Penang Hills Watch: Stream flows through illegal quarry into nearby bay

Penang Hills Watch (PHW) refers to the Star article on 1 October 2019 which highlighted illegal granite quarry activities in Teluk Bahang....

Not just sand-mining, but also reclamation reduces fish catch

The fishermen and farmers of Malaysia upon whose blood, sweat, and toil the nation was built, deserve better, says Khoo Salma Nasution.

Lost Paradise Resort landslide underscores fragility of hill slopes

Penang Forum deeply regrets the tragic loss of four lives in the 25 June 2019 landslide at the Lost Paradise Resort, Tanjung...

No federal loan for Penang transport projects? Turn setback into opportunity

The difficulty in securing a federal bridging loan of RM1bn makes this a timely occasion to reiterate the colossal financial obligations involved,...

Grave environmental concerns as Penang ushers in 2019

Khoo Salma Nasution points to issues of concern in Penang as it ushers in the New Year. As we come to the end of...

Restore local elections

Like many Malaysians, Penang Forum believes Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s opposition to the idea of restoring local elections in Malaysia based on racial...

Who is plucking Penang population figures from the air?

Penang Forum would like to respond to Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow’s statement that the Penang population, as projected by the project delivery...

Save Penang Hill!

This press conference by Penang Forum is done jointly with Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam (Peka) president Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil. Penang Chief Minister Chow...

Widen the scope of penalty for blocking and damaging public spaces

Penang Forum welcomes and commends the Pakatan Harapan government for passing a bill to significantly raise the fine for firms that damage any street,...

Include Penang Forum in panel probing Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy

Penang Forum deeply regrets the tragic loss of lives in the Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy on 19 October 2018, which claimed nine or more...

Penang landslide: Stop passing the buck

It is with great sadness that Penang Forum is issuing this press statement about the Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy. On Friday, 19 October 2018...

Danger still lurks at Bukit Kukus landslide site

Penang Forum is gravely concerned about recent press reports of authoritative government agencies warning of signs of soil instability and more landslides within the...

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