After a 16-year long wait, displaced descendants of the original settlers of Jalan Raja Uda are finally receiving some compensation from a developer who took over an abandoned commercial project along this bustling street in Butterworth. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Over 300...
When discussing the RM1.5 billion PGCC scandal along with the scandalous rezoning from "recreational" land to "new development", we cannot afford to ignore what was going on in Batu Kawan, which is closely connected to the PGCC saga. The PGCC...
Residents in some two dozen established settlements in Penang are reportedly facing eviction. The settlements include the following: - the 150-year old Kampung Siam in Pulau Tikus - Pepper Estate in Tanjung Bungah - Kampung Perda in Teluk Bahang - Kampung Mutiara...
The median house price to median household income ratio (a common indicator of housing affordability) for Penang Island has risen to 8.1, high by any standards, from 6.8 five years ago. The current average housing price on...
Amidst disquiet about the high property prices in the state, the Penang government has announced that eight projects, which will provide 19425 new homes in the state, are in the pipeline. The projects are: Jalan S P Chelliah (1900 homes...