Over 40 teams of Penangites were involved in creating mini pop-up public parks on 50 parking lots scattered around the heritage zone of George Town on 19 September. This was a project spearheaded by Penang Institute and MBPP. Check...
This is a novel initiative to show what it would be like if we have more park space in the city rather than more parking lots. It is part of an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens...
The Penang state government should not sell its 49 per cent stake in Tropical Island Resort on Pulau Jerejak to Uda Holdings Berhad as it will only add development pressure on this green satellite island. The resort, located on...
A small, quiet neighbourhood in Tanjung Bungah has come out strongly against the laying of concrete and paving on their small park and green strips near their homes. Twenty-six residents have signed a petition addressed to the Public Works...
The recent floods don't seem to have taught us anything. Some people still have an urge - call it an itch - to pour concrete and tar onto the few green spaces we have. In a quiet neighbourhood in Tanjung...
Update (29 January 2014): It is confirmed that this new structure at the corner of the Formal Garden is for new toilets to replace the old toilets located nearby, which are apparently in bad shape and will be demolished....
Hopefully, the Penang state government will put in place a large public park and other free recreational spaces, vegetable farms and fruit orchards for food security, and planned sustainable transport infrastructure, including bicycle lanes and top quality pedestrian networks...
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...
Blog visitors Kevin and Island Joe consider the possibility of a large public park on the mainland. First, we have Kevin: PDCs job is first and foremost to protect the interest of Penangites. If it has 470 acres of land,...
Two excavators huffed and puffed their way on a Sunday (yesterday) at Penang's Sore Thumb, as workers beavered away on land supposedly alloted for the Tanjung Bungah Coastal Park. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=124984 The public has been given to understand that there has...

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