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Penang’s ageing ‘European Club’ to undergo major restoration

The 140-year-old town hall was the set for 'Anna and the King'.

Wonderfood Museum: Plastic has never looked so tasty

The replicas are so beautifully made that if you weren't hungry when you entered the museum, you certainly will be by the time you leave.

The legendary P Ramlee lives on

Rumah P Ramlee is the quaint wooden house in Penang built by the singer-actor's father and uncle, and is filled with exhibits of his life and works.

KFC outlet at 103-year-old mansion in Penang to shutter next week

Penang’s first KFC outlet, housed in the iconic landmark, will cease operations on March 16, after 32 years.

Penang murals: Street art in George Town, Penang

Some cartoon or caricature images are fashioned from wrought-iron rods while others incorporate real life objects into the painting for a 3D effect.

Peaceful Buddha at Dhammikarama Burmese Temple in Penang

One of the earliest Buddhist temples in Penang, its top attraction is its main shrine of a giant Buddha statue with face and hands made of white marble.

Penang reveals elaborate road plans under busy George Town

Contractors also reveal ‘double-decker’ two-lane flyovers as the tunnel comes to ground in busy Jalan Sungai Pinang.

Penang seeks old building plans, photos of heritage sites

State heritage agency to set up repository to keep building plans and other documents to aid in restoration work in future.

Gaduh: Lelaki Thai mati ditikam isteri

Mangsa maut di tempat kejadian akibat tikaman di dada kirinya dalam pergaduhan pukul 10 malam tadi.

Exhibition offers glimpse of ‘beautiful and irregular’ George Town

An exhibition, held in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of George Town’s listing as a Unesco World Heritage Site, showcases, among others, the certificate of inscription.

Penang CM: Restore heritage buildings, then consider their use

Chow Kon Yeow says foreign ownership of such buildings in the state is still under control as less than 4% of 4,000 buildings are foreign-owned.

Penang returns Love Lane shophouse for RM10

The longstanding feud between a Chinese clan group and the Penang government appears to have ended with the offer to return the property seized in 2013.

George Town gets link to Vincent van Gogh city

Penang state government signs an agreement on developing sister-city ties with Arles in the Cote d'Azure.

Mengingati Dato Koyah, fakir mistik Pulau Pinang

Makam abad ke-19 Dato Koyah akan dibuka semula selepas projek baik pulih lebih 3 tahun siap.

Remembering Dato Koyah, miracle worker of Penang

19th century Dato Koyah mausoleum will be reopened today after a meticulous three-year restoration project.

Half-naked German causes stir in George Town

Police believe man clad only in his underwear is mentally unsound and possibly drunk.

Two 200-year-old cannons found at Fort Cornwallis

USM team at historical site in Penang makes surprise discovery during excavation of the moat and outer defensive structures of the fort yesterday.

Please retain my 5 assistants, pleads Tg Bungah rep to Penang...

DAP's Teh Yee Cheu says these 'hardworking' officers should not be punished for whatever he may have done to anger state government.

Aussie hopes to find missing mum in Penang by Christmas

Son in despair searching in George Town for Annapuranee Jenkins, 65, who was reported lost 11 days ago while on her way to visit her mother, 101.

KL, JB, George Town among cheapest cities for expats

The three Malaysian cities join Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), Yangon (Myanmar) and Karachi (Pakistan) as the cheapest for expats in Asia.

Food will play an even bigger role in consumer travel for...

According to the results of a Booking.com survey, respondents said their food priority in 2018 will be to visit street markets and eat like the locals.

Aliran concerned GLC taking over Penang Botanical Gardens

Civil society group says it is worried natural attraction would be exploited for profit or see its assets fall under private ownership eventually.

Penang after floods: From paradise to ‘mud town’

As floodwaters recede in some places, the clean-up becomes arduous for authorities and homeowners.

Putera Charles lawat gereja, masjid, tokong dan kuil di George Town

Ratusan orang pelbagai lapisan masyarakat berkumpul sepanjang jalan untuk mendapatkan sekilas pandang pasangan diraja itu dan ada yang bernasib baik dapat bersalaman.

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