So it is finally out. China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, which also controls Sweden's Volvo, is acquiring a 49 per cent in ailing Proton Holdings Bhd from DRB-Hicom. The Edge (15-21 May) had earlier reported that the government had...
Not enough emphasis has been placed in our urban planning on dedicated bus-lanes and on streets that would be shared among buses, bicycles and pedestrians. This video is a 'must watch' for all our politicians, mayors, city councillors and...
After all the bad news about money games in Penang, people here needed a lift, and along comes a movie, the first Penang Hokkien movie - a movie about difficult family life in Old Penang, which has received positive...
Well, whaddaya know! Pulau Jerejak has shot into the international spotlight with 30 scholars from 16 nations supporting a petition to save Pulau Jerejak. The petition was launched by the Sungai Buloh Settlement Council at the Fifth International Symposium on...
Taking a leaf from what is happening in Singapore, Penang too is planning foreign workers villages/dormitories in Bukit Tambun, Permatang Tinggi, Juru, Batu Maung and Bukit Minyak. These 'dorms' - multi-storey buildings or towers - could house as many as...
New photos have emerged of the ruins of a 121-year-old church in Pulau Jerejak located on the eastern coast of the island, just north of the Boustead shipyard. The ruins, now almost shrouded by trees and overgrowth, are believed...
When Rajindar Singh worked as a medical assistant* in charge of the treatment room of Camp 1 in Pulau Jerejak in the mid-1960s, he spotted a solitary full-grown coconut tree growing in the premises and wondered who had planted...
Participants at Penang Forum 7: #SaveJerejak today called for a moratorium on any property development project at Pulau Jerejak, an island steeped in history. There were some who felt that some kind of 'development' on the island was inevitable and...
It's a packed hall here at Penang Institute as Penangites show their interest in saving Pulau Jerejak.
This forum on Saturday has received tremendous publicity in the media. It is the seventh major Penang Forum since 2008, this time speakers will lift the veil on Pulau Jerejak to unravel the secrets of this forgotten island. Is...

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