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 (Oct 17): The Penang state government is considering the possibility of increasing parking charges in elite areas or at “high-value” land locations.
GEORGE TOWN (Sept 9): The Penang government will only deal with stakeholders who are impacted by the Penang sea reclamation project (PSR), said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
GEORGE TOWN (Aug 23): The Penang State Government will issue a request for proposal (RFP) for research on the future needs of the State’s airport facilities next month, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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.