Penang’s vibrant civil society and the state government seem to be at loggerheads over a proposed 4,500-acre land reclamation project off the southern coast of Penang Island. Who will prevail?
Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan from the Consider This programme of Astro Awani speak to Khoo Salma Nasution, the vice-president of the Penang Heritage Trust, and Dr Afif Bahardin, a Penang state executive council member and state assembly member for Seberang Jaya in mainland Penang.
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