Penang Forum

No hill land project approvals since 2008?

Former MBPP councillor Dr Lim Mah Hui wrote this piece for the press in his personal capacity:

I wish to comment on the press statement by Jagdeep Singh Deo as reported in Berita Daily and many other newspapers on 24 October. Read More

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Penang floods: Understanding causes, seeking solutions

Exactly one week before the floods on 4-5 November, Dr Kam Suan Pheng of Penang Forum made this informative presentation at the Penang Forum 8: Dialogue on Flood on 29 October. She looked at revealing rainfall patterns and flood hot spots and discussed the various causes of floods and what could be done about each of these causes. Read More

The flooding and landslide disasters on 4-5 November 2017 in Penang

Figure 1: Intellicast wind flow pattern over Southeast Asia for 4 Nov 2017

Penang Forum deeply empathises with the suffering that many Penangites and Kedahans have had to endure over the unprecedented flash flood and landslide mishaps that happened over the weekend of 4-5 November 2017. Read More