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Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng says the airport, which can handle 6.5 million passengers, needs an urgent upgrade as the number of passengers coming to Penang is expected to exceed seven million soon.
Kit Siang also credits PPBM and its chairman Dr Mahathir for breaking open the Malay hinterland.
Prime Minister says federal government allocates funds annually to all states, including those under opposition administration.
Booklet on federal government's success in Penang claims over 16,000 PR1MA housing units being built but state government says figure far from the truth.
Tourism tax is the latest in characterising the rather strained relationship between the Sabah and Sarawak state governments with the federal government.
Parti Warisan Sabah says tourism tax is akin to pouring sand in Sabah's rice bowl, as tourism is a billion-ringgit industry there.
Dr Mahahtir and PPBM are in for the long run and have recognised Anwar Ibrahim's PM-in-waiting status, says Amanah veep Mujahid Yusof Rawa.
Penang exco tells assembly the lack of funds has affected flood mitigation projects.
The Islamist party says this is necessary to uphold Islam as the religion of the federation and the constitution needs to be amended.
Minister Noh Omar says he will only support a proposal to reduce the prices of houses for sale to Malaysians.
Yong Teck Lee dismisses existing Sabah Rights Review Committee as an 'afterthought' by the state government, handicapped by its inability to attract opposition parties to attend hearings.
Sarawakians will measure new chief minister by the stand he takes on a number of issues, not least the contentious shariah bill amendments rejected by his predecessor.
Penang CM Lim Guan Eng says opposition is not looking for a fight but rather for cooperation and solutions from the federal government.
Sarawak BN Secretary-General Dr Stephen Rundi Utom says they will fight for autonomy in a lawful and responsible manner.
This is to ensure a collaborative and continuous investigation into the river pollution issue by both federal agencies and Selangor government.
DAP lawmaker urges fair distribution of revenue that government earns from all states, as statistics show ruling BN administration uses up almost 98% of budget.
Jeffrey Kitingan says seizure of RM114 million in MACC's probe in Sabah justifies calls to channel all development funds for federal projects to the Sabah Government for implementation.
PKR vice-president says enough time has been wasted on committees set up to look into issues affecting both states and calls for them to be discussed in Parliament.
The Sarawak chief minister also says he wants more Sarawak teachers hired and that it was time the state's schools no longer lagged decades behind.
Instead of giving people the tools to resolve their own problems through their own means, the Federal Government has taken the role of a nanny that assumes she knows best.
Ahmad Razif says state cannot continuously depend on Federal Government's allocation through its oil royalty.
Musa Aman says the “making noise” approach or publicity stunts might not work.
The state government is requesting the federal authorities to upgrade the airport to enable it to handle 10 million passengers a year as the current airport's capacity of 6.5 million passengers is inadequate.
Federal Government must reimburse the state for the RM8 million spent on public housing buildings since 2008.