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CM: 200 buildings will be affected by Penang highway project

Susan Loone  |  Published:  |  Modified:

As many as 200 buildings are likely to be affected by the Pan-Island Link (PIL 1) highway, 60 percent of which are squatters and minor structures likes sheds and stores, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.

In a press conference at the state legislative assembly, Chow noted that six quarters of the City Park would be affected, but assured that piles would only be placed at the extreme fringes of the park.

He added that those affected by the massive highway project have been consulted on the matter...

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