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Flash-back ~ Thaipusam of 2017   Leave a comment


Flash-back ~ Thaipusam of 2017

This year of 2018  the Thaipusam Festival falls on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 which also coincides with an eclipse of the moon on that night –  a good or bad sign?

SP Lim

Flash-back ~ Thaipusam of 2017

Flash-back ~ Thaipusam of 2017

Flash-back ~ Thaipusam of 2017

Flash-back ~ Thaipusam of 2017

Flash-back ~ Thaipusam of 2017

Flash-back ~ Thaipusam of 2017

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The Hean Boo Thean Temple Dinner   Leave a comment


The Hean Boo Thean Temple or the Floating Kuan Yin Temple of Weld Quay, Penang Annual Dinner

The Hean Boo Thean Temple or the Floating Kuan Yin Temple of Weld Quay, Penang Annual Dinner

The Hean Boo Thean Temple or the Floating Kuan Yin Temple of Weld Quay, Penang Annual Dinner

The Hean Boo Thean Temple or the Floating Kuan Yin Temple of Weld Quay, Penang Annual Dinner

The Hean Boo Thean Temple or the Floating Kuan Yin Temple of Weld Quay, Penang Annual Dinner

The Hean Boo Thean Temple or the Floating Kuan Yin Temple of Weld Quay, Penang Annual Dinner

The Hean Boo Thean Temple or the Floating Kuan Yin Temple of Weld Quay, Penang Annual Dinner

The Hean Boo Thean Temple or the Floating Kuan Yin Temple of Weld Quay, Penang Annual Dinner

The Tye Sin Road Temple Dinner   Leave a comment


The Tye Sin Road Temple Dinner

The Tye Sin Road Temple Dinner

The Tye Sin Road Temple Dinner

The Tye Sin Road Temple Dinner

The Tye Sin Road Temple Dinner

The Tye Sin Road Temple Dinner

The Tye Sin Road Temple Dinner

 

The 7 main streets of Seven Street Precinct are:-

1. Magazine Road or Jalan Magazine(1st street or 頭條路) – named after the government gunpowder depot formerly there. The Chinese called it thau-tiau-lor(1st Road).

2. Noordin Street or Lebuh Noordin(2nd street or 二條路) – named after H. M. Noordin, Indian Muslim Merchant & one of the founders of the Kapitan Kling Mosque. The Chinese called it ji-tiau-lor(2nd street)

3. Presgrave Street or Lebuh Presgrave(3rd street or 三条路) – named after Edward Presgrave, who founded the law firm of Presgrave & Matthews on Beach St in 1898. The Chinese called it sa-tiau-lor(3rd Street). At night Presgrave Street become active as food street.

4. Tye Sin Street or Lebuh Tye Sin(4th street or 四条路) – named after Foo Tye Sin, a commissioner into the causes of the 1867 Penang Riots. The Chinese called si-tiau-lor(4th street)

5. Macalum Street or Lebuh Macalum(5th street or 五條路) – named after Colonel Sir Henry McCallum, Colonial Engineer of the Straits Settlements (1884-1889). The Chinese called it go-tiau-lor(5th street)

6. Katz Street or Lebuh Katz(6th street or 六條路) – named after the importing agents, Katz Brothers Ltd, established in 1864. The Chinese called it lak-tiau-lor(6th Street)

7. Cecil Street or Lebuh Cecil(7th street or 七條路) – named after Sir Cecil Clementi, Governor of the Straits Settlements (1930-1934).The Chinese called it Chhit-tiau-lor(7th street)

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner ~ Part 2   Leave a comment


The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner 1967 – 2017 

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

SP Lim

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner   Leave a comment


The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner 1967 – 2017 

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

SP Lim

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

The Photographic Society of Penang 50th Anniversary Dinner was held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7.00 pm at Lot 33, Prangin Mall, Penang.

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot -4.4 Final   Leave a comment


January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot 4.4

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

 

Extracted Hong San’s ( in most colourful T-shirt ) comments :-

” Dear Friends,

It was my pleasure to pick the tab especially to celebrate the birthday of HE ( Hock Eng ). I just hope everyone enjoyed the “overseas” lunch and looking forward to more of such gatherings. I appreciate very much the camaraderie that many will just envy.

Wishing everyone good health and for a prosperous 2018.

Hong San ”

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot -3.4   Leave a comment


January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot 3.4

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

From Teoh Hock Eng aka Taikor ( one in white Penang Free School T-shirt below ) :-

” Our 2018 January monthly lunch today ( Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 ) at Cai Xiang Restaurant in Simpang Ampat ( Mainland Penang ).

My thanks first to Hong San ( in multi-coloured cross-striped T-shirt ) for taking the tab for today’s lunch, We have entered into his territory and have to let him treat us. Thank you very much Hong San.

Secondly, thank you Teong Seng for making the arrangement, booking the tables and ordering the food. The dishes were superb and good for a change.

Thirdly, Thank you Peter Chew ( in light blue shirt below )for the surprise birthday cake, It is very much appreciated.

Fourthly, Thanks again to to Ban Bee and also to Peter for driving all of us “overseas” to the mainland and the excursion to the new ECO World propertieswhich Ban Bee is contracted to build.

Finally to everyone who attended the lunch today.

We all had a good time.

PS, should not forget Soo Peng for the photos.

Thank you everyone.

Cheers,

Hock Eng ”

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

January 2018 Luncheon ~ Crab Rice in Claypot

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