Penang in a Week (Week Ending 14 NOV 2009)

Police Confirm Man Killed Was Deva Gang Leader

Bernama
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

ElectroQ
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

Bernama
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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