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Another amok in Penang, this time over RM20

Police arrest man who threatened to kill his 74-year-old dad.

Woman gatecrashes Dzul, Guan Eng’s press conference over telco tower

The woman from Butterworth says health authorities have ignored her complaints on a telecommunications tower near her home.

BN, not PH, approved Butterworth reclamation, says Penang exco man

He says the government will have to pay huge penalties if this 1999 contract is cancelled now.

Now, Butterworth fishermen have to contend with reclamation

Fishermen’s association calls on Penang government to cancel reclamation off Butterworth.

Penang to probe land clearance near famed birdwatching haven

Despite a notice to stop earthworks, and the seizure of four lorries transporting earth, a large piece of the land area next to the forest near Butterworth has been cleared. A trench was dug recently to prevent entry to the cleared area.

Penang family has no right to reclaim wakaf land, High Court...

The Penang Islamic Religious Council also says the High Court has no jurisdiction to deliberate on the wakaf land issue.

Penang port found with 2 times more imported plastic waste than...

Customs says 265 containers filled with plastic waste are lying idle at the Butterworth port after being brought in from overseas since January.

Another dumpsite found as Penang declares war on plastic waste

Thick vegetation over a site near Perai river shows that it has existed unnoticed for some time.

Heavy rains, strong winds wreak havoc in Penang

Over 50 people evacuated so far as flood waters rise.

Penang Islamic council sued by ‘heir’ to wakaf land

Muhamad Amin Abdul Rahman claims he is the rightful heir to the land, which was never meant for wakaf or Muslim endowment purposes.

19 settlers on wakaf land in Butterworth agree to move out

Penang Islamic Council decides to give temporary homes for them.

19 families face eviction from Muslim endowment land slated for high-rise...

The Penang Islamic Religious Council says they have to leave because the matter has dragged on since 2010.

Blacksmith strikes wife with clothes iron over delay in mixing drink

Police say man tested positive for morphine and had previous convictions for drug abuse.

Sepasang kekasih antara 3 ditahan edar dadah bernilai lebih RM150,000

Polis merampas syabu seberat 750.9g, ketamin (340g), pil eramin 5 (230 biji) dan pil ekstasi (23 biji) di sebuah apartmen di Butterworth.

Penang revives plan to reclaim land off Butterworth coastline

The state signs a supplementary agreement with the company given the project to reclaim land in 1999 as part of a deal to relocate squatters.

PRM to contest in Port Dickson by-election

Three candidates have been shortlisted to take on PKR.

Not reformist enough? I know who fled in 1998, says Azmin

The PKR deputy president says he supported Anwar Ibrahim and the party's cause, unlike those who fled at the height of unrest in 1998.

Cops arrest nanny who pinched crying baby

Hospital staff alert police after the mother sought treatment for bruises on the chest of her 10-month-old infant.

Terminally ill teen gets to fly in jet thanks to police

18-year-old leukaemia patient flies on a private jet for the first time as police and the Children’s Wish Society make his dream come true.

16-year-old pleads guilty to kicking cat

Form 4 girl to serve a one-year good behaviour bond.

Butterworth’s Penang Sentral to open in December after 11-year wait

It will cater to 4,000 passengers from express buses, trains and ferries daily.

Mat Sabu regales hometown crowd with stories from Putrajaya

In a thick Penang Malay accent, new defence minister talks about his boss, the raid at premises linked to Najib Razak and meeting royalty.

PH will win over Umno, PAS supporters, says Mujahid

The Pakatan Harapan leader is confident more Malays will switch their support in the next few years.

Defence ministry: Military plane for Mat Sabu justified, cost-effective

The ministry says the trip enabled the pilot to fulfil his flying hours requirements.