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How A Marathon Boosts the Penang Tourism Industry PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 21 August 2009 02:12

 

PRESS STATEMENT BY YB DANNY LAW HENG KIANG CHAIRMAN OF THE PENANG BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL MARATHON Dated 16th August 2009
“HOW A MARATHON BOOSTS THE PENANG TOURISM INDUSTRY”



Dave, Fran & YB Danny Law on the road measuring our PBIM route.

We are proud to inform the Penang Bridge International Marathon participants that the PBIM Organising Committee have invited  Mr. Dave Cundy the Board Member of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races who is also an IAAF/AIMS International Measurement Administrator of Asia & Oceania and an IAAF/AIMS Grade A Course Measurer along with Fran Seton IAAF/AIMS Grade B Course Measurer here to speak at the PBIM Forum held last Sunday and also to measure the Penang Bridge...

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Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2009 02:22
 
Cultural Show and events for the month of August PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 July 2009 23:59

 

PRESS RELEASE FOR WEEKLY CULTURAL SHOW AND EVENTS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST
BY STATE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT & CULTURE EXCO, YB DANNY LAW HENG KIANG


If you missed the cultural show organized by the Penang State Tourism & Culture Committee at Esplanade in July, do not despair! The month of August promises an exciting time in Penang with its scheduled multicultural performances and other upbeat entertainment every Saturday of the month to bring family and friends to. The effort by the State to...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2009 22:27
 
Launching of Baby G PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 03 August 2009 22:30

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At the launch were Mr Phuah, YB Danny Law and Mr Marco

Message from YB Danny Law Exco for Penang State Tourism Development & Culture:


First of all, congratulation to Etika Cekap Sdn Bhd for the achievement of both G Hotel and Gurney Plaza on being awarded the Best Hotel and the Best Shopping Mall of 2009 in the recent CHT In Penang Award 2009 last Saturday.

Penang is indeed fortunate and proud to have available such a highly sophisticated hotel as G Hotel and a well managed shopping...

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Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2009 22:51
 
Heritage Mass Wedding in Penang 09-09-09 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 27 July 2009 22:12

 



"Love is in the air, Everywhere I look around... Love is in the air, Every sight and every sound... " are the exact true words of John Paul Young come this month of September in Penang where couples would take to the alter to be wedded on the auspicious date of 09-09-09. On this day, several mass weddings will be held to accommodate loving couples who wants to be married.

Many mass weddings will be held on this unique date to add to the memorable moment for couples. Organizers like...

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 July 2009 19:14
 
All-Star National Chingay Championship PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 26 July 2009 22:22

 The All-Star National Chingay Championship was a definite crowd puller last Sunday, as seven chingay teams including two teams from Kedah and Perak took up the challenge to have a battle of stunts for the championship title. The teams showed off their skills from basic stunts followed by high-skilled action.



 

This event was a conclusion of many discussions and meetings held over the past few months. As many things, such as the formation of a new set of rules and regulation were...

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Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2009 17:44
 
Official Results for Penang Dragon Boat Cross Channel Race PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 26 July 2009 19:54

 

Official Results for 26th July 2009 Penang Dragon Boat Cross Channel Invitation Race (Total of 7.6KM):
Pacific West Dragon Boat Club - 38 min 10 sec
Penang Forward Sports Club - 38 min 23 sec
Penang Island Paddlez Club - 38 min 42 sec
Anak Malaysia Batu Uban Dragon Boat Team -  40 min 07 sec
Kelab Pendayung Taman Perbandaran - 40 min 22 sec
Intel Dragons - 45 min 07 sec
PBC Tanjung Bungah School Team - 49 min 22 sec

 

 

 

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Last Updated on Sunday, 26 July 2009 22:13
 
Penang Bridge International Marathon 2009 Press Release PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 08 July 2009 20:26

 

PRESS STATEMENT BY YB DANNY LAW HENG KIANG
CHAIRMAN OF THE PENANG BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL MARATHON
CHAIRMAN OF THE PENANG STATE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT & CULTURE COMMITTEE
PENANG BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL MARATHON


7th July 2009, G Hotel, 12 noon

This year, the Penang Bridge International Marathon will be held on 22nd November 2009 in conjunction with the first weekend of the year-end school holidays as well as the completion of the third lane along the Penang Bridge.

Today, almost 1,000...

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Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2009 23:40
 
Jetstar takes off to Penang PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 July 2009 12:06

 

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Penang International Airport On 1.7.2009:



I am pleased to be here to welcome Jetstar’s inaugural flight to Penang. Penang is Jetstar’s 17th destination and the 4th Malaysian city Jetstar flies to. Beginning with a flight a day, the Penang State Government is happy to note that the frequency will be increased to twice daily by 1st October 2009.
 
As of today, we have 42 Singapore-Penang flights weekly, with Singapore Airlines...

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Visit Penang Year 2010-2012 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 02 July 2009 15:36

Press Statement by YB Danny Law Heng Kiang, Exco of the Penang State Tourism Development & Culture.

Visit Penang Year 2010-2012 is a three year campaign for all tourism industrial players, the hotels and travel agents to enable them to come up with travel packages in advance for tourists all over the world to come to Penang. A year is too short a time to promote Penang to all the other countries, therefore three years is an ideal period to create more attractive packages and to...

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Last Updated on Friday, 03 July 2009 17:47
 
National Chingay Competition 26th July 2009 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 13 June 2009 08:38

 

Date: 26th July 2009. 8.30am to 11am

Location: Esplanade, Penang

Chingay is originated from China, and the Penang Chinese first performed Chingay in 1899 during deity processions. It is a street art where the performer balances a giant flag that ranges from 25 ft to 32 ft in height and about 60 pounds in weight.

Over the years, the local Chinese has been improvising the Chingay performance. From a basic giant flag balancing by a solo performer, Chingay has developed to a team...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2009 22:54
 
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Wednesday, 01 April 2009 16:32

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Last Updated on Saturday, 04 April 2009 13:29
 
Fly direct to Singapore from Penang via low cost carriers PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 27 April 2009 06:55

 

Finally! We can fly direct from Penang to Singapore (Changi Terminal 1) via AirAsia, FireFly, and Jetstar starting June 1st 2009.

To celebrate this great news, AirAsia is offering limited FREE seats. Valid for booking from 27th April ~ 3rd May 2009. Travel from 1st June ~ 31st Jan 2010.

AirAsia and Jetstar have started their online booking for this new route. Check it out.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 April 2009 23:18
 
Shopping Tourism PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 20:52

 



Penang is without a doubt one of the best shopping destinations in South East Asia. Synonymous with its relaxing Island atmosphere and friendly people, Penang offer a pleasant and comfortable shopping lifestyle experience for all shoppers, including domestics and foreign visitors.

You could find high street chain stores and funky boutiques to designer labels like...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2009 15:34
 
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