Penang Forum

Freeze 87 units/acre guideline pending public consultation, proper planning

The government of Penang wants Penang to be an international, intelligent and liveable city. The hallmarks of such a city are proper planning, a good public transport system, and strict building guidelines and codes. These are essentially lacking. Read More

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MPPP puts high-density applications on hold

The president of the Penang Island Municipal Council (MPPP), Patahiyah Ismail, called for a meeting with representatives of Penang Forum to discuss the Plan of Action put forward at Penang Forum 5. Read More

People, planning and development

Dr Lim Mah Hui urges the MPPP to engage more with the people and find ways to democratise the whole planning process.

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