I walked into a petrol station along a busy road in Penang last night and engaged in some small talk with the cashier. I asked him what kind of impact the petrol price hike has had on his collection. "In...
The frenzied pace of property development on Penang Island is worrying neighbouring residents and causing grief to villagers facing eviction. Here is a sample from press reports: Batu Ferringhi: Penang rapped over condo (asiaone) Tanjung Bungah/Batu Ferringhi: Elegant Sonata hits a...
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 scarring further inland at Paya Terubong, especially at Bukit Kukus. The satellite image above is...
A few kind souls managed to view the actual agreement for the Spice convention centre and this is now presented here in the public interest. The agreement proper can only be viewed by appointment at the MPPP office. No...
Here is one guy's impression of what the PGCC would look like from Komtar. KL Dude has had a go on photo editor with the earlier picture of the PGCC Twin Towers posted on this blog; only this time...