At least one person in government now realises that building flyovers and widening roads won't solve congestion on the roads. While Penang plans to build more flyovers and widen roads, Sarawak is thinking of moving in the opposition direction....
Wikipedia carries the following update of the tragic situation involving Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777-200ER aircraft carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members: "The flight departed terminal M at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 0:43 Malaysia time...
When Halcrow first came up with its transport masterplan, the projected cost of implementing the Penang masterplan was reported to be RM27bn. This figure included the RM6bn-plus for the tunnel and three highways (under Zenith), which was the state...
There are only half as many ferries shuttling between Penang Island and mainland Penang as there were in the late 1970s/early 1980s - and now they are thinking of cutting back the ferry service even further? Is this a scheme...
Look who's cycling together at the “1 Malaysia Charity Ride for Education 2011”. Cycle diplomacy? Guan Eng, former Penang chief minister Koh Tsu Koon, Yen Yen and Penang Umno Liaison Committee chairman Zainal Abidin Osman were reportedly at the...
I think the problem is that the more expensive the masterplan that the consortium comes up with, the more PDP (project delivery fees) it will be able to charge at 6 per cent of project costs and the more...
... what about Proton Personas? They seem quite popular. Or if you don't want Protons, how about Myvis? I hear they are quite reliable and low maintenance. While most of the country is bracing for an economic downturn, exco members in...
The second Penang bridge is expected to be completed by November 2013, barring delays. The big question now is how are the roads on the island going to cope with all that traffic? My main disappointment is that planners never...
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...
As World Environment Day draws to a close, here is some food for thought. The graph speaks for itself. (Does climate change ring a bell?) Another reason to protect our hills and green spaces from the onslaught of...

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