Thursday, 5 August 2010

Sakura trees to beautify Penang

Imagine 300 Sakura trees in Bayan Baru, Penang, what a lovely sight it will be. Accordingly Sim Tze Tzin, Adun Pantai Jerejak, these trees will be planted at Taman Sunway Tunas, Bayan Baru this coming 31 August 2010. It takes few years before the Sakura trees to blossom, but it is worth the wait accordingly to Sim

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Karnival Sukan Rakyat

A fun day for the residents at Sg Nibong Pantai, Penang., joined by Adun Pantai Jerejak, Sim Tze Tzin and Deputy Chief Minister 1, Mansor Othman,

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Abattoir upgrade for cleaner operation

The abattoir located at Jalan Sg Pinang will be upgraded to eliminate animal fat and blood being thrown into Sungai Pinang. MPPP Councillor, Tay Leong Seng said that new filters and new pipings are being installed to ensure cleaner operation. According to him, the Sungai Pinang is cleaner compared to before, climbing up the water index from C5 to C3.

Tay also said that UMNO members allegations were unfair as during the two years of PR government, many improvements have been implemented while the previous government did not do anything for the past 50 years.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Justice for Teoh Beng Hock continues

A candlelight vigil was held at Padang Kota Lama to mark the one year of Teoh Beng Hock's death while under MACC custody. The crowd pledged to seek justice for Beng Hock until the matter is resolved.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Venice underwater

The "acqua alta" (high water) in Venice, Italy reached a depth of 1.56 meters (5 ft, 1 in.) on the 1st December 2008 - the deepest flood in 22 years, and the fourth highest flood level in recent history, claimed Venice's Tide Center. The water began to subside on Tuesday, while residents and tourists made their way through the city, hip-waders or not - one man even took the opportunity to ride his wakeboard through Piazza San Marco (until police stepped in). Although this flood was severe enough for the mayor to ask tourists to temporarily stay home, Venetian floods are fairly routine, several occurring every year, and residents usually take it all in stride.

Photos from the web compiled by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

RM100 for Penang senior citizen kicks off again

Watch and listen to senior citizens who just collected their RM100 from Maybank Queensbay Mall this morning. Also present were Adun Pantai Jerejak, Sim Tze Tzin and team to assist the senior citizens.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

Abandon highway can it be completed on time

CJ Jimmy Leow takes a look at the progress of Teluk Kumbar - Pekan Genting highway which is scheduled to be completed in November 2010. By the looks of it, he has the opinion that the project will be probably delayed by another 3 months.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist

BN talam dua muka

Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng's reaction to Penang Gerkan Chief accusation that the state is allocating too much funds to the state's Islamic issues.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalists

BN boycotts talk on new PG bridge toll hike

BN ministers stayed away from a discussion called by Penang Chief Minister, Lim Guan Eng today. Lim has invited Ng Yen Yen, Koh Tsu Koon and Zahid Hamidi to discuss on the proposed Penang bridge toll hike of 34%. Lim said that it was absurd to increase the toll fees for Penang bridge when it was making profit many years back. Unlike the second link to Singapore, the collection has not even touch the break even point but yet, there was a proposed reduction of 30% on toll fares.

Video by Jimmy Leow, Citizen Journalist