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Courtesy patrol car to deter speeding on bridge

Friday, 24 October 2014.

BATU KAWAN: The Penang police will now be able to catch speed demons on the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, thanks to a courtesy patrol car provided by the bridge operator.

Deepavali goodies for 700 families

Friday, 24 October 2014.

ALOR STAR: Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir brought cheer to some 700 Indian families from 15 parliamentary constituencies in the state by distributing Deepavali goodies to them in Seri Mentaloon here recently.

Fashion, music rock on catwalk

By Paul Toh - Friday, 24 October 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: YOUNG models gyrated down the ramp at Queensbay Mall here, accompanied by the pulsating sounds of electro pop band Paperplane Pursuit, recently.

Inspired and thought-provoking

By Paul Toh - Friday, 24 October 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: THREE young artists with the gift for churning out remarkable sculptures are holding a joint exhibition at Acheh Art Row.

NEW MEMBERS FOR COUNCIL OF DATO’ DATO’

Friday, 24 October 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: The Council of Dato’ Dato’ State of Penang welcomed 22 new members into its ranks at a luncheon held at the Evergreen Laurel Hotel here recently.

From pride to crying shame

Thursday, 23 October 2014.

ALOR STAR: IT was once the pride of the city. Folk would take a walk or jog in the mornings to enjoy the fresh air along Sungai Kedah.

New township offers affordable landed property

Thursday, 23 October 2014.

KEPALA BATAS: A leading developer of townships in the northern states, Bertam Properties Sdn Bhd, is rolling out a RM60 million mixed development project in Bertam, near here.

Penang’s perennial flash flood woes

By MUHAMMAD NIZAMUDDIN MANSOR - Thursday, 23 October 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: WHILE admitting that it is finding it hard to solve the perennial flood problem in Penang, the state government said it is always looking for ways to minimise the occurrence of flash floods.

RM6 million flood mitigation project to start in January

Thursday, 23 October 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: A RM6 million flood mitigation project for the inner city of George Town is expected to start in January.

Festive treat for 20 shelter home kids

Thursday, 23 October 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: Eastin Hotel hosted a Deepavali buffet dinner for some 20 children of Seri Cahaya Home, Batu Maung, recently.