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| July 14, 2017
sexual-assault

Description of the alleged assault as detailed in a police report filed by the victim has gone viral on... More ››

| July 14, 2017
Chuah-Ghee-Lye-prisoners

However the remand order of a 56-year-old fisherman has been extended for another three days. More ››

| July 13, 2017
polis_saman_600

Salesman in his 30s admits previously settling summonses for beating the red light after being told by cops to... More ››

| July 3, 2017
VIDEO INSIDE
car-chase

Film makers in Penang for its charm and the possibility of filming every imaginable scene, from super old to... More ››

| June 27, 2017
danny-song-3

State heritage agency assures that Penang’s oldest cemetery is in its original condition following concerns that a movie production... More ››

| June 9, 2017
water-penang-5

PBAPP chief executive officer Jaseni Maidinsa says the interruption will be from 8am to 6pm. More ››

| June 1, 2017
mbi-raid

A check by The Star finds that stores that sell products to members via a redemption credit system are... More ››

| May 20, 2017
Anuar-Omar_new-lane_600

Senior citizen had first crashed into a van, before accelerating in reverse, crashing into popular food stalls in New... More ››

| April 30, 2017
Lonely-planet

George Town listed as only Asian destination in Lonely Planet book entitled Street Art that covers 42 cities around... More ››

| April 22, 2017
shooting-incident

Police say the incident is believed to be linked to a resident who suspects the priest of siphoning temple... More ››

| April 20, 2017
VIDEO INSIDE
Lee-Eng-Lai

Four-generation family business Swatow Lane Ais Kacang to go on a 'long break' for the first time in 94... More ››

| March 24, 2017
Penang-Museum

The building will be closed for two years, and the museum will move temporarily to the second museum on... More ››

| March 21, 2017
datu_law_new

Timbalan Pendakwa Raya tidak menawarkan sebarang jaminan kerana semua tertuduh didakwa mengikut Seksyen 147 Kanun Keseksaan (tidak boleh diikat... More ››

| March 19, 2017
bearing

Victim put ring on at 8pm last night before having sex with his wife. More ››

| January 19, 2017
nattukotai-chetiar

Trustees of original Silver Chariot procession not against golden chariot, but say they fear plying same route in George... More ››

| January 15, 2017
penang-cruise

Chingay, lion dance and a whole fiesta on the pier to welcome 17,000 arrivals. More ››

| January 8, 2017
guan-eng

Lim Guan Eng calls for a rethink on the Bank Negara ruling hurting exporters. More ››

| January 8, 2017
jagdeep-singh-deo-1

Each time floods hit bad, money is promised to build bridges and dams, and then what happens, asks Jagdeep... More ››

| January 7, 2017
penang-foreign

Its government firms up places to house them, despite objections from some residents. More ››

| January 7, 2017
lim-guan-eng_chowrasta-market_penang_600

One of the oldest markets in Malaysia just got prettier with more room for business. More ››

| January 3, 2017
Chow-Kon-Yeow

State Exco also denies refusing to work with NGOs saying many meetings and workshops were held with civil society... More ››

| December 16, 2016
Chow-Kon-Yeow

There is no inconsistency in numbers of heritage units sold to foreigners, says Penang's local government exco Chow Kon... More ››

| December 14, 2016
loh

Gerakan Youth claims contradictory replies were furnished in the state assembly. More ››

| December 14, 2016
bodyguard

Meskipun tertuduh, Ja'afar Halid mengaku bersalah bagi pertuduhan tertentu, mahkamah memerintahkan dia dirujuk ke Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta, Perak... More ››

| December 9, 2016
gerakan

State opposition party aspires to fill void left by Penang government and promote island's unique heritage of traditional... More ››

| December 7, 2016
gerakan-1

Six pre-war shophouses in George Town remain in shambles despite a promise to repair them last year, says Gerakan... More ››

| December 6, 2016
penang-bridge-close-1

Motorists advised to skip Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway and use Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah instead. More ››

December 5, 2016
COMMENT
Saifuddin-Abdullah_penang_600

In the early 1960s, George Town was fully autonomous financially and was the richest local authority, with annual revenue... More ››

| November 23, 2016
Dr-Caryn-Koh (1)

Dr Caryn Koh, in recently completed larger-than-life mural at Magazine Road, George Town says she never knew she would... More ››

| November 17, 2016
jahara_penang

No recognition given to Muslim tourist places in guidebooks or maps, claims Teluk Ayer Tawar assemblyperson Jahara Hamid in... More ››

| November 16, 2016
penang-heritage-1

Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce denies that greed is the main reason many properties in the George Town heritage... More ››

| November 15, 2016
penang

DAP's Teh Lai Heng suggests increasing current RM2 million imposed on foreigners buying shophouses, as they evict traditional trades... More ››

| November 7, 2016
Dr-T-Jayabalan--1

Court rules that newspaper had merely reported story based on court documents and this is not defamatory to Batu... More ››

| October 17, 2016
nazri-penang-guesthouse-1

Federal minister supportive of homestays in prewar shophouses in Penang, but says they have no choice but to follow... More ››

| September 8, 2016
Loh-Kit-Mun

State Gerakan Youth leader wants state government to come clean on sale of heritage properties after NGO claims more... More ››

| September 2, 2016
Jagdeep Singh Deo

Penang Government says it will study need for rent control and accept feedback from tenants and owners of properties... More ››

| August 31, 2016
uber

Victim was robbed of RM1,150, a necklace and a handphone. More ››

August 23, 2016
FMT LETTERS
lim mah hui

Open Letter from Dr Lim Mah Hui to Dr Ang Ming Chee to counter accusations of treason over... More ››

| August 19, 2016
Jagdeep-Singh-Deo_penang_sia-boey_600

Penang Government continues to slam Penang Forum for going behind its back and complaining to Unesco about proposed transport... More ››

| August 18, 2016
old-Sia-Boey_penang_600

An interim protection order will be issued to the Sia Boey site to prevent any development on the site,... More ››

| August 17, 2016
khoo34

"If we did not write in to Unesco, George Town would have lost heritage status," says Penang Forum over... More ››

| August 16, 2016
Ng-Chek-Siang

PKR leader Ng Chek Siang says Penang Forum and its steering committee should not be labelled as 'backstabbers' for... More ››

| August 15, 2016
Dr-Ang-Ming-Chee

Penang Forum's Dr Lim Mah Hui "holding hostage" Penangites by putting George Town World Heritage Site at risk, says George... More ››

| August 15, 2016
K-Gopal-2

Penang Government's proposed rent control would only stop owners from renting out their properties, says newly-formed George Town Heritage... More ››

August 14, 2016
COMMENT
penang-forum-unesco-1

It is the proposed projects of building Light Rail Transit and monorail bordering the heritage zone that may cause... More ››

| August 13, 2016
Lim mah hui

City councillor questions motives of Penang Forum and attacks academic credibility of fellow councillor Lim Mah Hui. More ››

| August 12, 2016
Unesco-Penang

A complaint letter by NGO Penang Forum to Unesco may lead to delisting of George Town's World Heritage Site... More ››

| July 17, 2016
Khoo-Salma-georgetown-world-heritage-1

Khoo Salma says proposal for rent control is too vague about protecting city life while Mark Lay says to... More ››

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