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Thaipusam 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:40

ThaipusamDate: 24 January

Venue: from Little India to Waterfall Temple via Dato Keramat Road,

Main venue: Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Waterfall Temple

Thaipusam is celebrated during the full moon of the 10th month in the Hindu calendar and signifies the victory of good over evil. During this celebration, a pilgrimage procession takes place to bring the statue of Lord Muruga on a silver chariot led by more than 60 kavadis from Little India to the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani hilltop temple at Waterfall Road. The tradition of breaking coconuts is carried out to cleanse the roads before the journey.

The procession usually starts at 5.30am departing from Kovil Veedu (House Temple) on Penang Street and travel through Buckingham Street, Campbell...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 16:03
 
7th Penang International Halal Expo & Conference (PIHEC) PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:35

Poster Pihec Blast1Date: 29 - 31 January 2016

Time: 10.00am- 8.00pm

Venue: SPICE Arena, Penang

The 7th consecutive Penang International Halal Expo & Conference (PIHEC) continues with great activities and tremendous business opportunities starting 29th to 31st January 2016. The Halal Exposition to be held at the Subterranean Penang International Convention & Exhibition (sPICE) while the Halal Conference will now take place at the newly Olive Tree Hotel, adjacent to sPICE.

PIHEC 7 has expanded its level to...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:20
 
Gurney Paragon Mall, emerging winner of the Retail Category in FIABCI Malaysia Property Awards 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:32

fiabci photo kelawai-011Gurney Paragon Mall, the pulsating new heart of Penang with its vibrant mix of indulgences, reaffirms its status as the premier shopping and lifestyle destination in northern Malaysia. Emerging winner of the Retail Category in the prestigious FIABCI Malaysia Property Awards 2015, it is not only the toast of the town, but also a significant contributor to the Pearl of the Orient’s rising international profile.

Since opening in 2013, the iconic landmark along Gurney Drive has raised the bar...

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Spring into Joy & Riches This Auspicious Lunar New Year at Queensbay Mall PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:19

P11500421     Venue: Queensbay Mall, Penang

The “snow” from last season’s celebration melts away, Queensbay Mall is warming up the excitement to usher in the Lunar New Year that marks the beginning of an auspicious Spring season in full bloom.

The Mall’s Central Atrium has been transformed to flaunt a prosperous and bustling harbour, all decked up for Chinese New Year. The elaborated decoration boasts a magnificent atmosphere that represents a city that never sleeps, which in the golden...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:27
 
AirAsia strengthens northern hub with introduction of new direct flights from Penang to Yangon PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 10:14

PENRGN-Star 13Jan2016Another exciting destination awaits travellers from the Northern region of peninsular Malaysia as AirAsia introduces direct flights to connect Penang to Yangon, Myanmar, marking the 7th international destination from the airline’s northern hub. This new route will have a flight frequency of three times weekly, and commence operations on 22 March 2016.

To celebrate the announcement of this new route, AirAsia is offering promotional all-in-fares from as low as RM99* one-way. Flight bookings...

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Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival, Live in Malaysia 2016 – Official Press Conference & Meet The Stars of The Show Session PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:21

Disney On IceDate: 26 - 27 March

Venue: SPICE Arena, Penang 

PR Worldwide and Feld Entertainment are excited to announce the return of one of the most anticipated live family entertainment event to Malaysia. Disney on Ice, returns to the Spice Arena, Penang on the 26th & 27th of March 2016 with a brand new production that is sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival features adventurous moments from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast...

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Penang to Host International Leadership Conference PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:20

01-Nex-345x600Date: 10 – 12 March

Venue: Olive Tree Hotel, Penang

NEX (Nurture Engage eXchange) is a brilliant showcase of our local and international experts on their views and experience of thought leadership. It is a conference aimed at encouraging management and corporate leaders to embrace thought leadership as a strategy for growth.

NEX Brings many distinguished international experts and effects and effective role models to challenge and enlighten us on leadership. Leadership is best learnt...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 14 January 2016 10:27
 
A Hopeful Spring – Usher In Spring With Joy, Aspirations And Luck PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:18

Celling Mobile Front 01Date: 15 – 22 January

Venue: UG Concourse, Sunway Carnival Mall Penang

It’s Spring time! Let’s celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Monkey with joyous celebrations, shopping spree and sumptuous feasts with your loved ones at Sunway Carnival Mall. Amidst the conviviality, do not forget to take a stroll at the UG Concourse from 15 January till 22 February 2016 that all spruced up with pretty Cherry Blossom trees and beaming red lanterns.

Sunway Carnival Mall’s Upper Ground Concourse...

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18,000 lanterns to usher Chinese New Year 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:13

12469629 1216340845050030 3316655404199076392 oVenue: Stretch of Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth

Streets in Jalan Raja Uda became lively ever sincea total of 18,000 lanterns were lighted up in order to usher the Lunar New Year of the Monkey. Main sponsors of the red lanterns are Datuk Chin Poh Chye, Managing Director of Nikaco Holdings Sdn Bhd and Datuk Hong Yeam Wah who is a businessman.

The lighting up of the lanterns ceremony was officiated by Chief Minister of Penang, The Right Honorable Mr Lim Guan Eng alongside with Penang State...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:18
 
Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:09

Nyonya LifeDate: Week Beginning Friday January 15th  

Joy of Ensemble is a rare chance to listen to beautiful classical chamber music in Penang, in which a talented cellist, violinist, oboist and pianist perform a selection of pieces by Fauré, Bach, Beethoven, Elgar and others on Saturday 16th at 4pm. Later that day, and in the same venue (the Star Building in Pitt Street) learn about a completely different music scene in Malaysia.

 In A Window on the Globalised Music Scene from Southeast Asia...

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Penang's Awards and Recognition in 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 January 2016 10:13

Sam Lim 111George Town, Penang named as one of "The Ten Best Budget Travel Destinations for 2016" by Forbes

George Town, Malaysia

For those who love to try new food but are on a budget, George Town, Malaysia is the place to go. The cuisine is a blend of Malay, Chinese, and Indian specialities, and local hawker centers and street foodstalls offer dozens of delicious options for just $2-3. Wash it all downwith a fresh fruit juice for $1 and you can easily eat well for under $10 a day. Accommodation is...

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Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016 10:19
 
KBJ Lion Dance Championship 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 January 2016 09:58

KBJ LION DANCE 2016 POSTER emailDate: 10 January 2016

Time: 10.30am - 6.00pm

Venue: Kompleks Bukit Jambul, Summer Wing Concourse

Kompleks Bukit Jambul will be hosting the KBJ Lion Dance Championship 2016 on Sunday, 10th January 2016, 10.30am at the Summer Wing Concourse, welcoming renowned lion dance troupes from all over Malaysia to compete for the championship. This Lion Dance Championship is organized as part of KBJ’s effort to preserve the traditional culture and ensure that the lion dance performances will...

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Pongal Festival 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 January 2016 09:55

PongalDate: 15 January

Pongal is a Hindu 'thanksgiving' festival traditionally dedicated to the Sun God Surya to thank the solar deity for a bountiful harvest.

The word Pongal literally means "boiling over" and refers to the ritual of boiling freshly harvested rice and milk until it spills out of the pot. The boiling over is believed to bring good luck and prosperity to the household. The moment the rice boils over and bubbles out of the pot, Hindus will shout "Ponggalo Pongal".

The saying...

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