No to “Pay Polluter” in TPPA

SAM supports the following press statement released by the Consumers' Association of Penang

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                                 4 JULY 2014 

The latest round of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations involving Malaysia and 11 other countries including the United States began on 3 July and will continue until 12 July 2014 in Ottawa, Canada.

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Lapan puluh organisasi gesa Lisa Jackson hentikan risiko keselamatan dan kesihatan pekerja Apple

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                             16 JUN 2014 

Pada 10 Jun 2014, Persatuan Pengguna Pulau Pinang (CAP) dan Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) menyertai lebih daripada 80 organisasi hak asasi manusia dan alam sekitar, serta profesional kesihatan pekerjaan menghantar surat kepada Lisa Jackson, Naib Presiden Hal Ehwal Alam Sekitar Apple menggesa syarikat itu menyingkirkan bahan kimia berbahaya daripada kilang pembekal dalam usaha untuk melindungi pekerja daripada penyakit serius.

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Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level

World Enviro Day 14 - 3SAM & CAP staff seeking support for everyone to raise their voices and not the sea level 

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                              04 JUNE 2014 

Tomorrow, the fifth of June is World Environment Day and the theme this year is “Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level”, focusing on small islands and climate change. According to the recently released IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, land and ocean surface temperatures have increased globally by nearly 1°C since 1901 (0.89°C global average), mainly as a result of human activities.

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Tingkatkan Suara Anda, Bukan Aras Laut

World Enviro Day 2014S.M. Mohamed Idris, Presiden SAM di sebuah sidang akhbar sempena Hari Alam Sekitar Sedunia 2014

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                            04 JUN 2014  

Esok, lima Jun adalah Hari Alam Sekitar Sedunia dan tema tahun ini ialah “Tingkatkan Suara Anda, Bukan Aras Laut”, memberikan tumpuan kepada pulau kecil dan perubahan iklim. Menurut Laporan Penilaian Kelima IPCC yang dikeluarkan baru-baru ini, suhu permukaan lautan dan daratan dunia telah meningkat hampir 1C sejak 1901 (purata global 0.89oC), terutamanya kerana aktiviti manusia.

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提醒大家,不要提高海平面! Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level

World Enviro Day June 05 14SAM & CAP staff in support of World Environment Day, 2014

槟城消费人协会                                                                                                          2014年6月4日记者会文告 

明天6月5日是世界环境日。今年的主题是“提醒大家,不要提高海平面!”把注意力集中在小岛和气候变化。据最近发出的政府间气候变化专门委员会第五次评估报告,自1901年以来,地球表面的温度已增加近1°C (全球平均0.89°C),这主要是人类活动的结果。

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Privacy and the E-Commerce Chapter of the TPP

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                                  9 MAY 2014 

In the current negotiations of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement involving Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States and Vietnam, the USA has made proposals in the Electronic Commerce chapter. The next round of TPP negotiations where this is likely to be discussed starts on 12 May, 2014 in Vietnam. Since the negotiations are secret, we only have news reports of what the USA has proposed. These include free flow of information across borders and no local server requirement.[1]

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CAP dan SAM kecewa dengan kelulusan DEIA cadangan projek penambakan Seri Tanjung Pinang Fasa 2 di Pulau Pinang

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                         15 APRIL 2014 

Persatuan Pengguna Pulau Pinang (CAP) dan Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) kecewa bahawa Laporan Terperinci Penilaian Kesan kepada Alam Sekeliling (DEIA) bagi cadanagn projek Seri Tanjung Pinang Fasa 2 (STP2) di Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang telah diluluskan oleh Jabatan Alam Sekitar.

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CAP and SAM disappointed over approval of DEIA of Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 proposed reclamation project in Penang

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                             15 APRIL 2014 

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are disappointed that the Detailed Environmental Impact Assessment (DEIA) of the proposed reclamation of Phase 2 of Seri Tanjung Pinang (STP2) at Tanjung Tokong, Penang has been approved by the Department of Environment.

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Appalling ferry services in Marudi, Sarawak

Ferry Service in Bakong

Ferry service in Bakong, Sarawak

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                      26 FEBRUARY 2016 

Residents in Marudi are fuming over the appalling ferry services provided by a private contractor. Since 2005, Marudi residents and those who regularly travel on land to Marudi have had to settle for poor ferry services and pay exorbitant rates for a mere 2 minute crossing over two rivers.

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Labeling of genetically engineered foods in Malaysia threatened by TPPA

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                        20 JANUARY 2014 

This statement has been endorsed by 4 other NGOs in Malaysia.

The tabling of the “Fast Track Bill” in the United States sends an ominous signal that the United Stateswill insist in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) that Malaysia forgoes labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. Malaysia is currently negotiating the TPPA with 11 other countries – Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, US and Vietnam – and negotiations have been intensifying.

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沙去了哪里? Whither our Sand?

马来西亚自然之友                                                                                                      2013年10月22日记者会文告 

马来西亚自然之友担心,我国当前采沙的情况将带来更多环境问题,影响社会和经济。沙石需求不断增加,因此造成过度开采和非法开采。

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Whither our Sand?

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                        22 OCTOBER 2013 

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) is very concerned that exploitation of sand resources will soon render the country with increasing environmental problems and socio-economic consequences. The demand for sand and gravel continue to increase and this has brought about over-extraction and illegal sand-mining activities in Malaysia.

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