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PETALING JAYA: National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has yet to approve the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) proposal, says Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad.
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GEORGE TOWN: The National Physical Planning Council (MPFN) only advises federal or state government on development projects under the Town and Country Planning Act, says Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya has denied giving the green light for the proposed three islands reclamation project south of Penang island, saying the National Physical Planning Council (MPFN) which met yes...
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GEORGE TOWN: The long-awaited federal approvals for Penang’s mega projects are finally at hand, with the latest being for a plan to reclaim three islands that will give the state a land bank worth an estimated RM70bil.
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KUANTAN: Lynas Malaysia has rebutted Semambu assemblyman Lee Chean Chung's assertions that the rare earth materials producer has violated the law by storing large quantities of scheduled wastes on-site.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): A Penang Forum member questioned the professionalism of federal regulators, as the environmental study report for a highway project contained drawing errors.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): The detailed design for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) will need to go through a number of approval processes, including from the Public Works Department (JKR), before it coul...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): The proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) mega project has received the approval from the National Physical Planning Council (NPPC), reports said today.
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KUANTAN (April 18): Rare earth processing plant Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) (pictured) is deemed to have broken the law by storing a huge amount of scheduled wastes for long periods, Semambu assem...
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GEORGE TOWN: An official of the Penang Forum has questioned the professionalism of federal regulators who approved the environmental study report for a highway project that contained drawing errors.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has admitted to an oversight in the slope design of the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) which contains up to 29 berms to fortify and protect the slopes.
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KUANTAN (April 17): Rare earth processing plant Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) is deemed to have broken the law by storing a huge amount of scheduled wastes for long periods, Semambu Assemblyman Lee C...
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KUANTAN: Rare earth processing plant Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) is deemed to have broken the law by storing a huge amount of scheduled wastes for long periods, Semambu assemblyman Lee Chean Chung ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The detailed design for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) will need to go through a number of approval processes, including from the Public Works Department (JKR), before it could be adopted ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today admitted there were a few drawing errors in the environment study done on the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway, where the terracing of hill slopes appears to b...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Link ...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 17 — The drawing for Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) in its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report was not the actual design for the highway, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow sa...
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Penang is one of the four major property markets in Malaysia.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will go ahead with the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) despite criticisms that the project was unnecessary and a waste of public funds.
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GEORGE TOWN: The need to mitigate environmental impact is one of the main conditions that came with the approval for Penang’s Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project.
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GEORGE TOWN: The need to mitigate environmental impact is one of the main conditions that came with the approval for Penang’s Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin n...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Proj...
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IPOH (April 16): The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, said today development is not a licence legalising the destruction of the environment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Link ...
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The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Project.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Li...
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IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah (pix), said today development is not a licence legalising the destruction of the environment.
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government has disclosed a summary of the 56 conditions required by Department of Environment (DoE), in relation to Penang's upcoming PIL 1 highway project connecting Gurney Drive to the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu expressway near the Bayan Lepas Free Trade Zone Phase IV.
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A Penang Gerakan leader has urged Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow to clarify if the SRS Consortium, the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway's project delivery partner is the project's contractor as well.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin n...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang's multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 16 — The Penang government will be transparent in the implementation of the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) while addressing all concerns regarding the controversial project, Chief Minis...
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IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah (pix), said today development is not a licence legalising the destruction of the environment.
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The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, said today development is not a licence legalising the destruction of the environment.
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IPOH (Bernama): The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, says that development is not a licence to legalise the destruction of the environment.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) has been given the green light and is expected to start in July next year to help disperse traffic in Penang.
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KOTA KINABALU: It was only a brief moment with Chief Minister Shafie Apdal but a grassroots movement hopes the short meeting will eventually put an end to a mega dam in Papar they have been against.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 15): The Penang authorities are “ignoring public objections”, said non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the state in reaction to the news that the RM7 billion Pan Island Lin...
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PETALING JAYA: The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are upset by that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Pan-Island Link (PIL) has been approved ...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 15 — The Penang government is ignoring public objections by pushing ahead with the RM7 billion Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) that has gained regulatory approval, two non-governmental g...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) in Penang has been approved by the Environment Department (DOE).
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GEORGE TOWN, April 15 — The Department of Environment (DoE) has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the state’s proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1), a highway under its amb...
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THE dollar’s strength sustained for the second consecutive week.
US | Global Forex Market | ECB | GDP | CPI | FOMC | Brent | IMF | Iranian | EIA | China | EU | Opec | Venezuela | 0.13 | 2.1 | 1.9 | 1.125 | 196 | 000 | 6 | 2.2 | 2.0 | 1.9 | 0.38 | 11bil | 2019 | 2.3 | 2.5 | 0.09 | 70 | 97.2 | 7.03 million | 70.83 | 196 | 000 | 8 | 000 | 33 | 000 | 50 | US$11bil | US$70 | US$70.83 | 2019 | April 6
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): AmBank Research expects the ringgit (MYR) to trade between its support level of 4.0724 and 4.0871 while the resistance pegged at 4.1171 and 4.1300.
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(April 11): Asian stocks were poised for a mixed start after Federal Reserve meeting minutes confirmed the central bank’s dovish tilt on policy this year.
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The Penang government says that it wants to tackle the road traffic congestion problems in Penang (mainly on the island), and yet it wants to build more roads to accommodate more vehicles.
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A Penangite forwarded me this Exclusive news from thestar.com.my and asked if it’s now the best time to buy Penang properties since the PIL and LRT will start in June 2020.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 8): The light rail transit (LRT) line and the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) have been scheduled to begin in June next year.
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EXCLUSIVE:GEORGE TOWN: Construction on the RM9bil light rail transit (LRT) line and the RM9.6bil Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) are scheduled to start in June next year.
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SEREMBAN, April 4 — The logging activities at the Gunung Tampin Forest Reserve are to make way for the construction of the 500kV transmission line project from the Alor Gajah power plant in Melaka t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will no longer consider approval for environmental impact assessments (EIA) on Ramsar sites, to ensure the sustainability of these wetlands, the Dewan Rakyat was told toda...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): The government will no longer give approval for future Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) studies on development proposals at all Ramsar sites, the Dewan Rakyat was told to...
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KOTA KINABALU: A grassroots movement has voiced dismay over the state government’s green light for the proposed Papar Dam although the necessary environmental impact assessment reports had yet to be...
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Anti-Lynas group Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas (SMSL) has voiced out against the Australian mining company's bid to build a storage facility for its Neutralisation Underflow (NUF) waste within its rare-ea...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources Dr Xavier Jayakumar clarified today that although the moratorium on bauxite mining and exporting in Kuantan, Pahang will be lifte...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 13 — The proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) will “kill” off all fishermen along the coast of Penang and northern Perak, not only in Permatang Damar Laut, a group of fishe...
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Lynas Corporation Ltd has been told to stop finding excuses or delay the issue of sending back "water leached purification" (WLP) waste produced by the factory to Australia which should be carried out...
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KUANTAN: Lynas Corporation was today told to stop finding excuses or delay in sending back “water leached purification” (WLP) waste produced by the factory to Australia before the September deadli...
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KUANTAN, March 10 — Lynas Corporation Ltd (Lynas) has been told to stop finding excuses or delay the issue of sending back ’water leached purification’ (WLP) waste produced by the factory to ...
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SIBU, Feb 27 — Tanjung Manis Economic Growth Area (T-MEGA), formerly known as Tanjung Manis halal hub, is confident that investors from China will soon receive the Environmental Impact Assessment (E...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 25 — The proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project to create three islands off the southern coast of Penang island will benefit fishermen in the area, Penang state executive c...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 20): The Health Ministry has been regularly monitoring the health condition of residents who live close to the bauxite mining area near Kuantan, Pahang, said its Minister Datuk Seri Dr ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The health ministry has been constantly monitoring the health of residents who live around bauxite-mining areas near Kuantan, said its minister Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 20 — The Health Ministry has been constantly monitoring the health condition of residents who live around the bauxite mining area near Kuantan, Pahang, said its minister Datuk Ser...
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 20): All state governments could make their own social impact assessment (SIA) of a project involving an area of not more than 100 acres (40.47 hectares), said Department of Town ...
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PENANG exco Jagdeep Singh Deo is spot on in saying that it is time to stop developers from funding their own Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) reports as there is a clear conflict of interest.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 19 ― Penang state executive councillor Jagdeep Singh Deo wants environmental impact assessment (EIA) and social impact impact assessment (SIA) reports to be conducted by independent...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The presence of long-established major electronic companies in Malaysia such as US-based Dell and Japan’s Sony and Panasonic will allow for easier transition for the local i...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today ordered a ban on three parties involved in the Bukit Kukus elevated road project from taking part in any future projects by the city council.
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GEORGE TOWN: A consumer group today hit out at the Bukit Kukus elevated road project, just days after the authorities lifted the stop-work order imposed on construction at the site following a landsli...
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Two non-governmental organisations have called on the Penang government to disclose the conditions under which work is being allowed to proceed at the site where a landslide occured last year in Jalan...