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...
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...
Update (15 November): The bill to corporatise the Penang Botanic Garden was passed yesterday with barely any prior publicity.One BN state assembly rep reportedly questioned why the general manager reports to the chairman (who will be the chief minister)...
Greetings from Milan! I am here presenting a paper at a conference.Walking around the city, I must say I have been impressed with Milan's excellent network of underground trains, trams (old and modern), buses and taxies - though locals...
Armenian Street in George Town, which has the largest collection of pre-war houses - over 12,000 in all - in South-East Asia. Photo credit: WikipediaThe Stadhuys Square in Malacca Photo credit: WikipediaRua das Flores (Flowers Street), the main...
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....
Residents around College Square in Pulau Tikus, Penang are upset over plans for some sort of "jogging track" on this neighbourhood green. The issue was revealed by a Facebook user and has now spread on social media.Like I...
So the Penang Turf Club held its AGM yesterday, and I gather a lot of questions were raised. But so far I haven't seen any public comments made by Turf Club officials.A reliable source told me that the original...
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...

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