Monday, 26 October 2020
Controversial second bridge: The site at Batu Kawan on the mainland as it looks now It will add to traffic congestion on the island. Even with an additional third lane, the existing Penang Bridge is expected to become congested again...
The Star today carries a report suggesting that the Selangor government could be buckling under developers' pressure to allow projects on steep hill-slopes. Selangor is reported to be drafting new "new development guidelines" for Class 3 (25-35 degrees) and Class...
The fishermen have their say now: We are fishermen in Sungai Batu who are directly affected by the project to create three artificial islands off southern Penang Island.
This was the protest on Sunday against the hill-slope development projects at Sungai Ara in Penang. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tDXaxrK0aU?rel=0&w=470&h=269]
Despite soaring prices in the state, Penang, especially the northeast district of Penang Island, appears to have a large property supply overhang. So why are the middle-income group on the Island finding it so hard to locate affordable housing? ...