KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 13): The Penang Remand Prison and its staff quarters will be placed under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) from Thursday (Oct 15), said Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 12): The Sessions Court here has today fixed Oct 28, 2020 for case mention in former finance minister Lim Guan Eng's Penang undersea tunnel project corruption trial, during which two amended charges will be read to him.
GEORGE TOWN (Oct 11): Three more prisoners, who were placed in the same cell as the inmate that died from the disease on Oct 5, tested positive for Covid-19 at the Penang Remand Prison yesterday.
GEORGE TOWN (Oct 9): No Penang Remand Prison staff has been tested positive for Covid-19 so far, according to its director Mohamed Jusoh Idris.
GEORGE TOWN (Oct 6): The Penang Remand Prison has taken immediate action to isolate and quarantine all inmates and staff believed to have been in close contact with an inmate who was reported to have died in the prison yesterday.
GEORGE TOWN (Oct 5): Penang’s urban regeneration pilot project to rebuild 50-year-old low-cost housing units has been put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GEORGE TOWN (Oct 5): Thirty-three premises in Penang have been ordered closed since the Movement Control Order (MCO) was enforced for failure to comply with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) on COVID-19 prevention.
PENANG: With the rising number of senior citizens in Malaysia, the need to address the issue of elderly care has become increasingly important.
GEORGE TOWN (Oct 1): George Town, the capital city of Penang (pictured), has been awarded the Gold Medal for the fourth edition of Sustainable Cities Organisation Awards (WeGO Awards) under the Mobility category.