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An open letter to Chief Minister on Penang Hill

An open letter to Chief Minister on Penang Hill

DEAR Chief Minister, I am writing to you in reference to an article titled ‘Penang Hill to get better facilities soon’ in The Star on Aug 11, 2011. In my view, the structures that Penang Hill Corporation plans to build, do not blend in with the natural beauty of the hill. Our Penang Hill is [...]

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Ugly side Illegal hawkers giving Penang bad image

Ugly side Illegal hawkers giving Penang bad image

I am a Penangite who loves Penang. I fully support the state government’s effort in promoting a cleaner and greener Penang. But the ugly side of Penang that I see every day before my eyes are really far from a Clean & Green Penang. Please take a look at the photo. This is the aftermath [...]

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An open letter to Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng

An open letter to Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng

Sub:This is the price of using ex-BN politician Dear YB Lim, This open accusation from your own man is very serious. How could a non-technical person was appointed as a technical manager? I suggest you remove Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) general manager Datuk Lee Kah Choo and reopen the job interview for PHC technical manager [...]

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Multiple ticket price for foreigners is justified

Multiple ticket price for foreigners is justified

I read the letter from Scott in the Star who put up a lopsided argument by quoting only low purchasing power foreign labors and budget travelers unable to enjoy the beauty of Penang Hill due to quadruple ticket prices, and of course I disagree with him. How about affluent tourists from high GDP nations or [...]

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Better ticketing system needed

Better ticketing system needed

THE view from the top of Penang Hill is always spectacular, regardless of whether it is during the day or at night. Soon, visitors will be able to enjoy that breath-taking view by taking a fast non-stop ride to the peak on board the newly acquired Swiss-made air-conditioned funicular train when the state government opens [...]

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