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Batu Kawan poised for growth with Penang’s new second link


ONCE a quiet backwater, Batu Kawan in south Seberang Prai is undergoing massive transformation after it was picked as the land connection for the second Penang bridge.

Coconut, rubber trees and sugarcane which were once part of the area’s landscape for close to a century slowly made way for oil palm plantations in the 1960s.

   

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