Tuesday, 31 March 2020
This statement by a group of Seri Tanjung Pinang residents hammers home the point as to why land and property development-for-infrastructure swap deals are a bad idea. Such deals compromise the development regulatory process by presenting the land reclamation or...
A large construction firm from China was debarred from bidding for World Bank projects following "fraudulent practices" in a major Philippines road improvement project. The World Bank has blacklisted China Communications Construction Company Ltd until January 2017. See an...
In 2016, we were told that the population on the three artificial islands in Penang to be created by land reclamation would be 300,000. The three islands would cover 4,500 acres, making it much larger than Forest City in...
Photos have been circulating of cracks on the hlll-slope roads leading to the Vale of Temp. Some time ago, I wrote a blog post about cracks on the road to Batu Ferringhi, not too far from where the sections of...
Penangites woke up this morning to a deluge of images of flash floods around the state which will surely haunt those who have approved developments projects that have concretised much of the state including its hill-slopes. Heavy rains began early...