All that bad news about the judiciary and the shambles it is in. Yet, amidst the uproar and outrage (and rightfully so) over the Lingam tape, there was much cause for rejoicing especially in Sarawak: a sweet victory for...
Angry and disgusted: Strong views from PenangitesBefore the public forum this morning, organisers in the PGCC Campaign Group, a network of activists representing more than half a dozen Penang-based NGOs, were privately fretting over whether they would get a...
A reader has alerted me to a creature known as the National Policy on the Environment.It can be found on the Mida website. Just one question: do you think the PGCC complies with it - especially the bit about...
The Penang Turf Club land as it stands now (without the Penang Global City Centre) in the distance as seen from Komtar.Now you see it! (the twisted towers of the PGCC, that is).Sure looks like the mothership has landed....
Sentiment against the PGCC is clearly running high, judging from the angry and disgusted comments I have been receiving from concerned Penangites.Here's a sample of comments:Regarding the sale of the Turf Club land, the sale of the Batu Kawan...
So the latest count is 40 towers of more than 10 storeys each, higher than our earlier estimate of 37 towers. This is the count, based on the permission plan. Download the plan below by clicking on the link and...
My sources tell me that the PGCC developer's consultants said yesterday they would avoid cutting down the trees along Scotland Road but admitted that some angsana trees would have to make way for the road widening/flyover work, especially near...
Well, you all know what PGCC is by now - the massive RM25 billion Penang Greenwash... err, I mean Global... City Centre project.And CGCC? That's Catastrophic Global Climate Change.If we go ahead with PGCC, it would only add to...
Feelings against the PGCC are running high. Despite the mainstream media's almost total blackout of dissenting views, emails have been going around, highlighting the adverse implications for Penang if the project goes ahead. Concerned activists have begun a campaign...
On 30 July, the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) master-plan was launched with much fanfare. Among other goals, the blueprint aims to transform agriculture in the rice-bowl region of Malaysia.The masterplan was designed by Sime Darby although the project...

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