Penang in a Week (Week Ending 6 JUNE 2009)

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US Tourist Warded In Penang For Fever

Bernama‎Jun 6, 2009‎
PENANG, June 6 (Bernama) — An American tourist who arrived at the Bayan Lepas International Airport here tonight was taken to the Penang Hospital after he …

IT Consultant To Ride A Trishaw From Melaka To Penang

Bernama‎Jun 6, 2009‎
Bukit Cina-born Frankie Tan, 40, began the ride at 9.15am in Bandar Hilir here and is expected to arrive in Penang in a month’s time. …

Penang Declares Mondays “No Plastic Day”

Bernama‎Jun 5, 2009‎
PENANG, June 5 (Bernama) — The Penang government has declared every Monday as a “No Plastic Day” for the state beginning July 1. …

Penang Port to hand over ferry ops to govt

New Straits Times‎Jun 4, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) is expected to hand over its loss-making ferry operations to the Federal Government. …

Penang come from behind to edge Johor

New Straits Times‎Jun 4, 2009‎
By P. Chandra Sagarancsagaran@nst.com.my DEFENDING champions Penang edged Johor 2-1 in the girls’ Under-18 category of the MSSM hockey tournament in Ipoh …

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister And DAP Secretary-General …

Malaysia Today‎Jun 6, 2009‎
DAP Penang Leaders And Members Will Not Seek State Awards In This Year’s State Honours List To Demonstrate That Political Power Is All About Public …

All set to become Penang deputy chief minister I

New Straits Times‎May 31, 2009‎
PERMATANG PAUH: Parti Keadilan Rakyat’s Mansor Othman, a former academician, is set to become the next deputy chief minister I of Penang after cruising to …

IIT-Kanpur To Help Set Up Research Centre In Penang

Bernama‎Jun 4, 2009‎
… likely from Singapore, Stanford University in California and Taiwan, are to be involved in developing the project to be based in Penang. …

AirAsia to have direct flights from Penang to Chennai

Hindu‎Jun 2, 2009‎
Kuala Lumpur (PTI): Malaysia’s low cost airline, AirAsia, will start direct flights from Penang to Chennai by October. AirAsia chief executive officer Tony …

Penang offering civil servants money, promotions for exposing …

Malaysia Star‎Jun 2, 2009‎
By ANDREA FILMER GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Government has introduced a RM10,000 reward for civil servants who reveal wrongdoings and graft within government …

Mansor sworn in as Penang deputy CM 1

New Straits Times‎Jun 2, 2009‎
Penanti State Assemblyman Mansor Othman was sworn in today as Penang Deputy Chief Minister I before the Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas at his …
Mansor sworn in as deputy CM New Straits Times

Penang Govt Appoints Tan As MPPP President

Bernama‎Jun 3, 2009‎
Mansor Othman, who was sworn in as the Penang Deputy Chief Minister I today, said the State Executive Council (Exco) meeting Wednesday decided to appoint …

Penang Mulls Withdrawing From Sukma 2010

Bernama‎Jun 3, 2009‎
PENANG, June 3 (Bernama) — Penang may not send its contingent to the 13th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Melaka next year if the sports infrastructure for it is …

Good Practical Approach from Penang Government in Fighting Graft

Malaysia Star‎Jun 3, 2009‎
Speaking as a citizen of Malaysia i am fully supportive of this practical idea and Penang effort to achieve zero corruption rate. More state government in …


Firefly To Carry 1.2 Mln Passengers This Year

Bernama‎Jun 5, 2009‎
Firefly managing dierctor, Eddy Leong, said the community airline, which operated out of Subang and Penang, carried about 300000 passengers from January to …

Mah Sing encouraged by good sales of Southbay property

Malaysia Star‎Jun 5, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: Mah Sing Group Bhd is bringing forward to the next two to three months the launch of its bungalows for the RM1.35bil Southbay Penang mixed …

Penang crushing continues smoothly

Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Ltd‎Jun 4, 2009‎
Cane growers in Rakiraki are pleased that the crushing at the Penang Sugar Mill has begun. The Mill faced some disruptions last month after the initial …