Reclamation work for Silicon Island project has begun

Property News/ 26 September 2023 Leave a comment


In a recent Facebook post, the Chief Minister of Penang unveiled that the long-awaited Silion Island (also known as Penang South Island) reclamation project has officially begun. This momentous endeavor, which endured nearly a decade of legal and technical challenges along with extensive public engagement, marks a major step towards a prosperous and sustainable future for the region.

The primary goal of this project is to create land for a state-of-the-art Green Technology Park. This initiative aligns perfectly with global sustainability trends, making Penang a focal point for eco-friendly innovation. The park is expected to attract high-value investments and generate numerous employment opportunities, solidifying Penang’s position as a regional leader in green technology and sustainable development.

Beyond economic benefits, this project underscores Penang’s commitment to environmental conservation. Rigorous environmental impact assessments and mitigation measures are in place to preserve the region’s natural beauty and biodiversity.

The launch of the Silicon Island project signifies a bold step towards securing a prosperous and eco-conscious future. As the Green Technology Park takes shape, Penang anticipates a brighter and more sustainable tomorrow, setting an example for the region’s development. This project showcases the resilience and vision of Penang’s leadership and its people, marking the beginning of a transformative journey.

  1. Penangite
    September 26th, 2023 at 15:45 | #1

    I wish the project managers for the expansion of Penang International airport and the LRT Bayan Lepas – Komtar, which was approved early this year are as aggressive as this. 6 months after, nothing starts.

  2. LL
    September 27th, 2023 at 00:37 | #2

    You won’t hear about the LRT again, at least not for another 4 years

  3. ssspring
    October 3rd, 2023 at 09:23 | #3

    LL :
    You won’t hear about the LRT again, at least not for another 4 years

    After 4 years will say, ohhh we have done a research, it is not suitable, we will look into other option.

  4. ssspring
    October 3rd, 2023 at 09:25 | #4

    Bayan Baru, Relau area YB, dont sleep, come out during peak hour and look at the traffic, what can be done??

  5. Islander
    October 3rd, 2023 at 11:18 | #5

    What can be done? Penang economy too good, so many people want to come what to do.

    If you think this is a problem, means it was already a problem years ago but nobody address it. Can’t be u only start to dig hole now when want to berak.

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