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August 28, 2018 9:46 AM Consultant reviewing Pan Borneo Highway has yet to present findings

KUALA LUMPUR: The two weeks given to the consultant appointed to review the awarded contracts in relation to the Pan Borneo Highway are over, and they must present their findings to the government. Works Minister Baru Bian said he had yet to receive any information regarding the review, which was to look for ways to reduce the cost and scope of the highway's 6

August 25, 2018 10:24 AM Penang Forum says PIL 1 highway won't solve long term traffic woes

GEORGE TOWN: A Penang Forum member said the proposed Pan Island Link (PIL 1) highway would only help to solve Penang's traffic woes for five to six years. Speaking at a public event here, Dr Lim Mah Hui said traffic jams would once again be a problem by 2030. "After completion of (the highway), you may enjoy the 15 minutes drive from Gurney Drive to the (Penang 134

August 20, 2018 2:20 PM China's Sun Yang roars to second Asian Games gold

JAKARTA: Chinese heavyweight Sun Yang battered his rivals to create history Monday as the swimming goliath scooped the first-ever Asian Games men's 800m freestyle gold with another monstrous performance. Greeted like a rock star with high-pitched squeals from a excitable section of female Chinese fans in Jakarta, the triple Olympic champion claimed a runaway 28

August 19, 2018 9:04 AM No, Umno was NOT wiped out

Over the last 100 days, the local media, international media, blogs, etc., have been writing about how history was made on 9th May 2018 when Malaysia saw a regime change after 61 years of the same government. They are also giving an impression that Umno was totally wiped out and is now finished and is going to be buried for good. (Incidentally, they said the same thing 47

August 18, 2018 3:18 AM Snedeker stays on top at Wyndham Championship

WASHINGTON: Brandt Snedeker, struggling in his bid to back up a first-round 59, came alive late on Friday to stay atop the Wyndham Championship leaderboard with a two-stroke lead over D.A. Points. Snedeker knew it would be hard to follow his Thursday performance, when he became just the ninth golfer to post a sub-60 round on the US PGA Tour. Unable to build 12

August 13, 2018 12:41 PM Fed govt needs to provide alternatives for rejecting PTMP: Chow

GEORGE TOWN: Penang hopes the federal government will provide alternatives to the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) if its application for the mega project is rejected. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state government had started the project in 2013 and the first phase of PTMP, which is the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) and the light rail transit 11

August 9, 2018 5:16 AM Penang CM asks Najib not to mislead public over PIL 1 Highway, ECRL

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has asked former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak not to mislead the public by distorting what he described as two distinctly different infrastructure projects – the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) Highway and the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL). He said there were major differences between a highway 9

August 6, 2018 3:52 AM 30 in protest against PIL 1 outside State Assembly

GEORGE TOWN: A small group of people from residents' associations, environmental activists and non-governmental organisations gathered outside the Penang State Legislative Assembly today to protest against the proposed Pan Island Link (PIL 1) connecting Gurney Drive to the airport and the Second Penang Bridge. About 30 of them held placards and banners 31

August 3, 2018 7:15 AM There will be an impact when construction begins, says Penang CM

GEORGE TOWN: Penang residents must realise that their lives would be affected once the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) commences construction. The state would mitigate the impact to ensure it does not adversely burden individuals or groups, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today. He was reacting to a report which said the Kek Lok Si Temple management 10

August 2, 2018 8:04 AM Pan Borneo Highway project's mechanism, direction to be finalised by Sept

KUALA LUMPUR: The mechanism and direction of the Pan Borneo Highway mega project in Sabah and Sarawak is expected to be finalised and a decision made at the latest by early September, said Works Minister Baru Bian (pix). He said his ministry would appoint an independent consultant to review the implementation of the project involving the work packages 10