The reply that Buletin Mutiara refused to publish

A message by MBPP Councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and state exco member for housing and town and country planning Jagdeep Singh Deo. Continue reading “The reply that Buletin Mutiara refused to publish”

Not okay for developers to be money lenders

The following commentary is written by Dr Lim Mah Hui:

The proposal by the Urban Well-being, Housing and Local Government Minister, Noh Omar, to permit developers to be moneylenders is fraught with risks. Continue reading “Not okay for developers to be money lenders”

An open letter to Dr Ang Ming Chee

Dr Lim Mah Hui, in his personal capacity, has written an open letter to Ang Ming Chee, the general manager of George Town World Heritage Inc:

Dear Dr Ang,

Thank you for your letter of 15 August 2016 to me regarding the George Town Unesco world heritage site status, parts of which were published in the press. I write in my personal capacity and wish to share my reply with the public for the sake of transparency. Continue reading “An open letter to Dr Ang Ming Chee”

What’s happening to Penang’s hills? The case of Paya Terubong

Media statement released today during a press conference at the JKKK Paya Terubong centre.

Development of hill land under the Penang Structure Plan

Over the last few years there has been a spate of high-density, high-rise building development projects on Penang Island, encroaching into the fringes of hill land, which is gazetted under the Penang Structure Plan (2007-2020) as land above 250 ft (76m) above sea level. Development is also prohibited on land with gradient exceeding 25 degrees.
Continue reading “What’s happening to Penang’s hills? The case of Paya Terubong”