Making Penang a More Liveable City
FIABCI Malaysian Chapter, Penang Branch has recently organized a seminar –“ Making Penang a More Liveable City” presented by Puan Mainunah Shariff, Director of Planning & Development, Municipal Council of Penang (MPPP) on 20th December 2006 at USM, Penang. About 100 people including USM university students attended the talk. The speaker briefed the participants on limited land availability for development on Penang Island, transport and linkages network such as PORR and strategic new investment areas as outlined in the Penang Structure Plan 2005-2020. She also highlighted several essential components of a liveable city such as security, stability, health, economic etc..More story at Penang close to attaining liveable city status.
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Updated version - 18.3.2007
Penang has been ranked as the 10th most liveable city in Asia, according to an international survey involving 254 cities worldwide. Read more ..