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Penang Forum 6: Save the Hills of Penang – Rapporteur’s report

This is the report of the proceedings from a forum on the hills of Penang held on 12 December 2015, organised by Penang Forum.

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Penang transport masterplan flawed; more study required

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.

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Call for public forum on the hills of Penang

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.

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Visual pollution in Penang

The Penang Island Municipal Council should take immediate steps to reduce the proliferation of billboards on the island, says Lim Mah Hui.

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Proposed water tariff increase: Penang Forum’s response

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.

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It’s cool to cycle

Economist and MPPP Councillor Lim Mah Hui made the following address to a full council meeting of the MPPP on 25 October.

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Penang Forum 6: Reclaiming our streets – Towards sustainable transport

We are pleased to invite you for a forum co-organised by Penang Forum and the Working Group on Public Transport.

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Tunnel-highways: CAP statement and CM’s response

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.

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Tunnel-highways: Is Penang moving backwards?

Former international banker Dr Lim Mah Hui, a Penang Steering Committee member, made this presentation during a public dialogue with the Penang Chief Minister.

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Monorail: Thanks, Mr PM, but no thanks

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.