Civil society groups in Penang - Penang Forum (of which Aliran is part), the Consumers Association of Penang, Sahabat Alam Malaysia, and residents groups as well as environmental group Peka - turned up in full force at a...
Of the dozens of cases of hill clearing highlighted by Penang Hills Watch, the site of the disaster this morning was the first in a series of dozens of cases brought to the attention of local authorities earlier this...
A landslide has struck Tanjung Bungah somewhere in the hills near Lorong Lembah Permai 3 in Tanjung Bungah not far from TAR College at around 8.30am today. Residents heard sirens from rescue vehicles from this morning. It is not immediately confirmed...
This statement was released today by a couple of dozen residents' group from all over Penang Island in the wake of the worst floods in recent times: Alarmed by the impact of the recent floods that hit Penang on 15...
This is the changing face of Penang Island along the northeastern coastline off Tanjung Tokong - part of phase 2 of the Seri Tanjung Pinang project undertaken by E & 0. The plan is to create a 760-acre artificial island...
Penangites woke up this morning to a deluge of images of flash floods around the state which will surely haunt those who have approved developments projects that have concretised much of the state including its hill-slopes. Heavy rains began early...
Such a viaduct is bound to have serious implications both socially and environmentally, which should also have been considered in the assessment, says the Tanjung Bungah Residents Association. Furthermore, the environmental impact assessment for the paired road did not...
A prospectus by Singapore's World Class Global Ltd reveals just how many George Town shoplots and other properties it has snapped up. The prospectus reveals a breath-taking list of dozens of shophouses and other properties in Dato Keramat Road, Juru...
The Tanjung Bungah Residents Association has released the following statement: The Tanjung Bungah Residents’ Association (TBRA),which represents residents in the Tanjung Bungah area, appeals to the Penang chief minister to scrap the proposed construction of the 'North Coastal Paired Road'...
This media statement has just been released by Penang Forum. A dozen more hill-clearing cases have been reported. The Penang Hills Watch (PHW) initiative of Penang Forum (PF) submitted its second report on hill-clearing cases in Penang to the state...

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