Live – Penangites flock to Penang Forum 7: #SaveJerejak

One of several old reservoirs on Pulau Jerejak that supplied water to the thousands of inhabitants that once lived on the island.

It’s a packed hall here at Penang Institute as Penangites show their interest in saving Pulau Jerejak.

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Enjoy whatever BN has approved at Jerejak. Not many of these opportunities these days. There are potentials for tourism dollars. Local government should maximise potential to earn. It would be a waste if it left to the real monkeys. UDA has to make sure the island is free from pollution or else they could be penalized for damaging the ecosystem at the island.

SL Tay

Meanwhile the mainland leg of the “I Love Penang” run has entered the Malaysia Book of Records for the most number of participants (15,942) in the fun run category.

The island leg of the run was held on March 12 at Lebuh Pantai, which saw some 6,000 participants.


Instead of the mindless, commercial modern art, there should be more photographs of nature as art. The subject photo of mangrove roots is an example. The photos can be online. Record and celebrate it before capitalism consumes everything.


Paul Tan’s Automotive News, a Malaysia popular automotive website has revealed that the government has increased the excise duty on budget MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) by 5% to 65%.

The vehicles that are affected by this increase of excise duty include the Honda BR-V, Toyota Sienta, Toyota Avanza, Perodua Alza and Proton Ertiga.