This is the report of the proceedings from a forum on the hills of Penang held on 12 December 2015, organised by Penang Forum.
The chief minister of Penang recently used the accident on the first Penang bridge to justify his proposed RM27bn transport masterplan. This is disingenuous; it is like arguing that more highways are needed because of traffic jams caused by accidents on the North-South highway.
Some two dozen Penang-based residents associations and civil society groups have signed an open letter to the Yang Di-Pertua of the Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang expressing concern about the degradation of hills in the state.
The Penang Island Municipal Council should take immediate steps to reduce the proliferation of billboards on the island, says Lim Mah Hui.
Penang Forum supports the recent announcement by the Penang Chief Minister, who is also the PBA chairman, that the domestic water tariff in Penang should be raised.
Economist and MPPP Councillor Lim Mah Hui made the following address to a full council meeting of the MPPP on 25 October.
We are pleased to invite you for a forum co-organised by Penang Forum and the Working Group on Public Transport.
We reproduce below the statement by the Consumers Association of Penang opposing the highways-tunnel mega project and Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s response.
Former international banker Dr Lim Mah Hui, a Penang Steering Committee member, made this presentation during a public dialogue with the Penang Chief Minister.
The Penang Forum Steering Committee has responded to Prime Minister Najib Razak’s pledge to put in place a monorail system for Penang if it is returned to power in Penang.