Penang in NEWS – Week ending 13 FEB 2010

Zahrain Hashim Urged To Join BN: Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

Bernama‎Feb 13, 2010‎
On the suggestion to appoint Penang Chief Minister I, Mansor Othman, as chairman of the Pusat Urus Zakat Pulau Pinang, he said the appointment was under the …

‘Be reasonable,’ Kg Buah Pala residents told

Malaysia StarChristina Chin‎Feb 11, 2010‎
He was speaking to the residents after witnessing the re-settlement agreement signing ceremony between landowner Koperasi Pegawai Kerajaan Pulau Pinang Bhd …

Thumbs-up for Najib

Malaysia Star‎Feb 9, 2010‎
… programme jointly organised by the Padang Serai Umno division and the Yayasan Pembangunan Insan Pulau Pinang at Dewan Utama Politeknik Tuanku on Monday. …

Dr M pleased with Najib’s leadership

New Straits Times‎Feb 8, 2010‎
… programme organised by the the Padang Serai Umno division and Yayasan Pembangunan Insan Pulau Pinang at Dewan Utama Politeknik Tuanku yesterday. …

New Mandarin game show

The Sun Daily‎Feb 8, 2010‎
The written exam is on Feb 27, at SK(C) Union, Pulau Pinang; SK(C) Foon Yew 1, Johor; SK(C) Salak South, Kuala Lumpur, and SK(C) Yu Hua, Kajang. …

PBA’s profits down sharply

The Edge Malaysia‎Feb 8, 2010‎
PBA’s largest shareholders are the State Secretary of Penang, which has about a 55% stake, and Perbadanan Pembangunan Pulau Pinang, which has almost 10%.

No more games, says Penang CM

The Edge MalaysiaRegina William‎Feb 8, 2010‎
… he told a press conference to highlight the list of tenders approved by Pihak Berkuasa Air Pulau Pinang (PBAPP) from May 26, 2008 until Dec 14, 2009. …

Don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day warning to Muslim couples

The Sun Daily‎Feb 7, 2010‎
Urusetia Menangani Gejala Social Pulau Pinang (Unggas) coordinator Nurfitri Amir Muhammad said the National Fatwa Council had in 2005 passed an edict that …

Concern over ‘no-panties’ promo

AsiaOneDerrick Vinesh‎Feb 7, 2010‎
The Secretariat Against Social Ills Penang (Urusetia Menangani Gejala Sosial Pulau Pinang or Unggas) said a random survey conducted in a few schools in …

Don’t take off your undies, urges anti-Valentine group

Malaysia StarDerrick Vinesh‎Feb 7, 2010‎
The Secretariat Against Social Ills Penang (Urusetia Menangani Gejala Sosial Pulau Pinang or Unggas) fears that the “no panties” promotion, now going on at …

Penang in a Week (Week Ending 14 NOV 2009)

Police Confirm Man Killed Was Deva Gang Leader

PENANG, Nov 14 (Bernama) — The man who was gunned down by the police at Gat Lebuh Nordin here yesterday, was the leader of the notorious Deva Gang which …

Gerakan: Penang Should Cooperate With Federal Government

Bernama‎Nov 13, 2009‎
PENANG, Nov 13 (Bernama) — Penang government leaders should be more forthcoming in cooperating with the federal government especially in developing the …

Kyzen Sdn. Bhd. Inaugurates New Facility in Penang

Dato’ Lee Kah Choon, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Invest Penang, honored Kyzen and its Malaysian subsidiary Kyzen Sdn. Bhd. by …

US fighter jet in tactical flight causes damage to house on RMAF grounds

New Straits Times
KUALA LUMPUR: A house in the vicinity of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) base in Butterworth, Penang, suffered damage following a tactical flight by a …

Entertainment Outlet Undaunted After 10 Raids

PENANG, Nov 14 (Bernama) — Despite being raided 10 times an entertainment oulet kept on operating its immoral activities at a Pulau Tikus premise here. …

Penang Umno youth tells Lim to resign

New Straits Times‎Nov 11, 2009‎
BALIK PULAU: Penang Umno Youth has urged Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to resign for “not doing what he claimed.” (“cakap tidak serupa bikin”). …

Don’t confuse engineers issue in Penang, Subramaniam told

The Sun DailyHimanshu Bhatt‎Nov 11, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN (Nov 11, 2009) : Smarting from a shortage of electronics and electrical (E&E) engineers, Penang has urged Human Resource …

Leader Of Diva Gang Shot Dead

Bernama‎Nov 13, 2009‎
PENANG, Nov 13 (Bernama) — A wanted man, believed to be the leader of the Diva gang, was shot dead during a shoot-out in Gat Lebuh Nordin, here on Friday. …

Call for ‘outside’ help irks Penang MCA

The Sun DailyHimanshu Bhatt‎Nov 10, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN (Nov 10, 2009): The Penang MCA’s deputy chief has expressed “disgust” with a reported request by the party’s national youth …

Gerakan Lambasts Penang State Government For Moving Hawkers

Bernama‎Nov 10, 2009‎
PENANG, Nov 10 (Bernama) — Penang Gerakan chairman, Datuk Dr. Teng Hock Nan, today lambasted the Penang state government for moving out hawkers at the …

SP Setia expands landbank in Penang

Business Times – MalaysiaMarina Emmanuel‎Nov 12, 2009‎
PROPERTY developer SP Setia Bhd (8664) has expanded its Penang landbank with the purchase of two plots of land on the island which are …

Swettenham International Ship Terminal To Boost State Economy

Bernama‎Nov 13, 2009‎
PENANG, Nov 13 (Bernama) — The official opening of the new international passenger ship terminal at the Swettenham Pier International Cruise Terminal in …

Penang top among states in GDP in 2006

New Straits Times‎Nov 9, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Penang took the lead in terms of economic growth in 2006, achieving a 9.9 per cent expansion in gross domestic product (GDP), …

Penang roundabout gets major ‘pearls’ face-lift

Malaysia Star‎Nov 11, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: The mundane-looking roundabout outside the Penang International Airport in Bayan Lepas is getting a major face-lift. …

Security Companies Should Follow Standard Operating Procedures – Police

Bernama‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Failure to adhere to the SOP would only lead to losses, Penang police chief Datuk Wira Ayub Yaakob said Friday. His remarks were directed at a security …

Symmetry Medical To Invest RM35 Million To Expand Penang Operation

Bernama‎Nov 10, 2009‎
PENANG, Nov 10 (Bernama) — Symmetry Medical Inc, which provides products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, …

Penang government’s claim not true :Perda

New Straits Times‎Nov 9, 2009‎
PENANG: Penang Regional Development Authority (PERDA) chairman Datuk Azhar Ibrahim said there was no truth in what was claimed by the Penang government on a …

Penang Government Still Silent On Land Conversion Applications

Bernama‎Nov 8, 2009‎
KEPALA BATAS, NOV 8 (Bernama) — The Penang government is still silent over the applications for status conversion of land belonging to the Penang Regional …

Symmetry to expand Penang plant

Malaysia StarDavid Tan‎Nov 10, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: New York Stock Exchange-listed Symmetry Medical Inc plans to spend more than RM30mil on its Penang facility over the next two to …

Cooperation ensures Beijing-KL ties stay strong

Malaysia StarDharmender Singh, Si Hooi‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Both countries had also agreed that projects like the Second Penang Bridge be implemented soon while discussing other possibilities including Malaysia’s …

BernamaChannel News Asia

Pakatan: Pro-business or pro-people?

Aliran Monthly‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Within days of taking over the state government in Penang, for instance, the Pakatan-led administration was confronted in the media by the business …

Six Indian reps, but none could stop KBP demolition

Malaysia Kini‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Anybody who stood under the Pakatan Rakyat ticket could have won in Penang’s urban areas in the 2008 general election. The political awakening for a change …

LTBB Expected To Begin International Flight Operations In Mid-january

Bernama‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Mohd Ali hoped that budget airline AirAsia Bhd, would begin operations mid-January next year for flights from Melaka-Penang-Langkawi, Melaka-Penang-Jakarta …

Government To Identify Ready Pool Of Engineers For Investors

Bernama‎Nov 10, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 (Bernama) — The federal government will work with the Penang government to identify a ready pool of engineers who can be sourced by …

Leave PKR If Unwilling To Follow Party Policies – Anwar

Bernama‎Nov 8, 2009‎
PENANG, Nov 8 (Bernama) — Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has given party leaders and members two choices — stay …

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Penang in a Week (Week Ending 9 MAY 2009)

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Penang aids MACC in land scam inquiry

Malaysia Kini‎May 7, 2009‎
The Penang state government has agreed to assists the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) to unearth wrongdoings in connection with a botched land …

Aminah Feels More Comfortable Serving The People Without A Party

Bernama‎17 hours ago‎
PENANG, May 9 (Bernama) — Former Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) member Aminah Abdullah, who is offering to contest as an independent candidate in the Penanti …

Special Penang Food, Fried Porridge @ 113 Cafe, Fettes Park

Malaysia Star‎May 7, 2009‎
Many times a lot of my friends will be asking me where to find good food. I will be asking them back, what are their preferences? …

Penang Govt to deposit RM14.7m with court

Malaysia Star‎May 5, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Government will deposit RM14.7mil with the High Court in relation to a 2001 alleged land scam to avoid being cited for contempt. …

Tangkap! Video of arrest in Penang.

Malaysia Today‎May 7, 2009‎
By Susan Loone Activist Ng Eng Kiat was arrested by police in Penang tonight, for illegal assembly, at a SUARAM organised vigil in Penang. …

Penang PAS wants seat allocation in Pakatan reviewed

Sin Chew Jit Poh‎May 3, 2009‎
KEPALA BATAS: Penang PAS wants the party’s top leadership to call for a review the pact on seat allocation for elections in the Pakatan coalition. …

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Guan Eng okay with Mansor as Penang DCM 1

Malaysia Star‎Apr 29, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has given his personal approval to PKR’s Penanti by-election candidate Mansor Othman to take over as Deputy …

BAD experience for overseas visitor to boost Penang’s Medical …

Malaysia Star‎May 5, 2009‎
We are citizens of Indonesia and we have been always taking my Father to Gleneagles Penang since year 2001 for medical check ups. …

Penang Airport to have new thermal scanner

Malaysia Star‎May 4, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang International Airport will deploy another thermal scanner next week to facilitate the screening of passengers for the A (H1N1) …

No need to rush, senior citizens in Penang told

The Sun Daily‎May 4, 2009‎
Penang state executive councillor Phee Boon Poh said there was ample time for anyone above the age of 60 to register from now till March 8, 2010. …

House in heritage zone demolished

New Straits Times‎May 8, 2009‎
Resident Anthony Muthu, 79, said contractors tore down the vacant house without any permission from the Penang Island Municipal Council (MPPP). …

Penang sees drop in retail occupancy

Malaysia Star‎May 3, 2009‎
By DAVID TAN THE occupancy rate of retail space in Penang has dropped to 67%, compared with about 70% a year ago, while the occupancy rate of office space …

Penang CM says Perak fiasco shows ‘Najib is victim of old mindset’

The Malaysian Insider‎May 6, 2009‎
The Penang Chief Minister said the arrests in Ipoh were unwarranted and unjustified. He said those arrested are just seeking the dissolution of the Perak …

Roar with 80000 FREE flights to Langkawi and Penang as Tiger …

e-Travel Blackboard (press release)‎May 7, 2009‎
Tiger Airways celebrates the launch of its new destinations of Langkawi and Penang with over 80000 FREE flights. New routes further expand Tiger Airways’ …

Penanti Voters Can Check Polling Details

Bernama‎May 8, 2009‎
PENANG, May 8 (Bernama) — Penanti registered voters can check polling details for the state by-election slated for May 31 starting Friday. …

Mohd Hafiz steps down as Penang PAS Youth head

Malaysia Star‎May 3, 2009‎
By IAN MCINTYRE GEORGE TOWN: Penang PAS Youth head Mohd Hafiz Mohd Nordin, who was among the most vocal state leaders that wanted the party to contest in …

Two lists of candidates even before BN decision

Malaysia Star‎May 7, 2009‎
He said the Penang Umno list, which was sent to the Umno supreme council early this week, comprised seasoned as well as rising politicians from the …
State Umno submits list New Straits Times

Yikon to sell plot of land in Penang for RM10.5m

Business Times – Malaysia‎May 6, 2009‎
YIKON Corp Bhd, a jewellery company, is selling a plot of land at Bayan Lepas Industrial Estate for RM10.5 million to the Northern Corridor Implementation …

Penang in a Week (Week Ending 4/4/09)

Guan Eng Invites Najib To Penang

Bernama‎8 hours ago‎
PENANG, April 4 (Bernama) — Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today invited Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to the state to discuss development

Coping with the job market in Penang

Malaysia StarApr 4, 2009‎
By DAVID TAN GIVEN the slew of news coming out of Penang on companies cutting jobs and unemployment rising, it may come as a surprise that there are still

All Tamil schools in Penang to have own land

Malaysia StarApr 4, 2009‎
MAKKAL Osai reported that Penang is taking the necessary action to ensure that all Tamil schools in the state have their own buildings and that the land is

Robust Development For Penang During Abdullah’s Term

Bernama‎Apr 2, 2009‎
By Muna Khalid PENANG, April 3 (Bernama) — In the past six years, people in Penang have enjoyed an endless stream of development through the implementation

P1 launches WiMAX commercially in Penang

TeleGeography‎Apr 3, 2009‎
According to Malaysian news agency Bernama, Packet One Networks (P1) has launched commercial WiMAX services in Penang, just two months after announcing

Penang Delightful Hainanese Chicken Rice @ Peng Yang Cafe

Malaysia Star‎Apr 3, 2009‎
On the list of Penang food the most famous would be Hainanese Chicken Rice. Usually during lunch time the most common food being ordered is Chicken Rice,

Floodlights repaired, Penang back to City Stadium

Malaysia Star‎Apr 2, 2009‎
By RONNIE OH GEORGE TOWN: The floodlights have been repaired and Penang will revert to the City Stadium as their home venue for Super League matches.

P1 WIMAX Expands To Penang

Bernama‎Apr 2, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 (Bernama) — Packet One Networks (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has launched its high-speed wireless broadband service in Penang, eight months

No double standards by enforcement officers — Penang Municipal Council

The Malaysian Insider‎Apr 3, 2009‎
PENANG, April 3 — The Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) today denied allegations that its enforcement officers practiced double standards when issuing fines

Najib can make economy stronger: Nor Mohamed

New Straits TimesApr 2, 2009‎
and better placed,” he told reporters after officiating the Malaysian Government Retirees Association (Penang Chapter)’s general meeting here today.
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Penang CM gets a special adviser

Malaysia Star‎Apr 1, 2009‎
By TAN SIN CHOW GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has appointed Julian Candiah as a special adviser to the Chief Minister and deputy general manager I of

Penang appoints Candiah to boost state and PDC

Malaysia Star‎Apr 1, 2009‎
Julian Candiah has been appointed special adviser to the Chief Minister and deputy general manager I of the Penang Development Corporation (PDC).

Constant reviews become more vital

Malaysia Star‎17 hours ago‎
Both AirAsia and Firefly were recently granted rights to fly to Singapore from several domestic destinations, including Subang and Penang.

Emotions in Indian classical dance

New Straits TimesApr 4, 2009‎
It will also be performed in Penang on April 15. It premiered in Sydney, Australia last month and is now touring Malaysia, Singapore and India.

Penang PKR Yet To Receive Report On Corruption Allegation By Amizudin

Bernama‎Apr 1, 2009‎
PENANG, April 1 (Bernama) — The Penang Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has yet to receive a report on the investigations into alleged corruption involving

Minimum RM500 income for Penang’s hardcore poor

Malaysia Star‎Mar 30, 2009‎
Families earning less than RM400 per month are classified hardcore poor under the national hardcore poverty line bracket, but in Penang, the bar was raised

Good Job JPN Penang

Malaysia Star‎Apr 1, 2009‎
I went this morning to Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara, Wisma Perseketuan, Anson Road in Penang. My Mykad was not functioning as it was suppose to.

Packet One unveils 4G service in Penang

Business Times – Malaysia‎Apr 2, 2009‎
PACKET One Networks (M) Sdn Bhd (P1) yesterday launched its 4G (Fourth Generation) high-speed wireless broadband service in Penang, barely eight months

Dr Brian Senewiratne, deported from Malaysia

Tamil BrisbaneApr 4, 2009‎
Their blood pressures went thru the ceiling I was scheduled to deliver the same award winning address in Malaysia (KL and Penang) and in Singapore,

PM: Penang second bridge and Sentral hub to proceed as planned

Malaysia Star‎Mar 29, 2009‎
KEPALA BATAS: The RM4.5bil second Penang bridge project and RM2bil Penang Sentral transportation and logistics hub will proceed as planned,