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.
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.
BALIK PULAU (Nov 21): Land belonging to the people of Penang is being sold without profiting the people, as seen from the rampant sale of land by the DAP-led Penang state government.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 17): The state government yesterday said it was ready to take over the list of PR1MA (Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia) applicants in Penang, if PR1MA Corporation was willing to share the list.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 16): S P Setia Bhd’s Penang property sales are expected to contribute RM399 million to the company’s group revenue for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2016 (FY16).