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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — The local Penang island government is optimistic it can fully enforce the ban on single-use plastics within the next four years.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government said delays with Google’s mobile operating system had caused its smart parking app to remain unavailable to Android users for the past week.
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GEORGE TOWN, August 22 — The Penang state government today blamed the unrest in Hong Kong for the stock of smart parking sensors which that was left stranded at the country's airport.
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GEORGE TOWN: More than 450 illegal banners promoting a property project in Selangor were taken down by Penang Island City Council (MBPP) in the past two weeks.
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GEORGE TOWN: HeiTech Padu Berhad (HeiTech), the company behind the Penang Smart Parking project, today said it was fully funding the RM115 million job as part of a private financing initiative (PFI) a...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 21 — The beleaguered Penang Smart Parking contractor, HeiTech Padu Berhad, has given its reassurances that it will meet the July 2020 deadline to implement the system on all 36,000 ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The contractors of the Bukit Kukus bypass road here, which saw nine killed in a landslide last year, have asked the Attorney-General’s Chambers to drop a worksite safety negligence char...
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GEORGE TOWN: More than 450 illegal banners promoting a property in Selangor have been taken down by the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) in the past two weeks, but they just keep coming back.
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The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) and Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) have issued show-cause letters to the contractor of the RM115 million Penang Smart Parking System that hit a snag the ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The rollout of the Penang Smart Parking (PSP) sensor system has hit a snag after it was found that the app is not available in the Google Play Store for Android phone users.
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GEORGE TOWN: The two local councils in Penang are upset with a Subang Jaya-based company over a snag in its Smart Parking system which took off two days ago.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 20 — The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) and Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) have issued show-cause letters to the contractor of the RM115 million Penang Smart Parking Sys...
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GEORGE TOWN: Police are looking for two men on a motorcycle who splashed acid on a 48-year-old woman in front of a bank in Burmah Road here.
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GEORGE TOWN: A 48-year old legal adviser was seriously injured when two suspects on a motorcycle splashed acid at her.
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GEORGE TOWN: Police are looking for two men on a motorcycle who splashed acid on a woman in front of a bank at Burmah Road here.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 13): The authorities expect to clear in three days all the trees uprooted by the heavy storm last Friday, Penang Housing, Town and Country Planning and Local Government Committee ch...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 13 — The authorities expect to clear in three days all the trees uprooted by the heavy storm last Friday, Penang Housing, Town and Country Planning and Local Government Committee ch...
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GEORGE TOWN: The number of stratified residential properties offering short-term home-sharing or rentals seem to be rising in Penang even though the practice is deemed illegal by the Penang Island City Council (MBPP).
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GEORGE TOWN: The tail-end of Typhoon Lekima left a trail of destruction in many areas in the state with damaged cars, blown-off roofs, and uprooted and fallen trees.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 10 — More than 300 incidents of fallen trees were reported throughout Penang following heavy rains and strong winds which began at 10pm last night.
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GEORGE TOWN, August 9 — Penang State Exco Jagdeep Singh Deo announced today that Penang will be hosting the largest urban forum in Asia — the seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF7) this October.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 7 — A 1.6km segment of the Bukit Kukus paired road linking Paya Terubong to Lebuh Bukit Jambul will be open to the public by August next year, with the remainder due in several more...
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With other politicians busy politicking, first-time DAP assemblyperson Ong Ah Teong has opted to spend his precious time quietly beautifying his constituency of Batu Lancang.
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The Penang Development Corporation (PDC) has said that water diversion was “essential” for its project to restore the Prangin Canal, and that the decision to do so had undergone proper approval pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 — Airlines operating at Penang International Airport (PEN) should do their part by ensuring enough airline staff are on the ground to facilitate the check-in process, said Mala...
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AirAsia Group CEOTony Fernandes today hit out at the poor conditions at the Penang International Airport (PIA). "Penang airport is horrible.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 26 ― Penang is leading Malaysia’s recycling initiative, recording 42.69 per cent last year ― a figure that was double the national recycling rate of 21 per cent.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government set a deadline today for all eateries in the state to adhere to strict hygiene standards following news of dirty restaurants being sealed by health authorities.
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I REFER to the report “Penang Hill cleaner gets award from governor” (The Star, July 16; online at bit.ly/star_cleaner).
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GEORGE TOWN: The upkeep of Penang Hill, which received 1.74 million visitors last year, is no easy task, especially when maintaining its steep and long funicular railway service.
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GEORGE TOWN: After spending 39 years serving the Penang Island City Council (MBPP), P. Sanmuggam is still going strong in his job to upkeep Penang Hill.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) today vowed to take action against errant restaurant owners who refuse to keep their premises clean.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today said it wants to venture heavily into solar farming, spearheaded by its two local councils, in a push to harness renewable energy.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 11 — Penang is targeting to be Malaysia’s first state to use energy-efficient lamps for all street lighting by next year at a cost of about RM75 million, state exco Jagdeep Singh...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 3): The Penang state government welcomed the announcement by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) that it will be proceeding with the expansion of Penang International Airport in ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government welcomed the announcement by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) that it will be proceeding with the expansion of Penang International Airport in Bayan Lepas...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 3): The Penang state government welcomed the announcement by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) that it will be proceeding with the expansion of Penang International Airport in Ba...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is ready to proceed with its plan to expand the Penang International Airport after getting the approval from the Finance Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Wednesday (July 3) may include the following: EA Technique (M) Bhd, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAH...
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GEORGE TOWN: A cafe in a popular tourist quarter here had its illegal extensions demolished today by the Penang Island City Council.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is ready to proceed with its plan to expand the Penang International Airport after getting the approval from the Ministry of Finance.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is ready to proceed with its plan to expand the Penang International Airport after getting the approval from the Ministry of Finance.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has approved plans to expand the Penang International Airport.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 ― Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is ready to proceed with its plan to expand the Penang International Airport after getting the approval from the Ministry of Finance.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is ready to proceed with its plan to expand the Penang International Airport after getting the approval from the Ministry of Finance.
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GEORGE TOWN: The main contractor of the Bukit Kukus road project which saw nine people die in a landslide last October was charged with three counts of worksite safety law violations at the Sessions C...
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An NGO today questioned if approval plans were submitted to the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) for rebuilding works on a school and hotel in Tanjung Bungah, the site of a June 25 landslide that ki...
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GEORGE TOWN: A special needs school, located within the resort where a collapsed retaining wall killed four workers on Tuesday (June 25) at Jalan Batu Ferringhi, will be relocated.
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The owner of a resort in Jalan Batu Ferringhi has been ordered to stop work on a retaining wall until further notice following a landslide recently, said Penang Island City Council (MBPP) engineering ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The owner of a resort in Jalan Batu Ferringhi has been ordered to stop work on a retaining wall until further notice following a landslide recently, said Penang Island City Council engine...
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GEORGE TOWN: The owner of a resort in Jalan Batu Ferringhi has been ordered to stop work on a retaining wall until further notice following a landslide recently, said Penang Island City Council (MBPP)...
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GEORGE TOWN: Busy Jalan Batu Ferringhi, used to go to beaches and holiday resorts, is fully open now to traffic.
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GEORGE TOWN: The government has to resolve the issue of equity and operation of airports throughout the country if it wants to implement a private finance ini­tiative (PFI) for funding airport projects, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council has issued a stop-work order on works being done on a retaining wall at a beach resort in Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Penang, which collapsed and killed four foreign workers on Tuesday.
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GEORGE TOWN: Removable closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras have been installed at illegal dumping hotspots to monitor dumping activities, says Penang Island City Council (MBPP).
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GEORGE TOWN: The Public Works Department (PWD) will repair a slope at the site of Tuesday’s deadly landslide to ensure that the road to Batu Ferringhi is safe to use.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 28): The government has to resolve the issue of equity and operation of airports throughout the country if it wants to implement private finance initiative (PFI) for funding airport ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 28 — The Penang state government has instructed the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) to take legal action against the landowner in the fatal wall collapse incident that killed fou...
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GEORGE TOWN: The authorities should investigate the foamy white substance found at Sungai Keluang, near the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone, says the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP).
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has ordered a resort owner to submit plans for the repair of a slope separating the resort from the main road following the landslide triggered on Tu...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 28 — Penang Forum and Penang Hills Watch (PHW) today called for a moratorium on all slope development and highway projects over hills following the fatal retaining wall collapse th...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 28 — The Penang Island City Council appointed Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) today to conduct a RM130,000 study on housing and social issues on the island.
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Penang Forum, a vocal coalition of local NGOs concerned with the environment, says the several landslide incidents in the state raises the question of the fragility of slopes around the island.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 28 — The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has issued a stop-work order to the owner of Lost Paradise Resort for any further activity at a retaining wall that collapsed and killed ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Forum today questioned the capacity of the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) to monitor illegal earthworks on the island following the council’s admission that it was unaware...
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GEORGE TOWN - A resident living in a three-storey house close to the landslide in Batu Ferringhi is trembling with fear, following the incident.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 27 — The resort where a retaining wall collapsed and killed four workers has been allowed to continue operating as normal, local authorities said today.
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A local Penang NGO - Citizens Awareness Chant Group (Chant) - has called on the Attorney-General’s Chambers to push for deterrent sentences for those responsible for landslides that caused deaths.
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GEORGE TOWN: A group critical of the DAP-led Penang government today questioned the absence of any update from a commission of inquiry formed by the state in the wake of a deadly landslide two years a...
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GEORGE TOWN: The number of illegal dumpsites in Penang is increasing at an alarming rate.
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GEORGE TOWN: The freak landslide which took the lives of four foreign workers at a resort along Jalan Batu Ferringhi was a construction mishap instead, says Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang.
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GEORGE TOWN: The landslide, which triggered the collapse of a retention wall on Tuesday night resulting in the death of four Myanmar construction workers, occurred within the private boundaries of the...
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The Penang Island City Council has launched an investigation into Tuesday’s landslide at a construction site next to a holiday resort in Tanjung Bungah, Penang, which claimed the lives of four Myanm...
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GEORGE TOWN: A resident living in a three-storey house close to the landslide in Batu Ferringhi is trembling with fear, following the incident.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Public Works Department (PWD) today said the cause of the landslide in Batu Ferringhi last night was due to unauthorised earthworks at the bottom of the slope, causing it to give way.
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GEORGE TOWN: The retaining wall that collapsed at a Penang resort on Tuesday night (Jun 25), in a landslide that killed four Myanmar workers, was built by the resort owner after noticing soil moveme...
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GEORGE TOWN: A vocal activist against hill slope development today criticised the Penang authorities in the wake of yet another landslide that claimed the lives of four workers, saying they have yet t...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — Two non-governmental organisations (NGO) have called for stern action to be taken against the Lost Paradise Hotel owner responsible for the retaining wall collapse that killed...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — Four Myanmar workers were killed after the retaining wall they were constructing at the Lost Paradise Hotel in Batu Ferringhi, Penang collapsed at about 9.25pm yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN: The state will rope in other agencies to look into ways to strengthen anti-dumping laws that include higher penalties against offenders.
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GEORGE TOWN: Up to 50 Penangites can stand a chance to apply for a full scholarship to enrol in Chengdu Polytechnic, a college located in China’s Sichuan province.
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BUTTERWORTH: Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Datuk Rozali Mohamud will become the new mayor.
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BUTTERWORTH: Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Rozali Mohamud will be appointed as the Seberang Prai mayor once the MPSP is upgraded to city council status.
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BUTTERWORTH: Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Datuk Rozali Mohamud will be appointed as the Mayor of Seberang Prai once the MPSP is upgraded to city council status.
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Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Rozali Mohamud will be appointed as mayor once the MPSP is upgraded to city council status.
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BUTTERWORTH, June 16 — Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Datuk Rozali Mohamud will be appointed as the Mayor of Seberang Prai once the MPSP is upgraded to city council status.
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GEORGE TOWN: Local council enforcement officers and auxiliary police should be given the power to stop and investigate vehicles transporting waste.
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BUTTERWORTH (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Penang Customs has found another 132 containers filled with plastic waste at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT). State director Datuk Saidi Isma...
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BUTTERWORTH: Penang Customs has found another 132 containers filled with plastic waste at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT).
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GEORGE TOWN, June 14 — The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IBM Malaysia today to develop and implement cloud computing infrastructure for the local ...
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PETALING JAYA: A former Penang Island City Council (MBPP) member says the reported financial problems facing the contractors building the Paya Terubong-Relau highway portend trouble for the Penang Tra...
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PETALING JAYA: An MP has welcomed the education ministry’s confirmation that no action will be taken against 11 primary school students for participating in a climate change protest, saying it is un...
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GEORGE TOWN: The completion of the RM545.6mil Jalan Bukit Kukus paired roads project has hit a snag following cash flow problems faced by the two developers responsible for the remaining 2.1km of the 4.9km stretch.
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GEORGE TOWN: The historic town hall on Esplanade Road here will undergo a major restoration process, the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) announced today, days after a report by FMT on the two-storey...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 ― Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho has today provided a copy of his mother’s occupancy certificate on a three-storey house in Tanjung Bungah Park in Penang, insisting again tha...
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Penang MCA expressed its unhappiness over further delays in the completion of the Bukit Kukus Twin Highway, saying that state exco Zairil Khir Johari should not shirk his responsibilities.
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GEORGE TOWN: The RM530 million Bukit Kukus bypass road project, where a fatal landslide occurred last year, may take more time to complete following cash flow issues affecting two private developers o...
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pix) has left for Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the first session of the United Nations Habitat Assembly where he is expected to share Penang’s experien...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 24 ― Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will be representing Penang at the United Nations Habitat Assembly of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat Assembly) in Nairo...
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will move into his official residence once the minor facelift on the Class II heritage building is completed in mid-July.