One of the enduring moments of the Sibu by-election campaign was BN leader Najib Razak's blatant vote-buying caught on video. http://www.youtube.com/v/LwNLT428PqU&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0 And after the poll result, The Star reports today on the carrot that Najib had dangled before voters: On the...
The MPPP is calling for a 'request for proposals' for a plot of land at Gurney Drive. From what I hear, this plot is somewhere near the Gurney Drive roundabout and is likely to attract bids from many large companies....
Another case of land being transferred at what seems to be an undervalued price. This legal suit regarding a land deal was reported in theSun. The YBPP was set up to improve the economic lot of the Malays in Penang,...
Remember how 8 March 2008 was seen as a watershed of sorts and people were said to be feeling more empowered after that? Now's the real test. The Penang Local Plan will soon be put on public display for...
The UK has unveiled a 20-year food strategy that would include making land  available for people to grow their own food. See, it's not as far fetched as some people might think. Part of the plan entails facilitating cooperation between local...
More land reclamation in Penang. This time in front of Queensbay, south of the first Penang bridge, almost facing Pulau Jerejak, and north of the second Penang bridge. Looks like a swap deal too. If so, what are the specific...
The convoluted saga of the compensation-in-kind for building the Penang tunnel continues. The Penang state government plans to hand over land to the tunnel developer, Consortium Zenith BUCG Sdn Bhd (CZBUCG) as part of a swap deal for building...
More groups representing fisher folk have come together to express concern about land reclamation in Penang. Representatives from The Penang Inshore (Coastal) Fishermen's Welfare Association (Pifwa), the Malaysian Coastal Fishermen's Network (Jaringan Persatuan Nelayan Malaysia or Jaringan) and Pertubuhan...
I thought rivers and the sea front are public property. So what is going on here? MPPP?
Have you been to the market recently and scratched your heads at the rising prices of vegetables and fruit. What do you do? Vegetable and fruit prices have almost doubled over the last six months or so. And there is...

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