A small, quiet neighbourhood in Tanjung Bungah has come out strongly against the laying of concrete and paving on their small park and green strips near their homes. Twenty-six residents have signed a petition addressed to the Public Works...
The recent floods don't seem to have taught us anything. Some people still have an urge - call it an itch - to pour concrete and tar onto the few green spaces we have. In a quiet neighbourhood in Tanjung...
Update (29 January 2014): It is confirmed that this new structure at the corner of the Formal Garden is for new toilets to replace the old toilets located nearby, which are apparently in bad shape and will be demolished....
Hopefully, the Penang state government will put in place a large public park and other free recreational spaces, vegetable farms and fruit orchards for food security, and planned sustainable transport infrastructure, including bicycle lanes and top quality pedestrian networks...
Singapore is bidding to have its 183-acre Botanic Garden listed as a Unesco heritage site. How does our expanded Penang Botanic Garden, 590 acres including surrounding hills, compare to this, considering the damage and neglect it experienced in recent...