Even medical tourism which Penang is dominant in cannot grow if patients have to fly to other cities, then take a coach to Penang.
It will also meet the education ministry to discuss concerns, says the chief minister.
With another death in custody in Penang last week, the DAP man urges the government to widen monitoring of the department.
Hundreds attend his wake at his Rose Avenue home and funeral at the Perak Road cemetery in Penang.
They hope the authorities will prevent quarries operating in forest reserves.
Idris was behind Malaysia's pioneer consumer group Consumers Association of Penang.
It is common for experts to disagree on plans, but they should not condemn them without demonstrating detailed knowledge about them.
Instead of copying Kuala Lumpur’s problematic public transport systems, Penang should look to Singapore’s single MRT system.
This historic location is the scene of a clash between British and Japanese forces in 1942 during World War Two.
Penang Islamic Religious Council lawyer brings up the previous claim in case involving three great-grandchildren of Shaikh Eusoff who want the council to return 15 acres of land in accordance with the will of the late tycoon.
The Federal Court says the Local Government Act does not give power to the state government to set up the Voluntary Patrol Scheme.
Some critics say the hawker fare up north is worthy of a Unesco nomination on its own.
The cannons, discovered last February, had been undergoing restoration works.
He has been released on bail pending an investigation under Section 323 of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt.
State exco man says earlier request for proposal was too stringent for telcos to comply with and that the new one will be less rigid.
The finance minister insists that the proposed airport in Kulim will have no economic impact on Penang.
If billions of ringgit are going to be spent on an airport, it shouldn't be just for the purposes of cargo.
PKR president praises Zunar for having a pulse on what the people are thinking.
The 42-year-old woman is said to have fled to Kedah.
CM says this sort of thinking has hampered efforts to get more development funds from the federal government.
He says reports by two consultants also indicated the Kulim airport will be in direct competition to the Penang airport.
State exco man says fishermen on the southern coast appear to be more concerned over housing than fishing.
It says VOA will help state tap into lucrative tourist market and beat off competition from neighbouring countries.
Exco Jagdeep Singh Deo says all considerations have been looked into before approving structure plan.