Topic: Penang Hospital
BCG unable to prevent TB in adults
GEORGE TOWN: The little round scar on your left upper arm – your BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination – will not stop you from being infected with tuberculosis...
Mum: My daughter Carmen is gone
GEORGE TOWN: “My heart is broken. Every time I close my eyes, I see my daughter, ” said a devastated mother who lost her daughter to tuberculosis (TB).
"My daughter is gone!", cries Carmen’s mom
A devastated mother who lost her daughter to tuberculosis (TB) berated the Health Ministry and Penang Hospital, claiming her daughter was not treated in time.At a press conference on Tuesday where she...
Friend kills man over debts
GEORGE TOWN: A man was stabbed to death by a friend following a misunderstanding over debts near the clock tower in front of Bukit Jambul Complex here last night.
Man kills friend over debt
GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): A man was stabbed to death by a friend following a misunderstanding over debts near the clock tower in front of Bukit Jambul Complex here...
Man stabs friend to death over debts
GEORGE TOWN, Sept 16 — A man was stabbed to death by a friend following a misunderstanding over debts near the clock tower in front of Bukit Jambul Complex here last night.
Son struggles to rebuild home after gas explosion
GEORGE TOWN: Lee Chye Soon, who is still reeling from his father’s death in a gas explosion, has another daunting task ahead – to rebuild his family home at Green Garden Apartment in Jalan Paya Terubong.
Man held for stabbing ex-girlfriend’s new lover
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...
Man held for stabbing ex-girlfriend's new lover
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.
Thinking of home, family till the end
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.
Man injured in Penang gas explosion dies
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...
Flat deemed safe after
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.
Elderly man injured in explosion at home
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...
Man badly hurt in explosion
GEORGE TOWN: A man sustained 80% burns when a gas leak caused an explosion at Green Garden Apartment in Jalan Paya Terubong.
Acid attack in Penang
GEORGE TOWN: A 48-year old legal adviser was seriously injured when two suspects on a motorcycle splashed acid at her.
Three evacuation centres open in Penang after storm
BUTTERWORTH: Three evacuation centres in Seberang Perai and George Town have been opened to house 71 people after a thunderstorm and strong winds damaged their homes between 10.30pm last night and 12....
Woman found alive after falling off Penang Bridge
A 36-year-old woman was found alive at the Straits Quay after falling off the Penang Bridge on Friday.George Town OCPD Asst Comm Che Zaimani Che Awang said she has been sent to the Penang Hospital for...
All 4 bodies recovered in Penang landslide
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...
Batu Ferringhi landslide: Three bodies found
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, ...
Six die from methanol poisoning
GEORGE TOWN: The deaths of two construction workers who drank cheap liquor bring the methanol poisoning death toll to six within two months.
Education dept probes iodine gas incident at school
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Education Department is conducting a probe into the incident where 12 students of a school in Bayan Lepas accidentally inhaled iodine gas and suffered breathing difficulties du...
Man found dead with gunshot wound in Bayan Lepas
GEORGE TOWN, April 25 — A man was found dead with gunshot wound to the chest believed to have shot himself in the incident at his rented house in Lengkok Merbah 1, Bayan Lepas, near here yesterday.
Couple found dead in their house
KEPALA BATAS: A lorry conductor was found hanged from a beam while his factory worker wife is believed to have died after consuming poison at their home.
Surinder's 'conversion' must be investigated
LETTER | The Malaysian Gurdwaras Council (MGC) is appalled at the circumstances surrounding the purported conversion of Surinder Kaur Bedi to Islam on April 1, and calls for an inquiry into the matter...
Swedish student falls to death
GEORGE TOWN: A Swedish student was found dead, believed to have fallen from the fourth floor of her rented condominium unit at Sri York here yesterday.
Irish man found dead in Penang apartment
GEORGE TOWN: An Irish IT manager was found dead in his apartment at Northam Road here yesterday evening with a stab wound to his stomach, in what police believe may have been an act of revenge.
Anjung Kasih now in Penang
GEORGE TOWN: Septuagenarian Hembali Shafie and his wife would have spent nearly RM3,000 a month on a hotel room just so that they could care for their son at the Penang Hospital if it wasn’t for Anjung Kasih, a visitors’ wing within the hospital.