Thursday, 19 September 2019
A RM7m beautification project at Sia Boey has generated heated controversy. Koi carp and red tilapia have been literally dropped into a cleaned-up stretch of the original canal, which has been sealed off with fibreglass reinforced plastic,...
About 200 fishermen from the Seberang Perai Fishermen's Association staged a protest this afternoon against a plan for 1,581 acres of land reclamation along a 7km-long Bagan Ajam-Teluk Ayer Tawar coastal stretch in northern Butterworth in mainland Penang. Also...
Not many years ago, when people protested against mega projects in Penang including property development on sensitive hill-slopes, the state government would warn us that if the projects were cancelled, the state would have to incur "hundreds...
Anwar Ibrahim did not have it easy yesterday at Teluk Kumbar in southern Penang Island (see video above). Just before meeting the fishermen, he was believed to have met representatives of SRS Consortium.
The fishermen’s march to Parliament on 11 July was something to behold. No longer could the voices of these folks, often unheard, be ignored.