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Dissolution of S'wak BN a move to block Harapan, says DAP

This is to pre-empt Harapan from taking over S'wak in 2021 state polls, claims Chow Kon Yeow.
  Susan Loone

Public feedback sought on 'two-time' limit for Penang CM

CM says state legal adviser suggested changing ‘two terms’ to ‘two times’ to avoid confusion.
  Susan Loone

Donations from Penang tip Hope Fund jar over RM30m

RM3 million from two companies and one businessperson handed to the Finance Minister. 
  Susan Loone

Evicted residents protest in Komtar, urge CM's intervention

The residents from Padang Tembak, Air Itam, have been ordered to vacate their homes today. 
  Susan Loone

CM: Penang always open to new ideas, criticisms

The new chief minister says citizen participation helps keep the government in check.

Penang CM urged to consider Amanah, Bersatu for exco posts

He, however, says all members need to move forward in the spirit of Pakatan Harapan.
  Susan Loone

CM Chow to move from Balik Pulau to official residence

Not tenable to live one-and-half hours' travel time away from my office, says the 5th chief minister.
  Susan Loone

Chow Kon Yeow sworn in as Penang CM

Two Umno assemblypersons notably absent from the swearing in ceremony at Seri Mutiara. 
  Low Chia Ming

Guan Eng names Chow as new Penang CM

UPDATED 2.34PM | Padang Kota rep Chow Kon Yeow becomes the state's fifth chief minister.
  Susan Loone

Two seats for Chow as Guan Eng plans Penang ‘succession’

GE14 | He has been earmarked for CM post in case of a conviction in Lim's graft case. 
  Susan Loone

Penang gov't slammed for rush in taking down anti-CM posters

Gerakan Youth's Jason Loo contrasts speed with which posters taken down with dithering over Zenith.

Posters marred clean image of Penang, Chow tells Teng

State exco says it's a sheer waste of valuable resources to use a lot of papers against the CM. 
  Susan Loone

Penang dismisses Wan Junaidi's remarks on tunnel project

'If we did not send an application, how can we obtain a DEIA approval?' asks state exco Chow Kon Yeow.

Penang exco must explain reclamation issue to Wan Junaidi

State gov't leaders should not be 'arrogant' on this matter, says Umno Pulau Betong assemblyperson.

Penang BN fumes over 1,174 'vice' centres approved by local councils

Gambling dens, massage parlours and false 'family centres' draw ire of state BN reps.
  Susan Loone

Penang to decide on hillside development moratorium tomorrow

The exco will discuss whether to put a stop to all hillslope development projects, says Chow.
  Susan Loone

Landslide: Police report lodged on 'professional negligence'

Thus, probes against the project developer should begin immediately, says exco Chow Kon Yeow.
  Susan Loone

Time's up for illegal hotels in Penang

Such hotels have until Oct 31 to submit their building plans, to be considered for legalisation, failing which they will be closed down. 
  Susan Loone

Penang hit by flash floods following downpour

UPDATED 1.54PM | Videos posted on Facebook show fallen trees and submerged cars in various parts of the state. 

Chow: Do other reclamation projects in M'sia not impact fishermen?

Federal gov't asked to assess Penang South Reclamation project on technical, not political grounds. 
  Susan Loone

Fadillah issuing conflicting statements on road project, says Chow

The works minister is contradicting himself with his remarks, adds the Penang exco member.

Penang gov't keeps mum on 'still in court' Sg Ara issue

The protest by Sg Ara residents against a proposed high-rise project near their homes is 'yet to be discussed' by the state gov't, says exco.

Pg BN raps DAP excos for conflicting tunnel project info

UPDATED 7.10PM | Pulau Betong rep says Chow Kon and Lim gave different figures, on May 22 and June 24.
  Susan Loone

Exco: No surge in cost for Penang transport master plan

Chow Kon Yeow says the estimated cost will remain at RM46 billion.
  Susan Loone

Chow: BN's '51 broken promises' claim unfair

Don't sabotage state gov't's efforts to address transport woes in Penang, state exco tells Penang BN. 
  Susan Loone

Penang MCA leader seated in public gallery comes under attack

The state assembly descends into brief chaos when all eyes turned to state MCA chief Tan Teik Cheng.
  Susan Loone

Penang gov't, Gerakan bicker over transparency issues

State government denies hiding information on the reclamation exercise.
  Susan Loone

Zairil explains photo scandal to Guan Eng

Zairil has been asked to handle the matter for the time being, says Penang DAP chief Chow Kon Yeow.

Penang exco: Scrapping local council projects discriminatory

Chow Kon Yeow however says the state is not affected by the local government ministry's ruling.
  Susan Loone

Penang Gerakan Youth wants Chow referred to privileges committee

They accuse the state exco of allegedly 'misleading' the assembly on the number of prewar houses sold to foreigners.
  Susan Loone
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