Penang Forum

Penang Forum 9: Penang transport masterplan and Pan Island Link controversy

Only about two weeks remain for the 7 September deadline for public feedback on the detailed environmental impact assessment for phase one of the Pan-Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway, a major component of RM46bn transport proposal put forward by a contractor and two Penang-based developers. Read More

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Penang Forum applauds ministry’s initial effort to improve ferry service

Penang Forum welcomes the news that Prasarana Malaysia Bhd which is owned by the Ministry of Transport is allocating RM90m to improve the cross-channel ferry service in Penang. Penang Forum applauds the minister of transport for taking this important step. Read More

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