The National Heritage Department (JWN) is understood to have proposed to the Penang state government that Pulau Jerejak be included with the National Leprosy Control Centre in Sungai Buloh, Selangor as joint candidates for Unesco world heritage site listing....
This statement has just been released by Penang Forum. It is especially relevant in the light of the widespread floods in Penang today, some of them having their origins in degraded hill slopes.Pada 2 September 2017 Persatuan Penduduk...
It is ludicrous to hear that Prime Minister Najib Razak wants to pump more Malaysian money into US infrastructure and Boeing planes to boost the US economy, which has a GDP of US$19 trillion. He should first handle the...
Ong Kian Ming of Penang Institute has revealed eyebrow-raising figures for Johor property sales to foreigners and unsold homes in projects undertaken by developers from China.Check out the tables here to see for yourselves.According to the figures he...
The so-called upgrading work on the College Square field has now been put on hold following an outcry among local residents. Apparently they were not consulted over the 'improvements'. Do residents really want the grass to be dug up...
A new documentary Road Wars: Pedestrian Strikes Back by Farhana AS has just been released in Penang highlighting some of the obstructions and hazards faced by pedestrians in Penang.Many of them are forced to share the road with speeding...
SRS Consortium is planning to build an elevated light rail transit system from Komtar to Bayan Lepas and beyond - which would cost RM8.4bn for a single line.This is in stark contrast to the original Halcrow transport masterplan...
This video footage gives us a rare glimpse of life on the streets of Penang in the middle of  the 20th Century. Check out the public transport we had back then.
The Penang state government had said this would the "case of the century for planning law" in Malaysia but then the MBPP changed its stance in court. What happened? Read the residents' statement below:Several residents’ associations and organisations in...
This is a media statement just released by Aliran:Here’s another example of how privatisation has not benefited the people.In 2014, Penang Port Sdn Bhd was privatised to Syed Mokhtar Albukhary’s Seaport Terminal (Johore) Sdn Bhd in a restricted...

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