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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 through nurture, actual practice and having others to encourage and network with. NEX brings together all these strengths to transform ourselves personally and as organizations.

The conference is aiming to have 700 participants from all over Asia to...

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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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Trip to Ho Chi Minh City in Conjunction with the Inaugural Direct Flight by Air Asia PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 January 2016 09:32

saigon-ho-chi-minh-statue-1890Date: 25 -27 January 2016

Venue: Penang to Ho Chi Minh City

YB Danny Law is leading a delegation of 6 colleges and 5 hospitals under the Penang Centre of Education Tourism (PCET) and Penang Centre of Medical Tourism (PCMT), respectively. Dr Mary Ann Harris, President of PCET and Chairperson of PCMT will be coordinating the trip for the colleges and hospitals in conjunction with the inaugural flight from Penang to Ho Chi Minh.

The participating colleges are CAC Academy, KDU University...

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Lexis Suites Penang Soft Opening Deal PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 January 2016 09:30

FotorCreatedVenue: Lexis Suites Penang

(28, Jalan Teluk Kumbar, 11920 Bayan Lepas, Penang)

Lexis Suites Penang is nestled along the idyllic and pristine beach of Teluk Kumbar and overlooking the Straits of Malacca, the luxurious Lexis Suites Penang is now a new icon in Penang. It is about 30 minutes to Gurney Drive, 20 minutes to the Second Penang Bridge and a few minutes’ drive from Penang International Airport.

An embodiment of contemporary design coupled with luxurious fittings, Lexis Suites...

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Christmas Eve & Christmas Celebrations PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 15:24

ChristmasDate: 24 & 25 December 

Venue: Hotels and shopping complexes in Penang / Auto-City, Juru

The year has comes close to the end of its time, the spirit of Christmas joy soars all through Penang. With shopping malls and hotels doing their bit in decorating their premises, the air is filled with a magic-like aura, bound to mesmerize and warm that very gringe in you.

Like in many parts of the world, the Christian population in Malaysia celebrates Christmas Day on 25th of December to commemorate...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 10:22
 
Seberang Perai Chingay Parade PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 14:38

ChingayDate: 27 December

Time: 7.30pm - 11.30pm

 Venue: MPSP Field, Butterworth

A cultural  and colourful parade, following the Pesta Chingay Parade on the island, which consists of a mix of Chingay groups, Lion dan Dragon Dance teams, Lion Dance on stilts, colourful floats, traditional drums, martial arts team and school marching bands. The parade begins at the MPSP field on Jalan Bagan Luar and ends at the Temple of the Nine Emperor Gods on Jalan Raja Uda.

For more enquiries, please contact...

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 10:19
 
Line-Up for 2016 New Year Countdown PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 14:27

SQ Fireworks 1.jpg1Date: 31st December 2015 

New Year Countdown is held every year at Karpal Singh Drive, Straits Quay, Gurney Paragon, Queensbay Mall, Complex Bukit Jambul and Auto-City. These night-long celebrations are filled with exciting entertaining performances and activities. Before the stroke of midnight, take part in the countdown towards a new year at these venues! Enjoy a brilliant display of fireworks to usher in the new year. 

 

New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at Gurney Paragon Mall

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015 14:38
 
Penang Free Sheet Proposes PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 14:25

Syed ThajudeenDate: Fortnight Beginning Friday December 25th

This week is your last chance to see the Retrospective of Syed Thajudeen, an exhibition of the paintings of one of Malaysia's most distinguished contemporary artists, currently showing at Penang State Art Gallery, and closing on Thursday 31st. For appreciators of classical music, don't miss the first concert of the year of Penang's best-known chamber group, Ensemble Koschka on Friday 1st, or perhaps you would prefer an evening of family...

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