What is happening in Penang?

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While there has been much ado about a subject close to the hearts of Penangites (i.e. whether foreign cooks should be allowed to cook at hawker stalls licensed to locals), it has diverted attention away from the big issue of multibillion ringgit contracts. (more…)

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Humongous land reclamation in store at ecologically vital Middle Bank, Penang

Middle Bank, Penang
Source: osk188.com

If you thought the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 land reclamation was massive, you ain’t seen nothing yet. The Penang Development Corporation has controversially invited proposals for project management consultancy for 1500 acres of land reclamation which encompasses the ecologically sensitive Middle Bank. Who cares about the ecology when Big Business is involved, right?

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Support this dialogue on mobility at Pulau Tikus

So refreshing to come across this initiative by the Pulau Tikus Adun. Please support this move to show that there are people who care for their local community and are concerned about issues of accessibility and sustainable transport.

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This initiative is a great example of what an elected rep can do to promote awareness of local community and sustainable transport options.

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