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Hearty and happening Hard Rock Hotel Penang

The Hard Rock Hotel Penang has plenty of attractions and activities to keep kids happy.

200,000 consumers to face water cuts in Penang on Monday

The water authority says repair work must be carried out after a pipe burst on Jalan Bukit Gambir.

2 island must-eats when on a day trip to Penang

Mee Sotong Hameed Pata and Nasi Kandar Deens Maju are two unforgettable eateries in Penang.

Penang LRT gets 97% ‘yes’ in public survey

Chief minister says only 380 out of 16,140 visitors to public display oppose Komtar-Bayan Lepas link.

Port storage fees waived to clear containers with plastic waste

Over 300 containers carrying plastic waste from Japan, Hong Kong, Europe, Canada and the United States are being held at the port in Penang alone.

Penang’s amazingly appetising apong guan

These tiny delightful morsels are a must-eat snack when in Penang.

Trade war rejuvenates Penang’s ‘Silicon Valley’ firms

Foreign direct investments into Penang leapt 11-fold to about US$2 billion in the first half of this year.

More HK property investors turning to Malaysia, Singapore amid unrest

Adding to the allure of Malaysia is its relative affordability and prices much lower than Hong Kong.

Penang kickstarts first road project in undersea tunnel package

Work on the road from Bandar Baru Air Itam to the coastal expressway on the east side of the island will begin on Oct 31.

Penangites need guts for large-scale projects, says NGO

Anak Pinang says such projects will boost the economy and hone the state's competitive edge.

Penang streets flooded because flood-gate not open

Assemblyman says a contractor had closed the gate for drain repairs.

Is the LRT for Penang island a blessing or a curse?

The project will require at least RM170 million to maintain annually and may lead to higher assessment rates for house owners in future.

Law has changed, quarry must follow new law, says Penang city...

MBPP says quarry, which began operations in the 1960s, fell into disuse in 2002 and started operating again this year.

Give nuns longer visas, pleads Catholic mission running old folks homes

Little Sisters of the Poor says cost of renewing the visas for all four foreign nuns can easily cover the cost of running the whole home.

Penang group says company getting away with land clearing despite stop-work...

Penang Hills Watch says urgent enforcement on violation of stop-work order is needed.

No prayers, only unity speech, at Penang MGS, says fact-finding team

A special programme was held to bring Muslim and Christian students closer.

Cops question 5 over Christian school prayer

Bukit Aman says more will be called in.

Calm down, council men tell Penang ratepayers over assessment rate hike

Property owners vent frustration over higher assessment rates on valuation department directors at dialogue.

Penang cops probe clearing of hillock

The Penang Island mayor says investigation papers have been submitted to the council’s legal adviser for prosecution purposes.

Rethink rate hike, group tells Penang city councils

The Penang Chinese Chambers of Commerce says although an increase is inevitable, the timing is bad.

Man in coma after robbery, assault outside apartment

Cops arrest duo after viewing CCTV footage, hunt for third suspect.

Policing PPRs might impact residents’ privacy, says Penang exco

Jagdeep Singh Deo says further discussions should be held on the matter.

Cops probe claim Penang school barred Muslim prayer

The case is being investigated for intent to incite a community to commit an offence against another community.

Malaysia won’t pay to return imported waste

Those responsible for sending the waste should pay the fine and collect back the waste, says minister Yeo Bee Yin.