KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): There are 1,800 people on the waiting list for public housing in Penang and those who ceased to qualify for the homes will have to vacate them, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured) clarified today.
PETALING JAYA (June 1): The Penang government is waiting for the federal government to decide on whether to review the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) project.
GEORGE TOWN (May 14): The Penang government said it will push for the light rail transit (LRT) project under the RM27 billion Penang Transport Master Plan to be given priority by the Land Transport Commission (SPAD).
PETALING JAYA (Jan 4): Several federal agencies have given their approvals on studies for the contentious Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, reported The Malaysian Insight.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 23): The Penang government has refuted a federal minister’s claims that the state has failed to comply with the law in preparation of relevant environmental impact studies for the RM46 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), saying such claims were “premature” as the reports have yet to even be submitted to Putrajaya.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 22): Gamuda Bhd-led SRS Consortium will submit all three detailed environmental impact assessments (DEIAs) for land reclamation, Pan Island Link highway and rail links, as part of the RM46 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), to the Department of Environment (DOE) by the second week of 2017.
GEORGE TOWN (Dec 14): It looks like the saga concerning pre-war houses in Penang’s heritage zone is not going to be over soon.
GEORGE TOWN (Nov 18): Developers of new developments in the city will be required to upgrade the main drain in their development areas to solve the flash floods problem in the state.
PENANG (Aug 5): Penang is mulling a cap on rental hikes in pre-war buildings to 20% over a period of four to five years, in contrast with more exorbitant hikes of 100% to 200% observed in recent times, said Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng at the Penang International Property (PIP) Summit conference today.
GEORGE TOWN (Feb 12): The Penang government has refuted claims that a neo-classical building constructed in 1921 in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah here was demolished to make way for a commercial complex and five-star hotel.