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Penang LRT project to start in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 (Bernama) -- Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the project is currently awaiting conditional approval by the Transport Ministry, which would likely be obtained soon. He said a team from the...

Penang’s 3 islands could rival Singapore one day, says Gamuda

GEORGE TOWN: A property and infrastructure developer today envisioned Penang as the “next Singapore”, saying it will be able to rival the republic’s Marina Bay once its three islands reclamation project is complete. Gamuda Bhd deputy group managing director Rashdan Yusof said the islands would not only create more land banks for Penang, but also boost the state’s economy as a whole. In a...