Category: Environment

As Lynas share price sinks, 16 activists arrested in bid to shut down controversial plant


Among those arrested were Himpunan Hijau chairman Wong Tack, ‘Superman’ Hew Kuan Yau and Australian activist Natalie Lowrey representing Friends of the Earth. They were among a crowd of about a 1000 who had gathered near the Lynas rare earth refinery in Gebeng in an effort to shut down the controversial plant, which they say will leave behind a toxic legacy. (more…)


Despite civil society objections, Penang government endorses massive Seri Tanjung Pinang land reclamation project


Despite a host of concerns and objections raised by civil society groups and fisherfolk in the state, the Penang State Planning Committee has “endorsed” E & O’s controversial masterplan for Phase 2 of the Seri Tanjung Pinang land reclamation project covering 891-acres.