Penang's Pride - 25 years of the Penang Bridge

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August 2010 PHOTO ESSAY
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Photos courtesy of HNTB, Liaw Yew Peng, Kwong Wah Yit Poh and Rosalind Chua.1985 WAS a memorable year for many. Malaysia was then an "Asian Tiger" with its own newly launched national car, Asia's tallest building was about to be completed (Komtar in Penang) and the world's third longest bridge was unveiled. When the iconic Penang Bridge was opened to the public in 1985 it marked an important milestone in Malaysia's economic development, linking the mainland with the Free Trade...

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