While the Bukit Kukus tragedy is still fresh on our minds, plans to build two new hotels on Penang Hill have finally been unveiled. The first hotel: a five-storey 200-room hotel behind Convalescent Bungalow. The second hotel: on the slopes...
These are trees chopped down a couple of days ago in the Peirce Road area not from from Island Hospital. How many more roadside trees do we have to lose due to road widening or massive property development before...
The latest statement from Penang Forum: Penang Forum deeply regrets the tragic loss of lives in the Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy on 19 October 2018, which claimed nine or more lives, just one year after the Granito landslide tragedy, which...
A vigil in solidarity with the landslide victims was held at the Penang Town Hall this morning (see above) while inside the building the Penang Island City Council was holding its full council meeting. Later, three representatives from the...
Some have described the politicians' responses in trying to deflect the blame for the landslide down the line as "tai chi". But a friend who practises tai chi told me that this ancient Chinese exercise for health of mind,...