It is not just household debt as a percentage of GDP that we should be concerned about, but household debt compared to disposable income is even more crucial. Take a look at the yellow bar to see where we...
The biggest challenge for low-cost housing in the country - apart from actually building enough low-cost homes - is the maintenance of these blocks. The effectiveness of the maintenance depends on: the level of community solidarity (including an accountable...
Surely we need a balanced, sustainable model of development that would also preserve our social and cultural heritage. MPPP councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui made the following address at a full council meeting of the MPPP on 24...
The state government today held a ground-breaking ceremony for 12000 cheaper homes in Bandar Cassia in Batu Kawan on mainland Penang designed by the Singapore HDB consultants. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I4Pii5mM60?rel=0&w=470&h=348] Phase One will see 2000 homes being built. A couple...
After a 16-year long wait, displaced descendants of the original settlers of Jalan Raja Uda are finally receiving some compensation from a developer who took over an abandoned commercial project along this bustling street in Butterworth. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Over 300...