A ban on Indonesian metal ore exports and the weaker ringgit and expanded alumina refinery capacity in China has led to a surge in Malaysian bauxite exports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxpMvY3Dspg The Indonesian ban was to encourage the construction of local smelters. To...
Contractors have been carrying out open burning at the site of the Bakun Dam, claims a Sarawak watchdog network. The Sarawak Conservation Action Network (Scane), which brings together about half a dozen indigenous and environmental groups in the state,...
The Penang Forum Steering Committee and the Consumers Association of Penang have both released statements opposing the road-based tunnel project. Read the CAP statement in The Malaysian Insider. And the Penang Forum statement is below: Penang Forum opposes road-based tunnel, serious...
Now you don't need to visit Pisa in Italy. This is what happens when you unthinkingly come up with and agree to 'upgrading' projects for the sake of  'development' (to benefit contractors? certainly not to benefit the people, in this...
Penang-based Steven Tan Ban Cheng, a lawyer, has launched an online petition calling on the MPPP president to ensure that the hills of Penang are preserved. "These hills are majestic and must be preserved as an unseen reservoir for...