Don’t resume logging in Ulu Muda permanent forest reserves in Kedah

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Penang Forum supports the call by Dato’ Ir Jaseni Maidinsa, the CEO of Perbadanan Belakan Air Pulau Pinang, in his press statement of 29...

Martin Khor – champion of global sustainability who did not forget Penang

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Penang Forum is deeply saddened and distressed by the loss of Martin Khor. We grieve with his family especially his partner and Penang Forum committee...

Three water intake points so near proposed Penang mega-highway

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Penang Hills Watch would like to bring attention to our finding that three water intake points of the Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) in...

Tiada justifikasi untuk membazirkan jutaan ringgit membina laluan bawah tanah (Malay/English)

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Penang Forum: Majlis Bandaraya Pulau Pinang bercadang untuk membelanjakan RM55 juta bagi membina laluan bawah tanah menghubungkan Jalan Mount Erskine ke Jalan Burmah...

Leading questions in Penang LRT questionnaire result in inflated 97% approval rate

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Penang Forum is alarmed that the Penang government could claim that 97% of close to 3,000 respondents had indicated support for the proposed elevated...

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

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Penang Hills Watch (PHW) refers to the Star article on 1 October 2019 which highlighted illegal granite quarry activities in Teluk Bahang. It was...
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Not just sand-mining, but also reclamation reduces fish catch

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

Lost Paradise Resort landslide underscores fragility of hill slopes

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

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

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

Grave environmental concerns as Penang ushers in 2019

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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

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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?

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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...

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