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.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 28): The Pakatan Harapan-led Penang government has been called on to “be bold enough to choose unpopular policies” instead of constructing more highways to resolve the state’s traffic problems.