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Well done, LGE! Bayan Bay's land reclamation deal with Boustead was called off

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Bayan Bay, Penang.

Congratulate to LGE for listening to rakyat. I have to remove one item from PR white elephant list after this bold and sound decision.

Get the state lawyers to study the planning and buildings plan approval to see the state can legally stop the project or not according to the Heritage Act.

Let fight it in the court first and compensate Boustead if the state losing the case.

Penang reclamation deal off


GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Government will not proceed with land reclamation along the Bayan Lepas coastal area with Boustead Holdings Bhd after public consultation.

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the state government had listened to the views of Putra Marine, Gold Coast and Bay Garden condominium residents in deciding not to pursue land reclamation at Bayan Bay.

“This decision by the state (government) follows the legal notice of defamation sent by Boustead to Pantai Jerejak assemblyman Sim Tze Tzin over his public remarks in defending the interests of his constituents.

“The legal notice is a form of pressure exerted on the state government,” he told a press conference at his office […]