GEORGE TOWN (Jan 23): The Earth Hour event this year will be held in George Town, Penang and Alor Setar, Kedah as it revolves around the importance of the Ulu Muda Forest Complex for people of the two states.
BUTTERWORTH: Concession companies were urged to review the appropriate mechanisms for the guardrail installation of the Penang Bridge and the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge to prevent incidents of vehicles plunging into the sea from recurring.
GEORGE TOWN (Jan 16): The soon-to-be-implemented water subsidy reduction in Penang is to provide for water infrastructure development, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said yesterday.
GEORGE TOWN (Jan 15): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow is hopeful that the expansion project on the Penang International Airport (PIA) in Bayan Lepas will be able to kick start by the end of this year.
PENANG (Jan 4): The Bukit Kukus landslide occurred owing to the lack of worksite safety, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured).
GEORGE TOWN (Jan 12): The Penang government is still awaiting a report from the State Secretary's office over the lighting issue at an apartment building in Jelutong which allegedly portrayed the image of a 'cross'.
GEORGE TOWN (Jan 10): The Penang government is awaiting the full report from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) before taking any further action on the Bukit Kukus landslide incident that killed 10 foreign workers last October.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 13): The Penang state government hopes that the DAP’s aim and efforts to have local council elections held in the state will bear fruit in future.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 6): There are no specific requirements that Category II heritage buildings in the State cannot be demolished, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
GEORGE TOWN (Nov 22): The plan to build two large hotels on Penang Hill proposed by Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has been criticised as conflicting the statement he made during World Environment Day.