Penang Forum has been targeted for writing a letter to Unesco about its concern about the threat to the heritage of George Town world heritage site caused by the proposed massive transport hub in the historical Sia Boey area. But...
Not long ago, while walking along a dim 'five-foot way' in town, my knee struck against a parked motorbike in the shadows. "Ouch! Man, that hurt," I thought to myself, with none-too-pleasant thoughts about the person who had parked...
Today, several Penang-based bloggers and websites simultaneously launched a "Penangites for Trams" campaign. We hope more bloggers and webmasters - especially all those who care for Penang - will join in the campaign by placing these graphics on their...
Some hoo-ha in the press about whether the state government really consulted NGOs regarding the highway and tunnel projects in Penang. For me the real issue is, in view of increasing congestion, rising oil prices, depletion of oil...
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Comments made at the launch of the heritage and arts district at Sia Boey on 6 September 2015. How times have changed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ExoduOaeHA "...the heritage shophouses will be retained, where ever they could be, we will make sure that they...
This is another piece by Roger Teoh that is worth reading. He expresses more or less the same concerns that Penang Forum has been articulating, but this time from a rigorous academic background in transport studies. So why are...
The Penang Forum Steering Committee has responded to the issue of high density development i.e. the tripling of density permitted from 30 acres to 87 units/acre. It points out that high density development must be preceded by proper planning...
While certain people are getting hot under the collar over the use of the word Allah, Proton, which was privatised to Syed Mokhtar Albukhary's DRB-Hicom in 2012, continues to receive close to RM200m in "government R&D grants" (public money),...
In February, newspapers reported that government-owned RapidKL would take over the management of the bus system in Penang, putting an end to Penangites' public transport woes after years of shoddy bus service. Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said...

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