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 -...
Much speculation has been going around about who owns Petron Malaysia. Let's take a look at the official records. You can see that Petron International Oil and Gas Ltd owns 73 per cent of Petron Malaysia. And there are...
Many Malaysians would have been shocked at the expensive highspeed broadband (Unifi) packages rolled out by Telekom. No wonder TM decided to launch them in the affluent areas of Shah Alam, Subang Jaya, Taman Tun Dr Ismail and Bangsar. Whatever...
More clearing of our hill-side land for luxury property development - while we are experiencing a prolonged dry spell. This report says that about 300 mature trees will have to be "transplanted". In the end, a total of 58...
A friend of mine provides an eye-witness account and pictures of the pro-NEP demonstration around Komtar, Penang, this afternoon. (The Komtar tower houses the offices of the Penang state government offices and the Chief Minister.) The crowd, which...
While the furore about hill-slope development continues, this photo was taken by a concerned Penangite this morning at Taman Desaria, Sungai Ara. Can you imagine living in front of that? [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=desa+ria+sungai+ara&aq=&sll=5.370545,100.296852&sspn=0.184238,0.308647&ie=UTF8&hq=desa+ria&hnear=Sungai+Ara,+Bayan+Lepas,+Penang&t=h&ll=5.322244,100.264492&spn=0.020083,0.020127&z=15&output=embed&w=470&h=470]
From a source, I hear that the following compensation was offered to the villagers at tonight's meeting: Two-storey cluster houses: upstairs - 600 square feet; downstairs - 600 sq feet; outside porch, etc - 200 sq feet. The developer would allocate...
Kuantan-born Phua Kai Lit, a public health professor, shares with us why Lynas Corp should not be granted an extension to its temporary operating licence for its rare earth refinery in Gebeng (full article below): http://static.polldaddy.com/p/8233764.js Should Lynas be given a...
The official reason given by sole shareholder Khazanah is that turnaround specialist Christoph Mueller quit "due to a change in his personal circumstances" after serving one year of his three-year contract. The matter was discussed and recorded at the Khazanah...
Let's take a look at some economic indicators that should give us an idea of the level of indebtedness in the country. Household debt - 83 per cent of GDP Federal government debt - 53 per cent of GDP Federal government...

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