This photo was sent to me a couple of days ago showing the outline of the massive land reclamation taking shape off Gurney Drive (131 acres) and in the distance, the first phase (253 acres) of a 760-acre artificial...
The first phase of a 760-acre island, mainly for the well heeled, is emerging off the northeast coast of Penang Island - part of the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 reclamation. Smack in the middle of where the Tanjung...
Over a hundred residents in the Jesselton area, and nearby areas such as Casa Grande, have objected to the proposed development around the Penang Turf Club (lots 403, 28 and 278). The petition dated 31 October 2016, initiated by the...
The Penang Hills Watch (PHW) initiative of Penang Forum (PF) has submitted its maiden report on hill-clearing cases in Penang to the state government. The report, submitted on 2 January 2017, covers cases and complaints that PHW has tracked...
Not a great start to the new year as RON95 goes up 20 sen... despite a slightly stronger ringgit and somewhat steady global oil prices in January 2017. Brent Oil Price https://www.oilcrudeprice.com/oilwidget.php?l=en&m=000000&g=fff700&c=ffd700&i=fff700&l=ffd700&o=fff700&u=brent
One of the reasons why I am against the SRS proposals for Penang transport infrastructure is the literally over-the-top plan for an RM8bn 19.5km north-south highway that will actually cross over the Penang Hill railway. This idea could have...
China is reportedly clamping down on underground banks through which its citizens are sending money to buy homes abroad in places like Australia, creating havoc in some overseas property markets. Demand from China for apartments in Sydney has now...
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...

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