Penang in a Week (Week Ending 18 APR 2009)

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Zainal Rahim appointed Penang state secretary

New Straits Times‎Apr 17, 2009‎
Penang Island Municipal Council president Datuk Zainal Rahim Seman has been appointed Penang State Secretary effective today.

Plans to conserve Penang heritage zone

The Sun Daily‎Apr 17, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN (April 17, 2009): Almost a year after George Town was inscribed together with Malacca as a Unesco World Heritage Site, the Penang government has

Penang and Henan, China to promote halal industry

Malaysia Star‎Apr 15, 2009‎
“With such cooperation, Penang will benefit in terms of economy,” he told reporters after a courtesy call from a delegation from the Henan’s Long Mai

Penang Port seeks loan for channel deepening project

SteelGuru‎Apr 17, 2009‎
It is reported that Penang Port Commission has applied for a USD 97.4 million allocation from the transport ministry to deepen the Penang Channel.

Tune Hotels comes to Penang

Malaysia Star‎Apr 15, 2009‎
By ANDREA FILMER GEORGE TOWN: AirAsia affiliate Tune Hotels.com has launched its fifth and biggest Tune Hotel in Penang. The new budget hotel consists of

Penang assembly is smoke-free

Malaysia Star‎Apr 14, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: Penang has declared the State Assembly building a smoke-free zone in a move to discourage the smoking habit among elected representatives and

Penang police chief slams smoking ban

New Straits Times‎Apr 15, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: Police yesterday slammed the state government for announcing a blanket smoking ban in public areas for uniformed police officers without

Larger crowds for Penang Run

New Straits Times‎Apr 15, 2009‎
THE Malakoff 26km Penang 2009 Run in George Town on June 7 is expected to attract 2000 runners from the 450 who took part in last year’s inaugural edition.

More cheap S’pore-Malaysia flights

AsiaOne‎Apr 18, 2009‎
Officials from both nations, who met here yesterday, also agreed to bump up the number of services to Penang, Langkawi, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu,

Term extended for Penang head

Malaysia Star‎Apr 15, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Penang Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas has had his term extended for four more years. He received the appointment letter from

Firefly eyes 70% load for JB-Penang sector

The Sun Daily‎Apr 14, 2009‎
BUDGET carrier Firefly Sdn Bhd expects a minimum load factor of 70% for its Johor Baru (JB)-Penang route which will start early next month.

Delicious Penang Food @ Classical Curry Mee, Air Itam

Malaysia Star‎Apr 16, 2009‎
If you asked the people who live in Air Itam on what are the best food around, they will surely tell you the famous laksa at the market place,

Initiative To Promote Penang Port At International Level

Bernama‎Apr 13, 2009‎
PENANG, April 13 (Bernama) — Organising the Asean Maritime Transport Roadmap Meeting is seen as an initiative to promote Penang port at the international

Signs of electronics recovery

Malaysia Star‎Apr 17, 2009‎
SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Penang could be seeing the initial sparks of a recovery in electronics component and products exports.

Penang is still home to Sister Aidan

Malaysia Star‎Apr 12, 2009‎
By K.KASTURI DEWI GEORGE TOWN: Penang is still home, sweet home, for Octogenarian Sister Aidan Fitzgerald, the former SM Convent Green Lane principal,

Sikhs start celebrating Vasakhi in Penang

Malaysia Star‎Apr 12, 2009‎
“Those who take the initiation must live a strong, disciplined life, according to the will of God, and protect the weak or oppressed,” said Penang Wadda

Tune Hotel – Air Asia`s Budget Hotel Opens in Penang

Mathaba.Net‎Apr 16, 2009‎
The GM does not inspire confidence when asked about the fire trap issue, and reminded that a Penang lady recently lost her precious life in a hotel fire in

Dolores Ortiz (IRE)

SkySports‎Apr 15, 2009‎
HARBINGER Dansili colt out of winning miler Penang Pearl Half-brother to 5f winner Penang Sapphire and 7f-1m4f winner Penang Cinta.