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May 19, 2018 1:08 PM Excluded parties welcome reshuffle in exco line-up

GEORGE TOWN: A possible reshuffle in the Penang exco line-up has been welcomed by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) and Amanah assemblymen. Teluk Bahang assemblyman Zolkifly Md Lazim from PPBM said he welcomed the statement by Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow on the matter. He said it was important to have representation from Pakatan Harapan (PH) parties 6

May 17, 2018 1:11 PM Patriot slams Perkasa for outdated race-based thinking

PETALING JAYA: Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan has expressed their astonishment at Perkasa's call for the new finance minister post not to be given to a non-Malay, adding that the days of race-based politicking are now over under the newly formed government. Patriot president, Brig-Gen (rtd) Datuk Mohamed Arshad Raji called for Perkasa's "race-based, stereotype 5

May 16, 2018 4:15 AM Seven DAP and 3 PKR lawmakers sworn in as Penang excos

GEORGE TOWN: Seven DAP and three PKR lawmakers have been sworn in as state executive councillors before Penang Governor Tun Dr Abdul Rahman Abbas at Dewan Sri Pinang. Pinang Tunggal assemblyman Datuk Ir. Zaki Yuddin Abdul Rahman has been appointed as the new Deputy Chief Minister 1, while Prof Dr P. Ramasamy retained his Deputy Chief Minister 2 post and his state 4

May 15, 2018 1:28 PM Ewein raises stake in Ewein Zenith to 89%

PETALING JAYA: Ewein Bhd is acquiring a further 16% equity interest in Ewein Zenith Sdn Bhd for RM160,000 cash, which will increase its stake in the company from 73% to 89%. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, Ewein’s wholly owned subsidiary Ewein Land Sdn Bhd said it had entered into a share sale agreement with Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd for the proposed 7

May 15, 2018 7:44 AM Penang Gerakan wants Teng Chang Yeow to remain, chairman

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan wants its chairman Teng Chang Yeow to continue leading the party although he had expressed his intention to retire from politics. Its vice-chairman, Oh Tong Keong, said the severe defeat in the general election of the Barisan Nasional (BN), of which Gerakan is a component party, could not be attributed to Gerakan alone as it was caused 11

May 15, 2018 3:36 AM SunCon shares up 4.17% on Penang medical centre job

PETALING JAYA: Sunway Construction Group Bhd’s (SunCon) share price rose 4.17% this morning after the group was awarded a contract for the proposed development of Sunway Medical Centre in Penang for RM180 million. At 11.14am, its share price was 4.17% or 9 sen higher at RM2.25 with 310,000 shares traded. Yesterday, SunCon said it accepted the letter 6

May 14, 2018 11:47 AM Guan Eng laments fake news on GST abolition

GEORGE TOWN: Finance Minister designate Lim Guan Eng has lamented the use of fake news to sabotage the efforts of the new Pakatan Harapan government to ensure a smooth transition towards the formation of an effective federal government. Responding to a viral news that the Goods and Services Tax would be abolished on June 1, Lim shook his head in disbelief 8

May 14, 2018 11:06 AM Penang likely to proceed with mega southern land reclamation projects

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will likely proceed with the mega southern land reclamation projects now that the state and federal governments are from Pakatan Harapan. Newly sworn-in Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state was open to a new financial model to drive the proposed RM27 billion Penang Transport Masterplan, but it also sees an urgent need to maintain 5

May 14, 2018 3:44 AM New CMs, MBs start work in Penang, Malacca, Negri Sembilan (Updated)

GEORGE TOWN: Penang DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow was formally sworn in as the state's fifth chief minister here today. In a brief but historic occasion, Chow, 58, took his oath before the Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Dr Abdul Rahman Abbas and pledged his commitment to safeguard state secrets. The Kuala Lumpur-born Chow was a journalist before joining the socialist 12

May 14, 2018 3:44 AM Chow sworn in as Penang CM

GEORGE TOWN: Penang DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow was formally sworn in as the state's fifth chief minister here today. In a brief but historic occasion, Chow, 58, took his oath before the Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Dr Abdul Rahman Abbas and pledged his commitment to safeguard state secrets. The Kuala Lumpur-born Chow was a journalist before joining the socialist 14