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.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 9): Some Penangites who are sick of traffic jams along the roads to the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone have thrown their weight behind the contentious Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) via a petition supporting the project.
GEORGE TOWN (Aug 9): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured) has asked former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak not to mislead the public by distorting what he described as two distinctly different infrastructure projects - the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) Highway and the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL).
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.
GEORGE TOWN (Aug 8): The Penang state government will proceed with its proposal to build a water theme park in Batu Kawan in Seberang Perai Selatan, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured) yesterday called on Putrajaya to study the financial impact of getting rid of toll on the Penang Bridge.
GEORGE TOWN (August 2): Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that while the state of Penang would welcome funding from Putrajaya, it was for the good of the people to implement infrastructure projects, especially flood mitigation, as soon as possible.