Penang in a Week (Week Ending 16 MAY 2009)

Second A(H1N1) case confirmed in Penang

Sin Chew Jit Poh‎May 15, 2009‎
PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry today announced that the country’s second case of Influenza A (H1N1) has been detected in Penang as the authorities continue …
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Malaysian air crew quarantined over swine flu

msnbc.com‎19 hours ago‎
The crew of flight AK5358, which flew from Kuala Lumpur to the northern city of Penang on Wednesday, was taken off duty Saturday, AirAsia spokesman Hamdan …

New Parkroyal Penang GM

Malaysia Star‎10 hours ago‎
Between 1991 and 2002, Sigrist worked in Malaysia, first with Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur and then as the general manager of Equatorial Hotel, Penang. …

RM30m grant for shared services centre in Penang

New Straits Times‎May 16, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: The Federal Government has approved a RM30 million grant towards the establishment of a Shared Services Centre (SSC) at the Penang Skills …

DiGi takes 3G broadband service to Sabah and Penang

Malaysia Star‎May 15, 2009‎
… data services in the Klang Valley, DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd launched its broadband service almost simultaneously in Sabah and Penang yesterday. …

Rare, Old Penang Postage Stamp With Frankfurt-based Collector

Bernama‎May 15, 2009‎
By Manik Mehta FRANKFURT, May 16 (Bernama) — An envelope posted from Penang in what was formerly Malaya during the British colonial rule is now in the …

Japan confirms first domestic A/H1NA flu case, Malaysia confirms …

Xinhua‎May 16, 2009‎
The patient, a woman, was admitted to the Penang Hospital on Friday and the results were confirmed on Saturday morning, he said. …

Rapid Penang not the pioneer

Malaysia Star‎May 15, 2009‎
RAPID Penang is not the first bus company in the country to offer WiFi facility on its buses. Odyssey Prestige Coaches Sdn Bhd has been providing free …

Another student has A (H1N1) flu

Malaysia Star‎May 16, 2009‎
The second patient — a 21-year-old female student in the United States — was admitted after she sought treatment at the Penang Hospital on Friday. …

Missing Teens Found In Penang

Bernama‎May 14, 2009‎
PENANG, May 14 (Bernama) — Four teenagers including three girls reported missing in Taman Permai, Johor Baharu last week were found at a flat in Lebuh …

Now surf and ride with Rapid Penang

Malaysia Star‎May 13, 2009‎
By ANDREA FILMER GEORGE TOWN: Rapid Penang is believed to be the first bus company in the country to roll out a high-speed WiFi service which will be useful …

Penang Umno Sets Up Two Secretariats, Creates Five New Posts

Bernama‎May 14, 2009‎
PENANG, May 14 (Bernama) — Penang Umno today set up two secretariats and created five new posts to further strengthen the party at the state level. …

KLIA, Penang airport awarded

Malaysia Star‎May 13, 2009‎
KL International Airport (KLIA) was named Best Green Airport while Penang International Air-port was named Best Emerging Airport during the awards in Hong …

KLIA And Penang International Airport Win Awards

Bernama‎May 12, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 (Bernama) — Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Penang International Airport did Malaysia proud by winning in two categories …

We’re not to blame for delay, says CEO

New Straits Times‎May 16, 2009‎
BUTTERWORTH: Penang Port Sdn Bhd yesterday denied it was the cause of the delay of the RM2 billion Penang Sentral bus terminal project. …

Penang naturally

New Straits Times‎May 12, 2009‎
These bright mushrooms are just one of the wonders that trekkers may see when walking along the trail at the Penang National Park. …

Calling all Penang bloggers!

Malaysia Today‎May 15, 2009‎
Calling for all Penang bloggers! We are doing a small gathering on June 6 (Saturday) and we seriously want you to join us! Nice one! …

Chingay competition makes comeback in Penang

Malaysia Star‎May 12, 2009‎
The Penang state government will be setting up proper judging parameters as well as more stringent rules and regulations. “This is to avoid disputes from …

Penang Pas backs PKR candidate in Penanti

New Straits Times‎May 11, 2009‎
BUKIT MERTAJAM: The Penang Pas leadership will abide by the party’s central committee decision to allow a Parti Keadilan Rakyat candidate to contest the …