Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 2:40 PM
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today said his government plans to emulate New Zealand’s move to build only projects which score well on the “welfare test”, as part of his large...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 19 ― Penang state executive councillor Jagdeep Singh Deo wants environmental impact assessment (EIA) and social impact impact assessment (SIA) reports to be conducted by independent...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 19 ― Imagine a library, airy and bright with sunlight streaming in every corner with plenty of space for reading, studying and work meetings, but without any physical books.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pix) is disappointed with the attitude of certain able-bodied motorists in the state who parked their vehicles in parking spaces designated for disabl...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pix) is disappointed with the attitude of certain able-bodied motorists in the state who parked their vehicles in parking spaces designated for disabl...
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GEORGE TOWN: Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) has been asked to submit a report for not broadcasting a minister’s speech during live coverage of the national Chinese New Year dinner attended by the Prime Minister in Seremban on Sunday.
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GEORGE TOWN: YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has announced the launch of the Terragraph pilot market here, an industry-led initiative to deploy advanced gigabit wireless infrastructure in an urban area.
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GEORGE TOWN: Desmond David and Ann Marie David, both 72, still feel the rush of excitement, and worry, each time their daughter Nicol has a game.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police uncovered a heroin-processing laboratory and seized various types of drugs worth RM556,000, and arrested four men in three separate raids in the state last Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has launched the Terragraph market pilot in George Town, Penang to deliver a reliable, affordable and high-speed broadband connection to the heritage ...
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Malaysia is the second country in the world after Hungary to run trials for Terragraph, a new wireless technology, Minister of Communications and Multimedia Gobind Singh Deo said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Facebook’s latest internet technology, the Terragraph, went on trial for six months in Penang, with speeds as high as 1.7Gbps, today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Deploying the Terragraph gigabit wireless infrastructure in the Unesco heritage city status of George Town can be done without the need to dig trenches and disrupt the city, says YTL Communications chief executive officer Wing K. Lee.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 18 — Sisters in Islam (SIS) today revealed that the Kelantan Shariah courts had approved 10 underage marriages between January 2018 and January 2019.
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GEORGE TOWN: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo (pix) said today he has instructed Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) to submit a report over an allegation that the government broadc...
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia is the second country in the world after Hungary to run trials for Terragraph, a new wireless technology, Minister of Communications and Multimedia Gobind Singh Deo said today.
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 18): The body of a male passenger feared drowned after falling into the sea from a ferry on Friday, was found floating near the Swettenham jetty at 10.30am here yesterday after three ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The police have seized drugs worth RM556,000 and arrested four men aged between 33 and 49 in three raids on the Penang island and mainland.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Malaysia is the second country in the world after Hungary to run trials for Terragraph, a new wireless technology, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 18 — Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has asked RTM to submit a report after an aide to another minister accused the national broadcaster of “sabotaging the...
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 18): A Russian woman was found dead after falling from the 25th floor of a condominium in Persiaran Tanjung Bungah, here, yesterday morning.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 18 — YTL Communications has kicked off its trial launch of Terragraph in Penang.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Russian woman was found dead at a condominium in Persiaran Tanjung Bungah here.
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GEORGE TOWN: A total of 22,807 people gave up their hair for charity. They also earned a place in the Malaysia Book of Records.
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GEORGE TOWN: A plastic straw costs three sen. But a biodegradable one is going to cost three to five times more.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Russian woman was found dead after falling from the 25th floor of a condominium in Persiaran Tanjung Bungah here on Sunday (Feb 17) morning, Bernama reported.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Russian woman was found dead after falling from the 25th floor of a condominium in Persiaran Tanjung Bungah, here, this morning.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 17 — A Russian woman was found dead after falling from the 25th floor of a condominium in Persiaran Tanjung Bungah, here, this morning.
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GEORGE TOWN: A RM1 note was among the few belongings found on the body of a man who fell off the ferry which was heading from Penang island to the mainland.
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GEORGE TOWN: The decision of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) to spread its wings to Sabah should be discussed at the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Leadership Council meeting, DAP secretary-general Lim...
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GEORGE TOWN: The government is spending in accordance with the budget allocation and planning to avoid excessive spending, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix).
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The government is spending in accordance with the budget allocation and planning to avoid excessive spending, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN: Retired judges implicated in the affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer should be charged, says Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh.
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The decision of Bersatu to spread its wings to Sabah should be discussed at the Pakatan Harapan leadership council meeting, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said.
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GEORGE TOWN: PPBM’s decision to spread its wings to Sabah should be discussed at the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Leadership Council meeting, said DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN,  Feb 17 ― The government is spending in accordance with the budget allocation and planning to avoid excessive spending, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN: The search and rescue (SAR) operation for a passenger feared drowned after falling into the sea from a ferry yesterday was extended to 18 nautical miles from the area the victim is believ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia's consumers are among the most confident in the world with a score 118 percentage points based on the Nielsen's Consumer Confidence Index, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 16 — The search and rescue (SAR) operation for a passenger feared drowned after falling into the sea from a ferry yesterday was extended to 18 nautical miles from the area the victi...
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang government official said the former penal island of Jerejak will remain as “Pulau Jerejak” as gazetted, not “Queens Island” as spotted in a developer’s brochure recentl...
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 16): Penang hotels experienced a slight drop in occupancy rates in the first nine months of last year when 60.4 per cent was recorded against 63.3 per cent achieved in 2017.
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GEORGE TOWN: To uphold the nation’s morals, police shut down a ‘Love In Georgetown City’ theatre orgy occurring in the mind’s eye of several protestors standing in front of the Penangpac thea...
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 15): Penang hotels experienced a slight drop in occupancy rates in the first nine months of last year when 60.4 per cent was recorded against 63.3 per cent achieved in 2017.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — The search and rescue operation for a passenger believed to have fallen into the sea from a ferry today has been called off at 7.30pm and will resume tomorrow, Malaysian Mariti...
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BUTTERWORTH: The Penang Regional Development Authority (Perda) has sued its former chairman, Shabudin Yahaya, former board members and those who purchased land in two cases where the properties were a...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — Penangpac and Big Nose Productions have cancelled a play about relationships and social issues on police advice after Muslim groups protested against it In a brief statement, P...
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Search-and-rescue personnel are looking for a passenger of a ferry who reportedly fell overboard as the vessel headed from George Town to Butterworth today, according to the Malaysian Maritime Enforce...
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The Penang Regional Development Authority (Perda) will take legal action against its former chairperson Shabudin Yahaya (above), former board members and purchasers involved in two land sales which we...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Election Court today struck out an election petition filed by Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya to challenge the results of the contest for the Tasek Gelugor parliamentary s...
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GEORGE TOWN: A senior citizen is appealing to the public to help locate his 16-year-old son who has been missing for a week.
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GEORGE TOWN: A stage play called “Sex in George Town” was called off after public protests that it allegedly contained pornographic elements.
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Search-and-rescue personnel are looking for the passenger of a ferry who is believed to have fallen overboard as the vessel headed from George Town to Butterworth on the mainland today, according to t...
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): The Election Court has struck out an election petition filed by Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya to challenge the results of the contest for the Tasek Gelugor parliamentary seat in the 14th General Election last May.
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 15): Following a fall off the ferry during the journey from the Penang Island to the mainland, a passenger is feared to have drowned.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — Two Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmakers today called for an investigation into allegations of power abuse in the judiciary.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — The Election Court struck off Senator Datuk Marzuki Yahya’s election petition after both parties agreed to this.
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GEORGE TOWN: A passenger is feared to have drowned after falling off the ferry while travelling from Penang island to the mainland.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — State police concede the Love in George Town play at Penangpac is purely a comedy sketch, notwithstanding its previously suggestive name, but said they must still advise its ca...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — All art and entertainment events must be guided by moral and religious values at all times, the Penang mufti Datuk Seri Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: The saying goes that you can’t rush love but in the case of Lim Kok Jin and Tang Siew Kim, it took only 11 days for the couple to fall in love and decide to get hitched.
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MALAYSIA’S largest coworking space, Common Ground, launched its first Penang venue on Feb 14.
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 14): The economic impact of the proposed new airport in Kulim, Kedah, on Penang would be evaluated seriously before the State government could agree for it to proceed.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — The two-hour Love in Georgetown City play went on uninterrupted despite a small group of protestors turning up to demand for it to be cancelled immediately.
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GEORGE TOWN: A consumer group has called on the government to introduce lemon laws to protect consumers who buy products such as cars that fail to meet quality standards and performance.
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GEORGE TOWN: The economic impact of the proposed new airport in Kulim, Kedah on Penang would be considered seriously before the state government could agree for it to proceed.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): The economic impact of the proposed new airport in Kulim, Kedah on Penang would be considered seriously before the state government could agree for it to proceed.
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 14): The owner of a food stall and car wash, demolished by the Penang City Council (MBPP) in Teluk Bahang yesterday, has rented the business site to foreigners, said Teluk Bahang ...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — The Love in Georgetown City play that starts today must be cancelled as it could lead to immoral activities, Penang PAS Youth insisted today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today raised several questions about the proposed international airport to be built in Kulim, following reports that the Kedah government has been give...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — The Penang Consumers’ Association (CAP) has called on Putrajaya to implement a “lemon law” to hold car manufacturers responsible for defective projects and compel them to...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has acknowledged responsibility for the Bukit Kukus landslide.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — Penang will be commissioning a study on possibly building a new international airport on reclaimed land next to Batu Maung here.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — The Penang Consumers Association (CAP) demanded stern action against those responsible for the Bukit Kukus incident, particularly the Penang Island City Council (MBPP). CAP pre...
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 14): The failure of the contractor to consult engineering experts before building a field embankment is the cause of the landslide at the site of the paired highway in Jalan Bukit K...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — A survey of 1,948 consumers have revealed that 76 per cent are supportive of the state government’s “no single-use plastic” campaign, the Penang Green Council (PGC) revea...
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GEORGE TOWN: The owner of a food stall and car wash, demolished by the Penang City Council (MBPP) in Teluk Bahang yesterday, has rented the business site to foreigners, said Teluk Bahang state assembl...
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GEORGE TOWN: A 119-year-old tapestry depicting the Eight Immortals and Nine Emperor Gods of Tow Boh Keong Temple in Hong Kong Street here is getting a new lease of life.
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GEORGE TOWN: Baby’s breath and hydrangeas are now in demand as the flowers to give during Valentine’s Day.
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GEORGE TOWN: The failure of the contractor to consult engineering experts before building a field embankment is the cause of the landslide at the site of the paired highway in Jalan Bukit Kukus, Paya ...
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 13): Malaysia's largest co-working space operator, Common Ground, launched its first Penang venue at Moulmein Rise Shoppes, Pulau Tikus here tonight.
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GEORGE TOWN: PSM has urged the Penang government and religious authorities to look into the plight of 19 families who face eviction from Muslim endowment land in Butterworth tomorrow.
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 13): The failure of the contractor to consult engineering experts before building a field embankment is the cause of the landslide at the site of the paired highway in Jalan Bukit Kuk...
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GEORGE TOWN: Rohingyas and other Muslim refugees residing in Malaysia should be subject to the same Syariah laws that the citizens of this country abide by.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 13 — The failure of the contractor to consult engineering experts before building a field embankment is the cause of the landslide at the site of the paired highway in Jalan Bukit K...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Criminal Investigation Department has succeeded in solving almost half or 203 out of 436 criminal cases reported in the state last month.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) and other parties involved in the construction of an elevated road in Bukit Kukus did not adhere to engineering best practices, a committee probing a...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 13 — The Penang Criminal Investigation Department has succeeded in solving almost half or 203 out of 436 criminal cases reported in the state last month.
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GEORGE TOWN: The construction company in charge of the Jalan Bukit Kukus paired road project where a landslide killed nine foreign workers followed all the specifications and requirements for the project, says Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has again defended the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1), with Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow saying the state’s “silent majority” wants the project to proceed.
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GEORGE TOWN: A political analyst sees PPBM’s move to accept seven former Umno MPs as a bid to consolidate its position in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition, where it has long been seen as weak, hol...
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GEORGE TOWN: The stretch of clan jetties along Weld Quay turned into a hive of festivity as thousands of Hokkien Taoists converged to pay homage to the Jade Emperor at Chew Jetty.
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GEORGE TOWN: They caught enough fish for a feast. But all the ice they had melted after being stranded at sea for over 24 hours and their prized catches went bad.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Human Resources Minister has warned that the country’s economy will face disaster if Malaysia’s position continues to slide on human trafficking watch lists.
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GEORGE TOWN: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran says he can no longer get involved in M. Indira Gandhi’s custody case, as he is now a Cabinet minister.
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GEORGE TOWN: Barely days after her wedding plans were put on hold, an 11-year-old Rohingya child bride and her family have disappeared.
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GEORGE TOWN: The government has declared “all-out war” against forced labour as it does not want to attract sanctions against Malaysian goods and services, which will hurt the economy in the long ...
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GEORGE TOWN: DAP’s M Kulasegaran says he can no longer look into the custody case of kindergarten teacher M Indira Gandhi due to his position as a federal minister.
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GEORGE TOWN: An obsession with paper qualification has led to many Malaysians turning to dubious institutions, without realising that their “degrees” might not be of much use to them in the long r...
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GEORGE TOWN: Preparations are in full swing for the Jade Emperor’s birthday celebration as the Hokkien community in Penang thronged markets to buy offerings for the festivities.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 12 — The number of criminal cases involving schoolchildren in Penang dropped by about 55 per cent last year compared to the previous year based on statistics revealed by the police ...