Rahmah Ali is not a happy woman. In fact, this feisty Tanjung Tokong villager is upset over Uda Holdings' plans to demolish the houses in her kampung and 'develop' the area. "Hati geram!" she says. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Photos by Anil (Click on...
It was quite a different world back then. Have all the changes made been for the better? Nostalgic Penang-Large Collection of Vintage Photographs (F)http://www.authorstream.com/player.swf?fb=0&nb=1&ct=5&rl=0&ap=0&pl=as&p=2022755_635227276650095000&fi=1 In case you can't view the slideshow, here is the link to the source. Share with...
Few people are aware that the famous Indian Nobel laureate for literature, Rabindranath Tagore, visited Penang in 1927. He also passed by this way earlier in 1916. This is the Hu Yew Seah building in Madras Lane...
Komtar phase 5 may be scrapped and instead the area my be conserved for its cultural and heritage character. Well done, PDC, for thinking twice about this! Also be careful how the canal is rehabilitated bearing in mind the...
Bukit Mertajam MP Steven Sim is embarking on a unique project to rekindle pride in Bukit Mertajam, one of the less known - but no less charming - towns on mainland Penang. Let's hear it from Steven: Everybody loves...
Tunglang takes us on a journey half a century back in time to relive his childhood experience of savouring street food in George Town: In my half slumber mode, if my memory is still intact, I can visually relive a...
A historical bungalow near the old Tenby International School site, off Jalan Kelawei in George Town, has been demolished to make way for a condo project. The NST has a story on the demolition of one bungalow....
On the second day of the Lunar New Year, heritage circles in Penang were abuzz with talk that several buildings in the Runnymede property in Penang - the site of Stamford Raffles home in Penang - were being demolished,...
This was a ferry shuttling to and from the Malayan Railway jetty along Weld Quay on the island and the railway station at Prai Junction on the mainland. Passengers could buy a rail ticket from the Malayan Railway office...
Who is moving in and who is being forced out of George Town? What has been the impact of the Unesco world heritage site listing on the city? http://www.youtube.com/v/F2CpwneZnR8&hl=en_US&fs=1?rel=0 That's the question posed in this documentary by Al Jazeera. All attention...

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