Browsing Tag George Town

4th George Town Festival

By at May 31, 2013 | 10:11 am | 0 Comment


4th George Town Festival Commemoration in Month-long Celebration On July 7, 2013, George Town, the capital of Penang State in Malaysia, will be commemorating its 4th year of being included in the UNESCO World Heritage Listing. Through the month-long George Town Festival (GTF) which began in 2010, people from all walks of life throughout the world will be coming

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Little India Penang

By at May 7, 2013 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment


Little India is a territory within the inner quarters of George Town, Penang. Similar to other Little Indias elsewhere, the Little India of George Town is lined with shops taken care of by the Indian Community. It's a spot to take pleasure in a kaleidoscope of colours and sounds, with products from India spilling to the sidewalks, the scent of various flavors airborne and

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George Town, Penang have been rated as Top 4 in the 8 Great Places to Retire Abroad

By at March 2, 2013 | 3:59 am | 0 Comment


George Town was lately elected as the 4th ideal place to retire by Kiplinger, an author of business forecast and individual money suggestions based in Washington D.C. Featured in Yahoo! Finance, George Town is listed after Medellin in Columbia, Dubrovnik in Croatia, and Salinas in Ecuador and the rank is based mainly on cost of living and various other aspects such as

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Penang Dragon Boat Race Festival

By at February 25, 2013 | 8:35 am | 0 Comment


About 100 years back, sizable clans of sea-faring migrants from China worked out along the foreshores of Penang isle, developing boat dock houses on the edges of George Town. Many of these simple coastal plank settlements, like the aged Bang Liaw jetty in Weld Quay, still exist till today, housing scores of fisher-folk families exactly as they did many decades

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Penang Heritage City

By at February 22, 2013 | 7:23 am | 0 Comment


Penang Heritage City - a suitable title bestowed to this decent island. It is now part of UNESCO's World Heritage Cities Program. I know that many of us associate Penang with the coastlines, the famous Penang Bridge and its glorious food. The resources city, George Town, has the most number of pre-war structures in all of South East Asia which are still in one piece.

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Penang Malaysia

Penang today births the mark of a very early history of successive foreign influences – from the very early Indian World that took origin in north Malaya to that of the Portuguese, Dutch and later the British who involved this part of the globe in search of spices and kept to engage in the rewarding field.