Silicon Island aims to mirror the success of Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone (FIZ)

The Penang government is optimistic that the Silicon Island project, once completed, will replicate the success of the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone (FIZ). Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said this is possible through a topside development plan for the project. Chow, alongside Penang Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Ahmad Fuzi Abdul ... Read More

Reclamation work for Silicon Island project has begun

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 ... Read More

Gamuda to kick off Silicon Island reclamation works on July 1

The Penang South Island (PSI) reclamation project, which has been scaled down from three islands to one following a request from the prime minister, will finally kick off with Gamuda Bhd starting Phase 1 of the reclamation works worth RM3.717 billion on July 1. This involves about 1,260 acres of ... Read More

Penang South Islands project scaled down to one island – Silicon Island

The Penang government has decided to scale down the Penang South Islands (PSI) project, from the proposed three islands to only one island. The PSI project has received the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval from the Department of Environment (DoE) with 71 conditions. The approved EIA was for the entire PSI ... Read More

Silicon Island – The Island A of PSI

It is one of the three islands under the PSI project which will be located at the south end of Penang island, measuring a total of 4,500 acres in land size. Island A will be 2,300 acres in size, Island B 1,400 acres and Island C 800 acres. The PSI ... Read More