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Travel alert :: Penang is a killing field

Travel alert :: Penang is a killing field

In 2014, 50 murder cases, 31 of the victims were foreigners, in which 18 were Myanmar nationals. Many of them are gruesome murders with bodies dismembered to pieces. Police deny Myanmar national murders are related with the racial clash in their homeland. But no one believes the story from the police. Torso and legs of […]

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Snatch thieves give Love Lane a bad name

Snatch thieves give Love Lane a bad name

An Australian couple has vowed never to visit Penang after a traumatising experience while strolling along the heritage enclave of Love Lane, which is fast gaining a reputation as a crime infested area. The 24-year-old Aussie woman fell prey to two snatch thieves while her 22-year-old boyfriend could only look on helplessly. The snatch thief, […]

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Penang Hill funicular service to be fully restored Saturday

Penang Hill funicular service to be fully restored Saturday

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hill funicular railway service which was disrupted Thursday, is expected to be fully restored Saturday. Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) general manager Maklen Ali said the disruption was due to a minor technical hitch, forcing the train to move slower than usual. “The train neither encountered any serious malfunction nor stopped midway,” […]

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Penang Bridge to close Sunday morning [18 Nov 2012] for marathon

Penang Bridge to close Sunday morning [18 Nov 2012] for marathon

KUALA LUMPUR: Motorists have been requested to use the ferry service to enter or leave Penang on Sunday morning as the bridge connecting the island to the mainland will be closed for the Penang Bridge International Marathon. The bridge will be closed to traffic from 1am to 10am on Sunday, said Plus Malaysia Berhad (Plus) […]

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Penang Hill Train Hours Extended During Weekends Of School Holidays

Penang Hill Train Hours Extended During Weekends Of School Holidays

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 17 (Bernama) — The Penang Hill train will operate two hours longer on weekends beginning Saturday in conjunction with the school holidays, Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) said in a statement today. It said the train would run from 6.30 am until 10 pm. The ticket counter would be closed one hour before […]

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Travel Alert :: Boycott this Hotel Penaga until they remove illegal structure

Travel Alert :: Boycott this Hotel Penaga until they remove illegal structure

This foreign owner thought Malaysia is a lawless country, they refused to remove flower pots on the 5 foot walkway and MPPP also did nothing to take legal action against the owner. They also operate a hotel without license under the nose of PR state government. This is a mockery of Malaysian law.

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