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8 die after bus rams into stalled bus on emergency lane

Police say 33 other people injured, 23 seriously, in accident involving two factory buses on their way to Penang island early this morning.

4th body recovered from Tanjung Bungah landslide

Authorities yet to ascertain identity of victim but confirm that previous three bodies recovered are that of Bangladeshi workers at the construction site.

Prasarana umum khidmat RapidFerry bulan depan

Prasarana akan cuba mencari penyelesaian terbaik untuk meningkatkan kualiti feri bagi menarik lebih ramai penumpang.

Khazanah Institute project helps low-income group stay in city centres

Pilot project in George Town stops families being pushed out of the city by rising rentals.

Pengurusan kes bunuh T Nhaveen ditetapkan pada 6 Disember

Kesemua tertuduh didakwa mengikut Seksyen 302 Kanun Keseksaan, jika sabit kesalahan boleh dihukum gantung sampai mati.

Penang to Putrajaya: Show proof RM2 billion spent on flood mitigation

State executive councillor, saying records show the federal government only implemented 12 projects costing RM124,745,837.95 from 2011-2015 in Penang, urges Putrajaya to keep its promises.

George Town lumpuh dilanda banjir kilat

Kesesakan teruk berlaku di sekitar bandar raya dan di atas Jambatan Pulau Pinang.

Firemen rescue woman trapped in flaming shophouse

Firemen save the worker, in her 30s, after she is found unconscious from smoke inhalation due to the raging fire at the George Town world heritage site.

Police looking for escaped detainee

The detainee is believed to have escaped using a self-made key.

One year on, Sia Boey’s historic shophouses remain in shambles

Penang government gives assurance that action has been taken to strengthen the 24 shophouses at the once famous Victorian-era market area.

KL, George Town best cities to retire in Asia, says report

The annual list in the Top 10 of The World’s Best Places to Retire ranks KL at 6th and George Town (10), for its welcoming ways and level of English spoken.

Cancellation of Zunar’s exhibition: Sign of more BN repression, says Guan...

Penang chief minister says cartoonist Zunar’s fear of physical intimidation is understandable as he was attacked during an exhibition in Komtar last year.

Zunar’s ‘Ketawa Pink Pink’ exhibition in Penang called off

The exhibition was cancelled after state Umno Youth distributed posters asking members to ‘visit’ the exhibition site at Beach Street tomorrow morning.

Former Penang councillor remanded for alleged sexual assault

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

Case of detainee who escaped: 8 cops released on police bail

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

102 unpaid traffic summonses later, man finally agrees to pay

Salesman in his 30s admits previously settling summonses for beating the red light after being told by cops to settle these first to prevent his road tax and licence being blacklisted.

After ‘Danny’s funeral’, HK crew films dramatic car chase

Film makers in Penang for its charm and the possibility of filming every imaginable scene, from super old to old and modern, says production crew.

Danny’s grave ‘exhumed’ and cleared, says Penang heritage body

State heritage agency assures that Penang’s oldest cemetery is in its original condition following concerns that a movie production crew had built a grave-like concrete structure there.

10-hour water supply disruption in Penang tomorrow

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

Keep low profile, MBI management tells investors after raids

A check by The Star finds that stores that sell products to members via a redemption credit system are operating as usual and there has been no panic by members.

Woman, 70, panicked in Penang eateries crash, say cops

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

George Town street art makes it to world travel guide

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

6 held over shooting incident at priest’s house

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

Penang’s famous ais kacang outlet to close shop

Four-generation family business Swatow Lane Ais Kacang to go on a 'long break' for the first time in 94 years, as search starts for a new premise.