Sunday, 8 December 2019
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.
Some 250 fishermen and several activists from Penang and Perak marched to Parliament this morning to hand over a protest memo to government leaders over the massive three-island project in Penang and extensive sand-mining in the waters...