METRO: NORTHFriday, May 24, 2013
SOME 100 members from the Penang Airport Limousine and Taxi Drivers Association vented their frustration over the alleged surge of pirated taxis at the Penang International Airport in Bayan Lepas, Penang.
NINE ‘serpents’ will be coiling themselves around the Malay-sian Buddhist Association (MBA)’s float today at the annual Wesak Day procession.
FOR former Penang Education Department director Datuk Ibrahim Mohamad, receiving the Penang Tokoh Guru 2013 award has further encouraged him to continue with his education consultancy work in the ASEAN region.
A BUSINESSMAN is now able to expand his online business, thanks to a RM15,000 loan he obtained from the 1MCA Micro Credit Loan Scheme.
CRIME rate in the northeast district of the state has increased by 8.9% from January to May this year compared to the same period last year.
UPHOLDING an ancestral tradition handed down by their late father, brothers T. Lingesvaran and T. Thinagaran as well as their cousin, S. Sathasivam, pulled a unique chariot kavadi bearing the statues of Hindu and Chinese deities.
PARTICIPANTS in the 10th Ipoh International Starwalk can look forward to healthy snacks and drinks when they cross the finish line.
MUSLIMS interested to set up stalls at the respective Pasar Ramadan during the fasting month can apply for their temporary stall licences from now until June 9. The Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) in a statement, said that the application forms can be obtained at the MPPP Licensing Division, MPPP complex in Beach Street, the MPPP office at Balik Pulau market complex and the MPPP information counter at Level 3 in Komtar.
IN conjunction with International Nurses Day which is celebrated worldwide on May 12 each year, the Malaysian Nurses Association Penang branch “adopted” a 12-year-old needy boy.
GEORGE TOWN: Police have identified the men who allegedly roughed up two journalists on duty during a candlelight vigil at the Esplanade on Wednesday.
WE are often obsessed with exercising to obtain a perfect body, but have we ever thought of training our creativity?
BATU Ferringhi’s sole Japanese restaurant, Matsu, has almost doubled its array of traditional and authentic delicacies with the introduction of a brand new menu recently.
DE HAPPY Restaurant’s endless varieties of delectable delicacies set the stage for joyful feasting any time of day.
BUTTERWORTH: Forty-two foreigners were rounded up by the Penang Immigration Department for various offences in a 6P operation at the ferry terminal in George Town.
IT was a fun-filled Sunday morning for IJM Corporation Berhad staff and their families during the IJM Friendship Games and Family Day at SK Residensi field in Jalan Residensi.
A RESEARCH team from Universiti Sains Malaysia’s (USM) Advanced Medical and Dental Institute has come up with a more cost effective way of detecting the presence of porcine DNA.
PUBLIC relations practitioners dea-ling with the media must build and maintain relationships of mutual respect and trust, said Malaysian Press Institute (MPI) chief executive officer Datuk Chamil Wariya.
THE Enfiniti Academy Of Musical Theatre and Entertainment Arts (Enact) is presenting two educational workshops this coming school holidays.
RELATIONSHIPS are meant to last, that’s why Ikea kitchens are guaranteed for 25 years to allow you to create lasting moments at home. If you have a special relationship that stands up to the test of time, team up with that special someone and join the Ikea 25-Hour Cook-off to prove that your relationship is made to last.
Those who fancy all things squid-like will be happy to know that squid jigging season is back off the east coast
PEOPLE of all ages, cultures and nationalities have one thing in common — they all have stories to tell.
GEORGE TOWN: Hundreds of devotees participated in or witnessed the lighting of 2,557 candles here on the eve of Wesak Day.
ALOR SETAR: The Kedah Government will review the housing policy made by the previous administration including the housing quota and land swapping status.
BALING: Kolej Universiti Insaniah (Kuin) rector Prof Datuk Dr Jamil Osman (pic) who was embroiled in the management crisis has called it quits.
SOME 40 Year Four, Five and Six pupils, including 12 girls, eagerly took part in a basketball coaching clinic in SJK (C) Min Terk, Sungai Petani in Kedah under the watchful eyes of freelance coach, Tan Chee Wan.
KEDAH Malays football team drew 3-3 with Tumpat FA in a second round FAM Cup soccer league match played at the mini stadium in Jitra, Kedah, recently.
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) has launched an investigation into the alleged illegal hill clearing in Bukit Gambier.
THE Buddha statue from the Malaysian Buddhist Association (MBA) was brought out from the association premises in Burma Road, George Town, by some 30 volunteers and placed on the main float that will lead the Wesak Day procession tomorrow.
CALEB Augustine, 12, is looking forward to attending the Kuntum UPSR Excellence Workshop 2013 next month with his friends to prepare for the examination which will be held in September.
THE Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) has taken over the management of the Sungai Nibong Express Bus Terminal.
CHILDREN aged between seven and 12 can look forward to the Kuntum-Dutch Lady Colouring Contest 2013 in Penang which promises to be an event filled with excitement and fun.
GEORGE TOWN: Cuepacs should not be a racist organisation by joining Utusan Malaysia to boycott AirAsia and AirAsia X, said Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.
THE cool T-shirt design and variety of items in the Ipoh International Starwalk 2013 goodie bag is one of the reasons SMK Anderson student Wong Wee Liam con- tinues to take part in the event, which will be flagged off at Sta-dium Indera Mulia on June 16 at 7am.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is scheduled to deliver the opening address at a landmark global gathering Women Deliver 2013 Conference at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) here next Tuesday.
TEACHERS today are equipped with enough tools to teach children to face future challenges, said Kedah state-level Tokoh Guru winner Mohammad Khir Hassan.
ICY cool and refreshing 100Plus drinks will once again be available to quench thirsty participants of the Ipoh International Starwalk 2013.
GEORGE TOWN: A group of fishermen has urged the State Fisheries Department to lift the ban on foreign workers in the Zone B category as the ruling has affected their livelihood.