Raub Australian Gold Mining Sdn Bhd has started gold mining in Bukit Koman near Raub, raising concern among neighbouring communities about health risks. But who exactly owns RAGM? [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?f=q&source=embed&hl=en&geocode=&q=Bukit+Koman+Raub,+Pahang&sll=3.146022,101.706834&sspn=0.009491,0.01929&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Bukit+Koman,+Raub,+Pahang&ll=3.817668,101.851501&spn=1.027667,1.370544&z=9&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=500&h=375] This is from the Peninsular Gold Ltd website: Peninsular Gold Limited,...
Barely a week after Penang Forum 8's Dialogue on Floods, prolonged heavy rain is lashing the state, inundating several streets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-SHfaFMs10 The freakish winds are so strong that one resident in a high-rise tower said her apartment was swamped with...
Ever since the fatal landslide and the floods in Penang, I have received or seen photos from about half a dozen concerned Penangites. For some reason, many of our newspapers and media portals have not shown us most of these...
Some purported "facts" are being circulated about the Tanjung Bungah project. Here's an alternative look at five critical issues: Was it really flat land before work started? We were told that "the project involved slopes with a gradient of...
It is not that difficult to predict which areas of Penang Island are most prone to landslides with a high degree of accuracy (almost 80%). The research has been done. Colour code: Red - Highly hazardous areas Green - Hazardous Blue - Moderately...