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In Charleston, it will be warm enough for trips to the beach and leisurely strolls through the city's charming, historic, and - according to some - haunted streets. If you visit before April 21, you can tour some of the most stunning private houses and gardens in the city at the annual Festival of Houses and ...
Penang, Malaysia, Jan 31 2018 (IPS) - With floods now causing more damage more frequently around the world, it is time to counter their effects by turning our towns into ... It launched the sponge city project only in 2015, but they target that 70% of rainwater will be retained in 80% of urban areas by 2020.

Singapore (Feb 1): Phillip capital says Aspen (Group) Holdings' flagship project, the 245-acre Aspen Vision City (AVC) in Penang, Malaysia, could benefit from the creation of communities and opportunities. "With the full works of residential, commercial, office, retail components as well as schools and ...
Penang Pakatan Harapan women leaders today said they do not believe the police's explanation on why they called up Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali for ... "Regardless of the situation, the fact remains: bringing in Dr Siti Hasmah was a blatant act of intimidation," the Penang Island City councillor said.
GEORGE TOWN: Penang will become the first state in the country to make it mandatory for developers to install water saving devices (WSD) in all new ... "With the gazetting, the Penang City Council (MBPP) and the Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) will be able to enforce the new regulations.
NEW Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Yew Tung Seang has promised to adopt an efficient delivery system that can serve the people more ... usage of information and communication technology and Internet of all Things," he said in his speech after being sworn in at City Hall near the Espalande.

"But I am not sure if any other cities have also been categorised as clean," he told reporters after launching the the Zero Waste Carnival in Taman Bagan Lalang, Butterworth, recently. In his speech at the event, Lim said Penangites dispose of an average of 1.2kg of waste each day, and Penang Island City ...
GEORGE TOWN: In order to make Penang a prefered destination for tourism, investment and quality living, Penang has to be a smart city that is digitally connected, said Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said as a world-class hub to numerous international and domestic investments as well as excellent ...
There are 12 CCTVs installed at the premises of the PPR and coupled with enforcement action, incidences of things being thrown out of windows and corridors have reduced drastically. The CCTVs were also linked to the police and the Penang Island City Council. "It was really bad between 2001 and 2010 ...
If they are serious about reducing the cost of living and taxes, they should first look at Selangor and Penang. On Dec 26, the ... Most Selangor residents live in cities and towns and have been significantly affected by the rapid rise in property prices and rental because of the state government's policy.
GEORGE TOWN: No reports have been lodged over a viral video footage which allegedly took place in Penang of a man slapping a woman for ... Penang Island City Council councillor Syerleena Abdul Rashid said she had asked the council to assist in identifying the bus stop mentioned in the video.
ABANDONED vehicles, some left to rot for more than 10 years, are taking up valuable space along roads and housing schemes in Penang. ... Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif said although the council has received numerous reports on abandoned cars, several ...
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan has questioned the state's policy on the maximum numbers allowed for housing density per hectare as it has ... He cited one project known as the City of Dreams in Bandar Tanjung Pinang at Tanjung Tokong comprises two 38-storey towers with 572 units and with a build ...
Calcutta: Penang, a popular tourist attraction in Malaysia, is wooing business travellers with special focus on India. India emerged as one of the top five markets for business travel to Penang in 2017 and the island wants to attract more people. Located some 300km to the north of the capital city of Kuala ...
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Island City Council (MBPP) secretary Yew Tung Seang has been named the new city mayor. He replaces Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif, who has decided to accept the post of executive director of the United Nations' Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), state Local ...
Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng says the MACC investigation into the Penang undersea tunnel and three other projects seems to be driven by 'fake news' published by pro-BN ... He said no sea land was reclaimed and transferred to the contractor or its nominees to build the City of Dreams project.
Panoptic Solutions founder Troy Claydon has been in Penang for a week, leading the family's private search and told the Gold Coast Bulletin by all accounts she was of completely ... A view of George Town in the city of Penang, Malaysia, where Australian citizen Annapuranee Jenkins went missing on Dec.

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has terminated the service of parking management company, Perkhidmatan Alam Indah Sdn Bhd, effective today. City Mayor Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif said the service termination was due to the fact that the company, which was appointed to ...
Tourism now accounts for more than 40 per cent of Penang's economy. Its airport is bursting at its seams, with arrivals more than doubling from 2007 - before the Unesco listing - to 3.3 million in 2016. This has led to gentrification, and the culture and traditions that made the city unique are slowly being ...
Picture by Sayuti ZainudinGEORGE TOWN, Jan 16 -- An environmental defender in Penang said it was becoming hard to tell the current DAP ... "The city council should only be managing the city, George Town, not the whole island, because it is difficult for the city council administer the whole island when ...
With the 12 CCTVs - all linked to the police and the Penang Island City Council - and tough enforcement action, incidences of things being thrown out of windows and corridors have reduced drastically. "It was really bad between 2001 and 2010 but after that, it slowly improved and now we can say the ...
"MBPP has practised the 'One Team One Voice One Mission' culture to propel Penang city to a higher level. "This principle will be continued into the 2018 MBPP Strategic and Target Plan which has been drafted," he said after the announcement of his appointment by State Local government Committee ...
Trusted by many Penang Hill and Mount Kinabalu climbers, made-in-Malaysia black rubber shoes have become the default footwear of many Penangites after the recent bout of storm and flood. ... "I wore these when helping to clear fallen trees after a downpour in Penang City Park. "As they are so cheap, ...
The students were from the Penang Drama and Theatre Club, which was established last year by Penang Island City Council (MBPP) to promote arts and culture. They performed scenes through traditional Malay, Indian and Chinese dances to depict the effects of pollution and the suffering it can bring to ...
Penang eyes the world as its business events industry grows Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau Chief Executive Officer Ashwin Gunasekeran (right), seen here with Hotel Equatorial general manager Andreas Knussi, believes all stakeholders must work in concert to develop Penang's MICE industry.
The project sits on land belonging to Penang Island City Council, and is part 11,800 units of affordable homes being built in Batu Kawan on the mainland. Zainal urged the state government to explain how many bumiputera units have been released to be sold to non-bumiputera since 2009. "It seems the ...
Only the Hokkien spoken by the Chinese community in Medan closely mirrors that of Penang Hokkien, presumably because of the proximity between Penang and the Indonesian city. Whether rightly or wrongly, or plainly out of ignorance, Penangites feel the sing-song delivery sounds better. Words such as ...
The three islands off the southern coast of Penang Island would cover close to 4,500 acres - the equivalent of five Pulau Jerejaks! - much larger than the four artificial islands of the 3,425-acre Forest City project. This is on top of the 891-acre reclamation along the northeastern coastline of Penang Island at ...
"Penang sold land 36 times less than BN, but yet got more money because Penang conducts public open competitive tenders," said Lim in a statement ... "This RM2 billion investment is an economic game-changer that will help to establish Penang as a medical city," he said, adding it would create 2,000 ...
THE Penang government today denied it relied on selling land to generate income to cover its growing operating expenses. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said certain quarters were slandering the Pakatan Harapan state government by claiming so. "Land sales are not Penang's main source of revenue and ...
Its historical centre is listed along with Melaka, another enchanting Malaysian city further down the coast, on the Unesco World Heritage list. Although founded by the British as a trading hub, Penang has strong Chinese influences, the legacy of waves of migrants who settled here for work generations ago.
A police report has been lodged in Penang against a fake ... the logo of the NRD," said Kumaresan, who is a Penang Island City Councillor.
Meet the famous traditional joss stick maker in Penang who pays more ... of culture, blend of historical heritage, and modern urban city life.
They set off from Penang on October 20 and toured Malaysia, ... which charges students Rs 100 per month as fees, and at a village in the ...
PESTA Pulau Pinang this year is adding 'love' to its various ... Ahmad Shukri said Pesta Pulau Pinang is collaborating with Penang Island City ...
Lim said that the sales at design Village had reached 78% last month while ... to be the catalyst for growth of the state's new satellite township.
Teluk Bahang assemblyman Datuk Shah Headan Ayoob Hussain (right) with acting Gerakan Penang youth chief, Jason Loo inspect the land ...
A video of people venting their anger towards two Penang Island City Council (MBPP) officers went viral on social media today. (Screen ...
FOOD aid recipients under Penang's Mutiara Food Bank ... of local assemblymen or village development and security committee (JKKK) offices, ...
The Penang government had initially announced a RM500 one-off payment for all affected by the floods but topped it up to RM200 which will ...
Official: Penang almost back to normal, temporary waste sites closed ... Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng says the situation in Penang is back to ... areas have been cleaned except for the village in Tasek Gelugor as this ...
As flood waters recede in Penang, it is time to examine what caused the ... This as Penang Island city councillor Dr. Lim Mah Hui, puts it, the ...
RM100m for 'Pulau Pinang Bangkit' as incentives for Penang flood victims ... Penang Island City Council and Seberang Prai Municipal Council ...
Typhoon-like winds and heavy rain affected some 80 per cent of the state, which includes the island of Pulau Pinang, where historical city ...
GEORGE TOWN: As rain lashed down on the tarmac of Penang ... the night and into the next day, causing massive floods throughout the city.
GEORGE TOWN, Nov 5 -- Several Rapid Penang buses are back in ... The city council workers are currently engaged in clearing up the fallen ...
PETALING JAYA: A Penang residents' association has called on the state ... "Yesterday's storm hobbled the city's infrastructure by nightfall, ...
flash floods hit Penang hard during downpour .... Penang Island City Council workers were seen clearing fallen trees and broken branches ...
Bukit Mertajam MP Steven Sim appealed for food and water donations for Penang flood victims at relief centres and those stranded in their ...
Penang floods: reporter says the deluge 'came without warning' ... The village mosque made an announcement that it was open for evacuees.


 

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