PETALING JAYA (Aug 9): Some Penangites who are sick of traffic jams along the roads to the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone have thrown their weight behind the contentious Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) via a petition supporting the project.
GEORGE TOWN (August 8): The Penang state government will make their decision on the third link based on the feasibility report for the undersea tunnel project by Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd, due in October.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured) yesterday called on Putrajaya to study the financial impact of getting rid of toll on the Penang Bridge.
GEORGE TOWN (August 2): Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that while the state of Penang would welcome funding from Putrajaya, it was for the good of the people to implement infrastructure projects, especially flood mitigation, as soon as possible.
GEORGE TOWN (July 25): The proposal for the RM1 billion soft loan for the Penang Transport Masterplan originated with Southern Reclamation Scheme (SRS) Consortium Sdn Bhd, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
GEORGE TOWN (July 25): Short-term measures to reduce congestion at the Penang International Airport (PIA) during peak hours is expected to be completed by February 2019, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): A soft loan from Putrajaya will allow the planned Pan Island Link (PIL) and the light rail transit (LRT) system projects in Penang to be implemented simultaneously, Bernama reported chief minister Chow Kon Yeow saying yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): The Penang government is reviewing all charges currently imposed on developers to make property more affordable to consumers.
PETALING JAYA (July 13): Penang will request for federal funding for its Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) if its application to reclaim land from the southern coast of the island to create three man-made ones is rejected, reported the Malay Mail.
PETALING JAYA (July 9): All 50 units of Ramah Pavilion condominium in Teluk Kumbar, Penang island, under the developer’s rent-to-own (RTO) scheme were taken up by interested buyers within two months after the scheme was introduced in mid-April.