PENANG Top Stories

Malaysian National News Agency: By Kurniawati KamarudinMalaysia’s low water tariff structure is causing consumers to use water wastefully. The nation’s potable water supply should not be taken for granted in view of challenges faced by the water services industry. This is the...
The Star: A letter from RICHARD FULLER, Penang. ......
The Star: GEORGE TOWN: Even if a new coalition government is formed at the federal level, Penang is unlikely to see much change in its state lineup as DAP has a stranglehold on the State Legislative Assembly with 19 seats. ......
Malaysia Today: Khong Kah Yu Differences between Indonesia and Malaysia from a retired German Lecturer, P. Feisenberg, who had worked in Penang during Tunku Abdul Rahman’s days and in Jakarta during President Suharto’s time. An interesting account of his...
Malaysian National News Agency: GEORGE TOWN, Feb 23 -- Penang has released mosquitoes infected with a harmless bacteria known as Wolbachia, to reduce the population of wild dengue-transmitting aedes mosquitoes. Chief MinisterChow Kon Yeow said the pilot project was carried...
Malaysian National News Agency: By Nur NatashaAidaIsmail NILAI, Feb 23 -- Small business owners say the 18 per cent highway toll rate reduction could cut their operating costs and maximise their profits. Food stalloperator Azrul Nizam Zainal...
Malaysian National News Agency: GEORGE TOWN, Feb 20 -- Former PKRYouth deputy chief Dr Afif Bahardin has been issued a show-cause letter by the party’s Disciplinary Board for allegedly causing trouble at...
Malaysian National News Agency: LUMUT, Feb 22 -- The Perak Fisheries Department hopes the state government would gazette fisheries methods on turtles and turtle eggs to protect the endangered species visiting the beach in the state to nest. Perak Fisheries Department...
Malaysian National News Agency: GEORGE TOWN, Feb 22 -- Penang senior citizens have shown interest in using e-wallet to make digital transactions, but would still require assistance to understand its functionalities. Although a frequent user of e-hailing apps, Margaret Chin,...
Malaysian National News Agency: By Ahmad Muliady Abdul Majid, Muhammad Ekmal HakimAbdullah & Nur Syuhadah Yusof (The second of three parts of a special report by Bernama's Perlis bureau on car, van and motorcycle operators from Thailand operating illegally...
Malaysian National News Agency: GEORGE TOWN, Feb 21 -- A famous nasi kandar restaurant in Jalan Gudwara, here denies that it had been ordered to close by the Penang IslandCity Council (MBPP) for being dirty, as reported by a newspaper today. Deens Maju Nasi KandarRestaurant manager...
Malaysian National News Agency: GEORGE TOWN, Feb 22 -- The Penang Fisheries Department today called on fishermen units and associations in the state to assist the local fishermen in painting their boats light blue as recommended by the Department of Fisheries...
Irish Independent: Honeymoon islands are all the rage - and it's easy to see why. Clear blue skies to match the colour of the ocean, palm trees and G&Ts, golden sands and a chilled pace of life. But there's only one problem: away from those Indian Ocean beaches and...
The Star: PETALING JAYA: Premier League side Penang went unbeaten in their last 10 matches but still failed to win promotion last year after they were docked six points by FIFA over unpaid wages. ......