What will it take to convince us that tackling climate change (aggravated by deforestation) should be a national priority in the coming year? Last year was notable for the number of environmental crises that struck us. 1. The unusual and...
Barely a week after Penang Forum 8's Dialogue on Floods, prolonged heavy rain is lashing the state, inundating several streets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-SHfaFMs10 The freakish winds are so strong that one resident in a high-rise tower said her apartment was swamped with...
Ever since the fatal landslide and the floods in Penang, I have received or seen photos from about half a dozen concerned Penangites. For some reason, many of our newspapers and media portals have not shown us most of these...
Some purported "facts" are being circulated about the Tanjung Bungah project. Here's an alternative look at five critical issues: Was it really flat land before work started? We were told that "the project involved slopes with a gradient of...
Kuantan-born Phua Kai Lit, a public health professor, shares with us why Lynas Corp should not be granted an extension to its temporary operating licence for its rare earth refinery in Gebeng (full article below): http://static.polldaddy.com/p/8233764.js Should Lynas be given a...