Our guest contributor is Judy Cheng-Hopkins, who comes up with some criticism of Penang Forum for indulging in 'group-think'. She raises the larger issue of what kind of Penang we want. These days it would seem there are two...
These are some of the mega projects in the pipeline in Malaysia. Now, let's gaze into the crystal ball and think about the fate of these projects. Given the state of the economy now, our household income and debt, the...
Remember this place? It was the hotel that set the standard for luxury in Penang. But today it lies abandoned and forgotten, its 18-acre site of concrete disrupting the lush greenery of Teluk Bahang. In its heyday, it was the...
At the talk on Sustainable Urbanisation - Myth or Reality? - part of the Chevening talk series, jointly organised with Penang Forum in George Town - concerns from the floor centred mainly on a couple of key issues: over-development,...
So minister Rahman Dahlan has dismissed Mydin boss Ameer Ali Mydin’s comments that despite Malaysians don’t have money to spend. He pointed to Malaysia's strong economic growth, which he said has clearly benefited the people. They now have rising income...