Category Archives: General

Money Changers In Penang Shopping Malls

Penang is a well known tourist destination. People from all over the world come to Penang every year. So, it is not surprising that there are many money changers across Penang, operating out of shop houses, shopping malls and even hospitals (supporting the medical tourism industry). In this post, I will attempt to list down the money changers… Read More »

Syarikat Lita Bateri & Tayar, Georgetown, Penang

Syarikat Lita Bateri & Tayar is a car tyre shop located along Jalan Dato Keramat, Georgetown, Penang (Address: 454, Jalan Dato Keramat, 10460 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 012-4341936). The shop is located right beside Public Bank Dato Keramat Branch. I am writing this post about the shop as I just changed my car’s tyres here recently. It was a… Read More »

UOB Bank Branches In Penang

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a bank headquartered in Singapore. The bank was founded in 1935 by Sarawakian businessman Wee Kheng Chiang, catering mainly to the Fujian community during its early years. Over the decades, UOB has grown into a major bank in South East Asia. United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (or UOB Malaysia) was incorporated in… Read More »

Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang (PBA) Branches / Customer Care Centres

Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang (PBA / PBAPP, or Penang Water Supply Corporation) is a Penang state-owned company responsible for water supply management and services in Penang. It is the one-stop company Penangites deal with for all water supply related matters, including new water supply applications, water metre installations, water bills, water supply-related problems, etc. PBA has many… Read More »

Bake With Yen Baking Ingredients Stores In Penang

Bake With Yen is a major baking ingredients retail chain in Malaysia. Founded in 1987 with its first store in Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Bake With Yen has since expanded to over 40 stores across the country. The company specializes in the manufacturing, supply, distribution and retail of baking ingredients, premixes, accessories and tools. They even… Read More »

Ninja Van Branches In Penang

Ninja Van is a growing courier company in South East Asia. The company was founded in 2014, starting its operation in Singapore. Over the years, Ninja Van has expanded to Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. It has established itself as a tech-enabled express logistics company providing delivery services for businesses of all sizes in South East Asia.… Read More »

Orchard Ville Condominium, Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas, Penang

Orchard Ville is a condominium nestled among the greeneries in Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas, Penang. Completed in 2016, its location is about 5 minutes’ drive from the popular Setia Pearl Island development (Address: Orchard Ville, Lengkok Kelicap, Mutiara Perdana, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang). The condominium consists of 2 blocks, with a skybridge connecting them (for viewing). Although there… Read More »

GDEX Branches In Penang

GDEX (or GD Express) is a major courier/delivery services company in Malaysia. Founded in 1997, the company has grown steadily to over 150 stations in Malaysia and Singapore. GDEX provides domestic and international courier, as well as logistics services. With the advent of e-commerce, the services provided by companies like GDEX will undoubtedly become more important to both… Read More »

Bata Stores In Penang

The Bata shoe company was founded in 1894 in the then Austria-Hungary (now the Czech Republic). It has since grown and has retail presence in over 70 countries. The Bata brand has been around in Malaysia since the 1950s, starting with a factory built in Klang to manufacture rubber footwear. Those growing up in Malaysia in the 1980s… Read More »