This is our "iconic" international airport at Pulau Pinang "Darul Banjir". Let's clear more hills, build and widen more roads, and pave paradise. Let's say they go ahead with that expensive RM8bn elevated LRT from the airport to George Town....
The unprecedented floods in the state of Kerala in southern India have been described by a prominent ecologist as "manmade". The terrible floods offer a timely warning for us, in particular the governments of Penang, Kedah, Pahang, Kelantan, Terengganu...
Remember the good ol' days when life was a lot simpler and the weather forecast was simply "cerah" (sunny), "mendung" (cloudy/overcast) or the famous "hujan di sana sini" (ie scattered showers - can't go wrong with that one!). But...
In the aftermath of the 4-5 November 2017 storm and extensive flooding and landslides, many thought they were the worst in Penang's history. But there was also widespread flooding in Penang on 24 November 1932, when 15 inches (about 380mm)...
Aliran is holding a talk on Climate change: Global challenges, local solutions on 21 November in Penang. You might like to register here. Meanwhile, Penang Forum has just released a statement: Penang Forum deeply empathises with the suffering that many Penangites...