This is the PGCC (based on Equine's model of the 38 towers) (Patrick Lim is on the right) And this isn't? (The PGCC campaign group's model of the PGCC which PGCC master planner Nasrine Seraji says is based on a...
Two huge protest gatherings - or attempted gatherings - in the space of 15 days in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Amazing! But what does this tell us? A few things, actually: More and more Malaysians are casting off...
In a parting shot, Thierry Rommel, the European ambassador who left his post on Tuesday, castigated the Malaysian government for its deplorable human rights record and the "discriminatory" New Economic Policy (NEP). News reports quoted Rommel as saying the executive...
If our experience with "iconic towers" in Penang is any indication, then look out for what could happen with other towers in the pipeline. Thanks to a reader for bringing these to my attention: Sad-looking Komtar: Why...
Activists have stepped up the campaign as the stakes rise. The developer has taken its PR blitz to the shopping malls, but activists have been meeting residents neighbouring the PGCC project site who are worried about the impact of...
The PGCC developer has taken its road-show to Queensbay Mall Looks like the PR battle has begun. The Penang Global City Centre developer is on a road show promoting its project in Queensbay Mall and Gurney Plaza in Penang. Just received...
Greetings from Milan! I am here presenting a paper at a conference. Walking around the city, I must say I have been impressed with Milan's excellent network of underground trains, trams (old and modern), buses and taxies - though locals...
Here is one guy's impression of what the PGCC would look like from Komtar. KL Dude has had a go on photo editor with the earlier picture of the PGCC Twin Towers posted on this blog; only this time...
From one sorry-looking tower to another two: This is what the PGCC will look like from Komtar - but please, please remember that there are going to be 38 other high-rise towers in front of the crooked twin towers! Just...
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...

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