Remove attorney general’s powers to prosecute – clear conflict of interest

Penang Forum is concerned about the circumstances and manner of the arrest and charging of Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. The humiliating action...

When will SRS report be released as promised, asks Penang Forum

Only a full disclosure of the project delivery partner's report on the Penang transport masterplan can convince people that the proposals are the best...

Public vilification of Dr Lim Mah Hui: Penang Forum responds

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

Penang Forum’s position on ‘special projects’

Special projects in the context of hill land development in Penang have been controversial. Penang Forum provides its definition. Before 2008 The relevant official documents...

Penang Forum highlights hill degradation to chief minister

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

Hill degradation: Executive summary of Penang Forum’s position

The Penang Forum steering committtee released the following to the media after its meeting with the chief minister of Penang: To address public concerns over...

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...

Penang Forum: Ferries – Service to public, not profits, should be main criterion

PPSB has proposed to further reduce an already inadequate and much needed ferry service. Where is the sense in this, asks the Penang Forum...

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: ‘Save our hills’ declaration

Over 200 people participated in the forum organised by Penang Forum, reflecting the concern felt by many Penangites. At the end of the forum,...

Penang Forum: Saga (Riddle) of the RM1bn compensation:

If the state can provide clear answers to several questions and meaningfully engage with the public, the public would be able to make more...
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Penang Forum: Why the EIA process alone for land reclamation is unsatisfactory

Penang Forum supports the call for wide-ranging public consultations and hearings as well as independent impact assessments before projects are approved. In Penang Forum’s...

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