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...
If Patrick Lim and Equine Capital think it is going to be smooth sailing after the Prime Minister announced that approvals for the PGCC would be fast-tracked, they had better think again.This morning, half a dozen of the main...
Holy shmoly! What the...So PGCC master planner Nasrine Seraji claims I misquoted her and took her comments out of context. She was reported as saying that those comments were made four years ago and that no slides or...
When I requested my late dad and my late grandma a couple of days ago to watch over the green spaces surrounding their final resting place at the Bukit Gantong columbarium, neighbouring the proposed Penang Global City Centre, and...
And so Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi launches the masterplan for Patrick Lim's RM25 billion Penang Global City Centre project on 12 Sept.They say a picture paints a thousand words. Have a look at these graphics visualising the PGCC, which...
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...
It's a RM25 billion whopper: about 33 tower blocks, each over 40 storeys high on the land being used by the Penang Turf Club. Imagine that!And it looks like two different meetings on the Penang Global City Centre (PGCC)...
Timber firms are set to receive millions of ringgit in soft loans from the government under a "reforestation" programme.In this article for IPS, I discussed two questions:Why should profitable timber firms receive soft loans, which in effect...
Not making much headway with the Penang-based NGOs, the Fox Communication/Equine people have now trained their sights on the Jesselton Residents Association, neighbouring the Turf Club. The latest I hear is that this meeting will be held on...
This is no rumour.I was reading an article by Raja Petra of Malaysia Today about Abdullah Badawi, Patrick Lim and rumours that someone had forwarded to me - when suddenly, the phone rang.It was a guy, Tajudin, from...

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