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Mohd Faiz Subri from Penang has clinched the Puskas award for best goal of the year last night. The swerving wonder goal was scored at a time when Malaysians were enthused with the Ola Bola movie. Unfortunately, our national team's...
When I was a kid, my ambition was to become an All-England badminton champ. Sadly, I never made it past the older guys to become local street champ, and my budding badminton career soon faded. But coming face-to-face with...
A foundation set up by Daim Zainuddin, the controversial twice finance minister during Mahathir's tenure as premier, has signed an agreement with the Penang Development Corporation to set up the country's largest art museum, to be known as Ilham...
The angry young man comes good and shows his softer side. Namewee, along with his mother, has outdone himself with this lovely Mother's Day tribute. Over 800,000 people have already viewed it.
Apart from the state's heritage, street food is where Penang's real comparative advantage lies. Take a pinch of political will and a small cup of money (to spruce up our act) - and you could rustle up a little...
On this occasion of Malaysia Day today, here is Anneke Gronloh performing Oh Malaysia. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61Z8hHy9fiI Thanks to blog reader Suku who sent in the clip with this message: I am attaching a beautiful song which is most apt in conjunction with Malaysia...
Entering the Great World Park of Penang or Tua Seh Kai was like being teleported into a dreamy entertainment world, the stuff of fantasy and gastronomical delights, recalls tunglang. This was definitely a happy world of nightly entertainment for...
University of Nottingham Malaysia campus is hosting another talk in its series of public lectures, this time featuring Sharaad Kuttan. Sharaad Kuttan is presently Senior Lecturer at IACT College in Petaling Jaya where he teaches journalism. He is...
1914: What better way to end this post than with a cartoon, this one from Hisham Rais' blog about Zunar's six stops at various police stations within seven hours yesterday. Go here. 1836: On the line with Zunar. Yes, indeed...
Imagine that. His cartoon exhibition was disrupted by a pro-Umno mob yesterday but it was Zunar who was arrested this evening for investigations for sedition and under Section 504 of the Penal Code (for insult or whatever) after reports...

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