KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): It is a big relief to many, particularly Penangnites, when the federal government confirmed the project to expand the capacity of the Penang International Airport (PIA) to 20 million passengers per annum (mppa) from 6.
GEORGE TOWN (July 20): The Penang state government welcomes the plan by the Sisters of the Infant Jesus (SIJ) Malaysia to preserve the character and ethos of the convent schools in the state, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
GEORGE TOWN (July 18): The Penang State Government will hold a public hearing for the Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project for three months beginning mid-August.
KEPALA BATAS (July 19): The Penang Government is set to make Bertam near here the first smart energy city of the State through a collaboration with two educational institutions, Deputy Chief Minister I Datuk Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abdul Rahman said yesterday.
PARIT BUNTAR (July 18): The Perak government wants fishermen, fishermen associations and non-governmental organisations to report to the authorities if they come across any illegal sand mining activity in the state’s waters.
GEORGE TOWN (July 17): The Penang government will be holding a special briefing for PKR president, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on the sea reclamation project in waters of south Penang (PSR).
GEORGE TOWN (July 16): The Penang state government today revealed the 72 conditions set by the Department of Environment (DOE) in the approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the sea reclamation project in the waters of south Penang (PSR).
GEORGE TOWN (July 16): A total of 997 parking bays around Penang will be closed in stages from July 19 to Aug 25 to allow work on the installation of the Penang Smart Parking (PSP) sensor system.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): The government will be conducting studies on allegations by several quarters that the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will affect the lives of fishermen and the environment.