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Listen to the Chief Minister outline his vision of Penang as an international city, hear out civil society’s presentation of the present reality and...

People, planning and development

Lim Mah Hui urges the MPPP to engage more with the people and find ways to democratise the whole planning process. In recent years...

Penang Forum 4 resolutions

These were the resolutions adopted by participants of Penang Forum 4: Development and Good Governance. Recognising that the current Penang state government, the MPPP...

A showcase for democratic space, post GE 2008

Soon Chuan Yean showcases Penang Forum 4, a continuing initiative to broaden public participation in local democracy, good governance and decision-making in development. Since...

Resolutions adopted at Penang Forum 4

The following resolutions were adopted by participants of 'Penang Forum 4: Development and Good Governance' on 18 December 2011 at the Caring Society Complex,...

Penang Forum 4: Development and Good Governance

The Steering Committee of the Penang Forum is holding a public forum at the Caring Society Complex along Jalan Utama on 18 December from...

Two councillors break ranks to oppose MPPP budget

Two local councillors today (19 October 2011) objected to the RM50 million expenditure on the controversial subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition Centre, dubbed...

Decision to call off Boustead land reclamation deal lauded

Penang Forum welcomes and fully supports the state government's bold decision to call off a controversial proposed agreement to allow Boustead Holdings Bhd to...

Stop unethical reporting

Penang Forum is utterly disgusted at the lack of ethics of bloggers who have made serious accusations which implicate the child of a well...

14 NGOs meet Penang CM over pressing issues

Penang Forum, a coalition of 14 Penang-based NGOs, had a closed-door meeting with Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng yesterday to discuss pressing issues affecting...

CAT needed in sPICE project

The Penang Forum is deeply concerned over the manner in which the concession agreement between the Penang Island Municipal Council (MPPP) and the project...

Penang Hill: Berjaya’s 1990s proposals and what really happened

The Penang public just wants its hills preserved, guarded and cared for; we look to our state government to ensure that self-serving, profit-driven entrepreneurs...

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