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New Penang Hill Plan is now open for feedback

The New Penang Hill Plan is open for public feedback from 26th October 2020 until 28th December 2020. You are encouraged to download, read and provide feedback to the authorities. Read below to learn how. Download the Document Please download the documents using the links below: Submit Objections Submit any objections pertaining to the Special […]

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Government

Draf Rancangan Kawasan Khas Bukit Bendera 2020 (Penggantian)

Dokumen terbaru Draf Rancangan Kawasan Khas Bukit Bendera telah dimuatnaik oleh Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang. Orang ramai diminta memuat turun dan membaca serta memberi pandangan kepada pihak berkuasa bermula 26 Oktober 2020 sehingga 28 Disember 2020. Muat turun dokumen Sila muat turun dokumen tersebut di sini: Bantahan Segala bantahan boleh diisi dalam borang dibawah dan […]

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Who is plucking Penang population figures from the air?

Penang Forum would like to respond to Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow’s statement that the Penang population, as projected by the project delivery partner for the RM46bn transport proposal, would be “at least 2.3 million” by 2030.

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Government

Widen the scope of penalty for blocking and damaging public spaces

Penang Forum welcomes and commends the Pakatan Harapan government for passing a bill to significantly raise the fine for firms that damage any street, five-foot ways, verandah or property belonging to local authorities or block pavements.

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Government Land

Penang landslide: Stop passing the buck

It is with great sadness that Penang Forum is issuing this press statement about the Bukit Kukus landslide tragedy.

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Government

Town hall meeting on PIL: Penang Forum’s presentation

Check out the excellent presentation by Penang Forum on the the Pan Island Link highway at the town hall meeting on 20 September 2018 in Spice. The presentation was made by Dr Lim Mah Hui and Dr Kam Suan Pheng. PIL1-EIA_TownHall_21Sep2018

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Government Water Issues

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.

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Government

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.