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| September 13, 2017
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Firemen save the worker, in her 30s, after she is found unconscious from smoke inhalation due to the raging... More ››

| September 8, 2017
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Penang government gives assurance that action has been taken to strengthen the 24 shophouses at the once famous Victorian-era... More ››

| August 7, 2017
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Family member Jimmy Sidhu hopes Selangor MB will intervene and stop house from being demolished on Sept 20. More ››

| July 21, 2017
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Penang chief minister donates RM200,000 to restore a 119-year old Chinese temple in Chulia Street where ‘inaccurate’ repair works... More ››

| June 27, 2017
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State heritage agency assures that Penang’s oldest cemetery is in its original condition following concerns that a movie production... More ››

| June 11, 2017
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The traders at Sungei Road open market given until July 10 to clear out, prompting netizens to ask government... More ››

| May 8, 2017
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Leave heritage buildings alone, Junz Wong tells Kota Kinabalu City Hall. More ››

| December 20, 2016
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The 120-year-old market will see the addition of a new food court, with roadside hawkers relocated there. More ››

| December 20, 2016
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Penang Gerakan Youth claims state executive councillor Chow Kon Yeow had mislead the state assembly on foreign-owned heritage properties. More ››

| December 16, 2016
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Gerakan Youth’s Loh Kit Mun accuses Penang executive councillor Chow Kon Yeow of being 'senile'. More ››

| December 14, 2016
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Gerakan Youth claims contradictory replies were furnished in the state assembly. More ››

| December 9, 2016
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State opposition party aspires to fill void left by Penang government and promote island's unique heritage of traditional... More ››

| December 7, 2016
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Six pre-war shophouses in George Town remain in shambles despite a promise to repair them last year, says Gerakan... More ››

| November 30, 2016
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Following discovery of artefacts at old market, heritage groups are anxious to know results of a survey by archaeologists... More ››

| November 19, 2016
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Pengkalan Kota rep says foreign owners have raised rents beyond the reach of many people More ››

| November 17, 2016
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No recognition given to Muslim tourist places in guidebooks or maps, claims Teluk Ayer Tawar assemblyperson Jahara Hamid in... More ››

| November 16, 2016
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Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce denies that greed is the main reason many properties in the George Town heritage... More ››

| November 13, 2016
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Waiting for Perak to gazette the site and commemorate 11th Indian Infantry Division battlefield success. More ››

| September 2, 2016
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Penang Government says it will study need for rent control and accept feedback from tenants and owners of properties... More ››

| September 1, 2016
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Penang History and Heritage Association questions development projects in Batu Uban. More ››

| August 21, 2016
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Salleh says no question that the award for Best Malaysian Film is the most prestigious, being open to all,... More ››

| August 21, 2016
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Tourism bureau's Heritage Night Walk highlights historical features of capital's landmark buildings More ››

| August 19, 2016
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Penang Government continues to slam Penang Forum for going behind its back and complaining to Unesco about proposed transport... More ››

| August 18, 2016
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An interim protection order will be issued to the Sia Boey site to prevent any development on the site,... More ››

| August 17, 2016
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"If we did not write in to Unesco, George Town would have lost heritage status," says Penang Forum over... More ››

| August 16, 2016
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PKR leader Ng Chek Siang says Penang Forum and its steering committee should not be labelled as 'backstabbers' for... More ››

| August 15, 2016
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Penang Forum's Dr Lim Mah Hui "holding hostage" Penangites by putting George Town World Heritage Site at risk, says George... More ››

| August 14, 2016
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Guan Eng says 'not right' for Penang Forum to protest with Unesco letter, and accuses them of being defamatory More ››

August 14, 2016
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It is the proposed projects of building Light Rail Transit and monorail bordering the heritage zone that may cause... More ››

| August 13, 2016
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Not easy to be awarded heritage status, not easy to be delisted, says George Town World Heritage Incorporated general... More ››

| August 13, 2016
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City councillor questions motives of Penang Forum and attacks academic credibility of fellow councillor Lim Mah Hui. More ››

| August 12, 2016
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A complaint letter by NGO Penang Forum to Unesco may lead to delisting of George Town's World Heritage Site... More ››

| August 10, 2016
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Penang CM Lim Guan Eng accuses English daily of trying to pit him against NGOs over his criticism on... More ››

| July 17, 2016
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Khoo Salma says proposal for rent control is too vague about protecting city life while Mark Lay says to... More ››

July 10, 2016
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Residents lament lack of care and conservation as popular family picnic spot turns into a dump site and haven... More ››

July 9, 2016
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With only one troupe still carrying on, culture department plans to start an apprentice programme for youth so that... More ››

| July 5, 2016
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5,000 buildings will be governed by stringent development rules to protect heritage site, says Penang Government. More ››

| July 5, 2016
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Rent control will protect traditional trades in Penang's capital city from going extinct, says George Town Heritage Action group. More ››

July 3, 2016
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Rampant development, new transport plan, and lack of land ownership by residents are contributing factors, says USM professor. More ››

June 3, 2016
COMMENT
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While heritage sites and natural landscapes should be preserved, it is unfair to insist that development in Penang be... More ››

May 14, 2016
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Three women of Bidayuh sub-tribe and a musician to perform traditional dances at festival of the indigenous. More ››

May 1, 2016
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Gerakan says Penang Government must ensure heritage value of properties remains protected. More ››

April 30, 2016
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Tribal call for community to convene is adopted by chief minister as one of his favourite expressions. More ››

| April 23, 2016
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Old Johannian Sultan Nazrin says ministry agreed to request for SMK St John to revert to original name. More ››

| April 22, 2016
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Penang DAP leader takes the Federal Government to task for not prioritising the preservation of the historical site, opening... More ››

| March 27, 2016
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More changes taking place as landmark shops in central KL fade away with the times. More ››

| March 12, 2016
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City agrees with Penang Forum activists to bring charges under planning act for future hill-clearing offences. More ››

| March 4, 2016
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George Town World Heritage Inc seeking an amicable solution to the issue. More ››

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