Making a city liveable

Chiang, Chan Huan
August 2011
Penang Economic Monthly;Aug2011, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p8
The article discusses the findings of the study "Cities, People & the Economy: A Study on Positioning Penang," which is identified as one of the inputs for the 10th Malaysia Plan (2011-2015) (10MP) which pinpointed the development of vibrant liveable cities in Malaysia. It mentions that the plan rely strongly on urban growth and focuses hugely on efficient town planning. It states that it emphasizes on urban liveability and its relation to economic growth.


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