Penang Forum

Sustainable development for Penang

Full text of speech by MPPP councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui to the full council meeting of MPPP on 26 August 2011

Sustainable Development for Penang
I would like to touch on the issue of what type of development is Penang, in particular Penang island, heading towards? Read More


Status of the Botanic Gardens post-Tengku Idaura – What now?

The Penang Forum would like to begin by formally acknowledging the remarkable improvements made to the Gardens in the few short months of Tengku Idaura’s stint as ‘Pengarah’. Read More

Heritage vandalism

It is a sad day when we see two architectural treasures within the George Town World Heritage Site, Convent Light Street and Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, vandalised by Malaysians to make racial political statements. Read More