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 (April 15): The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Penang’s proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) has been okayed by the Environment Department (DOE), reported The Star today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Approval for the light rail transit (LRT) and Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) projects are yet to be obtained, said Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has strongly refuted claims that the cost of the state's proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) highway has further escalated to an exorbitantly priced figure of RM9 billion as claimed.
GEORGE TOWN (Jan 29): The Penang government has still not received the final feasibility report on the planned undersea tunnel, said Chow Kon Yeow (pictured), reported the Malay Mail yesterday.
PENANG (Jan 4): The Bukit Kukus landslide occurred owing to the lack of worksite safety, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured).
PETALING JAYA (Sept 6): The light rail transit (LRT) may not be the best solution to ease Penang's traffic issues, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke in a Malay Mail report.
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.