MBPP to convert two-way street to one-way

MBPP to convert two-way street to one-way

Date: 20 February 2020 The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will be turning a portion of Lorong Air Terjun into a one-way street from 10am on Feb 20. In a statement recently it said two-way traffic flow will be converted to one-way from Jalan Gottlieb to the Estet Mount Erskine junction on a trial basis […]

Penang Road Closured at 8th & 9th Feb

Penang Road Closure on 8th & 9th Feb

Date: 7 February 2020 Thaipusam will be celebrated on Saturday, but the two chariot processions will take place on Friday and Sunday. On Saturday evening, the state government will host a Chap Goh Meh celebration at the Esplanade padang in Jalan Kota Lama from 5pm to 11pm. More than 10,000 spectators are expected to turn […]

Pedestrian bridge near Penang ferry terminal damaged by piling crane

Pedestrian bridge near Penang ferry terminal damaged by piling crane

Date: 5 February 2020 An overhead pedestrian bridge near the Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda ferry terminal in Weld Quay was damaged when a piling crane crashed into it. Pengkalan Kota assemblyman Daniel Gooi, who was on site, said the crane’s arm went over the overhead pedestrian bridge, which was built more than 30 years ago. […]

Penangites to pay lower Penang Bridge toll from Feb 1

Penangites to pay lower Penang Bridge toll from Feb 1

Date: 26 January 2020 Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Penang Bridge toll for cars would come down to RM4.60 for Penangites, while out-of-towners will pay RM5.74 from Feb 1 onwards. Previously, Penangites paid RM5.60 using special Touch n’ Go cards registered at the bridge, while others paid RM7. Lim said this was part […]

Starbucks Reserve in Penang has officially open!

Starbucks Reserve in Penang has officially open!

Date: 9 January 2020 The First-Ever Starbucks Reserve™️ in Penang has officially open in Gurney Plaza! Head on over to celebrate this joyful occasion with us with our exclusive Source Starbucks Malaysia FB

E-Tunai Rakyat: How-to redeem your RM30 eWallet credit

E-Tunai Rakyat: How-to redeem your RM30 eWallet credit

Date: 21 December 2019 As announced by the government, all eligible Malaysians will receive RM30 to promote eWallet payments in the country. The initiative is called E-Tunai Rakyat and it will be rolled out in early 2020. If you want to know how to redeem the RM30 eWallet credit, read on to find out more. […]

Manhunt for robbers causes traffic jam on Penang Bridge

Manhunt for robbers causes traffic jam on Penang Bridge

Date: 16 December 2019 A manhunt is underway after armed robbers carted off RM230,000 from a security van near a bank on Jalan Tun Dr Awang in Bukit Jambul on Monday (Dec 16). Police have set up roadblocks in an effort to catch the robbers who fled on motorcycles, causing a massive traffic jam on […]

PLUS RFID offers 20% discount for Penangites travelling on the Penang Bridge

PLUS RFID offers 20% discount for Penangites travelling on the Penang Bridge

Date: 2 December 2019 PLUS RFID will be available for public pilot testing starting 15 December 2018. This is a new contactless payment for tolls that will replace your traditional SmartTAG. In the first phase, it will be available at the Penang Bridge, Kubang Semang, Lunas and Jitra toll plazas. For Penangites that cross the […]

Thinking big to protect Penang Hill

Thinking big to protect Penang Hill

Date: 27 November 2019 AT THE top of ‘Penang Hill’, the drainage system built by cardboards and coloured paper was an exemplary replica of the real drainage system in use. The replica, built by a group of students from SMK Air Itam, was one of the projects that earned the school the gold award at […]