No liveable city without good coastal access

By Goh Ban Lee

October 2010 VOICE IN THE CROWD
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Penang is a blessed place, but recent developments are making the joys of being a tropical island less available to common folk. This trend can, and must, be reversed, and as quickly as possible.Penangites are a lucky lot. Besides luxuriant hills, a city centre worthy of being classed a Unesco World Heritage Site and endless tasty street foods, they get to enjoy long stretches of sandy beaches.Yet, it is fair to believe that most people spend more time walking in...

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Goh Ban Lee

is a senior research fellow in the Penang Institute.


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