The unprecedented floods in the state of Kerala in southern India have been described by a prominent ecologist as "manmade". The terrible floods offer a timely warning for us, in particular the governments of Penang, Kedah, Pahang, Kelantan, Terengganu...
The state government, in trying to defend the mega Pan Island Link highway project (proposed by a major contractor and two Penang-based property developers), has lambasted critics for posting "misleading visuals" which it described as "fake". It then showed...
Roger Teoh, a PhD postgraduate studying at the Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London, has come up with an immediate rebuttal of the Penang state government's latest attempt to defend the RM9bn mega highway project proposed by a...
The RM9bn six-lane highway which will tunnel through 10km of the hills of Penang are "clearly incompatible" with plans to get Unesco to list the hill as a protected biosphere, a former senior Unesco advisor has said. "The projects...
The six-lane highway will now go below the funicular railway (instead of over it), increasing the total length of all the tunnel stretches from over 7km to over 10km along the 19.5km route. (Did someone just realise how ludicrous...