ALOR STAR: Following the success of Amanita (Peace Lady) project in combating crime in residential areas where housewives were recruited to be the eyes and ears of the law, the police are now taking the programme to the next level.
GEORGE TOWN: THE 30-year-old Taman Free School wet market will be given a much-needed facelift as provided for in a RM1 million renovation plan.
IPOH: Rotary Club of Ipoh (RCI) honoured 37 staff from the Ipoh City Council's emergency unit with the Pride of Workmanship Award (POWA) for their dedication to rescue work.
MY parents moved to Sungai Petani in the 1970s when my father was posted to Baling as a teacher. The town then was a far cry from what it is now. In those days the entire town had maybe fewer than two traffic lights and roundabouts were common.
IPOH: MORE than 1,000 people attended the Carnival of Green 2013 organised by Oldtown Bhd in Kampung Tersusun Klebang Selatan, here.
GEORGE TOWN: THE axiom "Good things come in small packages" has held true for cultural heritage preservation advocate Lim Gaik Siang, who was bequeathed a small, brown briefcase by her grandfather Lim Chiew Teng.
GEORGE TOWN: Public Gold Group hosted a dinner at Equatorial Hotel to present prizes to winners of its annual golf tournament recently.
GEORGE TOWN: THREE hundred and fifty children from welfare homes recently spent a memorable day on Penang Hill in conjunction with Universal Children's Day.
PENANG: TELUK Bahang market traders are agitated over having to put up with the lack of maintenance and frequent power disruptions during the past year.
GEORGE TOWN: Ooi Jia Yik must be feeling on top of the world. The 23-year-old graphic designer graduated from Equator Academy of Arts with a cumulative grade point average of 3.94 -- the highest score among 224 students who completed their studies recently.
IPOH: The Ipoh Ratepayers and Taxpayers Association (Irata) has called on utility companies emulate Tenaga Nasional Bhd, which is offering annual rebates to customers as a form of dividend for deposits paid to it.
PENANG Hill is blessed with lush greenery and also offers a spectacular and captivating view of Penang island and beyond.
THE police are ready for the second wave of floods in the north, including Penang, expected later this month.
GEROGE TOWN: HEALTH authorities brought a popular hotel in Bukit Mertajam to book for unhygienic conditions when traces of rats' dropping were found in its kitchen.
GEORGE TOWN: The almost century-old pipe organ at the Church of the Assumption is back from a six-month sojourn in England, where it received the restoration it sorely needed.
GEORGE TOWN: GET a taste of international flavours when you dine at the Eastin Hotel's Swez Brasseri this month.
GEORGE TOWN: THE 41st Penang Pesta International Bowling Championship, kicks off today at the refurbished Mega Bowling Centre in MegaMall Pinang in Prai.
SLEEPLESS NIGHTS: Residents of Hong Seng Estate worry that their lives may be in danger if no action is taken to prevent potential landslides
KUALA LUMPUR: The New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd celebrated its loyal employees in an appreciation ceremony held in Balai Berita last week.
GEORGE TOWN: Penang will host the nation's biggest chess tournament, the Penang Heritage City International Open at the Red Rock Hotel here from Dec 9.