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Gurney Drive, a major landmark in Penang, will be significantly changed with the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 project undertaken by E & O. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=124984 This morning I attended the public consultation attended by a few hundred people at the Straits...
The news that a 138-metre tall tower dubbed 'Maha Tower' is being constructed in Langkawi has gone largely unnoticed. Why build such a huge structure to mar a natural paradise (or at least, what used to be a natural...
This was outgoing Tanjung Bunga Residents Association chairman Renji Sathiah's farewell address at the annual general meeting of the Tanjung Bunga Residents Association on 25 February 2017: Penang and Tanjung Bunga continue to be threatened with unrestrained and unplanned development....
Not many Penangites are aware of a lovely green haven in southern Penang that lies in sharp contrast to the hustle and bustle of traffic and towering apartment blocks nearby. Here at the Relau Agro-tourism Centre enterprising folk are involved...
Ah, population. Much of our development planning for housing and mobility including transport infrastructure hinges on what we expect our future population to be. If the population forecast is unrealistically higher, then we would be planning and building more homes,...