Category Archives: General

Eng Beng Art Class In Farlim (Bandar Baru Air Itam), Penang

Eng Beng Art Class (Art Centre) in Farlim (or Bandar Baru Air Itam) specializes in teaching students to draw and colour. The art centre is located in the same house as the D’Kingdom Kindergarten in Farlim. The address is 11J, Lorong RU 1, Lebuhraya Thean Teik, 11500 Air Itam, Penang. Contact number: +6016-4771280. Eng Beng Art Centre has… Read More »

Penang Digital Library – A Modern Library Without Physical Books

The Penang Digital Library is a place where knowledge is obtained via the use of information and communication technology, and a conducive environment which encourages interaction and collaboration. Unlike a traditional library, the Penang Digital Library does not have any physical books. Members can access e-books, and use the library anytime as it is open 24 hours a… Read More »

MiraGas Cooking Gas Delivery And Dealers In Penang

MiraGas is the cooking gas with the iconic Yellow Gas Cylinders. Listed on this page are the MiraGas cooking gas dealers/deliverers in Penang. If you use MiraGas in your home for cooking, I am sure this page will come in handy. 1) BAN HO SENG 264, Burmah Road, 10350 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 012-4887585 2) ELUSIONSS LPG (M) SDN.… Read More »

Megamal Pinang Shopping Complex, Seberang Perai, Mainland Penang

Megamal Pinang is a shopping complex in Seberang Perai, Mainland Penang. It is located right beside Ixora Hotel. When Megamal Pinang opened sometime back in the 1990s, it was the largest shopping mall in the northern region of Malaysia. However, I would say that Megamal Pinang never fulfills its potential of developing into a successful mall like Queensbay… Read More »

Petron Cooking Gas Dealers And Delivery In Penang

Recently, we ran out of cooking gas (liquefied petroleum gas / LPG) on a Sunday, while my wife was cooking. I called my regular Petron cooking gas dealer for delivery, but unfortunately, it was closed on Sunday. Eventually, I found a Petron cooking gas dealer in Penang that opens on a Sunday, and managed to obtain a new… Read More »

Platino – Luxury Condominium With Nice Landscaping In Gelugor, Penang

Platino is a luxury condominium located on Persiaran Tunku Kudin, Gelugor, Penang. It is within walking distance to Tesco Jelutong, Homepro Penang, E-Gate, and Udini Square. It is also in a strategic location, considering that Georgetown and Queensbay Mall are just nearby. The Penang Bridge is 5 minutes away, so, residence here can get to the Mainland easily. The condominium… Read More »

HomePro Penang At Tesco Jelutong, Gelugor

HomePro, a big home improvement store from Thailand, recently opened its store in Gelugor, Penang. It is located in the same building as Tesco Jelutong. I recently went over to check it out for the first time, and was impressed with the variety of items that can be found in the HomePro Penang store. HomePro Penang took up… Read More »

SIM Children & Child Heart Clinic, Greenlane, Penang

As parents of young children, we have a few good paediatrician (doctors specializing in children) that we normally go to when the children are sick, or for the periodic check-ups when they were babies. One of the paediatrician that we go to is Dr. Sim Joo Seng, who operates the SIM Children & Child Heart Clinic (Klinik Pakar… Read More »

Taking The Ferry From Penang Island To The Mainland

I recently took the ferry from Penang Island to the Mainland. It has been a while since I last took the ferry, but with the traffic jam on the Penang Bridge (triggered by the Penang Bridge maintenance work starting from 22 August 2017), I decided to take the ferry on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. I reached the Raja… Read More »