This video of their protest off the coast of Tanjung Tokong yesterday was produced by independent film-maker Andrew Han.
A flotilla of about 150 fishing boats with about 500 on board has converged off the coast of Tanjung Tokong to protest against the inadequate compensation for land reclamation off Tanjung Tokong in Penang. The reclamation has jeopardised the...
Penang Forum notes: "A special review panel was appointed by the state government to study the Special Area Plan (for the Botanic Garden). The cable car proposal was put in at the last stage and NOT presented to the...
This is something I wrote on 7 August 2011, for your information: Cadangan S P Setia untuk mengambil-alih 40 peratus baki saham dalam KL Eco City dari Yayasan Gerakbakti Kebangsaaan (YGK) dengan nilai RM75 juta telah menimbulkan beberapa soalan.  S P...
Hello everyone, the draft revised Penang Structure Plan 2020 is available for public viewing from December for two months. The Penang Structure Plan 2020 came into force in 2007. Five years later, in 2012, it was up for review. The...
Bit by bit, relentlessly, large stretches of the coastline of the eastern half of Penang Island have been handed over or sold to property developers, who are planning mostly higher-end projects. The strong fencing (albeit temporary) in the photo above...
After a heavy downpour in Penang, more havoc. This road collaspse is around 50 metres from the back door of the Tropical Spice Garden in northern Penang Island. Stress marks were spotted in 2015 along other stretches of the...
Flash floods submerged Jalan Thean Teik in Farlim in front of All Seasons after a heavy downpour this evening. The areas around the state mosque, the Turf Club area and Jalan P Ramlee were also affected. Welcome to the new...
Today, I met someone I know who delivers newpapers to homes in his neighbourhood in Penang every morning on a part-time basis. He told me he used to deliver about 170-180 newspapers on his daily rounds about two years...
Tucked away in the PM's Budget 2017 speech was this nugget: 240. The Government is also committed to upgrade public transport in rural areas through the following measures: First: Implementation of the new East Coast Rail Line project connecting Klang Valley...

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