Two dozen Penang-based civil society groups and residents associations have signed an open letter to the Yang Di-Pertua of the Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang expressing concern about the degradation of hills in the state.
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The speed with which it was approved raises serious questions about the transparency of the DOE approval process, says Penang Forum.
Penang Forum supports the recent announcement by the Penang Chief Minister, who is also the PBA chairman, that the domestic water tariff in Penang should be raised.
Penang Forum rejects the Detailed Environmental Impact Assessment of the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 project because of its flawed assumptions, methodologies, calculations, and inconsistencies.
This review of the detailed EIA of one of the largest land reclamation projects in the country was prepared by the Penang Forum Steering Committee and concerned individuals.
The Penang Forum Steering Committee has pointed out that it is not wrong for parties affected by property development to seek out-of-court settlements.
Penang Forum representative Lim Mah Hui has highlighted two urgent issues that will lead to much higher density in Penang – without the supporting infrastructure to cope.
The government of Penang wants Penang to be an international, intelligent and liveable city. The hallmarks of such a city are proper planning, a good public transport system, and strict building guidelines and codes....