It is becoming increasingly difficult for the fisherfolk of Tanjung Tokong to go out fishing, thanks to the 760-acre land reclamation and property development project off Tanjung Tokong and the 130-acre reclamation project along Gurney Drive for another property...
While much attention has been given to Botak Hill, that controversial hill actually blocks the view of many Penangites from the extensive hill-clearing and scarring further inland at Paya Terubong, especially at Bukit Kukus. The satellite image above is...
Look at the massive sedimentation along the entire stretch of Gurney Drive today. This is the sad state of Gurney Drive today as land reclamation work is in progress for a massive property development project on the western end...
A short commentary by MBPP councillor Lim Mah Hui: Today I wish to share with you a short video on Curitiba, a medium sized city of 2m in eastern Brazil that transformed itself into one of the most liveable in...
Of late, there has been talk that the Penang Botanic Garden should follow in the footsteps of its Singapore counterpart and apply for Unesco world heritage status. We shouldn't embarrass ourselves when the Penang Botanic Garden still hasn't sorted...
Yesterday the Penang High Court dismissed a defamation suit against Tanjung Bungah rep Teh Yee Cheu over his remarks when he shaved his head in protest at the illegal hill-top clearing at Bukit Relau. The suit was jointly filed...
On a weekend this time. This tree along Jalan Lembah Permai is the latest to be chopped down. This is what it looked like before: Was MBPP permission given for this tree to be cut down? How many more...
Penang Forum's position against special projects on the hills of Penang, put forward by prominent lawyer Agatha Foo, has been vindicated in recent weeks by three developments. A decision by the Appeals Board, chaired by Yeo Yang Poh, in...
We are so used to wishing prosperity to one another over the Lunar New Year, but maybe it is time to look more closely at what we mean by prosperity. One definition of being prosperous is to be successful...
CAP has just come out with a statement below: What is Penang without her green? What is Green Lane without the Green? Penang is slowly losing its green as more concrete jungles are taking over for development and paving the...

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