Penang Food

Having a reputation as a food paradise, be it haute cuisine, or cuisine bourgeoise (hawker fare), Penang offers a heady and exotic mix of delicious cuisine to choose from. In a word, Penang food is both famous and fabulous. When people mention Penang ...

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Penang International Dragon Boat Festival

Event: Dragon Boat Photography Competition Date: 11th & 12th June 2011 Organiser: Penang International Dragon Boat Federation Committee Contact: 04- 650 5136/ 261 9012   The Plenitude International Dragon Boat Festival was ...

Penang World Music 2014

Penang Tourism presents two full nights of global music and culture as we bring to music lovers the next Penang World Music Festival (PWMF), to be staged on 12 and ...
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Launching of Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon (APBIM) 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 July 2014 08:00

DSCF7195--The APBIM 2014 Running Vest and Medal was launched on 11 July 2014 at Sunway Pyramid, Petaling Jaya by Chairman of APBIM2014, YB Danny Law.

APBIM is very proud to have Asics, as the Title Sponsor the the marathon this year. Asics was the marathon’s official apparel for the last 2 years and it is one of the leading brands in sporting apparels. Asics has also supported international running events all over the world such as Japan, New York, London, Australia and many more.

For first time ever, APBIM 2014 will be held on the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge (Second Penang Bridge), also the Longest Bridge in South East Asia!

For the last three consecutive years, the APBIM was named the “Largest Marathon in Malaysia” by the...

Last Updated on Sunday, 13 July 2014 16:20
Nuzul Al Quran PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 July 2014 08:00

nuzulalquranDate: 15 July 2014

Nuzul Al-Quran is special day to commemorate the revelation of the Holy Quran. It falls on the 17th day of Ramadhan (according to the Islamic calendar) and it is one of the highlights of this holy month. This year it is observed on 15 July 2014.

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) received the first revelation in 610CE, in the Cave of Hira in the Mountain of Light when he was 40 years old through the arch-angel Jibrail. The first revelation was the first five verses of Surah...

George Town World Heritage Celebration 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 July 2014 16:46

heritage-celebrations-2014 web-2George Town World Heritage Celebration 2014

Date: 6 & 7 July 2014

Celebrate the 6th Anniversary of the inscription of the Historic City of George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with two days packed with memorable events for everyone! Our annual Heritage Celebrations take place right in the streets of the inner city and is a tribute to the warmth and vibrancy of the George Town communities. Discover what makes George Town special and, for Penangites, relive memories of performances...

Time Out Penang’s Weekly Picks PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 July 2014 16:43

dasha resizedGeorge Town Festival has launched an instagram contest which will take place all over George Town. The quirkiest, funniest, and most inventive selfie collages will be rewarded with tickets to Circus Circus, a show part of the George Town Festival featuring contemporary performances from China and Japan.

Daughter of legendary Alleycats member Loganathan returns to Penang for her feature concert. Enjoy three main themes of Malay recipes at G Cafe’s Ramadhan buffet dinner plus classic...

Cruise to Monkey Beach PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 04 July 2014 16:37

blue whale cruiseDate: 6 July 2014

RM299 per person


Blue Whale Cruise brings you a special cruise package to Monkey Beach with a BBQ on board the “Whale” cruise boat

.The cruise departs from Straits Quay Marina at 10.00am and will leisurely cruise  past Pulau Tikus island, Tanjung Bungah, Floating Mosque, Batu Feringghi and Teluk Bahang Fishing Villages.The cruise will then disembark into a smaller boat to spend some time at Monkey Beach. After which, there will be a BBQ on the boat and then back...

Last Updated on Friday, 04 July 2014 16:43
Penang Ramadhan Souq 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 10:48

 DSC0193On the 29th of June 2014, Muslims all over the world welcomed the holy month of Ramadhan.

 During Ramadhan, Muslims abstain from food and drinks and indulging excessive or ill-natured conduct, from dawn to dusk.  It is one of the 5 pillars of Islam, an obligation for Muslims. Ramadhan is a month of spiritual reflection, where one learns the value of patience and perseverance. The end of Ramadhan is marked on the 1st of Syawal, where Hari Raya Aidil Fitri is celebrated.

 In Malaysia...

Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 School Competition PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 10:41

marathon2014The Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 Committee will be organizing a School Competition in conjunction with the upcoming marathon.

The top 5 schools with the most number of registrations will win cash prizes as per below:

1st- RM2000

2nd- RM1500

3rd- RM1000

4th- RM800

5th- RM500

The two categories for the school competition is “10km Junior” and “Fun Run” only. Participants of the school competition will enjoy a special registration fee of RM40 for 10km Junior and...

ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon 2014 First Running Clinic PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 19:13

running clinicDate: 15 June 2014*

Time: 8.30 am*

Venue: Titiwangsa Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur

The ASICS Penang Bridge International Marathon committee and ASICS will

be organizing a Running Clinic on Sunday, 15 June 2014 at the Titiwangsa

Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur, from 8.30 am onwards.The meeting point for the running clinic is at the Astaka , close to the big lake.

Don't miss this opportunity as experienced and seasoned trainers provide

useful information to beginners on the basics on running...

Penang Bon Odori Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 19:11

TRM1405 0064 Flyer 110614frontDate: 19 July 2014

Time: 6pm- 11pm

Venue: Esplanade

*Fireworks display at 10pm

Penang’s most anticipated Japanese cultural  festival is back  this year with exciting games, mouth watering Japanese food, exotic performances and more.

The annual Bon Odori Festival will be happening on the 19 July 2014, from 6pm – 11pm. As usual, the fireworks will start at 10pm sharp.

There will be over 80 stalls selling authentic Japanese food, handicrafts and games. Visitors can also try out...

Meet the Autobots at Gurney Paragon Mall PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 19:09

IMG 3084Date: 9 June – 13 July 2014

Venue: Gurney Paragon Mall

For 30 years, the Transformers have been supremely popular among children and adults. The prolific characters such as Optimus Prime, Bumble Bee and Megatron spawned the most successful blockbuster film and toys in history. This year, Hasbro kicked-off the “Thrilling 30th” anniversary to celebrate the Transformers brand legacy all around the world.

In partnership with Hasbro and I2 Promotions, Gurney Paragon Mall is proud to...

Lok Thye Kee Now Open! PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 June 2014 19:07

LTK Day 1 - v2A truly iconic building built circa 1929 and located right in the heart of George Town,

it used to house the oldest restaurant in Penang serving Hainanese cuisine. Some know

it as the ‘Love Boat’ (the architecture resembles a Chinese pleasure boat) it used to be

the venue to celebrate happy occasions like matchmaking, weddings and birthdays.

Loke Thye Kee has proven to be a very unique destination for many people, both locals

and tourists alike. For the locals, it is a chance to...

35th Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 31 May 2014 17:46

dragon boatDate: 7 & 8 June 2014

Venue: Teluk Bahang Dam

Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

On the 7th and 8th June , get ready to experience the exciting and exhilarating “Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2014” at the Teluk Bahang Dam. This carnival like event will bring teams from Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Australia to compete through 200 m and 500 m courses.

Dragon Boating is part and parcel of Penang’s culture and have been around for...

Taiwan Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 31 May 2014 17:42

pesta taiwan di pulau pinangDate: 6 July 2014

Time: 5pm – 11pm

Venue: Esplanade Penang

The inaugural Taiwan Festival in Penang will be happening on 6 July 2014 at the Esplande Penang. The event is organized by Penang Taipei Investors’ Association in Malaysia, with the support of Penang Tourism.

The event aims to promote Taiwanese culture, food and art and to create an understanding between Penang and Taiwan.

There will be various performance especially from Taiwan, delicious snacks and traditional food and...

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