The Penang Island Municipal Council (MPPP) is mulling plans for a new building of its own in George Town - but where is the George Town Local Plan? Shouldn't we first come up with the Local Plan and put...
Another instance of corporate destruction of the environment: this time forest clearing by an oil palm plantation firm snuffs out the twinkling lights of the fireflies dancing above the banks of the Kuala Selangor River. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dg8HEn1CVc&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0]
I hear that the Department of the Environment quietly approved a preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment of the Penang Global City Centre (PGCC) project way back on 2 March 2007. A "one-stop centre" meeting approved the preliminary EIA, subject...
http://www.youtube.com/v/f5Xh5rLZUxs&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 One of the charms of Penang used to be the hawker stalls along Gurney Drive.  Crowds still throng the sea-front to savour Penang's street food. But I doubt they go there for the "invigorating" sea breeze now! Whatever happened to...