From zero to hero: Many thanks to blog visitor zero for uploading the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 Detailed EIA soft copy files to a torrent site so that the rest of us can download them more easily. (Click...
Residents of Tanjung Bungah have launched an online petition against a Boon Siew Group project that will see two 50-storey buildings, one 49-storey building and one 34-storey building sprouting in the area. The online petition, launched on 4 April 2015,...
There are three aspects to the proposed Penang Hill cable car system: The impact on the summit, which is already touching or surpassing its maximum carrying capacity of 10,000 people per day. The impact on the hill of building pylons and...
Why are Malaysians - via Petronas - providing billions of ringgit in gas subsidies to the profitable IPPs? And yet, the government is always complaining it has to pay so much in fuel subsidies for the people. What...
Just looking at the law relating to land matters. Under section 100 of National Land Code, the Land Administrator shall by order declare the land forfeited to the State Authority if the arrears in quit rent is not settled...
The BN vows to make Sarawak the richest state. But you know something? Sarawak is already the richest state in the country. But - and there is a big but - the problem lies in income distribution. This commentary...
A document has been making the rounds among residents in Batu Ferrighi indicating that the permissible building density in Batu Ferringhi has been raised from 15 units per acre to 30 units per acre for the tourism and public...
31 May - The rock is there 7 June - The rock is blasted and gone According to a Tanjung Bunga resident, this was done at the Bolton Surin project site, at the unapproved Lot 4165, where a stop work order...
The proposed RM2 billion terminal - but not enough funds for public transport? (Image from penangsentral.com.my) Worried about low EPF dividends? Here's some food for thought. Did you know that EPF is somehow associated with Penang Sentral? Note 47 of the EPF Annual...
Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi has launched the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) masterplan. The masterplan was designed by Sime Darby although the project will be implemented by a regional coordinating authority. But Sime Darby is not a disinterested party. It...

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