Neither Penang undersea tunnel nor 3rd bridge viable for now: Ex-Zenith Consortium staff They cite ‘dramatic’ cost increase, say 1 of 3 planned highways may not even be built.
27.9.2021: Feasibility study for Penang undersea tunnel project completed, says Chow (See Project Cost below). SOURCE: Bernama via The EdgeMarkets – September 27, 2021 15:19pm
“According to our consultant, it is more viable to build a bridge because it is more cost-effective and environmentally friendly than the undersea tunnel. “Based on preliminary discussions, it is most probably going to be […]
24.9.2021: Several WhatsApp exchanges between two people who supposedly had links with Lim Guan Eng were brought up in the graft trial of the former Penang chief minister.
24.9.2021: Court told of a series of WhatsApp messages about arranging a late night meeting with the former Penang chief minister. ‘I love you Datuk, you are constantly on my mind’
23.9.2021: Court told of Guan Eng’s meetings with Zarul in Komtar; WCT GM: “I don’t know why we scored only 59 marks in undersea tunnel bid”
22.9.2021: Penang official now says China’s developers had advantage in bidding for undersea tunnel project. Broker sold RM20,000 watch for RM40,000 to businessman awarded the Penang tunnel project.
20.8.2021: BUCG had a one-year advantage in open tender for Penang undersea tunnel, court told.
19.8.2021: Assistance rendered to company even before open tenders called, court told
16.8.2021: Lim Guan Eng did not inform Penang Exco about his meeting on the undersea tunnel project.