The state government, in trying to defend the mega Pan Island Link highway project (proposed by a major contractor and two Penang-based property developers), has lambasted critics for posting "misleading visuals" which it described as "fake". It then showed...
Before the current plan for an extravagant RM8bn 19.5km six-lane Pan Island Link (PIL) highway, there was the RM1.0bn 17km four-lane Penang Outer Ring Road project, which was eventually scrapped following an outcry from the then opposition party in...
Many Malaysians have this perception that eating places staffed by foreign workers are less hygienic. But this operation in Penang, which saw 12 eating places shut down, showed that it was the majority of local workers who were...
An overseas-bases international banker working with a prominent global financial institution has criticised the Request for Proposals procurement method used to select a project delivery partner to implement the Halcrow masterplan. He added that SRS Consortium had no experience in...
Calling all Penangites: While the rest of the world is turning to more sustainable forms of urban mobility especially in view of climate change, here we are in Penang going backwards. They are pushing ahead with that incredibly short-sighted...