Category Archives: General

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 »

J&T Express Branches In Penang

With the rising popularity of e-commerce, J&T Express has grown to be one of the major courier services in Malaysia. The company was founded in Indonesia in 2015, but has since spread its wings to Singapore and Malaysia. The name J&T is derived from the names of its founders, Jet Lee and Tony Chen. If you have purchased… Read More »

FamilyMart Stores In Penang

FamilyMart is a popular convenience store chain from Japan. It opened its first Penang outlet in Karpal Singh Drive on 30 July 2020, much to the delight of Penangites. Most people are attracted to the variety of snacks/food available at FamilyMart stores, like oden, sofuto ice cream, sandwiches, bento boxes, salad, bakeries and more. It is a normal… Read More »

CIMB Bank Branches In Penang

CIMB Bank is one of the major banks in Malaysia. It has many branches across the country. In case you are wondering, CIMB is an acronym for Commerce International Merchant Bankers. Apart from Malaysia, CIMB Bank also has branches in many other countries, especially in the ASEAN region. Here is the list of CIMB Bank branches in Penang:… Read More »

Jaya Grocer At Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

Jaya Grocer is a premium supermarket founded in 2007 by the Teng family (the Teng family also founded Teng Mini Market Centre and Giant supermarket). The supermarket chain started in the Klang Valley, but has since established a store in Penang’s Gurney Paragon Mall in 2018. Jaya Grocer’s Gurney Paragon Mall store was previously occupied by Sam’s Groceria… Read More »

Home Care Shop Branches In Penang

Home Care Shop specializes in selling medical equipment and health care products. It is the retail arm of Pinang Medical Supplies Sdn. Bhd. The categories of products sold include Health Care, Nursing Care, Orthopedic Support, Personal Care, Wheelchairs & Walking Aids, Footwear and others. Home Care Shop has many stores in West Malaysia and Singapore. Here is the… Read More »

Bank Rakyat Branches In Penang

Bank Rakyat is an Islamic cooperative bank established on 28 September 1954 under the Cooperative Ordinance 1948. In 2002, the bank transformed its operation from a conventional banking system to a banking system based on Syariah. Today, Bank Rakyat is the biggest Islamic cooperative bank in Malaysia. Here is the list of Bank Rakyat branches in Penang: Bank… Read More »

Affin Bank Branches In Penang

Affin Bank is a bank in Malaysia that provides a suite of financial products and services catered to both retail and corporate customers. It started operations in January 2001, following a merger between Perwira Affin Bank Berhad and BSN Commercial (M) Berhad in August 2000. At the time of writing, Affin Bank has a network of 110 branches… Read More »