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Law has changed, quarry must follow new law, says Penang city...

MBPP says quarry, which began operations in the 1960s, fell into disuse in 2002 and started operating again this year.

Calm down, council men tell Penang ratepayers over assessment rate hike

Property owners vent frustration over higher assessment rates on valuation department directors at dialogue.

Penang cops probe clearing of hillock

The Penang Island mayor says investigation papers have been submitted to the council’s legal adviser for prosecution purposes.

Dirty eateries in Penang will be closed 3 to 14 days

Penang council reactivates old provision in bylaw allowing it to close dirty eateries.

Penang mayor defends assessment hike, says own house affected

MBPP mayor says assessment rates for 2020 have actually gone down but because the annual values of properties have gone up, many owners will have to pay more.

Polis siasat kekecohan penguat kuasa, peniaga ‘food truck’ di Padang Kota

Ketua Polis Daerah Timur Laut Che Zaimani Che Awang berkata kedua-dua pihak iaitu MBPP dan peniaga terlibat sudah membuat laporan polis.

Laporan tanah runtuh Tanjung Bungah tidak cukup ‘keras’ terhadap MBPP, kata...

MBPP telah diberitahu tentang cerun buatan di tapak pembinaan tersebut 2 tahun lepas, tetapi tiada tindakan diambil.

We’re funding RM115 mil parking project, not Penang govt, says HeiTech

The company will manage all the 36,000 parking bays under the project for 7 years.

Penang’s smart parking hits a snag, leaves local councils furious

Woman who used app to pay for parking in George Town gets a summons notice from the council because of problems in implementation.

A response on the Sia Boey Rejuvenation project

The Sia Boey Rejuvenation project and the monsoon drain cleaning are in fact two entirely separate projects.

Penang council vows to crack down on dirty eateries

Nearly 40 rats culled in joint operation with the Health Department on Wednesday.

Kumpulan sivil pertikai kemampuan PBT kesan pembinaan tanpa kebenaran

Penang Forum berkata, MBPP mempunyai pasukan mengesan kes pembinaan haram, tetapi gagal mengesan pembinaan tembok penahan tanpa kelulusan di sebuah pusat peranginan di Batu Ferringhi yang terletak di lokasi tersorok.

No local plan means uncurbed development in Penang, says pressure group

Penang Forum says the failure to gazette an updated Penang Structure Plan means developers are free to build as much as they like.

MBPP defisit 70 kali ganda kerana projek jalan Bukit Kukus

Ketua menteri berkata kewangan MBPP masih dalam keadan baik walaupun dengan angka defisit yang tinggi.

Nothing surprising about 70-fold rise in MBPP deficit, says ex-councillor

Penang Forum's Lim Mah Hui claims the Penang Island City Council has been relying on non-tax-related revenue.

Deficit rises 70-fold for Penang Island City Council

A-G also finds that MBPP collected RM11.06 million less in assessments in 2017 compared to the year before.

Robbed of privacy, residents struggle with noise and smell from restaurant

Their back lane is just four metres away from a commercial building where a restaurant-bar has opened, much to their annoyance.

Former mayor claimed Bukit Kukus was safe, says Penang Forum

Group notes Maimunah Mohd Sharif's acknowledgement of several problems at the site and her instructions for remedial measures to be taken.

Questions on the Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy

The endless avoidance of responsibility and blame must end with someone, or else it will be business as usual after the dust settles.

Kontraktor, perunding gagal maklum aliran anak sungai, kata Datuk Bandar PP

Kejadian boleh dielak sekiranya kontraktor dan perunding projek memaklumkan mengenai kewujudan aliran air sungai ke kawasan cerun itu.

Penang mayor says roadworks to continue despite landslide

Yew Tung Seang also does not rule out a criminal negligence probe.

Jagdeep: LED street lights helping Penang save millions

The Penang exco says the installation of LED street lamps will help both local councils in the state save close to 60% of their street lighting costs.

Adelaide mayor amazed at Penang’s heritage conservation efforts

Martin Haese says his official visit to Adelaide’s sister city of Penang was to learn more about the city’s heritage and cultural tourism.

Jagdeep tells Penang councillors to buck up

The local government committee chairman wants them to be 'most efficient' in implementing the state's policies.