Tag: Penang Hill
Malaysia's oldest hill station to offer lodging facilities for 80 guests.
150-year-old temple reopens after restoration, boasting painting technique previously seen only in India.
The trail, which cuts through virgin jungle, was opened in 1825.
If you take the 'safer' Jeep Track, be prepared for a very steep and tiring hike up, covering five kilometres and taking roughly two and half hours.
Lost hikers in good spirits and are unhurt.
Rescue group in touch with them through mobile phones.
This follows emergency call from one of the hikers.
Citizen Awareness Chant Group acknowledges concerns by hill managers over camping activities there but says the only solution is to find suitable locations for people to camp
Traditional hotels will only ruin green image of famed hilltop resort, says Chant group.
AnakPinang says it will not be a mega development project as claimed by some people and the sites will only be repurposed.
Penang Forum continues its call for a halt to any major project, including the construction of two hotels, on Penang Hill.
Penang CM calls for calm as the PIL 1 highway project remains a proposal until now and state government will listen to views of people first.
Lead scientist Siti Azizah Mohd Nor says while the dossier has yet to be submitted to Unesco, the process of compiling the documents has been surprisingly smooth.
The recent launch of a pictorial book, ‘Healing Penang Hill’, is a tribute to those who have worked hard to restore the hill after massive landslides last year.
Activists raise concerns over a proposed tunnel to connect to a six-lane highway which could require close to a tonne of explosives during construction.
It's just 10 minutes away from the city, says Chow Kon Yeow, who wants locals to appreciate the natural heritage.
Penang Hill Corporation general manager Cheok Lay Leng says it hopes to meet the Sept 30 deadline set by Unesco to submit dossier for hill to be listed.
The Habitat offers breathtaking views of the rainforest and is home to amazing flora and fauna.
Iconic funicular train service serving hilltop will reopen on Saturday at 6.30am.
The species was discovered in the Penang Hill rainforest, and is part of the ghost scorpion biological group.
They include tourists and workers stranded on Penang Hill since Saturday due to bad weather.
The NGO grouping is worried that the state’s ‘commission of inquiry’ on the fatal Tanjung Bungah landslide may be limited in scope to cover occupational safety of workers.
Penang government to increase motorcycle and CCTV surveillance of hills.
Penang Hill receives nearly two million visitors and if the number of visitors to the hill increases, it may affect its biodiversity, says state opposition leader Jahara Hamid.
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