So from RM50 million that the MPPP will have to pay for the proposed convention centre, it has now become just RM11.5 million, which we are told is a "minute sum" for RM300 million worth of facilities. If this sounds...
Of late, I have heard a number of people expressing their unease about the "mess" in the Penang Botanic Gardens. A RM5 million federal project to expand the Gardens is underway, but concern has been expressed that it has already...
The developers of the RM25 billion Penang Global City Centre (PGCC) project have been telling us how green and carbon-free their project is going to be. But what they didn't tell us is they actually wanted to cram in...
I gather there's going to be some sort of "Majlis Perasmian Tugu dan Pokok Demokrasi" at the site of the fabled Democracy Tree in Medan Istana across the road from the rear entrance to the Perak state government building...
I was feeling puzzled about the extreme floods in many parts of the country. We have always had floods in the East Coast, but why has the flooding been so bad and widespread this time around? To get some...
Singapore is bidding to have its 183-acre Botanic Garden listed as a Unesco heritage site. How does our expanded Penang Botanic Garden, 590 acres including surrounding hills, compare to this, considering the damage and neglect it experienced in recent...
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...
A "life-threatening" cyclone is expected to hit the coast of Northern Queensland, Australia at around 10.00pm. It comes in the wake of devastating floods which swamped large parts of Queensland recently. Meanwhile, a colossal winter storm has struck the United...
That's Demolition Day for the two Penang Botanic Garden arches - scheduled for Monday. Or rather it should be Demolition Night. Cranes are expected to slam into the arches from 8.00pm to 11.00pm, and work is expected to last...
A Special Area Plan will be developed for the Penang Botanic Garden, hopefully putting an end to the fiascoes we have seen in the garden in recent years. I received the following from the Socio-Economic and Environmental Research...

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