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Save Pulau Jerejak

Pulau Jerejak, a natural treasure

This piece was written by Rexy Prakash Chacko, an avid hiker and nature-lover. Like many other Penangites, I was flabbergasted when reports started surfacing in mid October about development plans for Pulau Jerejak. An island which seemingly withstood the tests…

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Is the PTMP a violation of social equity?

This piece is by Roger Teoh, a postgraduate student studying for a PhD at the Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London: The link between transport policy and social equity is often an important issue left undiscussed in the developing…

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Penang at a crossroads: Building more highways or a good public transport system?

MBPP councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui wrote this commentary after an exchange with Roger Teoh, a PhD student in transport engineering, who is also a DAP member: Over the past weeks, Roger Teoh, a PhD student in transport engineering, has…

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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.

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Not okay for developers to be money lenders

The property market is slowing down

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.

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