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Opposition bench all fired up over land deal for medical city

THE winding-up speech of Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (DAP-Air Putih) was a lively affair with the state Opposition badgering him about the Peel Avenue hospital land deal.


‘Election campaigning’ sparks uproar

SHOUTING matches reign at the assembly and this time around, Barisan Nasional reps railed at a state exco member for using the House to “campaign” for the upcoming general election.


Land issue fuels hot debate

STATE Opposition leader Datuk Jahara Hamid (BN-Teluk Air Tawar) has taken the Penang government to task over the lease of prime state land along Peel Avenue.


Penang MCA makes its presence felt at assembly

THE presence of a Penang MCA delegation attending the state assembly proceedings as obser-vers was felt by elected representatives in the House.


Penang wants to discuss high loan rejection rate with Bank Negara

Penang's State Housing Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo (pic) wants a discussion with Bank Negara following a joint motion by the state government and the state opposition to address the high loan rejection rate of first-time home buyers.


Two reps ejected from state assembly for quarrelling

GEORGE TOWN: Two assemblymen, one from each side of the political divide, were ejected from the August house for getting into a shouting match.


‘Reject corrupt practices’

PENANG Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas has urged public servants to defend the good name of the civil service by rejecting corruption and misuse of power.


Showing love for the environs

SIXTH Form students along with some special students and teachers of SMK Teluk Air Tawar in Butterworth, Penang, cleaned up Robina Park during a gotong royong project to show their love for the environment.


Opposition reps to speak up though motions thrown out

GEORGE TOWN: The Opposition will still bring up the issue of two motions which were rejected by the Speaker, during the state assembly session set to start on Friday.


All ears for what the reps will say

Pinang points - By K. Suthakar THE Penang state assembly meeting next week was initially expected to be a stormy affair with several deeply divisive motions.