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Hunza Triple Launch @ Gurney Paragon Mall (24 May – 3 Jun)

Something Big Is Happening… Get ready for an exciting blast at the Hunza Triple Launch event! Hunza is thrilled to announce the launch of not one, not two, but THREE amazing projects and programs! Join Hunza as they unveil Senze@PICC and Mekarsari Unggul, alongside the incredible Purchase with Purchase (PWP) ... Read More

Phase one of Penang Museum restoration completed

The phase one of restoration works on the iconic Penang State Museum and Art Gallery in Farquhar Street has now been completed. State Tourism and Creative Economy Committee chairman Wong Hon Wai said that phase two, the final phase of the restoration work, is expected to be completed between six ... Read More

George Town Esplanade project wins ‘Project of the Year’ awards

The George Town Esplanade project has won three awards, including the highest accolade - the Project of the Year award - at the 14th Malaysia Landscape Architecture Awards (MLAA14). The project, which encompasses the Esplanade Sea Wall and the Linear Garden, secured the Excellence Award in the Professional Design Category ... Read More

Convent Light Street conversion to international school ‘on track’

Plans to convert one of the nation’s oldest schools, Convent Light Street (CLS) in Penang, into an affordable international school – a first for the country – is on track, Melinda Lim said. The architect behind the move to turn the school into an international one said the process is on ... Read More

Property transactions in Q1 2024 up 34.3%

The Malaysian property market was active in the first quarter of 2024 (1Q24), recording a 34.3% growth compared to the first quarter a year ago, with more than 104,297 transactions worth RM56.53bil, a 34.3% jump in transaction value. Valuation and Property Services Department director-general Abdul Razak Yusak said in terms ... Read More

Cove by the Pier: A new vision for Penang’s agro-tourism

A Malaysian tuna fishing and trading company, Alpha Ocean Resources Berhad (AORB), is set to revitalize the Swettenham Pier area in Penang with an ambitious agro-tourism initiative named "Cove by the Pier." This project aims to transform the existing warehouses into a dynamic tuna landing port and multifaceted tourism hub ... Read More

Property market on road to recovery

Malaysia’s property market is on the road to recovery, as evidenced by improved volume and value in property transactions last year, says housing and local government minister Nga Kor Ming. In his keynote address for the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia’s (Rehda) Regional Housing Conference 2024, Nga said ... Read More

SJKC Kuang Yu in Batu Kawan slated to open in 2027

The upcoming SJKC Kuang Yu is poised to embrace the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0) concept upon the completion of its construction. Bukit Tambun assemblyman Goh Choon Aik, who is also the school’s executive adviser, said the two-storey building would be designed with an IR4.0 concept, as the school operates within ... Read More

270 families received offer letters for affordable home at Foreshore Apartment in George Town

Two hundred and seventy housing applicants were overjoyed on Thursday after receiving offer letters granting them ownership of an affordable housing unit at the Foreshore Apartment in George Town. The project, initiated by Tah Wah Group, consists of 321 units, each measuring 700sq ft, located in the heart of the city. State ... Read More

Exco man clarifies land allocation near Gurney Bay

The land earmarked for the hotel and condominium project is not included in the Gurney Bay component projects. Penang Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jason H’ng Mooi Lye clarified that two parcels of government reserve land, spanning 21 acres (opposite Gurney Plaza) and seven acres (near the future ... Read More