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SP Setia holds fun Raya open house

It was a merry evening where visitors enjoyed multi-cultural performances, scrumptious food and fun activities at the Hari Raya open house hosted by SP Setia Berhad. There were also various workshops and a beautiful fireworks display during the event at ... Read More

First Home Convention 4.0 – The BLT Sharing

Tired of renting? Join the upcoming First Home Convention to equip yourself making informed decision when buying your 1st home. VENUE: Level 4, Sri Perak Room, Bayview Hotel Penang DATE/TIME: 21 July 2018, 2PM - 6PM [Sponsored Ad] ... Read More

State mulling rent-to-own scheme for Penangites

Penang CM wants to enable more Penang folk to have a roof over their heads. He feels that fresh graduates may not be able to afford a home as their incomes are not growing in proportion with housing prices. Hence, ... Read More

We need more than just housing data to address housing issues

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme or UN-Habitat executive director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif’s passion for bringing change to people’s lives certainly shines through. As the first Asian lady to be appointed to the position, Maimunah who grew up in a ... Read More

World Cup FINAL! Live screening @ Southbay, Penang

Catch the live screening of FIFA World Cup FINAL at Southbay Sales Gallery, Penang. Hosted by Mah Sing Group, featuring food trucks & many fun activities! Activities Highlight: Live Band Foosball Attack Tabletop Football Fever Kids Inflatable Food Trucks ... Read More

Official opening of Batu Maung flyover (P10)

Motorists can look forward to breezier travelling along the newly upgraded 1.25km stretch from Batu Maung to Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah in Bayan Lepas, Penang. The RM123mil project includes the construction of a 650m four-lane flyover, upgrading of roads from ... Read More

Works on Ayer Itam – LCE Expressway bypass to start Q2 2019

Works on one of the three paired roads — the 5.7km Ayer Itam-Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway bypass — are expected to startat the beginning of the second quarter next year. Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd (CZC) senior executive director ... Read More

Contribution cost for property developments in Penang

According to some property developers in the state, compliance cost has gone as high as RM460 psf but this has been reduced to RM390 psf earlier this year. Nevertheless, developers lament that the cost is still too high. Will compliance ... Read More

Housing ministry, BNM to ease housing loan requirements

The Housing and Local Government Ministry is working with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to ease housing loan requirements for home buyers, in a bid to reduce the number of unsold completed residential units in the country. Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said ... Read More
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Penang govt proposes city status for MPSP in Seberang Perai

The Penang government intends to apply to the federal government to upgrade the Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) to a city council. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state government had earlier wanted to apply for MPSP to ... Read More