George Town (Cayman Islands)

Type: City
Name: George Town (Cayman Islands)
Country: Cayman Islands
Latitude: 19.280001
Longitude: -81.389999
population: 27,340
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

British drama series to be filmed here

GEORGE TOWN: Penang has been chosen as the filming location for a drama series set in the last days of the British Empire in India.Award winning producer Charles Pattinson said the well-preserved colonial architecture here made it ideal for shooting of ... [Published The Sun Daily - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Penang eyes gaming sector

GEORGE TOWN: Penang plans to tap into the lucrative animation and gaming industry which is targeted to grow to US$242 billion (RM791 billion) globally by 2016.InvestPenang director Datuk Lee Kah Choon said three Creative Animation Triggers (CAT) would ... [Published The Sun Daily - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Frozen meat lorry crash causes massive gridlock during rush hour

| last updated at 08:01PMGEORGE TOWN: A frozen meat lorry crashed and flipped on its side at the Gelugor Underpass today, causing a massive gridlock during rush hour traffic.In the 4.30pm incident, the lorry, travelling from Jalan Tunku Kudin was heading ... [Published New Straits Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

CAP Urges Govt To Enforce Law To Label Halal Medicines

GEORGE TOWN, April 23 (Bernama) -- The Consumer Association of Penang has urged the government to enforce labelling of medicines and supplements with halal logo.Its president, SM Mohamed Idris claimed some medicines for diarrhoea typically prescribed ... [Published Bernama - 6 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Penang DAP holds tribute to Karpal on Saturday

GEORGE TOWN : The DAP will hold a 15-minute tribute to the late Karpal Singh who died in a car crash last week during a fund raising dinner this Saturday.Bukit Bendera MP and organising committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari said the tribute will be about ... [Published The Sun Daily - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Intruder suspect appears in court

A 26-year-old woman appeared in Summary Court Tuesday after being arrested for allegedly intruding into a George Town home and threatening the man inside with a knife on Friday morning.Nathania Chollette was charged with aggravated burglary, two counts ... [Published Caymanian Compass - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Police on duty until Karpal Singh’s cremation

GEORGE TOWN: More than 50 police officers and personnel were on duty throughout the four days people were paying their last respects to the late Bukit Gelugor member of parliament Karpal Singh until his cremation in the Batu Gantung Crematorium here, ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Final ritual for Karpal at sea

GEORGE TOWN: The ashes of DAP national chairman Karpal Singh were scattered at sea in the final ritual of his passing.No further details were disclosed by his family members as to the location.Karpal’s son Gobind Singh Deo had requested for privacy for ... [Published thestar.com.my - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Were cops present at Karpal's funeral?

GEORGE TOWN: While Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the police did not turn up for crowd control duties at the funeral of the late Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh on Sunday, the cops are claiming otherwise.Lim said the state government will conduct an inquiry ... [Published The Sun Daily - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

New rate system proposed

, midnight exit George Town Council backs one general residential zoneRESIDENTS within the George Town municipality may have less than a dollar a week added to their rates payment under a new system.The George Town Council moved at its meeting last ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 3 reports

Grief over Karpal reflects Malaysians’ affection for principled people

COMMENTARY BY THE MALAYSIAN INSIDER April 21, 2014 The late DAP leader Karpal Singh’s funeral in Penang yesterday has been the biggest outpouring of grief in Malaysia since Tunku Abdul Rahman’s funeral in December 1990. The crowd lining the George Town ... [Published Lim Kit Siang - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Are the streets of George Town too alive?

These days, there’s hardly any space to walk on anymore at Lebuh Armenian.Photograph: Daniel LeeGeorge Town’s charm lies in its people and its air of old world decadence. However, it is at risk of losing its appeal unless better ways of promoting tourism ... [Published Penang Monthly - Apr 21 2014]

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"The producers will also be working closely with the state government to create a sustainable filming infrastructure for returning future series as well as ensuring the present filming locations will be safeguarded and properly maintained throughout the filming duration" he added
"They are all extraordinary locations and you can be assured that they will be treated with the respect they deserve" he said, adding that the cast will be a mix of local and British actors, with extras numbering some 10,000 people
"This will provide higher income job opportunities and will employ over 1,000 creative talents for the sector" he said at a press conference today
"In addition, popular vitamins such as Centrum Multivitamin which does not require a doctor's prescription is also found to contain bovine, (from cow) and widely taken by Muslims, without clearly stating whether the cow was slaughtered, in accordance with Islamic rites" he told reporters in George Town, Wednesday

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Intruder suspect appears in court [Published Caymanian Compass - 13 hours ago]
Gov: Officer death report will be public [Published Caymanian Compass - 13 hours ago]
Anzac Day services list [Published Tasmania Mercury - 14 hours ago]
Penang DAP CEC to meet on by-election tomorrow [Published MySarawak - 14 hours ago]
Karpal Singh’s family expresses deep gratitude [Published MySarawak - 14 hours ago]
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Grief over Karpal reflects Malaysians’ affectio... [Published Lim Kit Siang - Apr 21 2014]
COMMENTARY BY THE MALAYSIAN INSIDER April 21, 2014 The late DAP leader Karpal Singh’s funeral in Penang yesterday has been the biggest outpouring of grief in Malaysia since Tunku Abdul Rahman’s funeral in December 1990. The crowd lining the George Town ...
A grand send-off for the Tiger of Jelutong [Published Lim Kit Siang - Apr 20 2014]
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Awe, hysteria and vindication at Karpal’s funeral [Published Lim Kit Siang - Apr 20 2014]
by Himanshu Bhattand Sangeetha Amarthalingam And Azril Annuar FZ.COM Apr 20, 2014 GEORGE TOWN (April 20): It was the sort of send-off never before seen by Malaysians in living memory.The dramatic outpouring of of adulation as the cortege of the late Karpal ...
In funeral procession, thousands chant ‘Karpal ... [Published Lim Kit Siang - Apr 20 2014]
BY SHAZWAN MUSTAFA KAMAL The Malaysian Insider APRIL 20, 2014 GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The streets of Penang’s historical city centre roared with the voices of thousands calling out the name of their state’s beloved son — Karpal Singh. Elbows jostled with ...
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