Now, here's a multiple choice question on Najib's plan to build a new mega-tower by 2015 that would dwarf the Petronas Twin Towers. Why do we need the proposed RM5 billion 100-storey Warisan Merdeka Tower (to be built by Permodalan...
Update: Just heard from MPPP that work has now been stopped. A few majestic trees have been uprooted from a private site along Brook Road to make way for a luxury property development project. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=Jalan+Brook,+Georgetown,+10450+Pulau+Pinang&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hl=en&geocode=FQa1UgAdnnz6BQ&split=0&hq=&hnear=Jalan+Brook,+Georgetown,+10450+Pulau+Pinang&ll=5.420294,100.301982&spn=0.002761,0.005284&t=h&z=14&output=embed&w=425&h=350] According to an...
The Tans are stamping their presence in Penang in a big way. The Tan brothers are involved in two of the biggest deals on the island in recent months. Vincent Tan's Berjaya had signed a deal to buy 57...
Whenever I see the word "foundation", my antenna is inclined to buzz. On 11 January, Bernama reported that PM Najib had announced the "establishment of Yayasan 1MDB to manage a RM100 million Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Fund". The 1MDB Foundation will...
Environmentalist Leong Yueh Wong weighs in with what he thinks are the possible causes of the flash floods in Penang on 3 October 2014. But before that, here are some words of wisdom (author unknown): Less absorption = MORE runoff More...