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10,000 devotees give King of Hades a grand send-off

10,000 devotees give King of Hades a grand send-off

By TAN SIN CHOW BUKIT MERTAJAM: More than 10,000 devotees turned up to offer prayers and witness the burning and grand send-off of the 9m tall effigy of Tai Su Yeah (King of Hades), believed to be the tallest in the country. The event was the highlight of the 15-day Bukit Mertajam Phor Thor (Hungry [...]

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Thousands make beeline to church in Bukit Mertajam for annual pilgrimage

Thousands make beeline to church in Bukit Mertajam for annual pilgrimage

By S. ARULLDAS Photos by MUHAMAD SHAHRIL MORE than 100,000 people are expected to attend the annual St Anne’s Feast celebrations in Bukit Mertajam this weekend where the highlight would be a candlelight procession around the church grounds tomorrow evening. Most of the pilgrims would likely participate in the procession after the 8pm evening mass. [...]

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