Saturday, 11 July 2020
The new pope has explained why he chose the name Francis: St Francis of Assisi (1181/82-1226) was "the man of the poor. The man of peace. The man who loved and cared for creation – and in this moment...
Environmentalist Leong Yueh Wong weighs in with what he thinks are the possible causes of the flash floods in Penang on 3 October 2014. But before that, here are some words of wisdom (author unknown): Less absorption = MORE runoff More...
In the aftermath of the 4-5 November 2017 storm and extensive flooding and landslides, many thought they were the worst in Penang's history. But there was also widespread flooding in Penang on 24 November 1932, when 15 inches (about 380mm)...
On a weekend this time. This tree along Jalan Lembah Permai is the latest to be chopped down. This is what it looked like before: Was MBPP permission given for this tree to be cut down? How many more...
Economist and MPPP Councillor Lim Mah Hui made the following address to a full council meeting of the MPPP on 25 October. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtX8qiC_rXE Bicycles as one part of solution to traffic congestion There are three hot issues facing Penang. I call...