CAP calls on the Malaysian Government to Withdraw from the TPPA Negotiation

SAM joins CAP in the following Letter to the Editor urging the Malaysian government to withdraw from the TPPA negotiations

LETTER TO THE EDITOR                                                                                             17 NOVEMBER 2014

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) remains seriously concerned that Malaysia continues to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) with 11 other countries including the United States. Hence CAP has sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Malaysia and submitted copies to all Ministers urging the Government to withdraw from the whole negotiation and not sign the TPPA.  Below is our letter to Y.A.B. Dato' Sri Mohd. Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak and Cabinet Ministers.

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SAM dan JARING menyokong penuh cadangan kerajaan untuk mengharamkan penggunaan pukat tunda di Zon B

Ini adalah kenyataan bersama JARING

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                 07 NOVEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) dan Persatuan Pendidikan dan Kebajikan Jaringan Nelayan Pantai Malaysia (JARING) menyokong penuh cadangan kerajaan untuk mengharamkan penggunaan pukat di kawasan Zon B. SAM dan JARING merasakan tindakan pengharaman pukat tunda ini seharusnya di buat dengan lebih awal kerana penggunaan pukat ini mendatangkan lebih banyak keburukan daripada kebaikan.

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SAM urges stringent action on polluters of Sungai Rui, Perak

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                      04 NOVEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has urged the Department of Environment (DOE) of Perak to investigate and take stern action against those responsible in polluting Sungai Rui, near Gerik recently.  

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SAM gesa tindakan tegas ke atas pencemar Sungai Rui

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                    4 NOVEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) menggesa Jabatan Alam Sekitar (JAS) Perak menyiasat dan mengambil tindakan tegas ke atas pihak yang terlibat dengan kejadian pencemaran Sungai Rui dekat Gerik baru-baru ini.

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Kuala Lumpur Kepong, please leave Collingwood Bay

KLK Protest

Protesting against KLK's presence in Collingwood Bay 

This is a joint statement with Friends of the Orangutans (FOTO)

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                        30 OCTOBER 2014 

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and Friends of the Orangutans (FOTO) urge Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd (KLK Bhd) to immediately withdraw from Lot 5 in Collingwood Bay, Papua New Guinea and cease all its activities.

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Malaysia may lose by RM5 billion from trade in the TPPA, besides damage in other areas

SAM supports the following letter sent by the Consumers' Association of Penang to the media

LETTER TO THE EDITOR                                                                                                 24 OCTOBER 2014

The Government should thus exit from the TPPA negotiations

A new paper by a senior economist working in a United Nations agency has shown that Malaysia will not enjoy a net gain in terms of its trade balance as a result of joining the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).  Instead, Malaysia will suffer a decline in its trade balance with the other eleven TPPA countries by nearly RM5 billion.

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Eyewash for a sinister plan – Stopping issuance of logging licence is merely smokescreen for the push of forest plantation

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                         14 OCTOBER 2014

Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem again shocked the public when he announced on 9 October that ‘there would be no more issuance of logging licence’ until the problem of illegal logging is stopped.

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Helah untuk rancangan yang mencurigakan - menghentikan pengeluaran lesen pembalakan hanya tabir asap untuk mendorong ladang hutan

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                    14 OKTOBER 2014

Ketua Menteri Tan Sri Adenan Satem sekali lagi mengejutkan orang awam apabila beliau mengumumkan pada 9hb Oktober bahawa ‘tiada lesen balak baru akan dikeluarkan’ sehingga masalah pembalakan haram dan penyeludupan balak dibanteras.

 

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Industry first or people first? - Government of Malaysia suppresses oil palm smallholders in the interests of industry

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                        08 OCTOBER 2014

Thousands of oil palm smallholders in Sarawak are severely impacted by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s (MPOB) directive prohibiting traders from purchasing fresh fruit bunches (FFBs) of ‘suspicious’ origins. The directive came into effect since 1 July, 2014.

 

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Industri didahulukan atau rakyat didahulukan? – Kerajaan Malaysia menindas pekebun-pekebun kecil sawit demi menjaga kepentingan pihak industry

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                    08 OKTOBER 2014

Ribuan pekebun-pekebun kecil kelapa sawit di Sarawak telah terjejas oleh arahan Lembaga Kelapa Sawit Malaysia (atau dalam bahasa Inggeris, MPOB) yang melarang peniaga buah sawit dari membeli buah kelapa sawit (BKS) yang asal-usulnya ‘dicurigai’. Arahan tersebut berkuatkuasa sejak 1hb Julai, 2014.

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