What can we obey if we cannot obey simple municipal rules?

By Goh Ban Lee, Julia Tan

December 2014 VOICE IN THE CROWD
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The upgrading of the spider bridge on Penang Road should make us reflect on how we act on the roads and how we treat fellow users.The four-legged pedestrian overhead bridge at the junction of Jalan Penang, Jalan Burmah and Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong near Komtar has been in the news lately. MPPP has announced that massive upgrading will be done to this structure.According to an MPPP officer, a private company has agreed to spend RM6.1mil to make the overhead...

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Goh Ban Lee

is a senior research fellow in the Penang Institute.

Julia Tan

went to primary and secondary school at Convent Pulau Tikus before continuing sixth form at St. Xavier’s Institution; any other school was out of the question. She misses the fried rice at the school canteen, and laments the passing of the wan tan mee lady.