People’s Market in Seberang Jaya to be ready in March next year

An informative post on Penang. The reconstruction of the Seberang Jaya Public Market and Hawker Centre is expected to be completed in March next year. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that once completed, it will be renamed the ‘People’s Market’ (Pasar Rakyat). “The reconstruction project, which began in 2019, will be able to house about […]

Suria 2 affordable housing project at Batu Kawan to begin construction works soon

A great post about Penang. The Penang government today announced that the Penang Development Corporation’s (PDC) latest affordable housing project in Batu Kawan, called Suria 2, will have its construction works begin in Dec this year. Suria 2, which will cover 7.48 acres of total land size, is part of the 25 phases planned under the […]

State govt stays committed to maintaining facilities at various housing schemes

A great post about Penang Malaysia. The Penang government has spent a total of RM290.55 million for the maintenance projects covering both the public and private housing schemes in Penang as of Jan 25 this year. This was announced by state Local Government, Housing, Town and Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo during a press conference […]

Penang Housing Board to ramp up affordable housing projects this year

A great post on Penang Malaysia. Penang Housing Board to ramp up affordable housing projects this year State Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo emphasised the importance of delivering affordable housing schemes to the community when he announced a new housing scheme in Lot 244, Mukim 9 Teluk Kumbar, […]

NHS to ensure a centralised public and affordable housing industry

A really good post on Malaysia. The Local Government and Housing Ministry is currently conducting an extensive research on the proposed National Housing Corporation (NHC). Its minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican said the objective to have the NHC was to ensure a centralised and standardise public and affordable housing industry for easier monitoring. […]

10% discount if you buy affordable housing during pandemic

An interesting article on Malaysia. Until 30 June 2022, those who are eligible to buy affordable housing (RMM) in Penang Island and Seberang Perai will enjoy a 10% reduction in selling price. Elaborating further, state Housing, Town, Country Planning and Local Government Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said that State Government implemented the Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) with the […]

Penang to seek RM100m allocation from Fed Govt for housing needs

A really good post on Penang Malaysia. Construction of The Zen affordable housing project in progress. Penang will seek the help of new Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican to provide affordable housing for its people and also an allocation of RM100 million for its maintenance programme for 2022. State Local […]

Teluk Kumbar to be a low-carbon city

A really good post about Penang. The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) plans to make the Teluk Kumbar town into a low-carbon city, says its mayor Datuk Yew Tung Seang. “Teluk Kumbar is a nice place. Many always come here to enjoy its ambience and nice food, like mee udang. “We plan to make this place […]

Desa Bayan apartment to receive RM123,000 for repair works under TPM80PP

An interesting post about Penang. The Penang government has spent a total of RM281.7 million for the maintenance works in public and private housing schemes in the state since 2008. State Local Government, Housing, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said the amount spent was up to July 31 this year. He said […]