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Penang demands further details from Consortium Zenith

By Bernama Mar 16

GEORGE TOWN (March 16): Penang DAP-led government is not happy with the explanation given by Consortium Zenith Construction (CZC) Sdn Bhd over the alleged RM22 million paid to a businessman and a Member of Parliament over the controversial RM6.3 billion undersea tunnel project.

Youth chief claims Penang govt sold 2,178ha of state land since 2008

By Mar 13

KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Penang Gerakan acting Youth chief Jason Loo has claimed that the state’s government has sold away more than 2,178ha since 2008.

MACC getting engineers, experts to help in Penang tunnel project probe

By Mar 12

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) has sought the help of engineering experts and consultants to assist in the investigations on the Penang tunnel project, The Star Online reported today.

Abdul Azeez sues Guan Eng for defamation

By Mar 12

KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The Chief Minister of Penang Lim Guan Eng has been presented with a writ of summons for an apology by Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim (pictured) over the island state’s undersea tunnel project, The Malay Mail Online reported today.

Penang has offered affordable housing to 41,114 eligible applicants since 2013, says state govt

By Mar 08

PETALING JAYA (March 8): The Penang state government has to date offered affordable housing to 41,114 eligible applicants since 2013, said state exco Jagdeep Singh Deo in a report by the Malay Mail Online.

Aspen sees continued top-line growth in 2018 after FY17’s record earnings

By Emir Zainul Mar 06

KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): Singapore-listed property developer Aspen (Group) Holdings Ltd, which is based in Malaysia, is confident it will continue to see top-line growth in the financial year ending Dec 31, 2018 (FY18), after posting strong numbers in FY17.

Abdul Azeez lodges report over Penang tunnel allegations

By Mar 02

SHAH ALAM (March 2): Umno Supreme Council member, Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Rahim made a police report today to call for a probe against those which allegedly used his name over the construction of Penang’s undersea tunnel project, Bernama reported today.

MACC freezes RM3.6m in businessman's bank accounts, seizes luxury vehicles

By Mar 01

KUALA LUMPUR (March 1):  The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday took action to freeze four bank accounts belonging to a businessman with the ‘Datuk Seri’ title, who was held the night before, Bernama reported.