Penang in a Week (Week Ending 20 JUN 2009)

Hey Dad!

Channel News Asia‎Jun 19, 2009‎
Also at the Copthorne King’s is the Princess Terrace café which offers a Penang Buffet featuring favourites such as Fried Kway Teow, Laksa and Prawn Noodles

Haze worsens in Penang

Malaysia Star‎Jun 18, 2009‎
A spokesperson of the Penang Bridge Sdn Bhd said traffic on the bridge was not affected although it was slow moving. Penang International Airport airport

Federal Govt the solution

New Straits TimesJun 20, 2009‎
IS a bid by the Penang government to take over the running of the state’s ferry services from Penang Port Sdn Bhd a doable scheme?

Gerakan: Lee misled about state of Penang’s development

New Straits Times‎Jun 15, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: Singapore Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew could have been misled into believing that there was little progress in Penang over the past two decades

Penang Hit By Mild Haze

Bernama‎Jun 18, 2009‎
PENANG, June 18 (Bernama) — Penang is experiencing a mild haze with visibility reported to be at between four and five kilometers.

MNCs to invest US$200m in Penang

Malaysia StarDavid Tan‎Jun 17, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: Two multinational corporations (MNCs) are expected to invest about US$200mil for their operations in Penang.

Guan Eng: Penang has lost many of its talents

The Sun DailyHimanshu Bhatt, Bernard Cheah‎Jun 17, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN (June 17, 2009) : Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has upped the ante in the debate over the decline of Penang’s economy under the previous

Gerakan VP Huan suspended three years

The Malaysian InsiderJun 20, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Gerakan vice president Huan Cheng Guan has been suspended for three years from the party, reigniting speculation that the Penang

23 escape M’sia rehab centre

Straits Times‎10 hours ago‎
Detainees at the centre in northern Penang state set fire to three buildings and several vehicles on Friday, said a local police officer who declined to be

Stop Making Noise, Just Submit The Proposal, Says Tan

Bernama‎Jun 19, 2009‎
PENANG, June 19 (Bernama) — The Penang government should submit to the Transport Minsitry its proposal to take over the ferry service operation instead of
‘CM confused over ferry operations’ New Straits Times

7 rehab centre escapees nabbed; 20 still at large

New Straits TimesJun 20, 2009‎
THE police have rounded up seven of 27 inmates who escaped from a drug rehabilitation centre in Kampung Selamat, Seberang Perai Utara, Penang during a riot

Let MACC Investigate, Says Penang DAP

Bernama‎Jun 16, 2009‎
PENANG, June 16 (Bernama) — Penang DAP will let the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate into the alleged abuse of power and use of

Solve bus problem first, Tan tells Penang govt

New Straits Times‎Jun 15, 2009‎
This is the advice of the Penang Port Commission to the state government. PPC chairman Tan Cheng Liang said the state should resolve the RapidPenang depot

Wah Seong Eyes Aussie Water Pipe Mart

Bernama‎Jun 19, 2009‎
To cope with the increase in demand, its plant in Seberang Prai, Penang, was recently upgraded with the addition of another production line, he said.

30 Inmates Escape During Riot At Rehabilitation Centre

BernamaJun 20, 2009‎
Penang police chief Datuk Ayub Yaakob said only 492 of 522 inmates were accounted for when a head count was conducted after the three-hour riot was quelled

Penang seek Brazilian tonic to cure woes

Malaysia Star‎Jun 15, 2009‎
By LOGANATH VELLOO GEORGE TOWN: Struggling Penang have turned to Brazilian expertise in an effort to escape relegation from the Super League.

Planning a better city with the people

Malaysia StarAngie NgJun 20, 2009‎
On this score, Kuala Lumpur and Penang both have some common traits in that they need to revitalise and redevelop the older parts of their inner cities to

Malaysia’s DAP says opposition PR alliance will not be easily torn

Channel News Asia‎Jun 18, 2009‎
Mr Lim, who is also Penang’s Chief Minister, was speaking in an interview with Channel NewsAsia on Thursday. A key theme of his election campaign for Penang

Penang To Build More Community Police Beats To Reduce Crime Rate

Bernama‎Jun 14, 2009‎
PENANG, June 15 (Bernama) — Penang is expected to build more community police beats, especially in housing estates, to ensure the safety of the public and

Penang rep wants cops to probe cash-for-title allegations

Malaysia Star‎Jun 14, 2009‎
alleged that the daily had reported in its Friday edition that the former leader was allegedly trying to buy the title from certain quarters in Penang.