Update (22 May 2012): Hello, hello, turns out that our expensive cars 'petty trader' is reportedly an Umno member, who is believed to be close to a Cabinet Minister (see this FMT report). Just as I thought.21 May...
A little known eight-lane highway has been planned inside the 131 acres of land to be reclaimed along the Gurney Drive coastline for the Gurney Wharf project.From what I gather, the 131 acres for Gurney Wharf comprises:60 acres -...
Kopitiam operator Wang Teng Kok, who specialises in Siamese chicken rice, is not a happy man. He has until 30 November 2016 to vacate his well patronised coffee-shop premises fronting Penang Road.//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.jsTeng Kok, who employs 10 workers, is...
This could be a tourist draw. An alley that is always dark, what more at dusk. Except that residents of the older flats facing the new condo blocks that tower over them are not impressed.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64IEpxvl56YWhat does this say about...
This news will cause some anxiety: MBI International Sdn Bhd and Mface International Sdn Bhd, large entities heavily involved in Penang and elsewhere, have been finally included in Bank Negara's latest list of 302 "known companies and websites which...
This statement by a group of Seri Tanjung Pinang residents hammers home the point as to why land and property development-for-infrastructure swap deals are a bad idea.Such deals compromise the development regulatory process by presenting the land reclamation or...
In these tough times, many have "invested" their hard-earned money in dubious get-rich-quick 'money games' or pyramid schemes, which probably carry high risks for those coming in at the tail end of the "game".From casual conversations, you can...
Photos have been circulating of cracks on the hlll-slope roads leading to the Vale of Temp.Some time ago, I wrote a blog post about cracks on the road to Batu Ferringhi, not too far from where the sections of...
Our 'favourite' millionaire, Low Taek Jho, was spotted partying with Paris Hilton in Saint-Tropez in south-eastern France.Party time! - Photo source: Celebutopia forumCheck out a couple of pictures from the BZ Berlin website here. And have a peek...
Penangites woke up this morning to a deluge of images of flash floods around the state which will surely haunt those who have approved developments projects that have concretised much of the state including its hill-slopes.Heavy rains began early...

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