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Talk show: Sustainable urbanisation – Myth or Reality? (video)

Organised by Penang Forum, collaboration with the Chevening talk series, in George Town on 24 February 2018.

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The Hills and the Sea: Scant regard for ecosystem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dly2br2KRuk The above is the short documentary film by Andrew Ng, which won a grant award from the Freedom Film Fest last year. Talking about this film is guest contributor and research scientist Dr Kam Suan Pheng of Penang Forum: I congratulate Andrew for this documentary that conveys a powerful message regarding the environmental impacts […]

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Talk show in Penang: Sustainable Urbanisation – Myth or Reality?

The British High Commission is hosting a ‘Chevening Talk Series – Penang showcase’ in partnership with Penang Forum on Saturday, 24 February, from 10.30am to noon at Black Kettle @Beach Street, George Town, Penang.

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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.

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Government must act now in wake of 4 November Penang flood tragedy

The Consumers’ Association of Penang and Sahabat Alam Malaysia are very distressed by the tragedy that has taken place yesterday and early morning today in Penang.  

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Penang Forum 8 was about floods and its real causes

No one should divert attention from the core issues of hill-slope development and floodings in Penang that were put forward at Penang Forum 8 on Sunday, 29 October 2017.

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Penang Forum-nominated councillor addresses full council meeting of MBPP

This is Khoo Salma’s full address (the Malay version below) yesterday: I was nominated by Penang Forum to be the representative and the voice of NGOs, including Penang Hills Watch, in the Penang Island City Council from early this year. My predecessor Dr Lim Mah Hui served with the council for six years.

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Tanjung Bungah landslide: Penang government, council must explain why DoE objection ignored

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP), Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Tanjung Bungah Residents Association (TBRA) are shocked to learn that the Penang state government and the Penang Island City Council have chosen to ignore the objection of the Department of Environment (DoE) for siting the development of the residential project in Lembah Permai, […]

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Pertimbangkan semula projek jalan berkembar persisir pantai utara Pulau Pinang

[ENGLISH/CHINESE VERSIONS BELOW] Pada 2 September 2017 Persatuan Penduduk Tanjung Bungah (TBRA) telah mengadakan sidang media untuk menyuarakan kebimbangan dan bantahan kepada cadangan Jalan Berkembar Persisir Pantai (NCPR) yang dianggarkan akan menelan jumlah RM1bn atau RM100 juta setiap kilometer.

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Penang floods: Stop further hill and tree cutting and over development

Sahabat Alam Malaysia and the Consumers’ Association of Penang are alarmed by the massive flash floods that hit Penang both on the island and the mainland following intense downpours throughout the early morning of Friday, 15 September 2017.