There is something rather unusual about the sequencing of the Penang tunnel project process.The Penang government wanted this project, then an MOU was signed with China, then the Penang transport master plan was drawn up to include the...
We have the first Penang Bridge and the second Penang Bridge close to each other. So perhaps it is only fitting we have the 'iconic' first Botak Hill and the second Botak Hill next to each other.While the...
Today, several Penang-based bloggers and websites simultaneously launched a "Penangites for Trams" campaign.We hope more bloggers and webmasters - especially all those who care for Penang - will join in the campaign by placing these graphics on their...
Let's take a closer look at SRS Consortium:This is a joint venture that was appointed as project delivery partner (PDP) for the massive Penang Land Reclamation and Property Development err, Transport Masterplan on 14 August 2015.The consortium comprises:Gamuda...
James Logan was a visionary, back in the 19th century. Long before anyone had heard of climate change, he was already warning of the perils of a "war with nature" and its impact on the ecological balance.This...
The news that a 138-metre tall tower dubbed 'Maha Tower' is being constructed in Langkawi has gone largely unnoticed. Why build such a huge structure to mar a natural paradise (or at least, what used to be a natural...
An informed source has revealed to me that at one upmarket seafront apartment suites complex in northern Penang Island, the actual occupancy rate is just 10 per cent, even though the apartments have been sold out.Contrary to popular belief...
This statement by a group of Seri Tanjung Pinang residents hammers home the point as to why land and property development-for-infrastructure swap deals are a bad idea.Such deals compromise the development regulatory process by presenting the land reclamation or...
The Malaysian Insider has suggested that Penang is more expensive to live in than Kuala Lumpur. What do you think?Of course, mainland Penang is slightly cheaper than Penang Island. A friend told me he could get an 'economy...
CPC Corp, the Taiwanese firm interested in building a RM35bn petrochemical complex in Pengerang, Johor, had wanted to push ahead with its project here reportedly because its facility in southern Taiwan would be shut down in 2015 following strong...

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