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Penang Street Food

Penang Street Food Guide

Penang Street Food Guide

This guide is based on the author’s own experience and preference, feedback from online and offline surveys. Please use it as a guideline only because different person has his/her own taste bud. The below list from item 1 to 12 is recommended by Tourism Penang Department. 1. 2. 3. 4. & 5. 6. 7. 8. […]

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Arts & Culture

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Tourism News

Penang to ban foreign cooks at hawker outlets from January

Penang to ban foreign cooks at hawker outlets from January

The DAP-led Penang government is to ban foreigners from working as the main cooks at hawker food outlets starting Jan 1, 2015. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the state executive council made the decision after 86 per cent of respondents in a survey supported the proposal. He said the requirement for street hawkers to […]

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Public Complaints

CF deadline for hill railway

CF deadline for hill railway

The deadline is ticking away for the Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) to fulfil certain safety standards for its funicular train service. The Department of Safety and Health (DOSH) told the corporation it had until Tuesday to get a full certificate of fitness (CF) for the service, according to its Penang director Mohd Anuar Embi. He […]

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Tourism News

Foreigners buying up Penang’s heritage properties

Foreigners buying up Penang’s heritage properties

Gerakan tells the state government to impose controls to protect the right of the locals. GEORGE TOWN: Gerakan has urged the Penang government to stop foreigners and non-Penangite Malaysians from buying heritage properties in the state. Penang Gerakan Secretary Oh Tong Keong suggested this as a first step towards a general control to protect the […]

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Travelogue

On preserving the old

On preserving the old

It’s a cool, slightly overcast day in George Town, Penang. I’m sitting outside my guesthouse on Love Lane, where droves of travellers walk past every day, some purposefully, some looking slightly bewildered, but all with camera in hand. The travellers who come here do so partly for the food, the history and Penang’s heritage buildings, […]

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