Topic: Bukit Mertajam
Seberang Prai now officially a city
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Mainlanders from Seberang Prai can now rejoice with the announcement of five incentives in conjunction with the elevation of Seberang Prai...
Much-loved forest reserve in sorry state
BUKIT MERTAJAM: It has been almost two years since Penang was hit by a massive storm but the exposed slopes and cliffs along the 3.6km tarred road in Cherok To’Kun...
Cops kill 3 in Bukit Mertajam shootout
GEORGE TOWN: Penang police gunned down three men suspected of breaking into small factories in a shootout at an industrial area in Bukit Mertajam this morning.
Storied town ‘under attack’
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Things have been evolving fast in this iconic township. And Bukit Mertajam is facing a challenge to retain its identity.
Myanmar man nabbed for selling fake UNHCR cards
BUKIT MERTAJAM: The police have detained a Myanmar man for processing and selling fake i-cards and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cards to foreigners, especially his countrymen,...
Businessman duped RM163,000 in Macau scam
BUKIT MERTAJAM: A businessman lost RM163,550 in a week after being deceived by a Macau scam syndicate which claimed he was involved in a criminal case, said Seberang Perai Tengah police chief, Supt Mo...
Police imposter who robbed victim detained
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police have detained a man barely 24 hours after he impersonated as a police staff before robbing a hotel receptionist outside its premises in Jalan Permatang Batu, here yesterday.
Man held for trying to ram car into cops
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police arrested a man and are on the hunt for his accomplice after they attempted to ram their car into several policemen who wanted to inspect the vehicle.
Mat Sabu goes back to school
BUKIT MERTAJAM: It was a nostalgic day for Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu yesterday as he set foot in SMK Bukit Mertajam, better known as “BM High”, 48 years after graduating from the fifth form.
Love is the central message of St Anne’s Feast
BUKIT MERTAJAM: About 4,000 people who attended mass at St Anne’s Church here to celebrate St Anne’s Feast were urged to “love” and that “loving one another” could overcome barriers and achieve wonders.
Thousands attend St Anne’s Feast
Tens of thousands of people, including foreign pilgrims, thronged the grounds of St Anne’s Church in Bukit Mertajam, Penang, in conjunction with the annual St Anne’s Feast.Tens of thousands of peo...
Thousands attend St Anne’s Feast procession
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Tens of thousands of people, including foreign pilgrims, thronged the grounds of St Anne’s Church in Bukit Mertajam in conjunction with the annual St Anne’s Feast.
Penang marks hidden gems for tourism
BUTTERWORTH: Ever heard of Bukit Katak (Frog Hill)? It is an abandoned quarry in Kampung Guar Petai, located about 15km north-east from Butterworth town.
‘Restore home of Penang’s first CM’
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Heritage activists have brought attention to an old house in Jalan Datuk Ooh Chooi Cheng, saying that it should be restored to its former glory as its former occupant was none other than Penang’s first Chief Minister Tan Sri Wong Pow Nee.
24kg of liquor bottles cleared from beach
BEER and liquor bottles weighing 24kg were among the trash picked up by the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) from a stretch of beach in Butterworth, Malaysia Nanban reported.
When catfish pour out of the drain
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Catfish by the hundreds poured out of a clogged underground drain at the market here when local council workers flushed it with a high-pressure spray.
Hundreds of catfish poured out from clogged drain
Catfish by the hundreds poured out of a clogged underground drain at the market in Bukit Mertajam, Penang when local council workers flushed the drain with a high pressure spray.A 29-second video show...
Razed 133-year-old temple to be restored
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Refurbishment work will be carried out to restore the 133-year-old Hock Teck Cheng Sin Temple here to its former grandeur after its main prayer hall and storage unit were destroyed in a fire.
Penang Bridge crash: Trial to begin on Sept 24
BUKIT MERTAJAM, June 28 ― The Magistrate’s Court here today fixed September 24 for the trial of the case involving a former hairdressing salon worker charged with causing the death of a college st...