Hot on the heels of plans for a theme park and golf resort in Batu Kawan, comes another plan for a 40-acre “international-class” “Penang Designer Village” that would include a mall tenanted by “first-tier luxury international brands retailing branded items at discounted prices”.
Blog visitors Kevin and Island Joe consider the possibility of a large public park on the mainland.
Some 100000 converged at the Batu Kawan Stadium on mainland Penang to protest against the electoral process, just three days after 100000 people had thronged the Kelana Jaya Stadium in a similar demonstration.
The Chief Minister has revealed that 750 acres of land in Batu Kawan was sold at between RM3.05 and RM4 per square foot in 2004.
The state government today held a ground-breaking ceremony for 12000 cheaper homes in Bandar Cassia in Batu Kawan on mainland Penang designed by the Singapore HDB consultants.