Penang Forum 6

More than 200 concerned Penang residents and visitors crowded into the hall at Dewan Sri Pinang on 12 December 2015 to find out the state of the hills of Penang and what can be done to stop their degradation.

The Save the Hills of Penang event received wide coverage in the media in the days that followed, prompting Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to invite the Penang Forum steering committee for a dialogue. This dialogue was eventually held on 11 January 2016 in front of journalists, thus again receiving wide media coverage.

Penang Forum 6: Save the Hills of Penang, 12 December 2015

Programme

55 highrise blocks approved on hills of Penang

Save our Hills declaration at Penang Forum 6

Rapporteur’s report of Penang Forum 6

Post-Penang Forum 6 dialogue with Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, 11 January 2016

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Slideshow presentation of hill degradation

Penang Forum statement

Penang Forum’s position on ‘special projects’

Post-dialogue

Penang Forum writes to CM, 20 January 2016

Penang Forum statement: Mitigation and restoration of Botak Hill

Site visit to Botak Hill, 27 January 2016

(but PF committee members were not taken to the Botak Hill summit)

Appeals Board decision on special projects: Penang Forum vindicated

Hakam statement on CM’s remarks about Penang Forum

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