News/Reports

Education platform for social mobility

29 December 2017

Story by Victor Seow Pix by Darwina Mohd Daud THANKS to the initiative of Sungai Pinang assemblymember Lim Siew Khim, the Taman Jelutong Jaya Community Hall has been turned into […]

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Huffing and puffing up Komtar

29 December 2017

EXCO member for Youth & Sports, Women, Family and Community Development Chong Eng conceded that it was no mean feat to climb a total of 1,217 steps in the ninth […]

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Mosque, surau repairs completed

29 December 2017

THE repair works of the four mosques and a surau under the Datuk Keramat constituency affected by the Nov 4 and 5 storm have been completed, laying to rest claims […]

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Education aid for varsity students

29 December 2017

A TOTAL of 1,277 recipients received RM1,000 education aid for entrance to universities from Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng on Dec 19. This included 64 undergraduates who received RM1,200 for […]

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Interviews

Mayor Guru a Penangite at heart

08 March 2017

MAYOR K. Gurunathan, 64, from Kapiti, a district north of Wellington, New Zealand, was back in Penang recently for a short holiday. Buletin Mutiara’s Chan Lilian and photographer Alissala Thian […]

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Pei Ling makes Penang shine in China

16 October 2016

Story by Chan Lilian Pix by Shum Jian-Wei LIKE a small boat on the ocean sending big waves into motion is the lyrics to “Fight” song which was sung by […]

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Cycling to work? Really?

04 May 2016

Story by Chan Lilian NOT believing that commuting to work by bicycle was possible led Buletin Mutiara to pursue KC Loong to share how he does it. Here Loong, 42, […]

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Councillor who believes in differing opinions

08 November 2015

Story by Chan Lilian PENANG Island Cityh Council (MBPP) councillor Lim Boon Beng caught the attention of Buletin Mutiara when he stood alone against the decision made by his fellow […]

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Industry/Investment

Penang still attracting quality investments

27 November 2017

PENANG has topped the national list with RM7.7 billion in approved investments in the manufacturing sector for the first half of 2017. State Industrial Development, International Trade, Cooperatives and Entrepreneur […]

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Penang tops in investment figures

13 November 2017

SPEAKING to reporters on Oct 26, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng highlighted the economic performance of the state as shown by figures released by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA). […]

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Luxoft’s RM235m investment adds value to Penang

08 March 2017

Loschinin (left) inking the plaque to commemorate the official opening while Ng (behind him), Lim (second from left), Rashid and Tan look on. Story by Chan Lilian Pix by Alissala […]

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Penang very bullish about investment

15 July 2016

Story and pix by Chan Lilian PENANG is very, very bullish about investment and the general sentiment is Penang is still attractive to investors due to several reasons. investPenang director […]

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Welfare and community

‘Bangkit’ programme mitigates flood losses

22 December 2017

Story by Victor Seow Pix by Shum Jian-Wei THE payment of the one-off RM700 to the Nov 4 and 5 flood victims which started on Dec 16 brought much relief […]

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Ensuring we bounce back

27 November 2017

Story by Victor Seow THE rehabilitation of the state as well as steps to make sure Penang bounces back after the disastrous storms and floods which took place on Nov […]

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Festive cheer in Air Putih

13 November 2017

THE  joy of the Festival of Lights was felt in Air Putih when hundreds of people irrespective of race and faith turned up at the Deepavali Open House on Oct […]

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Dazzling Deepavali show in Little India

13 November 2017

THE Deepavali Carnival cum open house held on Oct 29 by the Penang Indian Chambers (PIC) for the very first time at Little India attracted a huge crowd. Though it […]

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Press Statements

Unsung heroines of MBPP

22 October 2015

Story by Amanda Khong Pix by Law Suun Ting THE video of three Penang Island City Council (MBPP) officers acting professionally and calmly handling the situation when insulted in public […]

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MPSP makes RM2.7m surplus

04 September 2014

  Story by Nazleen Najeeb Pix by Ahmad Adil Muhamad THE Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) recently announced that it made a surplus revenue of more than RM2.7 million last […]

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Door still open to CAP

19 April 2013

THE Penang state government concedes that its refusal to endorse a proposal by the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) to impose charges on private vehicles entering Penang island has caused […]

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