Building the Penang Bridge

Jeffrey Hardy Quah
August 2010
Penang Economic Monthly;Aug2010, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p24
The article provides information about Penang Bridge, which is the best project of Liaw Yew Peng, the deputy chief resident engineer in Malaysia. It states that the bridge is a massive undertaking that employs as many as 2,000 workers at the peak of the project which include 100 Koreans. Despite his disappointment for not receiving any revenue from the Penang Bridge, but he is still proud together with his engineers because the project has a final cost of RM100 million lower.


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