Chinese character for royal, not a cross, says developer on building lights


Looi Sue-Chern

The developer says when lights on the top floor and at the car park level are switched on, the Chinese character “wang” (王), which means “king” or “royal”, will be visible. – Facebook pic, January 14, 2019.

THE lights at the Grace Residence building in Jelutong, Penang, were never meant to show the sign of the cross or have any religious meaning.

A spokesman from developer Nova Mulia Development Sdn Bhd said the lights at the apartment, which was near 90% completion, were being tested. 


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  • The Penang government is wasting its time pandering to Muslim supremacists and bigots.

    Posted 3 years ago by Rupert Lum

  • That was what the problem were! Non Chinese trying to guess Chinese writing. Well, it just shows what is the benefits or non benefits if one does not understand the full meaning of the other race!

    Posted 3 years ago by Chris Kwan

  • So what if it is a cross?

    Posted 3 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • So what if it is a cross?

    Posted 3 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Seriously, it's just lights people. Chill

    Posted 3 years ago by Geraldine Jambu

  • Why bother to explain. ????? The Penang State Government were elected by the Penangnites and not those imported Muslim bigots. This is a free world and nobody owes them anything as it is within the constitutional rights. When the nons are passive and meek you deserve to be slapped and if you intend to offer the other cheek do not complain and whine.

    Posted 3 years ago by Lee Lee

  • If any ruling exists to forbid cross like structure, it will only irks architects and structural engineers who sometimes think such design is of aesthetic or technical necessity. Any alternative design only defeats the intended effect and economy.

    Posted 3 years ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Can someone complain about the crossroads we have. It is a cross and its promoting Christianity.

    Posted 3 years ago by Adrian Tan

  • No point really to explain to these extreme bigots, they will always find something to make an issue of, no matter how trivial.

    Posted 3 years ago by Xuz ZG

  • I think the religious bigots need to be sent for Chinese classes for wasting everybody's time.

    Posted 3 years ago by Arul Inthirarajah

  • Tongsan was far behind us and fascinated to see our proton cars some 30 years ago. But today, through hard work and determination they managed to buy over proton and send rocket to the dark side of the moon. Meanwhile over here we are still wasting our time arguing over the 'cross'.
    Won't be surprise Vietnam will overtake us very soon.
    Well done, scUMNO morons.

    Posted 3 years ago by Chee yee ng

  • The depths of moral depravity to which some have sunk, pretending piety.

    Posted 3 years ago by Antares Maitreya

  • Didn't know some lights will get some morons lesser in faith....

    Posted 3 years ago by Will Be Humble

  • Didn't know some lights will get some morons lesser in faith....

    Posted 3 years ago by Will Be Humble

  • Didn't know some lights will get some morons lesser in faith....

    Posted 3 years ago by Will Be Humble

  • You just cant play play with the Pontianaks in the night...it really frighten the shit out of them

    Posted 3 years ago by Jeffrey Ng

  • You just cant play play with the Pontianaks in the night...it really frighten the shit out of them

    Posted 3 years ago by Jeffrey Ng

  • It's a cross resemblance and the developer is not to blamed. The problem lies with the follower's faith, period.

    Posted 3 years ago by Butter Scotch

  • So the picture proves that those who first raised the hue and cry about the "cross" were not only ignorant and bigoted, also quite myopic.

    Posted 3 years ago by Leong Hong

  • The picture proves that not only were the complainants ignorant and bigoted, they also had bad eyesight.

    Posted 3 years ago by Leong Hong

  • Alphabet "t"...beware!!

    Posted 3 years ago by KC Yip

  • One day 1 + 1 will also be forbidden.

    Posted 3 years ago by Tanahair Ku