Category: Malaysian finance/business

Land reclamation: The winners … and the losers

Property magnates are profiting from a spate of lucrative land reclamation projects around the country – but in Penang, a body representing the concerns of fisherfolk are concerned about the effects of land reclamation, pollution, siltation and erosion in coastal areas and rivers.

From left, Ilyas Shafie, Pifwa chairperson, along with the deputy chairperson, treasurer and a committee member expressing their concern about land reclamation and sea pollution in Penang

From left, Ilyas Shafie, Pifwa chairperson, along with the deputy chairperson, treasurer and a committee member expressing their concern about land reclamation and sea pollution in Penang

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