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GEORGE TOWN: Environmental experts have ascertained that the reclamation in Gurney Drive has no connection with the pollution and mass deaths of fish affecting Teluk Bahang.
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GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia - Penang is not just dealing with illegal dumpsites on land.
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PARIT BUNTAR: The wife of the proprietor of Sri Ananda Bahwan, a popular banana leaf restaurant chain in Penang island and Seberang Perai, died yesterday in a road accident at Km200.9 of the North-Sou...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang is not just dealing with illegal dumpsites on land.
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PARIT BUNTAR, Aug 15 — The wife of the proprietor of Sri Ananda Bahwan, a popular banana leaf restaurant chain in Penang island and Seberang Perai, died early this morning in a road accident at KM20...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penangites have upped the ante in their fight to protect the environment.
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BALIK PULAU: If thousands of farmed fish dying in Teluk Bahang was not bad enough, there are signs that the entire marine ecology along the coastline has suffered massive damage.
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GEORGE TOWN: Maintenance dredging of Penang Port is under investigation after a dredger was spotted leaving the harbour waters with a thick sediment plume behind it a day before tens of thousands of fish died in Teluk Bahang.
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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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KEPALA BATAS: More than 100 volunteers helped out at the annual sharing of sacrificial meat to mark Hari Raya Haji at the 134-year-old Masjid Jamiul Jalal Wal Kamal in Pajak Song here.
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PETALING JAYA: The air quality in Miri, Sarawak, improved this morning, although it still recorded a “hazardous” reading, as haze continued to affect several parts of the country.
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Big plans need good timing. When timing is not conducive, perhaps we need to step back and decide.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 8): Construction work on the Jalan Paya Terubong (Jalan Bukit Kukus) paired highway linking Paya Terubong and Relau here is now 78% complete and users are expected to be able to use t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Singapore’s Temasek Holdings has cancelled an RM1.3 billion business outsourcing project (BPO) with the Penang government, New Straits Times reported today.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 8): Construction work on the Jalan Paya Terubong (Jalan Bukit Kukus) paired highway linking Paya Terubong and Relau here is now 78 percent complete and users are expected to be able t...
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Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd today called on the public, especially cyclists, to use the 'Foldies on Rapid' service as an alternative to driving their own vehicles to reduce traffic congestion.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 1 — Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state will send a “pleading” letter to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for RM10 billion to fund part of the Penang Transport Mas...
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GEORGE TOWN, July 31 — Tanjong Tokong fishermen has warned their counterparts in the south of the island not to be fooled by any compensation the state government offered under the Penang South Recl...
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Recently, the debate over the viability of tram or Autonomous Rail Transit (ART) versus Light Rail Transit (LRT) for Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) has resurfaced.
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Penang was never a commercial fisheries location.
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GEORGE TOWN: Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar today dismissed any need for Penang to reclaim land from the sea, warning that it would only lead to “destruction and difficulties”.
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GEORGE TOWN: A three-month public inspection of plans for the state’s Light-Rail Transit project will be held from Aug 19.
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GERTAK SANGGUL, Penang: Waves lapped on the beach while sea breeze rustled the leaves.
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JULY 25 — Penang South Reclamation (PSR) is necessary to move the state forward.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 23): Penang may not be able to achieve a higher level of progress if the government accedes to the demands of those opposing development programmes such as the Penang South Reclamati...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang may not be able to achieve a higher level of progress if the government accedes to the demands of those opposing development programmes such as the Penang South Reclamation (PSR), ...
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BUTTERWORTH: The price of ikan kembong (Indian mackerel) may continue to soar if reclamation of the sea off Penang is not stopped, warn fishermen in the state.
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BUTTERWORTH: Ever heard of Bukit Katak (Frog Hill)? It is an abandoned quarry in Kampung Guar Petai, located about 15km north-east from Butterworth town.
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BALIK PULAU: The Federal Government will ensure that the last mangrove forest on Penang island remains protected.
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BALIK PULAU (Penang): The landscape, terrain and uniqueness of Balik Pulau, the main town in rural Penang Island, makes it one of the country’s hidden treasures, Deputy Tourism Minister Muhammad Bak...
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BALIK PULAU: It is the hobby of nearly every kid at some point in this kampung side of the Penang island: rearing fighting fish.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang state executive councillor has defended his claim of having more than 4,000 engagements with fishermen in the past four years, after criticism that it was theoretically impossibl...
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PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim told reporters on Monday that the RM11bil Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project can continue as long as the residents whose livelihoods will be affected are com...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The RM11bil Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project can continue as long as the residents whose livelihoods will be affected are compensated fairly, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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BALIK PULAU: Fishermen affected by the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project have objected to a proposal that they look for other jobs.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 14 — While Penang Hill and its surrounding forests have long been favourites of hikers, not many realise that there is a diverse range of nature trails all around Seberang Perai.
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NIBONG TEBAL: The Housing and Local Government Ministry is aiming to find a mechanism which will enable the additional income earned by low-wage earners to be used for the purchase of homes.
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GEORGE TOWN: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has met with fishermen here who are concerned that their livelihoods may be affected by the upcoming Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
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NIBONG TEBAL, July 13 — The Housing and Local Government Ministry is aiming to find a mechanism which will enable the additional income earned by low-wage earners to be used for the purchase of home...
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PETALING JAYA: Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld) has started to hand over the com-pleted units at its Eco Terraces condominium project on Penang Island.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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GEORGE TOWN: The man who found a kettle full of Canadian dollars in a landfill and wants to find the original owner received dozens of messages and calls from people praising him for his altruism.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 8 — With members numbering in the thousands, fishermen from Penang and Perak together with local environmental groups announced today their plan to march to Parliament Thursday to ...
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LETTER | Most Penangites, me included, welcome the recent approval of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project granted by the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry.
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GEORGE TOWN: The federal government has not made any decision on a sea reclamation project on the southern tip of Penang island, according to Agriculture and Agro-Based Industries Minister Datuk Salah...
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GEORGE TOWN: The federal government has not made any decision on a proposal reclamation project to create three man-made islands off Penang island, according to Agriculture and Agro-Based Industries M...
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GEORGE TOWN: The federal government has given the green light for Penang’s reclamation project to build three man-made islands, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said Friday (Jul 5).
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo (pix) said today that the state government has “lost” RM3.15 million in approval fees ...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 2): Penang Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said today that the state government has “lost” RM3.15 million in approval f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd says today it has just received the Ministry of Finance's (MoF) approval to immediately proceed with the Penang International Airport expansion in...
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BUTTERWORTH: Rescuers have recovered the body of 47-year-old logistics company manager Tham Kok Keong who fell off a ferry that was departing from Butterworth to Penang island on Monday (July 1).
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GEORGE TOWN - A 47-year-old man is feared to have drowned after falling off a ferry that was departing from Butterworth to Penang island.
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GEORGE TOWN: A woman is feared to have drowned after falling off the ferry that was departing from Butterworth to Penang island and leaving her car on the ferry.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 1 — Consumers and supermarkets should support the state’s “Zero Plastic Bags” conservation campaign starting today as authorities will otherwise formalise the restrictions in...
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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: The body of the fourth construction worker who was buried alive in a landslide at Batu Ferringhi last night was found this morning, bringing an end to the search and recovery (SAR) effort...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — The small island off the east coast of Penang island, known as Pulau Jerejak, has a long eventful past; through the decades, it has been home to a cluster of Malay villages, a...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 25): Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Prai Tengah, Seberang Prai Selatan and some parts of the Penang Island will be restored in stages from 3 pm today after rep...
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GEORGE TOWN: Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Prai Tengah, Seberang Prai Selatan and some parts of the Penang Island will be restored in stages from 3pm today after repair works on ...
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GEORGE TOWN: About 200,000 water consumers are expected to experience supply interruptions following a water pipe burst incident at the Sungai Dua Water Treatment Plant, Penang’s largest water treat...
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Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Prai Tengah, Seberang Prai Selatan and some parts of the Penang Island will be restored in stages from 3 pm today after repair works on a major pipe...
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GEORGE TOWN: Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Perai Tengah, Seberang Perai Selatan and some parts of Penang island will be restored in stages from 3pm today.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 25 — Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Prai Tengah, Seberang Prai Selatan and some parts of the Penang Island will be restored in stages from 3 pm today after rep...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 25 — About 200,000 water consumers are expected to experience supply interruptions following a water pipe burst incident at the Sungai Dua Water Treatment Plant, Penang’s largest...
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SINGAPORE (June 24): Aspen Group Holdings, the Malaysian property developer, is partnering Oxley Holdings to develop a mixed-use integrated project on Penang Island.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Pulau Jerejak should be jointly listed as a Unesco World Heritage site together with the Sungai Buloh Leprosarium, Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) said today.
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GEORGE TOWN - Raising a sunken ship is no easy matter as the state has learned from the incident with the Xin Yi Yi. This Hong Kong vessel keeled over and has been lying on the seabed half-submerged...
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GEORGE TOWN: Raising a sunken ship is no easy matter as the state has learned from the incident with the Xin Yi Yi.
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Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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COMMENT | Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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JUNE 7 — Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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GEORGE TOWN: From sepoys to spice kings, shipping magnates and landowners, fabulous wealth and great works of charity mark some of the tales in the family history of the Shaik dynasty of Penang which ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 4 — Education authorities have asked a Penang primary school to show cause for allowing its students to join a global protest against climate change with hundreds of thousands of s...
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PETALING JAYA: Environmental activists have criticised a city councillor for accusing them of exploiting underaged children in a recent protest demonstration against climate change.
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GEORGE TOWN: A city councillor today accused environmental groups of exploiting underaged children in their protest against climate change and the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) at a Ramadan baza...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): Construction firm Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd is targeting to secure an orderbook of RM1.2 billion worth of jobs for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2019 (FY19). Speaking to rep...
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THE first session of the United Nations Habitat Assembly starts in Nairobi today.
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GEORGE TOWN: A 60-year-old Pastor is hoping to pull a 65kg steel rickshaw from the Penang island to Kuala Lumpur – all for a good cause.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 22 — The public display of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) environmental impact assessment (EIA) report will not be extended, state Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Datuk Rozali Mohamud is the natural choice to assume the mayor post when Seberang Prai obtains full-fledged city status sometime next month.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): EcoFirst Consolidated Bhd announced today that it has called off plans to acquire a 70% stake in private property development firm Geo Valley Sdn Bhd for RM44 million cash.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): EcoFirst Consolidated Bhd announced today that it has called off plans to acquire a 70% stake in private property development firm Geo Valley Sdn Bhd for RM44 million cash.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 17 ― The Education Ministry will organise a meeting with the Penang government for a discussion on schools that will be affected by the planned construction of the Pan Island Link 1...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The rapid multi-billion ringgit infrastructure developments in the country will provide a catalyst for domestic tourism, according to Maybank Kim Eng.
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Abu Siti Lane was originally Aboo Sittee Lane, named after a person.
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GEORGE TOWN: The unyielding rain of the newly arrived Southwest Monsoon was too much for a hillside road to Balik Pulau that was repaired just under two weeks ago.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 29): A Special Emergency Response Committee will be set up to monitor infrastructure projects under the Penang Transport Masterplan (PTMP), especially in ensuring the implementati...
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GEORGE TOWN: A Special Emergency Response Committee will be set up to monitor infrastructure projects under the Penang Transport Masterplan (PTMP), especially in ensuring the implementation of the Eme...
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For five years now, we have heard the arguments for and against the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). On one side are naysayers comprising NGOs and individuals such as Roger Teoh, who recently gave...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): HeiTech Padu Bhd shares rose 3.17% this morning after it bagged two contracts to develop and manage smart parking systems on Penang Island and Seberang Perai.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of HeiTech Padu Bhd rose almost 8% on Thursday morning after securing two smart-parking system concessions.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bumi Armada Bhd, Gamuda Bhd, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd, HeiTech Padu Bhd and Vizione Holdings Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Thursday, according to JF Apex Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): HeiTech Padu Bhd has bagged two contracts to develop and manage smart parking systems on Penang Island and Seberang Perai.
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Earlier article here: Penang island?
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The two key components of the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) are back on track.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has clarified that there is no approval yet for a plan to reclaim three man-made islands off the southern coast of Penang island.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Transport Master Plan is now bogged down by a long bureaucratic process for approvals and this may lead to cost overruns if more obstacles are laid in the way of the RM40 billi...
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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...