KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 12): Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said houses built under the new Malaysia's Housing Project (PPM) will be bigger and have better facilities than the ones built under the People's Housing Project (PPR) which it replaces.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 28): Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd (CZC), the main contractor of the Penang Major Roads and Third Link development, has come out to explain the progress of the feasibility studies in relation to the megaproject.
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.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): The Penang state government has yet to receive any formal approval for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR).
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.