Rush-hour protest at Tanjung Tokong against land reclamation, mega highways

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Motorists in rush-hour traffic this evening from 5.30 to 6.15 had something else to chew on – a protest by a multi-ethnic group of Penang residents concerned about plans for massive land reclamation and mega highways which will ruin the environment.

This time the group were joined by the fishermen of Tanjung Tokong, who complained that reclamation has led to a declining catch. What will happened when even more reclamation is carried out in Penang?

And how safe will all those highways on the hills be, including during construction?

It is still not too late to put a stop to this outlandish RM46bn land reclamation and property development scheme.

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Black Mage
Black Mage
9 Mar 2019 11.47am

Higher education loans (PTPTN) in Malaysia: Opportunities but at a cost
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/malaysia-high-education-loans-repayment-ptptn-11316048

Terence Ho
Terence Ho
10 Mar 2019 12.03pm
Reply to  Black Mage

Do not burden the nation producing jobless graduates eith irrelevant skills not needed by thd industry. Civil service cannot continue to absorb those jobless graduates. Should promote TVET education, though less glamorous than university education, but can secure them jobs and not to foever dependent on foreign labour if you wsnt to continue to push for higher wages.

tunglang
tunglang
15 Mar 2019 8.32am
Reply to  Terence Ho

One of the vexing, discriminative problems of our higher education policies is to ‘control’ non-bumi talents who are far better qualified from taking courses of their own choices & passions. Setting higher GPA to qualify creates barrier with double standards to study courses of their own choosing & passion. Another is the Matriculation Course of easy entry to local unis reserved for majority you know who lah. This left many non-bumi talents who have no choice but to study in private unis & colleges or have to forgo their dreams & work instead. If I have a choice to employ… Read more »

Black Mage
Black Mage
8 Mar 2019 7.29pm

MAS frequent flyer camping at Komtar to protest has more drama.

Black Mage
Black Mage
8 Mar 2019 11.16pm
Reply to  Black Mage

March 8 Woman Day – Khalidah Nazir Ahmad epitomizes woman’s achievement, lives in low cost housing but flies business class on Malaysian Airlines!

https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2019/03/08/my-business-class-travel-is-not-your-business-ppr-resident-tells-critics/

Junaidah
Junaidah
10 Mar 2019 1.15pm
Reply to  Black Mage

Abuse of privileges!
Depriving those genuinely in need of PPR.
Very shameful!
Penang government must not give in.

Milk Tea
Milk Tea
9 Mar 2019 12.28am
Reply to  Black Mage

PRU 14: Save Malaysia
PRU 15: Save Penang

Wei
Wei
10 Mar 2019 12.48am
Reply to  Milk Tea

PRU 14: Save Malaysia
PRU 15: Save Penang from NGOs’ ego and stupidity

tunglang
tunglang
13 Mar 2019 6.49am
Reply to  Wei

This is the most stupid comment for today!

Terence Ho
Terence Ho
10 Mar 2019 12.04pm
Reply to  Milk Tea

Important today is to save Malaysia from racial politics!

Wei
Wei
11 Mar 2019 11.22am
Reply to  Terence Ho

there is only so much pendatang can do…better luck saving our own .. than trying saving other people’s land..

Shriek
10 Mar 2019 6.11pm
Reply to  Milk Tea

Pru 14 lim kopi
Pru 15 lim susu teh

Shriek
11 Mar 2019 8.02pm
Reply to  Milk Tea

Pru 14 lim kopi o
Pru 15 lim susu teh

Milk Tea
Milk Tea
9 Mar 2019 12.19am

They keep developing the North-East Area…Develop somewhere else…IMO, the revenue of the State should be given back to Penangites, like a monthly income for all Penangites. Instead, they spend our money to do all these…

Shriek
10 Mar 2019 6.10pm
Reply to  Milk Tea

Develop somewhere…. Ec to say somewhere. I where? Your suburb

Shriek
11 Mar 2019 6.59am
Reply to  Milk Tea

Susu teh are advising pg lang no need to work. If you He wants DAP gomen to give monthly money.

Milk Tea
Milk Tea
9 Mar 2019 12.12am

If we can gather thousands of protesters at Komtar, set up our camps throughout the day. I’m sure they will start thinking. For now, I don’t think they give a damn about how you feel. Penang for Penangites or Penang for DAP? Last warning, all the development of lands, roads and approval of “housing areas” must STOP!

Wei
Wei
9 Mar 2019 3.55pm
Reply to  Milk Tea

hehe…you can stop all development if you own Penang…otherwise keep dreaming..

Milk Tea
Milk Tea
10 Mar 2019 12.59pm
Reply to  Wei

I owned DAP and DAP owns you.

Shriek
10 Mar 2019 6.12pm
Reply to  Milk Tea

So you are the God father, tai lo?

Wei
Wei
11 Mar 2019 11.26am
Reply to  Milk Tea

hey what is the name of the high end condo built by state government…no name? or you lied ??

Shriek
9 Mar 2019 5.53pm
Reply to  Milk Tea

If. No if you susu teh takes the lead. You ask tung land? He cry baby in the internet only.

Song
Song
12 Mar 2019 5.47pm

Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad on Tuesday announced that the stretch of road along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman will temporarily be closed to traffic on weekends and public holidays beginning April 1.

He said the partial road closure is part of the Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s (DBKL) River of Life project.

https://www.thestartv.com/v/jalan-tar-to-be-closed-on-weekends-public-hols-from-april-1

Penang should do likewise to close the heritage zone to traffic on weekends.

Shriek
11 Mar 2019 6.57am

Why rush hour? Why all the rushing? Pg forum don’t see the roads are narrow and cars are more. That is why they rush. If roads are wider and if pg forum uses less cars then no need to rush. Am I spinning or logic follow continuity flow?

Wei
Wei
8 Mar 2019 11.49pm

when people coming back from a hard day’s work, enduring traffic jam, hungry and tired, all trying hard to earn a living..these no job rich folk gather to play cards…..