The Penang Turf Club land as it stands now (without the Penang Global City Centre) in the distance as seen from Komtar. Now you see it! (the twisted towers of the PGCC, that is). Sure looks like the mothership has landed....
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...
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...
My sources tell me that the PGCC developer's consultants said yesterday they would avoid cutting down the trees along Scotland Road but admitted that some angsana trees would have to make way for the road widening/flyover work, especially near...
This is a more realistic miniature model of what the PGCC will look like - Awful! What do the lawyers marching in Putrajaya, the ordinary people struggling for democracy in Burma and those campaigning against the Penang Global City Centre...
Well, you all know what PGCC is by now - the massive RM25 billion Penang Greenwash... err, I mean Global... City Centre project. And CGCC? That's Catastrophic Global Climate Change. If we go ahead with PGCC, it would only add to...
Feelings against the PGCC are running high. Despite the mainstream media's almost total blackout of dissenting views, emails have been going around, highlighting the adverse implications for Penang if the project goes ahead. Concerned activists have begun a campaign...
Say you had a home that sits on vast, potentially valuable, prime land in a popular land-scarce island. You know that bigtime developers are greedily eyeing your sprawling green turf because when they look at it, you can...
On 30 July, the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) master-plan was launched with much fanfare. Among other goals, the blueprint aims to transform agriculture in the rice-bowl region of Malaysia.The masterplan was designed by Sime Darby although the project...
The PGCC developers talk about building a zero-carbon city, but they don't tell us about the scale of carbon emissions during the years of construction. It might be worth looking at what people in the know are saying about large...

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