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Hotel Equatorial Penang Offers Special Room Rates for Asics Penang Bridge International Marathon Participants PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 26 July 2014 14:05

 Hotel Equatorial Penang FacadeReigning 250 feet above sea –level, the five star Hotel Equatorial Penang which is strategically located minutes away to the Penang Bridge, Penang International airport, shopping malls and a 20 minute drive to the heritage city centre is the official hotel for the Penang International Bridge Marathon 2014.

The hotel which showcases 662 rooms and suites that are meticulously designed to make one’s stay intuitively comfortable and convenient is offering marathon runners special room rates that range from RM360.00++ per room/night.  Valid for stays from 15 to 16 November 2014, the Premier room rates which are subject to 10% service charge, 6% government tax and RM3 local government fee include return transfer to the nearest starting...

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Last Updated on Saturday, 26 July 2014 14:19
 
George Town Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 26 July 2014 14:00

GTF-booklet-link1-1920x780Date: 1-31 August 2014

George Town Festival (GTF), which runs from 1-31 August, once again brings a dazzling array of international and local performances, exhibitions, and creative events that celebrates the arts and positions Penang as one of the ASEAN region’s major cultural hotspots.

GTF has earned acclaim from leading cultural bodies including the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) as well as the Motion Picture Association, who note that the festival has a “deep appreciation for how...

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TimeOut Penang’s Weekly Picks PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 26 July 2014 13:57

karpal World Heritage In Japan showcases 67 photos by award-winning photographer Kazuyoshi Miyoshi. Konsert Kopitiam is a music event held at various cafes around George Town. Merging Inks is an interactive art and music event held in an intimate setting. A powerful theatre performance about Malaysia’s past, No Cover Up penetrates questions about the structures of society and ultimately, our very own humanity. Join Tim Donoghue as he launches his new and full autobiography, ‘Karpal Singh...

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St. Anne’s Novena & Feast 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 July 2014 17:10

st annesDate: 25 July – 3August 2014

Venue: St Anne’s Church Bukit Mertajam

Contact: 04-538 6405

 

Every year, thousands of Catholic pilgrims from all over Malaysia including others countries such as Singapore and Australia  visit the Church of St Anne, Bukit Mertajam for the St. Anne's Annual Novena & Feast Day Celebration. It is one of the biggest religious celebrations in Malaysia.

The 10 day Novena brings a carnival-like atmosphere to the town of Bukit Mertajam and the church...

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Penang Bon Odori Free Shuttle Service PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 11 July 2014 08:00

TRM1405 0064 Flyer 110614frontPenang’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.

To reduce congestion during the day , free shuttle service will be provided 6pm-11.30pm at Jalan Lim Chwee Leon to St George’s Church. Members of the public can park their cars at Prangin Mall and...

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Last Updated on Monday, 14 July 2014 12:45
 
Al Medina Moroccan Restaurant PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 17 July 2014 17:12

PHOTO 1BY CK Lam

It is always interesting to taste something new, especially with great company

Together with a group of friends, we had a meal of rich flavours, aromas and colours of Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine at Al Medina Moroccan Restaurant.

Located in Tanjung Bungah, Penang, the house converted restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating exudes a warm welcome.



Al Medina has a menu that covers traditional dishes such as the hummus, tajines, chargrilled meats and kebabs to sweet...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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