to face natural disasters, especially floods, according to its chief commissioner Datuk Roslan Wahab.
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GEORGE TOWN: With the weather usually hot and humid this time of the year, Penangites woke up to hazy skies.
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GEORGE TOWN: Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has urged environment regulators to explain the recent haze in Penang which it says has had an impact on visibility in the state.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 5 — Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) took the authorities to task for the haze enveloping Penang over the past two days.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will finally be able to move into his official residence - Seri Teratai - in Macalister Road here at the end of the month.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow can heave a big sigh of relief as the Public Works Department is expected to give the green light for him to occupy his official residence by end of th...
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BALIK PULAU (June 27): Penang will soon have a farm planting three superfruits such as figs, gac fruits and finger limes to cater to domestic demand, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said here tonight.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Public Works Department (PWD) today said the cause of the landslide in Batu Ferringhi last night was due to unauthorised earthworks at the bottom of the slope, causing it to give way.
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GEORGE TOWN - Forget about “branded” durians such as Musang King, Or Chi (Black Thorn) or D24. The sweet, juicy, succulent, and not too expensive durian kampung is still considered the best of ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Whether you’re a lover or a hater of the King of Fruits, a nearby durian is hard to ignore.
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GEORGE TOWN: Forget about “branded” durians such as Musang King, Or Chi (Black Thorn) or D24.
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GEORGE TOWN: A 37-year-old man was arrested after being found in possession of three pistols and three small cartridges of CO2 air pistols among other illegal items.
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GEORGE TOWN: Two incidents in Penang last week illustrate how social media postings can lead to red faces or noisy protests.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 18 — The police today clarified that a couple whose faces were circulated on social media on suspicion of attempting to abduct a child were actually just lost visitors looking for ...
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BALIK PULAU: Sarah Nadine Hus­sain, who was born prematurely, is seeing better days ahead, thanks to her grandfather Abdul Karim Abdul Wahab’s unconditional love.
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I REFER to the report “New VMY 2020 logo to be unveiled this month” (The Star, June 10) on deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik saying during his Hari Raya open hou...
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BALIK PULAU (June 11): The first low-cost rent-to-own (RTO) housing units for the poor have been rolled out by the Penang government.
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GEORGE TOWN: The police have reclassified the case of a fisherman who was hit with a helmet as the 65-year-old victim has died while receiving treatment.
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BALIK PULAU (June 11): The first low-cost rent-to-own (RTO) housing units for the poor have been rolled out by the Penang government.
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BALIK PULAU: The Penang government is introducing the first low-cost rent-to-own (RTO) housing units on the island to those who cannot afford their own homes.
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BALIK PULAU: The logo for Visit Malaysia 2020 will be unveiled during the national-level Hari Raya open house at the Royal Museum in Kuala Lumpur on June 22.
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BALIK PULAU: It’s that time of the year again when hardcore durian lovers are drawn to orchards to savour the freshest fruits here.
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BALIK PULAU: At just three, Rais Rafael Rozaidi has already lost his left eye to cancer.
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GEORGE TOWN: The RM530 million Bukit Kukus bypass road project, where a fatal landslide occurred last year, may take more time to complete following cash flow issues affecting two private developers o...
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GEORGE TOWN: Work to restore the official residence of the Penang Chief Minister (Seri Teratai) is expected to be completed by the end of July this year.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will move into his official residence once the minor facelift on the Class II heritage building is completed in mid-July.
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BALIK PULAU: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa has offered to with meet parties who continue to be unhappy with the presence of controversial Muslim preach...
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): A stowaway on a plane was bent on a free flight home to Medan, but he ironically would have ended up in South Korea – if he had survived the dangerous stunt in the first place.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 14 — He was bent on a free ride home to Medan, but the irony was that he would have ended up in South Korea, and that too if he had survived the dangerous stunt in the first place.
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GEORGE TOWN: The hillside road to Balik Pulau where a sector of its extra lane collapsed recently should be temporarily closed for a detailed assessment, said Penang MCA vice-chairman Wong Chin Chong.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 11): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow yesterday ordered the engineers and contractor involved in the recent repair works of the Jalan Bukit Lama to investigate the cause of the roa...
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BALIK PULAU: After putting up with the bottleneck at the hillside road leading to their homes for seven months, it will be at least two more weeks of agony for Balik Pulau residents before traffic flow returns to normal following a recent cave-in.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 10): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today ordered the engineers and contractor involved in the recent repair works of the Jalan Bukit Lama to investigate the cause of the road co...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 10 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has ordered state exco Zairil Khir Johari to conduct an investigation into the cracks that appeared on a newly repaired road heading to Bali...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today ordered the engineers and contractor involved in the recent repair works of the Jalan Bukit Lama to investigate the cause of the road collapse an...
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GEORGE TOWN: The unyielding rain of the newly arrived Southwest Monsoon was too much for a hillside road to Balik Pulau that was repaired just under two weeks ago.
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BUTTERWORTH • Heavy rains have caused flash floods in various parts of Penang, forcing dozens of residents to be evacuated to relief centres yesterday.
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A newly-repaired road, Jalan Bukit Lama linking Bayan Lepas and Balik Pulau in Penang has collapsed again due to heavy rain.State Public Works, Utilities and Flood Mitigation Committee chairman Zairil...
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GEORGE TOWN: An overnight storm wreaked havoc in the low-lying areas of Penang with flash flooding, minor landslips and fallen trees both on the island and mainland.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Putrajaya has not received word from Singapore on its suggestion for joint Unesco recognition for their shared hawker culture, Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has disclosed.
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BUTTERWORTH, May 9 — Heavy rains in various parts of Penang since last night resulted in flash floods and forced 51 residents in Sungai Dua and Butterworth to be moved to temporary evacuation centre...
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BALIK PULAU: Several areas in Penang were reportedly flooded following continuous rain from Monday (May 6).
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GEORGE TOWN: Monetary aid has poured in for the wife of the late Abd Aziz Azizan, the former captain of the Penang football team.
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Nine foreign workers were hurt when eight containers housing the workers overturned at a construction site in Balik Pulau, Penang on Monday.
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BALIK PULAU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A total of 17 students were hurt in a chemical leakage and explosion incident at a school in Bayan Lepas town in Penang, with another 70 affected by the resu...
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BALIK PULAU: Thirteen students – 11 females and two males – were affected after inhaling iodine gas during a science experiment in the school’s laboratory in Bayan Lepas, Penang.
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BALIK PULAU: A total of 17 students were hurt in a chemical leakage and explosion incident at a school in Bayan Lepas, with another 70 affected by the resulting vapour.
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GEORGE TOWN: Good news for durian lovers. Now you can sample the King of Fruits and at the same time win flight tickets.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 3 ― Tourism Malaysia will be offering 3,000 durian packages to the public including tourists in conjunction with the “Back By Popular Demand ― Eat All You Want @ Dusun 8321, Bal...
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BALIK PULAU: The King of Fruits will reign supreme with a big harvest expected here by the end of this month.
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BALIK PULAU (April 23): After 20 years of renting and struggling to raise a child, a single mother was able to smile today as she now owns a home with the help of the ‘Sayangi Rakyat’ (Love th...
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BALIK PULAU: The 24-year-old security guard in a secondary school seen kissing a Form One schoolgirl has been remanded for investigations that he allegedly had sex with her.
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GEORGE TOWN: A deputy minister today said hawker food is not unique to Singapore but something common to Malaysians, following the city-state’s decision to nominate its hawker culture as part of the...
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BALIK PULAU: The body of a woman, believed to be in her 30s, was found floating in a fishing net in the waters off Batu Maung, Penang.
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NIBONG TEBAL: A wanted criminal died in a shoot-out with police at an oil palm plantation here early this morning, said Penang CID chief, Datuk Zainol Samah.
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SHAH ALAM, March 20 — A wanted criminal died in a shoot-out with police at an oil palm plantation here early this morning, said Penang CID chief, Datuk Zainol Samah.
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BALIK PULAU: Nur Fatin Amira Mohd Yusof, who scored 7As and 1B in the SPM exam, used to supplement her family’s income by working as a masseur.
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GEORGE TOWN, March 11 — The Penang state government can build its own people’s housing project (PPR) units instead of waiting for the federal government to do so, Gerakan said today.
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BALIK PULAU: The body of a Myanmar national was found between some rocks at a waterfall at Bayan Lepas, Penang.
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BALIK PULAU: A retired teacher who was reported missing since March 2, after leaving his house alone was found dead in the forest area of Bukit Cengkih, Titi Serong here today.
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BALIK PULAU: The body of a retired teacher missing since March 2 has been found.
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GEORGE TOWN (March 9): As the number of applicants for affordable homes keeps rising in Penang, the state authorities are planning to have more rent-to-own schemes, reported The Star.
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SEBERANG JAYA: The Housing and Local Government Ministry is in the process of coordinating with the relevant housing agencies for the construction of the people’s housing projects (PPR) to overcome ...
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The Housing and Local Government Ministry is in the process of coordinating with the relevant housing agencies for the construction of the people’s housing projects (PPR) to overcome shortage of hou...
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SEBERANG PERAI (March 8): There should be “firm enforcement” over regulations the “governing” of the people’s housing project (PPR) units, The Malay Mail reported Housing and Local Governmen...
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GEORGE TOWN: Sobbing as she showed a letter informing her she is no longer eligible to stay at the People’s Housing Project because she owns another home, Balkees Mohamed Hussan denies having another home.
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GEORGE TOWN (March 7): The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) said today that the proposed RM600 million GDV township development in Balik Pulau does not exist because no planning permission applicatio...