GEORGE TOWN (Aug 15): The Penang State Government is still looking at various options on the mode of public transport deemed the most suitable for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).
GEORGE TOWN (Aug 1): The Penang State Government has not given up its bid to acquire a piece of land and two gowdowns in Victoria Street here despite the court's decision to revert the land to its former owner.
GEORGE TOWN (July 26): The Penang State Government will continue all efforts to enable a part of the projects in the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) to be turned into federal government projects.
GEORGE TOWN (July 25): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state is preparing to apply for funding from the Federal Government for its Light Rail Transit (LRT) system project.
GEORGE TOWN (July 10): The Penang government will go through the conditions for approval of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report before holding another meeting with the state’s fishermen association.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): The Penang state government has yet to receive any formal approval for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR).
GEORGE TOWN (July 3): The Penang state government welcomed the announcement by Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) that it will be proceeding with the expansion of Penang International Airport in Bayan Lepas.
GEORGE TOWN (June 28): The Penang City Council (MBPP) and Public Works Department (PWD) are closely monitoring the mitigation and safety control works along a 15km Batu Ferringhi stretch following the collapse of a retaining wall at Tanjung Bungah.
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.