What is causing so much dissatisfaction with the housing market? Well, the provision of housing these days in large part, no longer fulfils a social function to provide people with homes within their budget. Instead, it has become a...
The Penang Island City Council has REJECTED a massive project at the Penang Turf Club on various grounds - but concerned residents and Penangites are not letting down their guard. The rejection comes on the heels of a petition...
Would you buy a home on this island? These graves are on the north-western side of Pulau Jerejak. According to a historian, there are at least 5,332 graves, most of them from the 7,500 leprosy patients who lived at one...
The ruins of dormitories and leper homes, old reservoirs and undergound chambers, places of worship, jail cells, even a courtroom add an eerie touch to the island's natural greenery that should be preserved as a state treasure for Penang. I...
Deja vu... Back in 2012, when the maximum density was increased from 30 homes per acre to 87 per acre, we were told that this would encourage developer to build more affordable homes. Did that happen? You tell me....
No mention of theme parks, shoppping malls, sky walks, cable cars, 18-hole golf resorts - some of the things that the state government believes will draw more tourists to Penang. Instead, the CNN write-up focuses on the arts, culture, underground...
Few people realise that Pulau Jerejak has a hidden heritage so haunting that it was once featured in the History Channel. Most of the migrants arriving in Penang from China and India and other Asian nations - the ancestors...
Something is afoot at Pulau Jerejak. The local government must explain what is going on. Has any development plan been approved? If not, who has built this contraption next to the old resort jetty and for what purpose? Is...
Two sets of the RM46bn SRS Consortium transport proposal have been put up on public display at Dewan Sri Pinang in George Town for a month from today. About 10 reporters were waiting at the venue to see who would...
Mohd Faiz Subri from Penang has clinched the Puskas award for best goal of the year last night. The swerving wonder goal was scored at a time when Malaysians were enthused with the Ola Bola movie. Unfortunately, our national team's...

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