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Tag: Penang Island City Council

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.

PWD to repair slope at Penang landslide area

Work to take three to four weeks to ensure both lanes of Jalan Batu Ferringhi are safe to use.

Penang elevated road project resumes after deadly landslide

Penang Island City Council says its officials and consultants will carry out regular checks to ensure specifications are met.

CM: 70-fold deficit by Penang council due to Bukit Kukus road...

Chow Kon Yeow says council spent RM300 million on project in public interest and at insistence of state government.

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.

Penang to offer rent-to-own schemes for low-cost homes

Penang CM Chow Kon Yeow says some existing projects will be converted into rent-to-own schemes and more will be introduced in the future.

NGOs hugged wrong trees, says Penang mayor

The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor says 20 trees, already cut down for a development project, are located further up the road.

Penang jet ski operator suspended over 9-year-old’s death

City council inquiry decides to suspend beach sports operator pending police probe.

Penang streets to be pedestrian-friendly

Exco Chow Kon Yeow says this is part of the transformation planned for Penang, to make it accessible for cycling, walking or for people to relax.

Architect Yew to be Penang Island city mayor

Yew will replace Maimunah Mohd Sharif, who leaves to head a UN agency in Kenya.

No more multiplying strays as Penang implements neutering

State exco Chow Kon Yeow says animal activists often accuse the state government of being cruel by putting stray animals down.

Car-clamp issue: ‘Officers were just doing their job’

Penang Island mayor tells officers who clamped car of woman with wheelchair-bound mother to call their boss when faced with difficult situations.

Cleared portion of Bukit Kukus safe, says Penang mayor

City council conducts spot check of hill site, orders improvements to prevent any untoward incidents.

Penang council special unit keeps close eye on hill slopes

MBPP engineer says people living next to hill slopes that worry them can take photos and send them to the council for inspection.

DoE okayed 2 other projects near quarry, says council

A college and a luxury home project were given approval much closer to quarry site, near where 11 people were buried alive in a landslide.

Penang man tells council: You lock it, now unlock it yourself

A lawyer says MBPP acted callously by sealing the apartment when legal means are available to recover unpaid dues.

Photo of apartment sealed over MBPP arrears goes viral

Penang Island City Council lays down the law on property owner who failed to pay RM600 for two years' assessment.

Sacked Penang councillor sues council, state government

NGO nominee seeks damages and her allowances as councillor until the end of the year.

Perkasa dares Penang govt to prove Malays not sidelined

Its president, Ibrahim Ali says Perkasa will 'stop making noise' after they are shown evidence of the aid and assistance the Malays in the state have been given.

Penang council raids eatery while stall owner is in court

The stall owner was in court to face a charge of driving away a council lorry during an enforcement raid two months ago.

Surveyor Rozali to head Malaysia’s largest municipality

Rozali Mohamud to be Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) president, as incumbent Maimunah Mohd Sharif to be made mayor of Penang Island City Council.

Penang council: ‘Danny’s grave’ built without permission

Authorities say film crew only allowed to film outside the cemetery.

Parking summons: Don’t jump for joy, errant motorists told

Pay up or face the music in court, Penang council tells them after a lower court quashes parking ticket issued three years ago.

Food stall owners charged over Penang council lorry ‘hijack’

They are accused of deterring a public servant from discharging his duties.