https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=261948265 Is this for property development or sand-mining? Notice how close this is to a residential area. Is this what we want for Penang? Thanks to blog visitor tunglang for sending in these photos. The ‘scalped’ hill, he says, is...
The 'apex university' has done it again. An overflowing retention pond at USM has flooded neighbouring properties, causing considerable damage and knocking out power, after a heavy downpour that lasted only a couple of hours. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsbigBr6IxY?rel=0&w=470&h=382] ...
All new Aduns in Sarawak were supposed to submit questions to the State Assembly for the session this coming week. But 10 questions were rejected for the 20-29 June sitting of the legislature. Check out See Chee How's facebook...
You don't have to wait for your local council to green your town or city. Here is what is possible. Photos taken along Beach Street in George Town. Thanks to blog reader Roger Lim for the photos. Except...
Severn Cullis-Suzuki, then 12, addresses the Earth Summit in Rio De Janeiro in 1992: To all those greedy and wasteful people (and their corporations) who are destroying the environment, think of your children and your families and what kind...
Not many Penangites are aware of a lovely green haven in southern Penang that lies in sharp contrast to the hustle and bustle of traffic and towering apartment blocks nearby. Here at the Relau Agro-tourism Centre enterprising folk are involved...
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...
Few Malaysians may have heard of him but that in no way takes anything away from the towering stature of the legendary Penan leader, Along Sega, who passed away on 2 February 2011. He was an outspoken leader of the...
... take some time to read environmentalist Dr Leong Yueh Kwong's thoughtful response to the draft Special Area Plan for the Garden. Yueh Kwong was formerly the chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Penang Botanic Garden and...
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...

KEEP IN TOUCH

2,785FansLike
7,729FollowersFollow
43SubscribersSubscribe