The housing glut - the G-word few want to say - in Penang has once again come under the spotlight. The state's response has been tinker with the eligibility...
Watch what happens when a visionary mayor, Jaime Lerner (now retired), sets about transforming the city of Curitiba, Brazil, into a model of sustainable development and urban planning.
Housing prices in Penang and the rest of Malaysia are soaring beyond the reach of many Malaysians. While many property developers and speculators are laughing their way to the bank, many ordinary workers are struggling to buy their first...
Penang Chief Minister Guan Eng makes several points: The crisis was created under the previous BN administration; The Buah Pala villagers should distinguish between their friends and those responsible for their predicament; The Penang government has to act according to the law; The...
When most outsiders hear of Kampung Buah Pala, they tend to think of it as just another crammed "squatter" settlement, with ramshackle houses, surrounded by rubbish and stray animals. Let me show you the other side of Kg...