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Why 2019 will be a good year to purchase residential property?

by Anders Ong Wondering when is the right time to purchase property? Had been on the lookout for perfect property since last year? People still saying property market are trending downwards for year 2019? Waiting for the latest launching? Afraid of buying the wrong property or afraid of losing current ... Read More

Penang is one of CNN Travel’s best spring destinations

Penang has been chosen as one of the best places to travel to by CNN Travel, alongside popular tourist destinations such as Spain and Greece, as well as various cities in the United States. The American broadcaster placed Penang 15th on the list of its 19 best spring travel destinations ... Read More

Penang also has a lot of proposed projects tabled

The Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) has proposed several projects to implement in the four northern states, says Chow Kon Yeow. The Penang Chief Minister said the projects in Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Perak were to be carried out by the government or through private financial initiatives. He said this ... Read More

Seven mega projects for Kedah, including a highway to Penang 2nd Bridge

The government has announced seven mega projects costing over RM3bil for Kedah for development in the state to bring it on equal footing with more progressive states. Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pic) announced that the projects are the Kulim International Airport (KXP); a manufacturing industries and ... Read More

PIL1 hit by bridging loan setback

The proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway project has hit a snag after the state government failed to obtain a RM1bil bridging loan. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said since the loan from the federal government was not forthcoming, the project delivery partner would now have to source for ... Read More
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More JVs from STP2 development off Tanjung Tokong

The Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2A (STP2A) development and the reclamation of STP2B and STP2C will provide Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O) with future launches for the next 15 years and beyond. E&0 said reclamation works on STP2A, a massive property development off Tanjung Tokong in Penang island, are almost ... Read More

Over 20,000 swarm Penang IKEA on opening day

Up to 20,000 people thronged IKEA Batu Kawan on its first day of operations, yesterday. Excited patrons from across northern Peninsular Malaysia made their way through the 470,146 square foot store and explored its 49 different showrooms. During their visit, customers also tucked into IKEA’s iconic cafeteria fare – according ... Read More

Penang’s Sia Boey to be transformed into an urban park

Penang residents will get to enjoy a 2.62-acre worth of public green space in the middle of the city in six months. “We don’t have a proper park in George Town and this space is perfect for a park, for people to rest, go for walks and enjoy the greenery,” ... Read More

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Latest about Penang Airport and pending approvals for PSR and PTMP

Building an airport on one of Penang’s three man-made islands off the southern coast of the state will keep the airport within the state, Chow Kon Yeow said. The Penang chief minister said the administration wanted to keep the airport on the island instead of moving it elsewhere. “It is ... Read More