Penang in a Week (Week Ending 25 JUL 2009)

Penang CM only acted in ’11th hour’, say disappointed villagers

New Straits TimesMelissa Darlyne ChowJul 25, 2009
GEORGE TOWN: The residents of Kampung Lorong Buah Pala have taken Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to task for acting too slowly to resolve the problems over …

Garbage, Main Cause Of River Pollution In Penang

BernamaJul 25, 2009
PENANG, July 25 (Bernama) — Industrial waste is no longer a pollution threat to rivers in the state, but garbage thrown by the public into the rivers that …

Penang Durians For Singaporeans

BernamaZakaria Abdul Wahab‎Jul 23, 2009‎
SINGAPORE, July 23 (Bernama) – Durian lovers in Singapore can have a taste of Penang durian if they turn up at the Malaysian fresh …

New EPU division to help Bumiputera entrepreneurs

New Straits TimesJul 25, 2009
The successful ones would be made role models for the others, who would be helped “to improve their standings”, he said last night when opening the Penang …

Penang Wanita Gerakan Wants Action On Fishermen’s Woes

Bernama‎Jul 23, 2009‎
PENANG, July 23 (Bernama) — Penang Wanita Gerakan has proposed the setting up of a task force to look into complaints by Nibong Tebal fishermen that their …

Selangor Close Season With 5-1 Win Over Pahang

BernamaJul 25, 2009
… to its 19th defeat, would be relegated to the Premier League after collecting merely 18 points to stay behind Penang, who have two more matches to go. …

Alternative Rapid Penang routes for Georgetown celebrations

The Malaysian Insider‎Jul 23, 2009‎
PENANG, July 23 – In conjunction with the first anniversary celebration of Georgetown’s listing as a Unesco World Heritage Site this Saturday, …

Gerakan Wants Penang Bridge Discount Card Revived

Bernama‎Jul 20, 2009‎
BUTTERWORTH, July 20 (Bernama) — The Penang Gerakan Youth has urged the state government and the Penang Bridge Sdn Bhd (PBSB) to revive the use of the …

Penang targets domestic and regional markets to lift tourism

Malaysia StarDavid Tan‎Jul 21, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s tourism industry is eyeing the domestic and regional markets during this economically challenging period. …

Penang Government Reminded Not To Take Away Agriculture Land

Bernama‎Jul 22, 2009‎
KEPALA BATAS, July 22 (Bernama) — State Opposition leader Datuk Azhar Ibrahim on Wednesday reminded the Penang government not be too overzealous in …

Thick haze envelops Penang

Malaysia Star‎Jul 19, 2009‎
Motorists travelling along the Bayan Lepas Expressway yesterday said they could not see the middle span of the Penang Bridge and the buildings on the …

Your 10 questions for Tan Sri Azlan Zainol

Malaysia StarAzlan Zainol‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Paul, Penang As a custodian of over 12 million members’ retirement savings, capital preservation is important to us. The EPF has always followed a …

Buah Pala Possibilities

Malaysia StarJul 25, 2009‎
Penang CM gave 2 options to the developer of Kg. Buah Pala. Firstly, the developer can go ahead demolishing the houses on 3 Aug 2009 and threatened the …

Penang group secures RM2bil in building material contracts

Malaysia StarDavid Tan‎Jul 21, 2009‎
GEORGE TOWN: Over RM2bil worth of contracts to supply building materials have been secured by about half of the Penang Master Builders and …

Rapid Penang To Introduce New Fare Structure From Aug 1

Bernama‎Jul 21, 2009‎
PENANG, July 21 (Bernama) — Rapid Penang Sdn Bhd will introduce a new fare structure from Aug 1 in line with the government’s announcement to improve the …