The biggest threat to Tasik Chini in Pekan is not the legendary Naga Seri Gumum (Malaysia's answer to the Loch Ness Monster) but corporate activity and the greed of outsiders with vested interests.A friend of mine who visited...
This was outgoing Tanjung Bunga Residents Association chairman Renji Sathiah's farewell address at the annual general meeting of the Tanjung Bunga Residents Association on 25 February 2017:Penang and Tanjung Bunga continue to be threatened with unrestrained and unplanned development....
You would be forgiven for not knowing the results of a new study on how climate change is going to raise sea levels to a level higher than earlier expected. After all, who wins the English Premier League is...
Hi semua, kami ingin menjemput anda semua ke tayangan filem Mission Blue, anjuran Kuasa bersama Aliran pada Sabtu, 25 Februari 2017 pada jam 2.30 tengah hari di Rumah Aliran.Trailer filem:https://youtu.be/B1wp2MQCsfQFilem dokumentari ini mengisahkan seorang oceanographer, ahli marin...
Strange malleable rocks surfaced at Tanjung Bungah beach a couple of weeks ago.  These videos were taken by a concerned visitor, Andrea Briglia, on 28 January at around 6pm.One theory is that these could be balls of marine clay,...
More cutting of hill slopes... above photo taken yesterday.And do you know what else is happening over at the Turf Club? Penangites saved the greenery from the horrendous Penang Global City Centre project in 2007-2008 - only to...
Ah, population. Much of our development planning for housing and mobility including transport infrastructure hinges on what we expect our future population to be.If the population forecast is unrealistically higher, then we would be planning and building more homes,...
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...
I attended the 8 December briefing on the review of the Penang Structure Plan at Komtar, and it was immediately apparent that there are serious questions that need to be answered.Those of you in Penang, please try and take...
A large crowd has packed a hotel convention room in Teluk Kumbar for a public consultation on the environmental impact assessment study of the massive land reclamation plan off the coast of southern Penang Island.The ill-conceived plan involves the...

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