BATU KAWAN (Dec 12): The Penang government plans to commence earthworks at Byram, Nibong Tebal as early as next year in its expansion of industrial land.
GEORGE TOWN (Nov 18): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has reassured companies, especially the multinational companies in the state, that the lease on their industrial lands will be extended.
GEORGE TOWN (June 21): The proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) alignment will not affect the Masjid Jamek and its burial grounds in Sungai Nibong Besar, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow ensured today, reported The Star.
The Penang government is unaware of two proposals to develop a new airport in Seberang Perai, which may pose a threat to the current Penang International Airport (PIA) in Bayan Lepas.
GEORGE TOWN (August 29): Penang mulls the introduction of a happiness index, in order to measure residents’ reaction to the policies implemented by the state government, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
BUTTERWORTH (August 14): Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Rozali Mohamud’s term is likely to be extended for another year.
BUTTERWORTH (August 14): The first phase of integrated transport hub Penang Sentral at Bagan Dalam has been scheduled to open in December.
GEORGE TOWN (August 8): The Penang state government will make their decision on the third link based on the feasibility report for the undersea tunnel project by Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd, due in October.