Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Penang Hill funicular train ready for visitors

Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng launched the Penang Hill funicular train after more than a year of upgrading.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Batalkan semua saman ekor

Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng welcomes the move by the police to terminate "saman ekor" and has strongly requested the cancellation of all summons issued by this method as it proves to have many flaws.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Oldest art society celebrates 58th annual exhibition

The arts society in Penang is the oldest in the country and it just celebrated it 58th annual exhibition at Dewan Sri Pinang yesterday. EXCO Town & Country Planning, Housing and Arts, Wong Hon Wai officiates the event.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Rocking for your rights

Fung Shui master serenades Lim Guan Eng

Putri Wong Kam Fu, a Fung Shui master from Indonesian talks about the year of the rabbit and what it brings. She surprised Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng with a song at the end of a press conference yesterday at Penang International Property Expo 2011.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Monday, 27 June 2011

Foreign property experts praise PIP 2011

What the foreign property experts say about Penang International Property Expo 2011.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

A good property mix at PIP 2011

A property buyer will definitely find his dream home at the PIP 2011. A good property mix ranging from exclusive to affordable.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist.

LGE launches Penang International Property Expo 2011

Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng launches the 6th Penang International Property Expo 2011 at PISA.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist.

Affordable properties in Penang

Michael Geh of Raine & Horne speaks about affordable homes in Penang and the issues about property speculation which is one of the main reasons genuine home buyers are having difficulties in committing their first home buy with such overblown prices.

Raine & Horne will be featuring affordable homes at the PIP 2011 which will be held at PISA, Penang from 18th March to 20th March 2011.

With the affiliation, Zaki + Partners then assumed a new identity known as Raine & Horne International Zaki + Partners Sdn. Bhd. the new synergy embodies the combination of Zaki + Partners' extensive knowledge of the local market and its increasingly and specialist skills of Raine & Home's global family.

The Firm currently has fifteen (15) branches in Peninsular and East Malaysia. The total number of employees for Penang office is 22 including Valuation Department which comprises 11 members.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

LGE launched PIKOM

GEORGE TOWN: The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) should look into setting up an IT mall in Penang.

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng made the suggestion after Pikom chairman Wei Chuan Beng said Pikom would have its very own IT Mall at Cap Square in Kuala Lumpur in July.

Lim said Pikom should look into establishing such malls outside Kuala Lumpur.

"What better place than Penang to have such a mall as Penang is focusing on science and technology and Bayan Baru and Bayan Lepas will become the hub," he told a press conference after launching Pikom's PC Fair and 25th anniversary at the Komtar Dome yesterday.

LGE: Japan will recover quickly

Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng offered his condolences to the people of Japan.

Coffin for Adun

Mohd Ghani, a businessman in KOMTAR, Penang brought a coffin for Adun KOMTAR, Ng Wei Aik. Story to follow.

Video by Jimmy Leow Beng Hock, Citizen Journalist

Education fair attracts thousands

GEORGE TOWN: The Star Edu­cation Fair 2011 at the Penang Inter­national Sports Arena (Pisa) received the thumbs up from thousands of visitors impressed with the choices on offer.

The one-stop exhibition, which ended yesterday, featured 252 booths by 120 exhibitors from various local and foreign institutions offering undergraduate, postgraduate, twinning, diploma, certificates and distance learning programmes.

The foreign institutions were from Britain, the US, Australia, Russia, Singapore, Indonesia, India and Switzerland.

The event was attended by Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng yesterday.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalists.

RM 1.90 million compensation awarded to Tmn Kota Permai flash flood victims

The long wait is over. After fighting for justice and compensation for nearly three and a half years, the Tmn Kota Permai flash flood victims finally get a nod from JPP and its ministry for whooping compensation worth RM 1.90 million.

Bernard Cheen, the Tmn Kota Permai spokesman said that the victims are satisfied with the amount. He stressed that the amount compensated is to ease the losses the victims incurred for the past few years and no one is making any kind of profit from this settlement.

He praised the continuous effort put up by Tan Teik Cheng, the ex Adun of Padang Lalang and those who have helped to make this possible.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Bukit Jambul hike trail receives free exercise equipment

Exercise equipment worth RM10,000 was sponsored by Aduns YB Sim and Ravin of Pantai Jerjak and Batu Uban yesterday at Bukit Jambul Hike Trail in Penang. Sim encouraged Penangites to sweat it out for a healthy lifestyle.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Jade Emperor birthday celebration at Pulau Betong

The Hokkiens and other devotees of the Thni Kong (Jade Emperor) at the little village of Pulau Betong celebrated the deity's birthday on the ninth day of the Chinese New Year.

The village mostly Chinese inshore fishermen families, came all out to celebrate and to offer their prayers last night.

The offerings to the Jade Emperor included roast pork and the must-haves such as ang koo (red tortoise buns), mee koo (red-coloured buns), huat kuih (prosperous cakes), t'ng tak (sugar pagodas) and sugar cane.

Video by Jimmy Leow

Danger lurks at abandon market

The old market located at Balik Pulau, Penang has been the town's icon for decades until the new market complex was build several years ago. The abandon market has been the home to drug addicts who get their daily dosage, according to several shop owners nearby. The premise is dirty and the roof is probably going to collapsed anytime.

MPPP should take immediate steps to prevent people from going through the old market to avoid any mishaps.

Video by Jimmy Leow