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Magistrate finds DAP man guilty of molest, sentences him to three years jail

Kuala Lampur, Nov. 12 -- A former city councillor from DAP was today sentenced to be jailed three years and fined RM7,000 by a Magistrate's Court here after being convicted of molesting a college stud... Read More


Guan Eng: Chin Tong merely helping Pakatan candidate communicate with Tg Piai's Chinese community

GEORGE TOWN, Nov. 11 -- Johor DAP Chairman Liew Chin Tong will only be assisting Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia's Tanjung Piai candidate Karmaine Sardini to communicate with the Chinese community, DAP... Read More


Penang will bear all operational deficits for proposed LRT line, says Chow

Kuala Lampur, Nov. 8 -- The Penang state government will have to bear all operational deficits for the proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) in the early stages, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said t... Read More


Conceding environmental harm from reclamation, Penang exco says to look at bigger picture

GEORGE TOWN, Nov. 8 -- State exco Phee Boon Poh (DAP - Sungai Puyu) admitted that reclamation invariably affected the environment. However, he said such projects should not be viewed in isolation. "... Read More


Penang benefitting from US-China trade war, says deputy chief minister

GEORGE TOWN, Nov. 7 -- The ongoing US-China trade war has increased foreign direct investments (FDI) in Penang, according to the state's first Deputy Chief Minister Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abd Rahman. He to... Read More


Penang Hill still below 4,800-visitor limit, says exco

GEORGE TOWN, Nov. 7 -- Visitors to Penang Hill have yet to exceed the limit of 4,800 people at once set under the Penang Hill Special Area Plan 2016, state exco Yeoh Soon Hin (DAP - Paya Terubong) sai... Read More


Armed with federal guarantee, Penang eyes bonds to fund RM46b transport blueprint

GEORGE TOWN, Nov. 7 -- The Penang state government will form a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to issue bonds for funds to pay for the state's massive transportation plans, Penang Chief Minister Chow Ko... Read More


Penang drafts state law against proselytisation to Muslims

GEORGE TOWN, Nov. 7 -- The Penang state government is preparing an enactment to further control and prohibit the spread of other religions to Muslims in the state, Deputy Chief Minister I Ahmad Zakiyu... Read More


Official: Business events generated RM1.3b for Penang

GEORGE TOWN, Nov. 7 -- Business events more than doubled last year from 2016 and brought in a total estimated economic value of RM1.312 billion, said Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) Chi... Read More


Guan Eng, PKR rep tell Penang to rethink assessment rate hike

GEORGE TOWN, Nov. 6 -- Two backbenchers including Lim Guan Eng raised their constituents' concerns over the state's assessment rate review at the Penang legislative assembly and urged the state govern... Read More