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 »

Papelli Restaurant, Straits Quay, Penang

Papelli Restaurant is an Italian restaurant specializing in Italian wood fired pizza. Located in Straits Quay (Address: Ground Floor, Lot 3C-G-2, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Penang. Tel: 013-3060299), the restaurant prides itself in making “the best Italian wood fired pizza in town”. The pizzas at Papelli are made right after the customers ordered… 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 »

Bread History Bakery Stores In Penang

Bread History, established in 2003, is a well known bakery chain in Penang. The bakery chain, headquartered at the Juru Light Industrial Area, is committed to creating an exceptional range of pastries, buns and cakes that are progressive in style, flavour and design. Some of the well known products from Bread History are its Song Song (chicken floss),… Read More »

Enjoy Middle Eastern Food At TAIBA Shawerma, Straits Quay

If you are in Straits Quay (Tanjung Tokong, Penang), TAIBA Shawerma is a good choice for Middle Eastern food. The branch at Straits Quay is located within Sam’s Groceria. It is a relatively small stall, but it is packed with good food. There are a variety of shawerma dishes, including shawerma rice, shawerma wrap, hummus shawerma and plain… Read More »

Laguna Water Park At Grand Orient Hotel (Perai, Penang)

Grand Orient Hotel is a relatively small hotel in Perai (Address: No. 3079, Jalan Laguna 1, 13700 Perai, Penang. Tel: 04-3830099). Something special about this hotel is that it has a water park within it, called Laguna Water Park. Laguna Water Park is a water park with an Amazon forest theme. At the time of writing, it is… Read More »

Fun Fiesta At Straits Quay

As we enter the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festivities period, a fun-fair/carnival is being held at Straits Quay, running from 16 April 2022 to 15 May 2022 (10AM – 9PM). Dubbed Fun Fiesta @ Straits Quay, the carnival features many mini rides for children (and parents/adults). The event transforms Straits Court into an LED-filled spectacle in the evening, with… Read More »

Batik Aidilfitri At Gurney Plaza (Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2022)

With the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations just around the corner, Gurney Plaza has put up a wonderful Hari Raya decoration at its Centre Atrium. This year’s decoration, titled “Batik Aidilfitri di Gurney Plaza”, showcases the kampung (Malay village) and Malay culture. Inspired by the motifs of batik, a large section of the decoration showcases the intricacies of the… Read More »

Delicious Pan Mee At Weng Lee Restaurant, Bukit Jambul, Penang

Weng Lee Restaurant (or Restoran Weng Lee) in Bukit Jambul is an excellent place to enjoy a bowl of pan mee. Located at Bayan Point (Address: 17-G-1, Bayan Point, Medan Kampung Relau, Kampung Seberang Paya, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang. Tel: 04-6452292), roughly behind Hong Leong Bank (Bayan Point branch), the restaurant is sort of a hidden gem.… Read More »