Don’t blame God! Humans the ‘real’ cause of severe floods, says professor

I was feeling puzzled about the extreme floods in many parts of the country. We have always had floods in the East Coast, but why has the flooding been so bad and widespread this time around? To get some answers, I asked Dr Chan Ngai Weng, a professor of physical geography at USM, what he thought were the real causes of the severe floods.

The  Temerloh suspension bridge

The Temerloh suspension bridge

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East Coast flood disaster: Drop the 29 December hudud vote in Kelantan

The Kelantan state assembly should shelve the special state assembly sitting on 29 December to table and pass amendments to the Kelantan Shariah Criminal Code Enactment in view of the calamitous flood disaster in the East Coast.

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Circulation of NST, BH, Utusan drops

Circulation of NST plummeted 35 per cent in the first half of 2014 compared to the corresponding period of 2013. Utusan’s circulation fell by about 10 per cent.

Newspaper circulation 1st half 2014 - Source: Audit Bureau of Circulation, Malaysia

Newspaper circulation 1st half 2014 – Source: Audit Bureau of Circulations, Malaysia

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