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4 hrs ago | The Star Online

Grief and terror dampens mood

Signs of the times: A family walking past a billboard posted with messages of condolence for the flight tragedies and a message against the atrocities in Palestine in George Town, Penang.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Penang, Malaysia: a historical and culinary delight

The sizable island of Penang is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Penang, Malaysia: a historical and culinary delight

The sizable island of Penang is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Penang To Turn Heritage Enclave Into One-way Street System

GEORGE TOWN, July 24 -- Penang government will implement the one-way street system at George Town Heritage enclave to curb with the rising street crimes.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Traffic Law Enforcement Should Be Ongoing, Not Seasonal - CAP

GEORGE TOWN, July 24 -- The Consumers' Association of Penang wants strict traffic enforcement to be ongoing and not a seasonal procedure to coincide with festivals.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Police Nab Four Men, Including Suspect In Robbery, Kidnapping Case

GEORGE TOWN, July 23 -- Police arrested four men, including a suspect in the case involving the robbery and kidnapping of four family members in Taman Hutching here in a raid in Sungai Petani Kedah, last Saturday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Penang MMEA Detain Indonesian Fishermen Off Pulau Kendi

GEORGE TOWN, July 22 -- The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency detained nine Indonesians and seized two boats for encroaching into the state's waters yesterday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Penang Gerakan Youth Lodge Police Report Against Tanjong MP's Wife

GEORGE TOWN, July 20 -- Penang Gerakan Youth urged the police to take action against the wife of Tanjong Member of Parliament Yuki Tan who described Malaysia as a rotten and scary country following the alleged shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Star Online

Penang's George Town Festival returns

Dance theatre piece Play is both a passing of time, and a vast playground, a place for experiments, for reaching out.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Penang Flies Flags At Half-mast Over MH17 Tragedy

GEORGE TOWN, July 18 -- Penang is to fly flags at half-mast for three days from today as a mark of respect for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine yesterday.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Palco to expand ops in Asia-Pacific region [New Straits Time (Malaysia)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) GEORGE TOWN: American reverse logistics firm Palco Inc, which has committed an initial RM11 million to its first offshore facility in Penang, is looking to expand.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Star Online

Angry motorist slaps municipal council officer

In the 9.45pm incident, the woman, in her 40s, is reported to have slapped the officer while the latter was clamping the former's Perodua Kenari which was illegally parked.

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The Star Online

Chef Wan: Penang govta s proposed ban is ridiculous

GEORGE TOWN: A renowned Malaysian celebrity chef considers the Penang government's proposal to ban foreigners from being the "main cooks" of popular local dishes as ridiculous.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Star Online

Chef Wan: Penang govta s proposed ban is ridiculous

GEORGE TOWN: A renowned Malaysian celebrity chef considers the Penang government's proposal to ban foreigners from being the "main cooks" of popular local dishes as ridiculous.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Star Online

Penang to ban foreign cooks in hawker stalls

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will implement a ban on foreign cooks in hawker stalls to protect their food heritage.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Education Ministry Hopes 39 SJKT Upgrading Projects To Start This Year

GEORGE TOWN, July 11 -- The Education Ministry hopes 39 projects to upgrade the facilities and infrastructure of Tamil primary schools under the Special Plan Package 2012 can get off the ground this year.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Penang Plans To Set Up Centralised Chicken Halal Slaughter And Processing Centre

GEORGE TOWN, July 11 -- A centralised halal chicken slaughterhouse and processing facility will be set up in Penang to improve hygiene and quality of processed poultry.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Penang Gerakan Calls For Blacklist Of Companies Clearing Forests Illegally

GEORGE TOWN, July 10 -- Penang Gerakan on Thursday challenged the state government to blacklist errant companies involved in what it described as the illegal clearing of forests for development.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

So Silly! Tourists not in M'sia to eat food for the homeless, Guan Eng tells Umno minister

Tourists do not come to Malaysia to feast on free meals meant for the homeless, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said today in response to a minister's claim that travellers have been sneaking into soup kitchen queues.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Star Online

Restaurant offering Buka Puasa buffet raided for selling alcohol

The restaurant was also found to be offering Buka Puasa buffet to its customers despite not possessing a "Halal" certificate from the Malaysian Islamic Development Department .

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