• Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    22-year-old Swedish medical student falls to her death in Malaysia
    GEORGE TOWN: A 22-year-old Swedish medical student, who broke up with her boyfriend and failed her exams, died after falling to her death from the fourth floor of her condominium unit in Halaman York here on Saturday (March 9) night.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:20
    Triplet families’ double joy
    GEORGE TOWN: Conceived via “test tube”, two sets of triplets give their families much to celebrate every Chinese New Year.
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  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:02
    Four arrested as police make huge drug bust of RM26.1mil in Penang
    GEORGE TOWN: Police have crippled the biggest drug trafficking syndicate to date this year after seizing more than 506kg drugs, including methamphetamine and ecstasy pills, with a market value of RM26.1 million.
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  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:39
    Street food lovers in for a treat
    MORE than 120 stalls will be set up at the upcoming Penang Street Food Festival 2018 in George Town on Sept 1 and 2.
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  • Sun, 20 May 2018 14:21
    Stall in Penang offers bamboo beriani
    GEORGE TOWN: Apart from nasi kandar, nasi beriani is among the popular and must-try dishes in Penang.
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  • Fri, 04 May 2018 17:30
    Many Dr Mahathirs and Anwars surface in Penang food court … kind of
    GEORGE TOWN: The lunchtime crowd at the Bayan Baru food court near here was surprised to see "Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad" and "Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim" approaching them to vote for Pakatan Harapan.
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  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 16:27
    It's not Richard Mille : son of Penang chief minister
    George Town : The son of Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng denies that the watch he wears costs almost RM350,000.
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  • Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:32
    Chinese tourists prefer to use Alipay
    George Town - No cash changes hands but when local hawkers accept payment via Alipay from free-spending China tourists, it’s literally the “ka-ching!” of the 21st century.
  • Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:11
    Lobster nasi lemak pulls in the crowd
    GEORGE TOWN: There are several ways to serve lobster with, and macaroni cheese is probably a family favourite. Some also bake it while others serve the lobster hot with melted butter.
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  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 14:29
    Penang paralysed by floods
    George Town : The flood situation in Penang has worsened with flood waters rising to about 10 to 12 feet in Bandar Baru Air Itam, reaching the roof of the landed houses there in the wee hours of Sunday.  
  • Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:00
    Museums to see, places to stay
    Long considered the gateway to Malaysia’s rich history and culture, George Town is hosting a street festival and heritage trails from today to Sunday to mark the day when it was listed as Unesco World Heritage Site in 2008.
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:27
    Hawker’s noodles a sizzling hit
    George Town - Fame came but it was something char koay teow “sifu” Tan Chooi Hong could do without. “Please do not photograph and write about me,” he pleaded.
  • Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:55
    Man endures night of suffer-ring
    George Town : A man endured what was possibly the most painful night of his life when a ball bearing device got stuck on his penis for more than 12 hours.
  • Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:17
    Thai king’s death weighs heavily in their hearts
    GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia - The temple supervisor of Wat Chaiya Mangalaram in Burmah Lane said she had prayed for King Bhumibol’s health at a statue of his father Prince Mahidol during her visits to Bangkok’s Siriraj Hospital for treatment.
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  • Sat, 03 Sep 2016 01:00
    Singapore developers still on buying spree
    GEORGE TOWN, MALAYSIA - Singaporean real-estate hunters with a taste for pre-war properties in Malaysia’s Penang state are still on buying sprees, says a non-governmental organisation.
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