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...

Penang Forum: Hand over Penang port, including ferries, to state government

The Penang Forum Steering Committee is heartened that the federally controlled Penang Port Commission has requested the privatised Penang Port Sdn Bhd to postpone...

Penang Forum: Penang transport masterplan flawed; more study required

Reclamation is a two-edge sword. While it brings the state revenue, there are irreversible environmental and social costs when done excessively, says the Penang...

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

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

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...

Public vilification of Dr Lim Mah Hui: Penang Forum responds

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Penang Forum is extremely disappointed by the recent personal attacks against civil society city councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui with the highly disparaging press...

Save Penang Hill!

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

Ill-conceived Penang Hill cable cars proposal over eco-sensitive area

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It is with great concern and trepidation that Penang Forum wishes to issue a statement about the proposed cable car link announced in the...

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,...

Penang Botanic Gardens: Restructure enactment, formulate masterplan, drop cable car station

Penang Forum would like to refer to the two recent legislative processes that concern Taman Botani Pulau Pinang (Penang Botanic Gardens), henceforth referred to...

Review of Detailed EIA of Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2

This review of the detailed EIA of one of the largest land reclamation projects in the country was prepared by the Penang Forum Steering...

Penang Forum highlights hill degradation to chief minister

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The Penang Forum steering committee calls on the Penang state government to comply with their own policy of barring development on hill land above...

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