The Star May 27, 2016
GEORGE TOWN: Opposition leaders and NGOs who are vocal critics of the state government have been made members of the Penang Transport Council. Click to read
New Straits Times May 16, 2016
“What we had proposed to do is not there at all. This is not a consultative government. It is a one-way government. A one-man traffic. An autocratic government.” That statement by S.M. Mohamed Idris, in describing the DAP-led state government on Thursday, is still ringing in my ears. The 90-year-old Mohamed is as recognisable in Malaysia as any celebrity or politician. For more than four decades now, he has been the man behind the Consumers Association of Penang, a household name. Click to read
The Star May 06, 2016
GEORGE TOWN: Trams travelling on the streets statewide are not feasible substitutes for elevated light rail transit trains as they need a dedicated tramway which requires traffic lanes to be sacrificed, according to Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) project delivery partner SRS Consortium. Click to read
The Star April 26, 2016
SEVERAL groups have submitted a joint memorandum to the state government against the degazettement of forests to make way for the Sungai Besi-Ulu Klang Expressway (Suke) project and Damansara Shah Alam Highway (DASH).
Representatives from Peka Malaysia, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM), Malaysian Nature Society (MNS), Save Green Lungs, Say No To Suke (SNTS) and Say No To DASH (SNTD) gathered at the lobby of the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah building in Shah Alam to present the memorandum to Sri Muda assemblyman Suhaimi Shafiei, who is also political secretary to Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali. Click to read
The Malay Mail April 21, 2016
SHAH ALAM, April 21 — Selangor must stop opening up its forest reserves for development, especially on two controversial highway projects, six activist groups said today after a lawmaker warned of an impending water shortage.
Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia (PEKA Malaysia), Sahabat Alam Malaysia, Malaysian Nature Society (MNS), Save Greenlungs, Say No TO SUKE (SNTS) and Say No To Dash (SNTD) urged Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali to prioritise the people’s wellbeing ahead of infrastructure projects. Click to read