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 Sun Daily May 12, 2016
GEORGE TOWN: The implementation of the RM27billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) gathers steam with civil society voicing their concerns.
Heritage Land and Urban Settlers (Teroka) chairman Muhammad Azrul Zabidi urged the state to re-evaluate the traffic dispersal efficiency of the proposed undersea tunnel to link the island and the mainland. Click to read
The Star April 23, 2016
GEORGE TOWN: The clearing of land on Penang Hill is far more widespread than previously thought.
While some bald patches can be seen by the naked eye from the road at the bottom of the hill or by photographers using telephoto lenses, an aerial survey showed rampant hill clearings along the hill slope, especially in Paya Terubong. Click to read
Pocket News April 19, 2016
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 19 – The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) calls on the authorities to seriously consider odour as an important environmental pollution issue as it affect communities’ quality of life and infringes our right for clean environment, said CAP research officer Mageswari Sangaralingam. Click to read