An open letter to GTWHI general manager Ang Ming Chee

Lim Mah Hui, in his personal capacity, has written an open letter to Ang Ming Chee, the general manager of George Town World Heritage...

Penang’s latest ‘tourist attraction’: The Dark Alley of Paya Terubong

This could be a tourist draw. An alley that is always dark, what more at dusk. Except that residents of the older flats facing...

Paya Terubong residents worried over 47-storey towers on hill-slopes

Residents of Taman Seri Rambai/Lau Geok Swee in Paya Terubong are alarmed and worried about the extensive hill cutting and scarring in the area....

Sia Boey: National Heritage Department to issue interim protection order, plans...

This is a English translation (I am not sure who translated it) of a statement in Bahasa issued by the National Heritage Department or...

Sia Boey: Penang Forum responds to criticism of its letter to...

Penang Forum has responded to criticism of its letter to Unesco over the plan to construct a massive transport hub in an area designated...

Sia Boey: ‘Do we want another concrete jungle?’

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...

Penang Forum’s letter to Unesco is to protect George Town’s heritage...

Penang Forum has been targeted for writing a letter to Unesco about its concern about the threat to the heritage of George Town world...

Sia Boey: The CAT is out of the bag

It seems like some people are jumping up and down after the archaeological discoveries at Sia Boey received tremendous coverage in the media, scuttling...

Penang government’s own consultants said trams cheaper than elevated LRT

Penang Forum has released a statement responding to the chief minister's comments saying that trams are more expensive: Penang Forum (PF) feels duty-bound to reply...

Archaeologists discover foundation of 19th Century police station at Sia Boey

Archaeologists working at the Sia Boey site have discovered the remnants of an old police barracks or station near the old entrance to the...

Extensive clearings scar Paya Terubong hills

While much attention has been given to Botak Hill, that controversial hill actually blocks the view of many Penangites from the extensive hill-clearing and...

Why the sudden loss of interest in the Penang tunnel?

In the months before the general election in 2013, the DAP vowed it would go ahead with the tunnel if it was returned to...

Now, it’s land reclamation in front of Queensbay

More land reclamation in Penang. This time in front of Queensbay, south of the first Penang bridge, almost facing Pulau Jerejak, and north of...

The CCCC connection in Penang

Yesterday, Sarawak Report made an explosive allegation about an inflation of costs in the proposed East Coast Rail Line from RM30bn to RM60bn so...

Why is SRS proposal so secret? How many shops, houses will...

SRS Consortium claims their transport proposal is superior than the Better, Cheaper, Faster framework put forward by Penang Forum. But why are their 20...

Is Gerakan serious about supporting public transport in Penang?

This is a statement by Penang Forum: It was reported in Star, 20 July 2016, that the Gerakan party in Penang supports Penang Forum’s proposal...

US attorney general: Corrupt officials treated 1MDB as ‘personal bank account’

US Attorney General Loretta E Lynch delivered these remarks at a press conference yesterday to announce "significant kleptocracy enforcement action" to recover more than...

Snap polls for Penang unwise, unnecessary

Update: Looks as if there was no consensus between DAP and PKR on the issue. Azmin says they are "yet to be convinced on...

Severe flash floods swamp Teluk Bahang; Penang airport also affected

This doesn't look good. Probably the worst flash floods in memory in Teluk Bahang after heavy rain in the afternoon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JhWulNjOeg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvAvG4qF_t4 The Teluk Bahang rep...

BCF transport framework made public; SRS’ RM40bn proposal still under wraps

While Penang Forum's Better, Cheaper, Faster transport framework is now available for public scrutiny on the bettercheaperfaster.my website, the proposal put forward by SRS...