Tengku Idaura’s short stint as 'pengarah' of the Penang Botanic Garden was "truly outstanding in the face of little official support, no expert botanist staff, despite many requests, and often virtual daily insubordination". The Garden was in turmoil when...
"It is a sad day when we see two architectural treasures within the George Town World Heritage Site, Convent Light Street and Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, vandalised by Malaysians to make racial political statements." That's what the Penang Heritage Trust...
The Bayan Baru Residents Association has asked the state government/MPPP to put themselves in the shoes of the residents over the Spice project. Apart from the agreement itself, the MPPP should make public the Spice business plan to prove...
Ivory Properties Group Berhad has received a letter of acceptance from PDC to buy and develop 103 acres of Bayan Mutiara land, south of the Penang Bridge. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=bayan+mutiara&oe=utf-8&client=firefox&ie=UTF8&hl=en&hq=&hnear=Bayan+Mutiara,+Bayan+Lepas,+Penang&ll=5.349419,100.319939&spn=0.032046,0.042915&z=14&output=embed&w=500&h=375] The letter dated 25 July 2011, was for the 'mixed...
More property development: Vincent Tan's Berjaya Land Bhd has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with Penang Turf Club to buy 57.3 acres for RM459m. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=penang+turf+club&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hl=en&hq=penang+turf+club&t=h&vpsrc=6&ll=5.419405,100.297687&spn=0.011108,0.010085&z=16&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=470&h=520] Prime unencumbered freehold land for only RM184 per square...
Imagine, Koh Tsu Koon has slammed those who have called for his removal as Gerakan head honcho and Minister in the Prime Minister's Department. “I feel enough is enough. These are disgruntled people with baseless and nonsensical allegations,” Tsu...
Three persons from the Penang Forum, including me, were invited to a meeting with the E&O Group's management, including its CEO. The meeting, held last Friday (10 June), was to clarify questions raised on this blog about further land...
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...
Here is another proposal from blog reader Sean, which broadens the discussion and might be worth considering. Your correspondent is still suggesting that PR beat BN at their own game: giving beads. I’d like to see a Green Party...
This handout on the Batu Kawan deal was passed to me by a journalist. I think it is of public interest, so I am reproducing it here. PDC has just renegotiated the 750-acre Batu Kawan land deal with Abad...

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