Tag: George Town
Penang Government says it will study need for rent control and accept feedback from tenants and owners of properties used for traditional trades.
Victim was robbed of RM1,150, a necklace and a handphone.
Open Letter from Dr Lim Mah Hui to Dr Ang Ming Chee to counter accusations of treason over letter sent by Penang Forum to Unesco on George Town World Heritage site.
Penang Government continues to slam Penang Forum for going behind its back and complaining to Unesco about proposed transport hub near heritage zone.
An interim protection order will be issued to the Sia Boey site to prevent any development on the site, following archaeological finds that have significant value to George Town, says the National Heritage Department.
"If we did not write in to Unesco, George Town would have lost heritage status," says Penang Forum over "vicious rhetoric" against the grouping of NGOs of late.
PKR leader Ng Chek Siang says Penang Forum and its steering committee should not be labelled as 'backstabbers' for writing to Unesco as a preventive measure to save the heritage site from destruction.
Penang Forum's Dr Lim Mah Hui "holding hostage" Penangites by putting George Town World Heritage Site at risk, says George Town World Heritage Incorporated.
Penang Government's proposed rent control would only stop owners from renting out their properties, says newly-formed George Town Heritage Property Owners' Group spokesman.
It is the proposed projects of building Light Rail Transit and monorail bordering the heritage zone that may cause George Town (and therefore Malacca) to lose their heritage status, NOT the alert to Unesco.
City councillor questions motives of Penang Forum and attacks academic credibility of fellow councillor Lim Mah Hui.
A complaint letter by NGO Penang Forum to Unesco may lead to delisting of George Town's World Heritage Site status, says heritage agency.
Khoo Salma says proposal for rent control is too vague about protecting city life while Mark Lay says to take the best from cities such as Berlin
5,000 buildings will be governed by stringent development rules to protect heritage site, says Penang Government.
Rent control will protect traditional trades in Penang's capital city from going extinct, says George Town Heritage Action group.
Man returns postman bicycle to temple in George Town after buying it on Facebook page showcasing collectibles and vintage goods.
"We are grateful for the food, but with some cash, at least I can prepare something better for my sons for Hari Raya."
Father hit child for not doing household chores, counsel for accused tells court.
Guan Eng announces development of Penang Creative Animation Triggers, offering traditional craftsmen and animation studios space to create.
Eight-year-old also stripped naked, forced to relieve himself at stairway of flats.
Guan Eng dilihat seperti hilang punca dan kelam-kabut dalam menangani pendedahan berkenaan yang disertakan dengan bukti dan dokumen.
City council to spend RM240,000 to widen road, provide more parking, loading bays, and a cycle lane.
Six-month grace period for education and warnings before health teams begin cracking down.
'Lack of clear guidelines on George Town heritage even after seven years in power'