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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government is seeking sponsorship from the private sector for the Penang Future Foundation (PFF) scholarship programme.
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GEORGE TOWN: Over 50 people - both family and friends - paid their last respects to 62-year-old storekeeper Lee Kok Eang who succumbed to his injuries after an...
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GEORGE TOWN: The decision to splurge on 15 new Toyota Camry as official cars shows that the Penang government is oblivious to the livelihood problems of...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 24): Transport Minister Anthony Loke (pictured) yesterday gave a commitment that the systems upgrade for the Penang ferry service will begin next year.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Merdeka month is always a good time for the Teh brothers and S. Prem Murughan to reinforce the spirit of patriotism.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 23): Provinces in the Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) can be models for economic progress if a balance can be struck between environmental protection and dev...
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GEORGE TOWN: Congestion charges will not be imposed anywhere in the country on private vehicles to improve the ridership of public transport.
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GEORGE TOWN: The government is to place great emphasis on the issue of road safety with regard to the proposed e-hailing motorcycle service called Gojek, Transport Minister Anthony Loke (pix) said tod...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 23): Transport Minister Anthony Loke today gave a commitment that the systems upgrade for the Penang ferry service will begin next year.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang forestry and wildlife authorities today said they were on high alert after a picture showing a tiger at a popular jungle trail in Bukit Mertajam went viral on social media.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — The government is to place great emphasis on the issue of road safety with regard to the proposed e-hailing motorcycle service called Go-Jek, Transport Minister Anthony Loke sa...
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GEORGE TOWN: Transport Minister Anthony Loke today gave a commitment that the systems upgrade for the Penang ferry service, will begin next year.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — The Penang state government has instructed the Forestry Department and Department of Wildlife and Natural Parks (Perhilitan) to investigate the authenticity of a picture depict...
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GEORGE TOWN: DAP national organising secretary Loke Siew Fook said the party has yet to decide on the fate of Paul Yong Choo Kiong, the Perak executive councillor who was today charged with raping an ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook today said he remembers fully well that he was once against motorcycle e-hailing services such as Gojek due to concerns over safety.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Transport Minister Anthony Loke has given a commitment that the systems upgrade for the Penang ferry service will begin next year.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Transport Ministry is seeking for fresh proposals from concessionaires to provide road connectivity between residential areas with main terminals of public transport services througho...
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GEORGE TOWN: Prasarana Malaysia Berhad has received the green light from the Transport Ministry to upgrade the centuries old ferries that ply the between Butterworth and Penang.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 23): DAP’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) has yet to meet and discuss the matter involving Perak state executive councillor (exco) Paul Yong, the party’s organising secretary A...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook confirmed that the departure levy will be collected from outbound travellers from September 1 onwards.
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GEORGE TOWN: Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook said the government has decided that the departure levy will stay and collection will begin on Sept 1.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — The Transport Ministry has instructed Prasarana Malaysian Berhad to upgrade Penang ferries and introduce passenger catamarans for speedier service connecting the island and the...
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GEORGE TOWN: There are no plans to introduce congestion charges anywhere in the country on private vehicles to improve the ridership of public transport.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — The local Penang island government is optimistic it can fully enforce the ban on single-use plastics within the next four years.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 23): The Penang State Government will issue a request for proposal (RFP) for research on the future needs of the State’s airport facilities next month, said Chief Minister Chow Kon ...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 23): The Penang Government did not pay a single sen for the Penang Smart Parking (PSP) project, State Housing, Town and Country Planning and Local Government Committee chairman, Jagde...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today said it has bought 15 Toyota Camry 2.5V cars at a cost of RM2.77 million for its state executive council members to replace the official cars of the same make ...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — The Penang government has bought 15 new Toyota Camry as official cars for its state executive councillors, legislative assembly speaker and deputy, and other state officials to...
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GEORGE TOWN: Unrest in Hong Kong that paralysed the island’s airport is to blame for the hiccup in Penang’s quest to implement smart parking, says Jagdeep Singh Deo.
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GEORGE TOWN: The last Penang Hill funicular railway conductor who can trace his lineage back to the Great Depression has called it a day. He retired yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 22): The Penang Government did not pay a single sen for the Penang Smart Parking (PSP) project, State Housing, Town and Country Planning and Local Government Committee chairman, Jagde...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 22): The Penang State Government will issue a request for proposal (RFP) for research on the future needs of the State’s airport facilities next month, said Chief Minister Chow Kon ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The younger generation should appreciate the fact that Malaysia’s independence was secured on the strength of racial harmony, said Penang Malay Association (Pemenang) president Tan Sri ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government said delays with Google’s mobile operating system had caused its smart parking app to remain unavailable to Android users for the past week.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 22): The Penang government is eyeing RM10 billion in total investments by the end of this year, its Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will call for interested parties to carry out a study on whether the state needs a second international airport or if upgrading the current facilities would suffice to meet future ...
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GEORGE TOWN: A port operator here said the water deepening works at the Penang Channel was not the cause of some 50,000 fishes turning up dead at a fish farm on the other side of the island two weeks ...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 22): The Penang government is eyeing RM10 billion in total investments by the end of this year, its Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 22): The Sessions Court here yesterday fixed Sept 27 for the mention of a case involving the construction company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government is eyeing RM10bil in total investments by the end of this year, its Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said on Thursday.
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GEORGE TOWN, August 22 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today said that a study will be conducted on the future needs of airport facilities for the state.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 22 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today said that the state is expecting to top RM10 billion in total investments by the end of the year.
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GEORGE TOWN, August 22 — The Penang state government today blamed the unrest in Hong Kong for the stock of smart parking sensors which that was left stranded at the country's airport.
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GEORGE TOWN: Loud cheers erupted when a group of “Malaysian soldiers” appeared and later, as they chased away the “Japanese invaders”, the crowd gave another round of applause.
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GEORGE TOWN: More than 450 illegal banners promoting a property project in Selangor were taken down by Penang Island City Council (MBPP) in the past two weeks.
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GEORGE TOWN: HeiTech Padu Berhad (HeiTech), the company behind the Penang Smart Parking project, today said it was fully funding the RM115 million job as part of a private financing initiative (PFI) a...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 21 — The beleaguered Penang Smart Parking contractor, HeiTech Padu Berhad, has given its reassurances that it will meet the July 2020 deadline to implement the system on all 36,000 ...
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GEORGE TOWN: A jealous trader was nabbed today for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s new lover in the stomach in an incident at an entertainment centre in Lorong Abu Sitti, here, early this mor...
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 21): The Penang state government began a three-month public inspection process from yesterday to obtain the views of the people in the state over a Bayan Lepas-Komtar Light Rapid Tran...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Sessions Court here today fixed Sept 27 for the mention of a case involving the construction company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit Kukus, where ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The contractors of the Bukit Kukus bypass road here, which saw nine killed in a landslide last year, have asked the Attorney-General’s Chambers to drop a worksite safety negligence char...
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): A jealous trader was nabbed on Wednesday (Aug 21) for allegedly stabbing his ex-girlfriend’s new lover in the stomach in an incident at an entertainment centre in Lorong Abu Sitti, here, early on Wednesday morning.
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GEORGE TOWN: More than 450 illegal banners promoting a property in Selangor have been taken down by the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) in the past two weeks, but they just keep coming back.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 21 —The Sessions Court here today fixed Sept 27 for the mention of a case involving the construction company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit Kuk...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 21 — Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy today said PAS is using fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik to gather support from the Muslims while alienating the non-Muslims against ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Even while fighting for his life in hospital, storekeeper Lee Kok Eang was still worried for his family home which was destroyed in an explosion.
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GEORGE TOWN: Merdeka means more than just flying the Jalur Gemilang and Malaysians should also treasure and protect the peace and harmony in our country, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 20): The Penang state government began a three-month public inspection process from yesterday to obtain the views of the people in the state over a Bayan Lepas-Komtar Light Rapid Tran...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government began a three-month public inspection process from yesterday to obtain the views of the people in the state over a Bayan Lepas-Komtar Light Rapid Transit (LRT)...
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GEORGE TOWN: Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang (PBAPP) denies a rumour today claiming that a major water pipeline between Butterworth and the island here had burst and would disrupt supply over the ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s request for RM10 billion in federal funding for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) projects will likely be granted next year, Chief Minister Chow Kon Ye...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 20 — After three days fighting for his life, Lee Kok Eang, 62, who was badly burnt in a cooking gas explosion incident at his 20th floor unit at the Green Garden Apartments, Jalan P...
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GEORGE TOWN: The High Court here today ordered two women to enter their defence on a charge of trafficking in 294.9g of heroin and monoacetylmorphine, three years ago.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 20 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state is hoping to push for the first highway project connecting Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway to Air Itam to start on September 1...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 20 — The Penang state government said today it is hoping to get funding of RM10 billion for its Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) through the roll-out of the 12th Malaysian Plan n...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 20 — Penang Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abd Rahman and Penang Mufti Datuk Seri Wan Salim Mohd Nor have both voiced their support for Dr Zakir Naik by stating that...
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GEORGE TOWN: The rollout of the Penang Smart Parking (PSP) sensor system has hit a snag after it was found that the app is not available in the Google Play Store for Android phone users.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang mufti Datuk Seri Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor has said controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik is not an extremist, and the state supports this view, says Deputy Chief Minister 1 Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang mufti Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor today defended embattled Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik, saying Malaysians should see him for what he truly is.
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GEORGE TOWN: A South African man was spared the gallows but got a life sentence after pleading guilty to a drug trafficking charge at the High Court here.
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GEORGE TOWN: The two local councils in Penang are upset with a Subang Jaya-based company over a snag in its Smart Parking system which took off two days ago.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 20 — The Penang branch of the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) has asked that the government extend the incentives under its Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) to encompass th...
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GEORGE TOWN: The 62-year-old man who sustained serious injuries from a gas explosion in the Green Garden Apartment in Jalan Paya Terubong here has died.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 20 — The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) and Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) have issued show-cause letters to the contractor of the RM115 million Penang Smart Parking Sys...
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GEORGE TOWN: Fresh air and a serene view are all it takes for the able-bodied and the disabled to connect with each other during the Penang Peace Run 2019.
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GEORGE TOWN: The low-cost apartment in Jalan Paya Terubong, which saw one of its units rocked by a gas explosion on Sunday, has been declared safe for occupancy.
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GEORGE TOWN: Land is scarce in Penang. The irony is that there are more burial plots available than ever before.
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GEORGE TOWN: An elderly man is in critical condition after suffering extensive burns in a cooking gas explosion at his home in a Paya Terubong flat yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 19 — Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy is ready to face India-born fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik in court for defamation.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 19): An elderly man suffered multiple injuries on various parts of his body when he was believed to have been struck by a wall which collapsed, following an explosion at his apartment...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 19 — The lack of structure and collaboration between public and private sectors in pushing through the country’s Industry 4.0 Blueprint has led to a dismal number of local small-m...
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia’s journey to Industrial Revolution 4.0 or IR 4.0 is being hampered by a lack of exposure as well as information on the initiative to transform the manufacturing sector through ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Smart Parking System (PSP) app can now be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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GEORGE TOWN - A man sustained 80 per cent burns when a gas leak caused an explosion at Green Garden Apartment in Jalan Paya Terubong.
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GEORGE TOWN: Two policemen from the Jelutong police station were arrested yesterday for allegedly extorting RM400 from a lorry driver.
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GEORGE TOWN: Flexible packaging materials producer SLP Resources Bhd expects its revenue and net profit to stay flat for the 2019 financial year despite more cost-effective production as a result of lower resin prices.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Two policemen from the Jelutong police station were arrested Sunday (Aug 17) for allegedly extorting RM400 from a lorry driver.
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GEORGE TOWN: A man sustained 80% burns when a gas leak caused an explosion at Green Garden Apartment in Jalan Paya Terubong.
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GEORGE TOWN: After 41 years since its inception, Penang Starwalk will have digital influencer Christinna Kuan as it first ambassador.
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GEORGE TOWN: Free parking to the value of RM5 will be given to the first 10,000 users of a new smart parking application that will come into operation tomorrow.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will give a free RM5 credit to the first 10,000 users of the Penang Smart Parking (PSP) application which will start operating tomorrow.
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GEORGE TOWN: An early morning puff on a cigarette is believed to have caused a blast that caused extensive damage to an apartment in Paya Terubong here.
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GEORGE TOWN: Two policemen have been nabbed for allegedly extorting money from a lorry driver here.
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GEORGE TOWN: An elderly woman suffered multiple injuries on various parts of her body when she was believed to have been struck by a wall which collapsed, following an explosion at her apartment unit ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will not welcome controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik to its shores to speak at any public events.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 18): The Penang Smart Parking System (PSP) app will be available for download from the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 18 — An elderly woman suffered multiple injuries on various parts of her body when she was believed to have been struck by a wall which collapsed, following an explosion at her apar...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Smart Parking System (PSP) app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play from Sunday (Aug 18).
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 18): An elderly woman sustained injuries to 15% of her body when an explosion rocked her home in Desa Green, Jalan Paya Terubong this morning at 8am.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 18): The Housing and Local Government Ministry needs three years to prepare the working paper on the proposal to implement local council elections for the Cabinet’s approval.