These are a few images of the northern coast of Penang Island sent to me by a worried Claire with the following message:I really wish these photos could be added to your site to show all how beautiful Malaysia...
Indiscriminate disposal of blue plastic sheets around the Bolton site area - Photos by Chee Seng residentsSteep and uncovered hill-slopesResidents of Chee Seng Gardens in Tanjung Bunga, Penang, are now worried about an outbreak of dengue fever.On 11 January,...
Hope for the future: The next generation celebrates an Anwar and Reformasi victory in a kampong in Penanti earlier this eveningSend in your "citizen journalist" eye-witness reports from Permatang Pauh as it goes to the polls. Others share with...
Eco-friendlier modes of transport are the way to go. If we invest in the right infrastructure and systems and the personnel to support them, more and more people will be tempted to leave their cars at home especially with...
Who says that ordinary people can't make a difference?In the end, it took 2,500 postcards, 500 emails and a concerted civil society campaign to convince Penang Chief Minister Koh Tsu Koon that it would be politically costly for the...
We tend to be obsessed with FDI and economic growth rates. Many of us overlook the bits we don't see - like the depletion of natural resources, the toxic chemicals used, and the waste the corporations and consumers discard.[youtube...
In these photos along Green Lane, you will see some of the trees we stand to lose because of our obsession with cars, the MPPP's short-sighted road-widening plan and the federal government's failure to provide a decent public transport...
As expected, barely has the dust settled from Abad Naluri's failed attempt to get the PGCC moving than renewed interest has been shown in the Turf Club land in Batu Gantung.The talk in the market is that a major...
I read this thought-provoking article the other day, which confirmed my gut feeling about the source of our environmental problems.The source of our biggest problems isn't climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, pollution or deforestation. It is economic overshoot...
It looks as if you are sharply divided on how well the present Penang administration has handled the 'hot potato' of property development projects on steep hill-slopes, if the opinion poll (now closed) on this blog is any indication.It...

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