GEORGE TOWN (May 23): Residents of Taman Han Chiang (pictured) in Jalan Sungkai will finally be getting a new paint job for their apartment after having made the application 40 years ago.
BUTTERWORTH (May 21): The Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) will speed up its infrastructure development plan following its upgrade to city council status.
GEORGE TOWN (May 13): Penang Housing, Town and Country Planning and Local Government Committee chairman, Jagdeep Singh Deo called on real estate stakeholders to seek for a new landfill site on the island, to reduce illegal dumping in the state.
GEORGE TOWN (May 7): Dewan Sri Pinang, a civic centre established since 1972 at the north seafront of the World Heritage Site here, would become an international icon for arts and culture for Penang, the State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said yesterday.
GEORGE TOWN (May 3): The first smart parking system in Malaysia (Penang Smart Parking) will be introduced in Penang in August, State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo (pictured) said yesterday.
GEORGE TOWN (April 5): Penang is serious in putting a stop to the reselling of its low-cost (LC) and low medium-cost (LMC) houses in the open market, and is in the midst of drafting new laws to that effect.
PENANG (April 1): Penang exco Jagdeep Singh Deo said he has the figures to show that price hikes in normal housing, due to developers having to comply with affordable housing units, are not more than 5%.
GEORGE TOWN (March 13) – The Penang state government has discovered that some PPR (people’s housing project) rent defaulters appreared to have satellite dishes installed, indicating subscriptions with the pay-TV network Astro.