It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper. – Jerry Seinfeld (1954 – )
Penang Hill Train Service Delayed
GEORGE TOWN: The new Penang Hill funicular train service, which was expected to resume this month, has been delayed until at least March as the authorities are still carrying out safety tests.
Road closures for George Town City Day
Bernard Cheah – firstname.lastname@example.org
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 27, 2010): Several roads around the Esplanade will be closed Saturday to pave way for the 54th George Town City Day celebration.
Good bye 2010 and a warm welcome to 2011!!
Where to find the celebrations on Penang this New Years Eve
By David Tan, The Star – November 22, 2010
GEORGE TOWN: The solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the country is expected to increase substantially to 11mega watt (MW) in 2011, generating about RM200mil in business opportunities for companies involved in installing solar power generation systems.
By Azlan Abu Bakar, Business Times – December 9, 2010
A number of fresh Japanese investments are expected to pour into Malaysia soon, covering several sectors. Although no specific value was mentioned and to which sectors the potential investments would be made, Japanese Ambassador to Malaysia Masahiko Horie said the investments will help gear up Japan’s position as the number one foreign investor in this country.
New Straits Times, December 21, 2010
GEORGE TOWN: The Federal Government is set to make Penang the preferred hub in the region and several development strategies designed to stimulate the economy and provide jobs have been lined up to achieve the goal.
By TOM KHOO – The star.com – Saturday December 25, 2010
Soju Club at the Penang Times Square Mall is adding excitement to the Penang nightlife scene.
The Soju Club is a hot, new nightspot that has just opened at the Penang Times Square, much to the delight of nightclubbers and out-of-town visitors looking for a sophisticated night out.
Crush performs nightly at Soju. -— MAU HORNG
Y.A.B TUAN LIM GUAN ENG, CHIEF MINISTER OF PENANG'S KEY NOTE ADDRESS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 1ST PENANG INTERNATIONAL MICE CONFERENCE “AN EMERGING DESTINATION OF CHOICE" ON DECEMBER 18, 2010 AT G- HOTEL PENANG
New Straits Quay (SQ) Shopping/Entertainment Mall is currently in its soft opening phase with many restaurants and bars already enjoying customers (and the other way around!).
Straits Quay is a neo-colonial building with what I believe to be an ideal location. It reminds us of a similar Mall in Singapore (the name of which escapes me but it is the one where you get the cable ride to Sentosa Island) with its seafront location and up-market retailers and Food & Beverage outlets.
According to the E & O Group: –
"The E & O Group's core business, apart from hospitality and lifestyle, is in property development and property investment. On Penang, E & O's masterplanned seafront development Seri Tanjung Pinang is one of the most sought after residential addresses among locals and expatriates, especially with its latest launch, the Quayside Seafront Resort Condominiums, the first condominium in the region with a 4.5 acre private waterpark.