Residents in some two dozen established settlements in Penang are reportedly facing eviction.The settlements include the following:- the 150-year old Kampung Siam in Pulau Tikus - Pepper Estate in Tanjung Bungah - Kampung Perda in Teluk Bahang - Kampung Mutiara...
This is an interesting view that suggests - and I tend to believe - that state governments could do a lot more to protect the interests of long-time settlers and established communities from the onslaught of property development, especially...
[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...
The relaxed charm of Batu Ferringhi - at least, what's remaining of it - could be a thing of the past when half a dozen towers, four of them exceeding 30 storeys, sprout in the heart of the tourist...
Residents of Kampung Bagan Ajam in Butterworth and Kampung Chubadak in KL are the latest folk to face eviction at the hands of developers.In Kampung Bagan Ajam, some 120 households are affected: 47 have reportedly accepted the developers'...
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...
Another colonial-era village in Penang is set to be flattened - Kampung Siam of Pulau Tikus (behind the Pulau Tikus Police Station).According to a villager, residents, including those who have lived up to six generations on the land,...
From what I understand, the MPPP (Perancangan Pembangunan) has not received any application for the City of Dreams project nor does it have any information about it.And yet, this luxury condo project at Seri Tanjung Pinang (supposedly behind...
The Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 EIA report is on public display at Level 4 of Komtar until 21 February - but response to view the three volumes has been poor.http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=140556The process appears to be just going through...
The ongoing mega project known as 'Penang WorldCity', sprawled over 100 acres in Bayan Mutiara is set to turn the area into a jungle of highrise towers. One shudders to think to think of the impact on traffic and...

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