Penang in a Week (Week Ending 28 FEB 2009)

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Zoom! M’sia Travel Fair A Hit In Penang

BernamaFeb 28, 2009‎
PENANG, Feb 28 (Bernama) — More than 70 organisations from around the country are taking part in the Zoom! Malaysia Travel Fair at Queensbay mall here. …

Dell: No plans to close ops in Penang

Malaysia Star‎Feb 27, 2009‎
Since late last year, there has been talk that Dell would outsource completely its manufacturing activities in Penang to a Taiwanese contract manufacturing …

I REMEMBER WHEN… Kebun Nyior was where little rascals had fun

New Straits Times‎7 hours ago‎
Brown was the largest landowner in Penang and a powerful voice in the local community. IT may be far from being fashionable, glamorous or well-known, …

42-year-old factory worker cries off domestic help after vicious …

Malaysia Star‎9 hours ago‎
“I almost died after my maid attacked me,” the 42-year-old factory worker said at the Penang Hospital yesterday. “I did not imagine she would react in such …

Contract of Penang Port CEO extended

Business Times – MalaysiaFeb 28, 2009‎
The contract of Penang Port Sdn Bhd’s managing director and chief executive officer, Datuk Ahmad Ibni hajar, has been extended for another two years from …

Penang CM denies report of Dell retrenchments

The Sun Daily‎Feb 27, 2009‎
By Himanshu Bhatt GEORGE TOWN (Feb 27, 2009): The Penang government today denied a media report that computer giant Dell Asia Pacific is planning to …

Prepare, practise and perform

Malaysia StarFeb 28, 2009‎
Similar worshops were held simulatenously at KDU College Penang and Kolej Kasturi in Kuala Lumpur. In Penang, the day-long session attracted students from …

Teen Penang bowler Fatin shows she is ready for Sukma

Malaysia Star‎Feb 26, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Penang’s Fatin Hazwani Hassan showed that she has the potential to make her debut in Sukma (Malaysia Games) next year by winning the opening …

High-tech sex

Malaysia StarFeb 28, 2009‎
The expose came on the heels of a nude photo “scandal” involving a nurse in Penang. The 28-year-old, who took the naked pictures herself, claimed that a …

Samy To Penang: List Out Contributions

Bernama‎Feb 26, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 (Bernama) — Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu has challenged Indian leaders in the Penang Government to list out their contributions to the …

Give Penang Free School its due recognition

Malaysia Star‎Feb 25, 2009‎
>Penang Free School was founded in 1816 – even before Stamford Raffles (1819) and is the oldest school in Malaysia and yes, South-East Asia. …

Selangor, Penang Umno defend Youth’s action

The Malaysian Insider‎Feb 27, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — The Selangor and Penang Umno are backing Umno Youth which has demanded that DAP chairman Karpal Singh apologise, and had caused a …
A man of principles Straits Times

Penang property prices may dip 10% this year

The Edge Daily‎Feb 27, 2009‎
The Penang property market, inactive since mid last year, is stirring. After months of lying low, the more aggressive developers are back with new launches, …

Move to block Ulu Muda logging plan

New Straits Times‎Feb 27, 2009‎
Shamsul, who is a field research officer with Penang-based Sahabat Alam Malaysia, said the group expected to collect 1000000 signatures before the end of …

Fair To Promote Penang In Medan

Bernama‎Feb 24, 2009‎
PENANG, Feb 25 (Bernama) — The state government will hold its 38th Medan Fair in Pekan Raya, northern Sumatra, from March 20 to April 15 to promote Penang …

Details of errant welfare officer sought

New Straits Times‎Feb 27, 2009‎
She asked Penang Health, Welfare and Caring Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh to give exact details of the welfare officer who tore up an applicant’s form …

Do Your Job, Samy Vellu Tells Ramasamy

BernamaFeb 28, 2009‎
IPOH, Feb 28 (Bernama) — MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu today chided Penang Deputy Chief Minister P. Ramasamy for challenging him to a debate …

DAP Welcomes Decision To Put Off Toll Hikes

Bernama‎Feb 27, 2009‎
PENANG, Feb 28 (Bernama) — DAP has welcomed the government’s decision to postpone indefinitely the toll increases for five highways. …

Guan Eng to sue Utusan Malaysia and Penang Islamic Council head

The Sun Daily‎Feb 24, 2009‎
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 24, 2009) : Penang Chief Minister and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng will be filing a suit against Utusan Malaysia and Penang Islamic …
Guan Eng to sue Utusan The Malaysian Insider

Amizudin’s “Corruption” Revelation Inappropriate

BernamaFeb 28, 2009‎
PENANG, Feb 28 (Bernama) — Penang Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) chairman Datuk Zahrain Mohamed Hashim said Amizudin Ahmat’s revelation of alleged corruption …

500 affordable homes in the works for Bumiputeras in Penang

New Straits Times‎Feb 24, 2009‎
JKP Sdn Bhd (JKP) plans to develop five new projects to build 500 houses for Bumiputeras in Penang for the first six months of the year. …

KKLW Ready To Takeover Role Of Eradicating Hardcore Poor In Penang

Bernama‎Feb 24, 2009‎
PENANG, Feb 24 (Bernama) — The Ministry of Rural And Regional Development (KKLW) are willing to take over the role of eradicating hardcore poor if the …

Penang Tops UNIDO’s 2009 Industrial Development Report

Bernama‎Feb 23, 2009‎
NEW DELHI, Feb 24 (Bernama) — A United Nations agency report has identified Penang as one of the 10 dynamic industrial cluster locations in the world to …

Meet the author

Malaysia StarFeb 28, 2009‎
FATIMAH’S Kampung will be launched on Wednesday at 9am at the Balai Persiban Agung, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. The book will be launched by the …

Don’t be cowed by Negri’s reputation, Veloo tells Penang

Malaysia Star‎Feb 23, 2009‎
By LOGANATH VELLOO GEORGE TOWN: Penang have not made it to the FA Cup quarter-finals since winning the tournament in 2002. And after securing a 1-1 draw at …

25-02-2009: Spansion to axe 700 jobs in Penang

The Edge Daily‎Feb 24, 2009‎
by Regina William GEORGE TOWN: Spansion (Penang) Sdn Bhd has offered a voluntary separation scheme (VSS) to more than 700 of its 1300 employees, …

Extra flights to Penang proposed

New Straits Times‎Feb 22, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: The Transport Ministry wants more flights from Penang to India, Singapore and China. Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat said yesterday this would …

Liow: Penang Government Fails To Develop Economy

Bernama‎Feb 21, 2009‎
PENANG, Feb 22 (Bernama) — MCA vice-president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said today the Penang government has failed to develop the state’s economy due to …

Failure: the mother of success

Malaysia StarFeb 28, 2009‎
Photos courtesy of the artist Not that this was the Penang native’s first arts residency; in 2007, he was awarded stints at the Vermont Studio Center in the …

Musician’s last wish

New Straits Times‎Feb 26, 2009‎
By : ERROL DE CRUZ The late Grenville Pereira dreamt of building a music studio for the St. Nicholas home in Penang. His friends are joining forces to …