Author: Penang Hills Watch

Jom Kenali Sungai Kelian

The Program Penang Hills Watch co-organized Jom Kenali Sungai Kelian together with Penang Forum, Ruang Kongsi and Tanjung Bungah Residents Association with the objective of encouraging local residents to learn about rivers flowing in their neighbourhood and to raise awareness towards safeguarding Penang’s rivers. The project began in March 2019 and culminated in a public…

By Penang Hills Watch 04/05/2020 0

Press Statement by Penang Hills Watch (PHW) on the earthworks on the Mount Erskine slope

Penang Hills Watch (PHW) would like to refer to the Press Release (Siaran Media) by the Jabatan Khidmat Pengurusan MBPP dated 18 November 2019 regarding the earthworks in Mount Erskine, Tanjung Tokong. PHW had highlighted this hill clearing activity in its report to the Penang State Government in September 2018 (Page 7-No 60), showing photographs…

By Penang Hills Watch 20/11/2019 0

In traffic-blighted Penang, transport upgrade plans raise hopes and fears – Mongabay

In traffic-blighted Penang, transport upgrade plans raise hopes and fears.By Danielle Keeton-Olsen on 3 May 2019 – Mongabay (quoting Penang Hills Watch co-founders Dr Kam Suan Pheng and Rexy Prakash Chacko) “To Kam Suan Pheng, a soil expert and member of the civil society coalition Penang Forum, there are several alarming aspects revealed in the…

By Penang Hills Watch 03/05/2019 0