Now, Penang is seeking intervention from Putrajaya to facilitate the acquisition of water from Perak. The problem is that the Penang government wants cheap raw water, but Perak, whose water tariff is double that of Penang’s, is only interested in selling treated water. (more…)
All attention seems to be on the airport expansion plan in Penang, a proposed airport in Kulim and the Penang tunnel, running into hundreds of millions, even billions, of ringgit. But who will spend one or two million ringgit to give these low-cost flats in mainland Penang a coat of paint?