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GEORGE TOWN: A resident living in a three-storey house close to the landslide in Batu Ferringhi is trembling with fear, following the incident.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 26): The operation to find and extricate all four Myanmar workers buried alive in the landslide at a construction site at Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah has been called off aft...
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The operation to find and extricate all four Myanmar workers buried alive in thelandslide at a construction site at Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah has beencalled off after the last body was foun...
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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: A trader here heaved a sigh of relief when the High Court here acquitted and discharged him on a drug trafficking charge.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — International non-profit organisation, the Buddhist Tzu-Chi Merits Society, will be building a RM200 million Community Education Centre in Batu Kawan after buying 30 acres of ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will be issuing a notice to the landowner of Lost Paradise Hotel in Batu Ferringhi for building a retaining wall without a permit, resulting ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — The Public Works Department (PWD) has been ordered to carry out a safety study on the whole 15km length of Jalan Batu Ferringhi following the collapse of an illegal retaining ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — A trader here heaved a sigh of relief when the High Court here acquitted and discharged him on a drug trafficking charge.
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GEORGE TOWN: The retaining wall that collapsed at a Penang resort on Tuesday night (Jun 25), in a landslide that killed four Myanmar workers, was built by the resort owner after noticing soil moveme...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 26): The operation to find and extricate all four Myanmar workers buried alive in the landslide at a construction site at Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah has been called off aft...
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GEORGE TOWN - Four foreign workers were buried alive in a freak landslide at a construction site in Batu Feringghi here last night.
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GEORGE TOWN: A vocal activist against hill slope development today criticised the Penang authorities in the wake of yet another landslide that claimed the lives of four workers, saying they have yet t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has expressed shock and sadness over the landslide tragedy which claimed four lives in Jalan Tanjung Bungah, George ...
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Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) took the Penang state government to task for the repeated occurrences of landslides in the state.
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GEORGE TOWN: The search and recovery operation at a construction site along Batu Ferringhi was called off after the bodies of four Myanmar workers were located after a retaining wall that they were bu...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — Two non-governmental organisations (NGO) have called for stern action to be taken against the Lost Paradise Hotel owner responsible for the retaining wall collapse that killed...
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GEORGE TOWN: The body of the fourth construction worker who was buried alive in a landslide at Batu Ferringhi last night was found this morning, bringing an end to the search and recovery (SAR) effort...
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GEORGE TOWN: Tashin Holdings Bhd, scheduled to be listed on Aug 1 on the ACE Market, plans to utilise about RM25mil to expand its business operations this year.
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GEORGE TOWN: The bodies of four foreign workers buried alive in a freak landslide at a construction site in Batu Feringghi here have been recovered.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): A gardener claimed he heard a thunderous sound before he saw a retaining wall on a hillside near a resort in Tanjung Bungah here collapse last night.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — Four Myanmar workers were killed after the retaining wall they were constructing at the Lost Paradise Hotel in Batu Ferringhi, Penang collapsed at about 9.25pm yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — The small island off the east coast of Penang island, known as Pulau Jerejak, has a long eventful past; through the decades, it has been home to a cluster of Malay villages, a...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — One more body belonging to a victim of a landslide at the site of a retaining wall construction site in Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah, near here, was found at 12.15am, ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — A gardener claimed he heard a thunderous sound before he saw a retaining wall on a hillside near a resort in Tanjung Bungah here collapsed last night.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — Efforts to extricate the victims of the landslide near a resort in Jalan Tanjung Bungah last night faced difficulty due to a tap root that prevented the operation from being c...
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GEORGE TOWN: Four foreign workers were buried alive in a freak landslide at a construction site in Batu Feringghi here last night.
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GEORGE TOWN: The fire and rescue department has discovered two victims at the construction site landslide in Batu Feringghi here.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 25 — Four foreign workers were feared buried underneath the rubble of a landslide that occurred at the slopes of a hotel in Batu Ferringhi earlier tonight.
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GEORGE TOWN: Four Myanmar nationals are feared dead after a landslide struck a construction site tonight off the coastal road towards Batu Ferringhi, about eight months after the landslide in Paya Ter...
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GEORGE TOWN: Four Myanmar construction workers are feared to have being buried alive after a landslide had inundated their work site in Batu Ferringhi.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police yesterday detained seven Myanmar men and one local man believed to be involved in a syndicate processing fake liquor.
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GEORGE TOWN: A freak landslide in Tanjung Bungah is believed to have buried four construction site workers.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 25 — The issue of fish shortage and declining catch of fishermen is due to many factors and not reclamation projects alone, said state executive councillor Dr Afif Bahardin.
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GEORGE TOWN: A journalists’ group today said it will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss refunding a RM50,000 donation received from a 1MDB-linked charitable body in 2013.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 25 — A Penang journalist union that had received funds from the 1Malaysia-Penang Welfare Club in 2013 is willing to return the money allegedly linked to 1Malaysia Development Berha...
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GEORGE TOWN: A plan is underway to return the monies donated to the media that purportedly came from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), says Penang Press Club president Wong Soon Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 25): Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Prai Tengah, Seberang Prai Selatan and some parts of the Penang Island will be restored in stages from 3 pm today after rep...
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GEORGE TOWN: Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Prai Tengah, Seberang Prai Selatan and some parts of the Penang Island will be restored in stages from 3pm today after repair works on ...
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GEORGE TOWN: About 200,000 water consumers are expected to experience supply interruptions following a water pipe burst incident at the Sungai Dua Water Treatment Plant, Penang’s largest water treat...
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GEORGE TOWN: Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Perai Tengah, Seberang Perai Selatan and some parts of Penang island will be restored in stages from 3pm today.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 25 — Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Prai Tengah, Seberang Prai Selatan and some parts of the Penang Island will be restored in stages from 3 pm today after rep...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 25 — About 200,000 water consumers are expected to experience supply interruptions following a water pipe burst incident at the Sungai Dua Water Treatment Plant, Penang’s largest...
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GEORGE TOWN: A major water pipe in Butterworth is reported to have burst at 5.30pm today, disrupting supplies to about 200,000 users in the central and southern districts of mainland Seberang Perai.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 24 — The Convent Light Street (CLS) and Convent Pulau Tikus (CPT) school lands will continue to be used for education purposes, their landowner has clarified.
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GEORGE TOWN: The French Catholic mission that runs the three iconic convent schools here said there are no plans to redevelop or sell the land, which would continue to be used for educational purposes...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 24 — Penang will be organising an inaugural technology festival to showcase hundreds of new technologies in conjunction with the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 202...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police crippled an online gambling syndicate that had been raking in profits up to RM240,000 a day from its Indonesian market after raiding four premises used as call centres in Su...
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GEORGE TOWN: Sisters of Infant Jesus Malaysia, the owner of three convent schools in Penang, has reiterated that they will continue to advocate wholesome education in their mission schools.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 24 — The various stakeholders in the three convent schools facing closure should be given time and space to discuss the matter, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said.
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GEORGE TOWN: The public has to be informed that not all fever or infections need any antibiotics and it’s not a magic cure for everything, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye (pix) said today.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 24 — By repurposing orange peels and coconut shells into water filter, teeth whitener and odour remover sachets, four pupils from SJK(T) Ladang Prye have won their first internatio...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Police have busted a heroin and ecstasy pill distribution syndicate following the arrest of a 23-year-old local man and seizure of various drugs worth RM718,700 during two raids la...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police have crippled a syndicate distributing heroin and ecstasy pills with the seizure of drugs with a street value of RM718,700, as well as an online gambling ring.
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GEORGE TOWN - From a height of 78m above sea level, it is going to take at least four minutes to ride down the world's longest water slide at the Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang.
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GEORGE TOWN: From a height of 780m above sea level, it is going to take at least four minutes to ride down the world’s longest water slide at the Escape Theme Park in Teluk Bahang.
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GEORGE TOWN: There is energy stored in food waste and Penang is going to get some of it back instead of sending it the landfill.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government today launched a pilot project aimed at transforming food waste into biogas and fertilisers, while reducing the amount of waste at the landfill in Pulau Burung...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 23 — The Penang state government today launched a pilot project aimed at transforming food waste into biogas and fertilisers, while reducing the amount of waste at the landfill in...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 23 — A woman and her son were seriously injured after they were attacked with a knife by a man during a quarrel at the victims’ house in Bandar Baru Air Itam, here early this mor...
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GEORGE TOWN: A woman and her son were seriously injured after they were attacked with a knife by a man during a quarrel at the victims’ house in Bandar Baru Air Itam, here early this morning.
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GEORGE TOWN: A senior citizen allegedly slashed his girlfriend during a quarrel at a flat in Bandar Baru, Air Itam, in what is believed to be a case of jealousy.
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GEORGE TOWN: Growing up with cancer was challenging for Mohd Asif Shaik Safarudin but it made him resilient.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) fully supports Kedah’s claim for Federal compensation to conserve Ulu Muda forest, provided they first gazette it as a water catchment area, says its chief executive officer Datuk Jaseni Maidinsa.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 22): The Penang state government will be appealing to the Education Ministry to consider the possibility of relocating three iconic convent schools in Penang that will be shutting ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is hopes that the proposed closure of the oldest Convent schools in Malaysia, the Convent Light Street primary and secondary schools will not undermine its...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government should do everything within its power to preserve the island's three convent schools from being closed down or relocated as they are a part of the country's history.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has been urged to use its acquisition powers to take over the land and buildings of three iconic convent schools that have decided to close in 2024.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government is firm on taking action against any individuals or parties for dumping rubbish illegally.
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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: Any cooperative – including those with links to the police – should be allowed to operate as long they operate within the law, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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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: The Marine De­­part­­ment of Malaysia (JLM) says it has placed marker buoys at the site of the sunken vessel Xin Yi Yi near Permatang Damar Laut.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will ap­­peal to the Education Ministry to relocate the island’s three convent schools which will be shut down in 2024.
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GEORGE TOWN: The state will rope in other agencies to look into ways to strengthen anti-dumping laws that include higher penalties against offenders.
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GEORGE TOWN: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today said there was nothing wrong with the police engaging in businesses through their cooperative (co-op) as it was completely legal to do so.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 21): The proposed light Rail transit (LRT) alignment in Bayan Lepas on the land of Sungai Nibong Besar Jamek Mosque and the wakaf land nearby is in the preliminary stage and it has n...
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GEORGE TOWN: Some 100 people took to the concourse of Komtar today to protest a proposed light rail transit (LRT) which will pass in front of a Bayan Lepas mosque and encroach into a burial ground.
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GEORGE TOWN: “The proposed light rail transit (LRT) alignment in Bayan Lepas on the land of Sungai Nibong Besar Jamek Mosque and the wakaf land nearby is in the preliminary stage and it has not been...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has appealed to the Education Ministry to look at the possibility of relocating the three mission schools facing closure once the landowner...
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LETTER | The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is dismayed that the Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow, had once again dismissed the efforts to list Pulau Jerejak as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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GEORGE TOWN: A heritage group said it was “dismayed” with the Penang government for not following through on the listing of Pulau Jerejak as a Unesco World Heritage Site (WHS). The Penang Heritage...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Pulau Jerejak should be jointly listed as a Unesco World Heritage site together with the Sungai Buloh Leprosarium, Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) said today.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) has opened a request for proposal (RFP) to conduct a pre-feasibility study on Penang Hill’s cable car service.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — The Penang Prison should be relocated to Jawi as previously planned to make space for the Penang Hospital’s expansion, Jelutong MP RSN Rayer said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government will help to identify land for new schools to accommodate students of three iconic convents which will close in 2024.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Members of the Masjid Jamek Sungai Nibong Besar Committee and several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) held a peaceful demonstration against the proposed alignment of the...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 21): The proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) alignment will not affect the Masjid Jamek and its burial grounds in Sungai Nibong Besar, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow ensured today...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Kedah government today said federal and state authorities have sealed 30 illegal recycling factories in Sungai Petani for licensing and environmental law violations, following concern...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — The alignment for the proposed Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (BL LRT) is not final as it is still pending approval by the Land Public Transport Agency (APAD), Penang Chief Mi...
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GEORGE TOWN: There is no truth to claims on social media that the proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) alignment will affect Masjid Jamek and its burial grounds in Sungai Nibong Besar, says Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government says the proposed 30km Light Rail Transit (LRT) line from Komtar crossing the compound of a mosque and burial ground in Bayan Lepas is not final as it is still pendi...
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GEORGE TOWN: Following a downtrend of reduced number of mission schools in the country, three of the iconic convent schools in Penang will be shut by 2024.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — The RM2,000 fine imposed on a landowner for illegal dumping was a mere slap on the wrist compared to the environmental damage and the dangers it caused, Sahabat Alam Malaysia ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Selected Muslim inmates were given a rare chance to celebrate Hari Raya, without the usual one-hour time limit, with their loved ones at the Penang Remand Prison today.
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GEORGE TOWN: A man who likes to collect air pistols as a hobby was arrested after being found in possession of three air pistols during an inspection at Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Bayan Baru near here, yeste...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Magistrate’s Court today slapped a maximum fine of RM2,000 on a landowner, three months after hundreds of bags of waste from China was discovered in a 6ha site on an oil palm estate...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — A hotel staff who allegedly filmed a woman showering in a hotel gym was suspended and handed over to the police, a spokesperson said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh today urged the police to investigate a cop who had opened fire on a motorcyclist who ran a red light in Alor Star yesterday.