PETALING JAYA (June 14): The Penang government will train its immediate attention on restoring the heritage buildings in George Town, Penang, before seeking an appropriate use for them, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
PETALING JAYA (June 13): The Penang state government has approved the transfer of ownership of a heritage shophouse in George Town to the Penang Chinese Clans Council (PCCC), ending a row over the historical property between both parties.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): There are 1,800 people on the waiting list for public housing in Penang and those who ceased to qualify for the homes will have to vacate them, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured) clarified today.
PETALING JAYA (June 1): The Penang government is waiting for the federal government to decide on whether to review the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) project.
GEORGE TOWN (May 14): The Penang government said it will push for the light rail transit (LRT) project under the RM27 billion Penang Transport Master Plan to be given priority by the Land Transport Commission (SPAD).
PETALING JAYA (Jan 4): Several federal agencies have given their approvals on studies for the contentious Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, reported The Malaysian Insight.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 23): The Penang government has refuted a federal minister’s claims that the state has failed to comply with the law in preparation of relevant environmental impact studies for the RM46 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), saying such claims were “premature” as the reports have yet to even be submitted to Putrajaya.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 22): Gamuda Bhd-led SRS Consortium will submit all three detailed environmental impact assessments (DEIAs) for land reclamation, Pan Island Link highway and rail links, as part of the RM46 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), to the Department of Environment (DOE) by the second week of 2017.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 14): It looks like the saga concerning pre-war houses in Penang’s heritage zone is not going to be over soon.