Penang Forum

Call for halt to logging in Ulu Muda permanent forest reserves in Kedah

Penang Forum supports the call of Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (Sunday Star, Nation page 8, 24 June 2018) for a halt to logging activities in the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve area, which is a crucial water catchment for the Muda, Pedu and Ahning dams that supply water to Kedah, Penang and Perlis. Read More

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Call for review of mega project: Penang transport masterplan

Tun Daim Zainuddin, the chairman of the Council of Eminent Persons, announced on 18 May that the council would review all mega projects to determine “if they are to our advantage”. Read More

Abolishing tolls: Short-term gain, long-term pain

The Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) manifesto with five pillars, 10 promises to deliver the first 100 days, and 60 promises during its first term is comprehensive and ambitious covering economic, political and social reforms. Read More