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...
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...
Will they or won't they? Throw a spanner into the PGCC works, that is.The full council of the Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) will sit on Friday, 18 January 2007 2008 in a meeting that could very well decide the...
The state government is pushing ahead with the controversial Penang International Convention Centre. Now who is going to be the lucky developer and main contractor?See a Sin Chew report here.In the interest of transparency, FOI etc and as public...
The draft Special Area Plan for the Penang Botanic Garden reveals plans for at least three more major concrete structures in the Garden.The three buildings under the plans are a Visitors' Centre, a multi-storey car park, and a...
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)...
Another massive land reclamation project has received approval in principle from the Penang state government. This time it is Eastern and Oriental (E&O) Bhd's plan to reclaim an additional 740 acres in Tanjong Tokong under Phase 2 of the...
The PGCC project has been the biggest land scam in Penang, Penang Chief Minister Guan Eng said today, adding there were a couple of other large scams still under investigation.He was responding to a statement by Teng Hock Nan...
I was on the road today and, looking at the traffic, I couldn't help wondering what the Penang government's plans are to ease congestion in the state.Surely, there is an urgent need to engage a planning expert come up...
Update: Please, no tigers on the island! That's the plea of an experienced vet in Penang whom I spoke to. "Penang as an island is not the place for wild animals especially tigers. The whole concept of having animals...

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