[googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m14!1m12!1m3!1d1697.588438177585!2d100.27791602581743!3d5.4646687280598165!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!5e1!3m2!1sen!2smy!4v1411538048208&w=600&h=450] Mario Balotelli once lifted his jersey on the football pitch to reveal the words “Why always me?” on his inner vest after a series of controversial incidents propelled him into unflattering public scrutiny. Residents of Chee Seng Garden...
Penang state government reps and Kg Buah Pala villagers are resuming closed-door negotiations at 9.00pm today. They are racing against time to find a resolution to the crisis as a 2 August eviction deadline looms.
The Sentul-based activist James Arunasalam passed away on 22 January. He championed the cause of the poor - Photo by Tian Chua James, a member of Persatuan Masyarakat Selangor and Wilayah Persekutuan (Permas), was instrumental in defending pioneers and settlers in...
It is shocking to see the Penang Development Corporation and Abad Naluri re-negotiating the deal in which the latter was supposed to acquire 750 acres of land in Batu Kawan from the PDC. The site of the failed equestrian centre...
Attended a discussion on low-income housing in Malaysia and these were some of the points that surfaced. Federal/state policy on low-income housing has failed. Accessibilty and universal design (including pedestrian access) is often indequate. Public transport connections especially outside...
The MPPP has 22 acres of land at Jalan S P Chelliah, which it could use for public purposes. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?oe=utf-8&client=firefox-beta&q=jalan+s+p+chelliah&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Jalan+S.P.+Chelliah,+Georgetown,+10150+Pulau+Pinang&t=h&ll=5.410518,100.324359&spn=0.01004,0.010064&z=16&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=470&h=470] From what I understand, the Penang state government wants to use half of this land for low- and medium-cost...
Buah pala or nutmeg, along with other spices bearing exotic flavours, once drew hordes of traders to these parts. Today though, the mention of Buah Pala is enough to leave a bitter taste as the village that bears its...
More questions are being asked about Sime Darby's takeover of a 30 per cent stake in E&O, which also includes a three-year collaboration agreement. In particular, is there a need for a mandatory general offer? See the Malaysian Finance...
Deputy Chief Minister Mansor Othman is to meet the Oasis developers tomorrow to discuss the crisis faced by High Chaparral villagers facing eviction, according to a media source. He expressed some optimism that the developers could be persuaded not to...
Scary hill-slope project in Chee Seng Gardens, Penang Residents want the project stopped This is a message from George Aeria of Chee Seng Gardens, which covers the Old Chee Seng Gardens, the newer parts (houses built by Leader Gardens), Straits Regency,...

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