Archive for June, 2012


Komtar Faqs

Mandy asks… Why do these leaders of a party held protest without permit @ Komtar? If so, how come they weren’t arrested like Hindraaf or Berrsih leaders? Penang Local Boy answers: 1. Denial stage: they still think they are in power but actually they are the oppostion party in that state. 2. Stupidity: bn people [...]

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Penang Hotels Georgetown Faqs

Charles asks… what is the email address for the City Bayview Hotel, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia? Penang Local Boy answers: Great Choice!!! The contact info including their email as well as some back-up information, is as follows: City Bayview Hotel Address & Contact number 25A Farquhar Street 10200 Penang, Malaysia Tel : (604) 263-3161 Fax : [...]

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Bayan Lepas Faqs

Carol asks… Any good gyms in Bayan Lepas area in Penang? I will be moving back to my hometown at Bayan Lepas. Found out that most gyms are located near Tanjung Tokong etc. What about Bayan Lepas? Any recommendations? I’ve searched yellow pages but would like to hear some feedback. Penang Local Boy answers: YOu [...]

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Georgetown Hotels Faqs

Linda asks… Any hotels in or near Georgetown that will allow a minor to spend s night? I’m going to washington in two weeks to visit colleges. My parents can’t come with me, and we need to know where I can spend the night without an adult. I’m 17 now, and it’s rather dire that [...]

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Penang Attractions Faqs

Robert asks… What are the Penang attractions for tourists? Penang Local Boy answers: The most obvious would be Batu Ferringhi (for the beach and the night markets i.e. Pasar malam). There are the multitudes of temples – e.g. Kek Lok Si, the snake temple, Khoo Kongsi (which is kind of a temple/clan museum), etc. Other [...]

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Batu Ferringhi Hotel Faqs

Laura asks… can I get a hotel room around SGD 50 for one night stay at Batu Ferringhi beach, Penang, Malaysia? I need a good hotel room near Batu Ferringhi beach in penang. cost should be around 50 SGD for 1 night, Please provide contact details. will there be any group discounts for more than [...]

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Penang Airport Faqs

Donald asks… How to travel from Penang International airport to Hatyai? Anyone know how to go to Hatyai from Penang airport? How much is cost & what time the taxi or bus leave penang? & how long it take to reach ? Pls kindly give me some ideal, coz i ‘m going to hatyai from [...]

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Penang Map Faqs

Sandy asks… Where can I find a map of the Sungai Dua area in Penang, Malaysia? Well, I just need to finish my geography project so I need a map of Sungai Dua to finish it off. Please note that I’ll need to draw this map using terrain and building symbols, so it has to [...]

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Yummy Food in Penang

Paul asks… Where would one go for a food tour in Penang? I love good cuisine be it local hawker fare, fruits, not so fine restaurants and fine dining. Where would you reccomend to take a visitor on a culinary tour of Penang food? Thank you all for the answers so far. I really like [...]

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