Penang Last Week (Ending 21 FEB 2009)

Gerakan Calls For Security Measures For Karpal
Bernama, Malaysia – Feb 21, 2009
Karpal has lodged a report at the Penang police headquarters over a letter containing two live bullets which he received in his postbox at 144A,
Karpal gets death threat and live bullets in mail Malaysia Star
Karpal gets death threat and live bullets in mail The Malaysian Insider
Malaysian Indian leader gets bullets in mail SINDH TODAY
New Straits TimesTimes of India
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Malaysia Star
Toppled crane causes traffic nightmare in Penang
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – Feb 19, 2009
By TUNKU SHAHARIAH, K. KASTURI DEWI and WINNIE YEOH GEORGE TOWN: A 30-tonne hydraulic crane toppled over at the 3rd kilometre of the Penang Bridge,
Huge jams after crane on bridge topples over New Straits Times
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Penang wages war on beach bistros
New Straits Times, Malaysia – Feb 19, 2009
Penang Island Municipal Council secretary Tan Cheng Chui said the action was necessary as most of the structures had been built on state land without
Penang To Reintroduce Barter Trade To Diversify Economic Activities
Bernama, Malaysia – Feb 18, 2009
PULAU PINANG, Feb 19 (Bernama) — The Penang government wants to reintroduce the barter trade system to diversify economic activities in the state as a step
All aboard a royal ride, Philippines – Feb 21, 2009
A typical three to five-night cruise would take passengers to Penang, Langkawi and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, and Phuket in Thailand.

Intel To Continue Operations In Penang
Bernama, Malaysia – Feb 19, 2009
PENANG, Feb 19 (Bernama) — Leading US chip manufacturer Intel Corporation will continue to operate in Penang, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.
Penang Proposes Retrenchment Scheme For Workers Sin Chew Jit Poh
19-02-2009: Penang CM: Another US$12b stimulus needed The Edge Daily
RM800-Per-Month Proposal for Axed Workers (press release)
Malaysia StarThe Sun Daily
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Overturned Crane Causes Massive Traffic Jam In Penang Bridge
Bernama, Malaysia – Feb 18, 2009
PENANG, Feb 19 (Bernama) — Traffic along the Penang bridge, heading towards the mainland, came to a standstill when a crane, used in the widening works,
Toppled crane causes massive jam on Penang Bridge Malaysia Star
Fretting over job losses The Sun Daily
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Poser over state footballer’s death
New Straits Times, Malaysia – Feb 20, 2009
KUCHING: The death of an 18-year-old Sarawak Under-19 football player in Penang last year is still a mystery, with no conclusive proof of how he died.
Sarawak player’s death due to bike accident Malaysia Star
Sarawak thrown a lifeline New Straits Times
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Penang Youth Council gets RM150,000
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – Feb 17, 2009
THE Penang Youth Council has received a RM150,000 allocation from the state government to support its activities for the year. State Youth, Sports, Women,
Accord Penang Free School heritage status too
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – Feb 17, 2009
Penang Free School, founded in 1816, is the oldest school in South-East Asia. Secondly, I would also like to take this opportunity to seek clarification
Guan Eng: We’ll help developers speed up projects
The Sun Daily, Malaysia – Feb 20, 2009
GEORGE TOWN (Feb 20, 2009): The Penang government is looking into new measures to help developers speed up implementation of their projects here so as to
Guan Eng’s proposal just not realistic New Straits Times
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Life And Style: New Portal To Promote Penang
Sin Chew Jit Poh, Malaysia – Feb 18, 2009
iGeorgeTown Penang has launched iGT Connect, its free e-newsletter which is published twice a month. Linking readers to current items published on the
18-02-2009: iGeorgeTown Penang e-newsletter launched The Edge Daily
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Malaysia Star
Choosing the road less travelled
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – Feb 20, 2009
“I grew up in Penang in a different time. When I was in Penang Free School in the mid-1960s, I did things which gave me a sense of the cultural and social

Penang shift venue of coming home games
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – Feb 16, 2009
GEORGE TOWN: Super League side Penang are forced to shift the venue of their upcoming home matches to the State Stadium in Batu Kawan.
Hockey: Coach Rajan to rope in players who shine in MHL
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – Feb 20, 2009
The Juniors are not involved in the MHL and are currently in Penang on a nine-day training stint. They will move to Johor Baru on March 3.
Penang Curry at Cafe de Laos
Philadelphia Citypaper, PA – Feb 18, 2009
Every Wednesday, Meal Ticket pokes around the food blog world to see what’s simmering. -Lew Bryson of Seen Through a Glass pushes back at Gov.
Penang Library Must Pay Compensation – Cuepacs
Bernama, Malaysia – Feb 16, 2009
PENANG, Feb 16 (Bernama) — The Penang Public Library Commission has been urged to pay compensation to contract employees whose contracts were not renewed
SP Setia confident of achieving targeted revenue from Penang
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – Feb 15, 2009
“The group is confident of achieving its target of RM180mil in revenue from the sale of its properties in Penang for the fiscal year ending October 2009,”
Former Test stars Akhtar, Rizwan shine for Pakistan side
Bangkok Post, Thailand – Feb 20, 2009
The other teams which shone yesterday were: Penang SC , Malviya CC, Chandigarh, Chittagong, Tamil Nadu, Angad CC and RBSC. RBSC gave the tournament an
Bahrain post tough win in Sri Lanka friendly Gulf Daily News
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Ramdan moves into last eight
New Straits Times, Malaysia – Feb 20, 2009
Ramdan, who wants to emulate his father Misbun as an established international, defeated H’ng Ken Wai of Penang 21-16, 21-15 and will play Sunny Gnow Chee

Malaysia Star
Penang Hawker Food – Window Sherbet (Ais Tingkap)
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – Feb 16, 2009
In Penang we always go for ice kacang and cendol as our desert. Recently, I have posted coconut jelly in my blog and it created awareness among my readers.

Malaysia Star
Aussie Tourist Numbers To Malaysia On The Increase
Bernama, Malaysia – Feb 20, 2009
Carlton club executives and players who recently spent a few days in Penang are most impressed with Malaysia. “The club’s website features glowing reports
Finding the right strategies Malaysia Star
Branding Malaysia Malaysia Star
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Peranakan pleasures
New Straits Times, Malaysia – Feb 20, 2009
There’sa distinct difference between the Nyonya food of Penang and that of Malacca and Singapore due to the proximity of the latter to Indonesia and Penang