Transparency and Legality: Halt the logging encroachment in Long Pilah, Baram

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                               14 JULY 2015

SAM would like to express its grave concern on the logging encroachment that has taken place since March this year in the customary territory of Long Pilah, Sungai Jahek, in Baram. We therefore would like to state our support to the open letter from the Long Pilah residents addressed to the Chief Minister of Sarawak dated July 14.

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Stop logging activity in Kuala Krau

Kg Terbol logging activityThe indigenous community of Kampung Terbol protest against the logging activity near their village (Sinar Harian picture)

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                                26 MAY 2015

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the state government of Pahang to immediately stop the logging activity in the Kuala Krau Forest Reserve near Temerloh because it is causing damage to the environment and threatening the lives of 200 Orang Asli in Kampung Terbol here.

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SAM gesa kegiatan pembalakan di Kuala Krau dihentikan

Pembalakan di Kg TerbolOrang Asli Kampung Terbol bantah kegiatan pembalakan berhampiran kampung mereka (Gambar Sinar Harian)

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                             26 MEI 2015

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) menggesa kerajaan Pahang mengambil tindakan menghentikan segera kegiatan pembalakan berhampiran Hutan Simpan Kuala Krau dekat Temerloh kerana ia menjejaskan alam sekitar dan kehidupan 200 Orang Asli Kampung Terbol di sini.

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SAM urges immediate action to overcome flash floods in Machang Bubok

Floods in Machang BubokFloods in Machang Bubok (Bernama picture)

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                                15 MAY 2015

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Penang state government and local authority to investigate the causes of recent flash floods in three villages including some major roads surrounding Bukit Mertajam, Seberang Perai Tengah (SPT).

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Atasi segera masalah banjir kilat di Machang Bubok – SAM

banjir kilat machang bubokBanjir kilat di Machang Bubok (gambar Bernama)

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                             15 MEI 2015

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) menggesa kerajaan Pulau Pinang dan Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan (PBT) menyiasat punca berlakunya banjir kilat di tiga buah kampung termasuk beberapa jalan utama di sekitar Bukit Mertajam daerah Seberang Perai Tengah (SPT) baru-baru ini.

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Offshore tin mining in Tanjung Batu, Perak threatens fishers in income

siltation along coastSiltation along the coast allegedly as a result of the tin mining operation

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                                11 MAY 2015

The income of nearly 200 fishermen in Sungai Batu, near Pantai Remis, Manjung district in Perak has been affected following offshore tin mining activities by a company in their fishing area.

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Kegiatan melombong bijih timah di persisiran laut jejas pendapatan nelayan

Mendapan bijih timahMendapan di persisiran pantai didakwa berlaku kerana operasi lombong

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                             11 MEI 2015

Lebih kurang 200 nelayan pantai di Sungai Batu, dekat Pantai Remis daerah Manjung, Perak terjejas sumber pendapatan harian akibat kegiatan carigali dan perlombongan bijih timah oleh sebuah syarikat di kawasan tangkapan mereka.

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Landfill in Teluk Mengkudu, Perak: Is it an Illegal Dump Site?

Sanitary open dump siteTeluk Mengkudu open sanitary landfill

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                                06 MAY 2015

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) were surprised to encounter a garbage dump in Teluk Mengkudu during our field-work in Manjung district in the state of Perak. We were baffled because the Department of Environment (DOE) had on 29 August 2013 rejected a Detailed Environmental Impact Assessment (DEIA) report for a Level 4 Sanitary Landfill to be developed in a state-owned land in Teluk Mengkudu within the Pengkalan Baharu sub-district.

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Tapak pelupusan di Teluk Mengkudu, Perak: Adakah ia pembuangan sampah haram?

Teluk Megkudu dump siteTeluk Mengkudu dump site

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                             06 MEI 2015

Persatuan Pengguna Pulau Pinang (CAP) dan Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) terkejut menemui tempat pembuangan sampah di Teluk Mengkudu dalam tinjauan kami di daerah Manjung di negeri Perak. Kami bingung kerana Jabatan Alam Sekitar (JAS) pada 29 Ogos 2013 telah menolak Laporan Terperinci Penilaian Kesan Alam Sekitar (DEIA) untuk tapak pelupusan sanitari tahap 4 yang akan dibangunkan di tanah milik kerajaan negeri di Teluk Mengkudu dalam mukim Pengkalan Baharu.

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Malaysia jangan tertipu oleh Rang Undang-Undang Amerika Syarikat untuk “Fast Track” perjanjian TPP

SURAT KEPADA PENGARANG                                                                                             22 APRIL 2015

Persatuan Pengguna Pulau Pinang dan Sahabat Alam Malaysia memperingatkan Malaysia supaya tidak tertipu oleh pengenalan rang undang-undang “fast track” Amerika Syarikat. Malaysia diingatkan untuk tidak membuat konsesi selanjutnya dalam TPP tanpa kuasa “fast track” yang sebenarnya diberikan oleh Dewan Perwakilan dan Senat Amerika Syarikat (AS).

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