GEORGE TOWN (March 7): The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) said today that the proposed RM600 million GDV township development in Balik Pulau does not exist because no planning permission application has been received from the developer.
KOTA BHARU (March 4): A highway linking Kedah and Perak without passing through Penang could have a big impact on the socio-economy of rural residents, especially in Baling district, said Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Mahathir.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 11): A lost truck driver went on a misadventure after that ultimately ended in his truck falling off a cliff and into a river after following directions from Google Maps, reported The Jakarta Post.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): Ark Resources Holdings Bhd has entered into a joint venture agreement to develop a piece of land in Balik Pulau, Penang.
In Live! 2019, we dig deeper into Penang island, past the touristy spots and into what may be the last holdout to the forward march of development.
If you had to bring home some souvenirs from Balik Pulau, you cannot go wrong with bedak sejuk and various goods made of nutmeg.
While wandering the gentle roads of Balik Pulau on Penang island, Live! found places to visit that cater for tastes ranging from the luxurious to the more adventurous.
Live! explores Balik Pulau in Penang to discover its secret allure.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Penang’s chief minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured) today called on local councils to maintain markets and hawker centres so that they are “clean, green and safe” for customers.