Fresh from their success in stalling the PGCC project, the civil society PGCC Campaign Group held a press conference yesterday to put forward their position and demands. Essentially, the civil society groups are asking for Local Plans to be prepared...
LKIM (Malaysians Fisheries Development Board), please do something about this. What are you doing to protect the livelihoods of the fishermen there? Who is responsible for this enivironmental disaster? Thanks to blog reader owc for the video link.
Well before dawn on Sunday, 22 May, some 300 people of different faiths walked 5km from Hong Hock Si Temple in Perak Road to China Street Ghaut in George Town. http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 It was the first leg of an 850km ‘Journey...
Around the time Penang Forum 7; #SaveJerejak was taking place in early April, someone decided to move in and clear some of the forest in Pulau Jerejak. Few would have known about this if not for a concerned Penangite...
Update (15 November): The bill to corporatise the Penang Botanic Garden was passed yesterday with barely any prior publicity. One BN state assembly rep reportedly questioned why the general manager reports to the chairman (who will be the chief minister)...