State heritage agency to set up repository to keep building plans and other documents to aid in restoration work in future.
An exhibition, held in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of George Town’s listing as a Unesco World Heritage Site, showcases, among others, the certificate of inscription.
Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng says first phase of restoration is expected to be completed in August.
State heritage agency assures that Penang’s oldest cemetery is in its original condition following concerns that a movie production crew had built a grave-like concrete structure there.
State opposition party aspires to fill void left by Penang government and promote island's unique heritage of traditional Chinese coffee shops.
Six pre-war shophouses in George Town remain in shambles despite a promise to repair them last year, says Gerakan Youth.
The Penang Government should engage all stakeholders over the issue of George Town's heritage status instead of being defensive, talking through the media.
A complaint letter by NGO Penang Forum to Unesco may lead to delisting of George Town's World Heritage Site status, says heritage agency.