If Copenhagen can allow pedestrians, cyclists and others to reclaim the streets from cars, why not Penang? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59-roEQZWOY?rel=0&w=470&h=269] It's not rocket science. Note there was initial scepticism and cynicism when the plans were car-free areas were first announced. Many said...
It's not just in Penang that people want more green spaces and bicycle paths as over-development results in nostalgia for the less-frenzied lifestyles of the past. http://s.wsj.net/media/swf/main.swf In Singapore too, nature lovers are hoping that the old KTM track from...
The Steering Committee of the Penang Forum is holding a public forum at the Caring Society Complex along Jalan Utama on 18 December from 9.00am to 5.00pm. The Penang Forum is an informal network of some 40 Penang-based NGOs...
Update: Apparently, there are no plans to widen Kelawai Road. What's happening there is a lot of work on drainage improvement and the laying of common trenching for utilities. Those who see any illegal tree-cutting should report to MPPP....
A small band of determined protesters turned up at Lynas Corp's AGM in Sydney to highlight to shareholders the risks involved in the project. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZZN0A-ybFE?rel=0&w=470&h=348] The Australian Mining website also featured news of the protest. This was...