Category: Shoutout

Triple Assessment Rate for Unsightly Properties

OWNERS of unattended and unkempt property will have to pay triple the amount in assessment rates. Penang Island City Council mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang said the penalty would be applicable to both landed and commercial property. He said the amendment, which was passed by the council during a meeting recently, would come into effect once it has secured approval from the Penang government. He said...

Au Jardin Penang Restaurant by Chef Kim Hock

“There’s no place like home"- so goes Dorothy’s iconic mantra from The Wizard of Oz, repeated as she clicked her ruby red slippers while wishing herself back to Kansas. Indeed one could the same of Chef Kim Hock’s professional trajectory which has taken him from working in some of UK’s finest gastropubs, to finding recognition in Taiwan as San Pellegrino’s Best Young...

Firevase is a Vase That Doubles as a Fire Extinguisher

Created by subsidiaries of the Samsung corporation and distributed across South Korea, this unassuming flower vase doubles up as a throwable fire extinguisher. Appearing to be an ordinary decorative vase made from translucent red glass, the extinguisher is designed to blend into the interior where it can be within easy reach in case of an emergency. The simple design holds a...