Thursday, 19 September 2019
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Finally. Japanese officials have admitted that one of the reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi power plant was indeed struck by a nuclear meltdown. The top five feet of the 13ft-long fuel rods in the core had been exposed...
A horrific crash during a drag race in Putrajaya which injured 17 people on Saturday night marred a five-day event touted as the 'Million Youths Gathering 2012'. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJ0fpCEtloE?rel=0] Four of the 17 were seriously injured. I can only hope those...
I took these disturbing photos of the environmental destruction on Bukit Gambir from the Penang Bridge on 17 May 2013 as I approached the island. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=124984 The bald spot appears to be at an altitude higher than 250 feet,...
Pedal power could be making a comeback in George Town. According to George Town World Heritage Inc general manager Maimunah Mohd Sharif, greening in Penang will not be limited to trees. "We want to do something with George Town's back...
Good to see efforts being made to spruce up Penang. The ban on free plastic bags is the right way to go. Swiftlet breeding will soon be banned from the heritage zone. In the interim period, 32 new or unregistered breeders...