Penang landslide: Similar incidents had been flagged to state government – Straits Times

Penang landslide: Similar incidents had been flagged to state government . 22 October 2017 GEORGE TOWN (BERNAMA) – Landslides at hill slope projects in Penang’s Tanjung Bungah have been highlighted to the Penang state government since early this year, according to Penang Forum.  Penang Forum member Lim Mah Hui said the first case was highlighted by…

By Penang Hills Watch 22/10/2017 0

Penang Hills Watch Meeting with CM Chow Kon Yeow, State Executive Councillor for Local Government, Traffic Management and Flood Mitigation Committee

On 4 May 2017, Penang Forum-Penang Hills Watch members met with YB Chow Kon Yeow, state executive councillor for local government, traffic management and flood mitigation, Penang Island City Council (MBPP) engineering director Ir Addnan Mohd Razali and Penang State Forestry Department director Tuan Rusli Tahir to seek clarification on hill clearing cases which were…

By Penang Hills Watch 04/05/2017 0

Penang Hills Watch: Tracking hill clearing activity in Penang – Ushahidi

By Angela Oduor Lungati,Mar 28, 2017 Penang Hills Watch (PHW) is an initiative by the Penang Forum (PF), a coalition of NGOs and individuals, to keep tabs on activities affecting Penang’s hills. Penang is a highly urbanized and densely populated state in the northern region of Malaysia. Years of human activity has reduced its forests to just 7.4…

By Penang Hills Watch 28/03/2017 0

Penang Forum discusses its Penang Hills Watch Report 2016 with state government – Aliran

The Penang Hills Watch (PHW) initiative of Penang Forum (PF) has submitted its maiden report on hill-clearing cases in Penang to the state government. The report, submitted on 2 January 2017, covers cases and complaints that PHW has tracked over the past few months. Last week, Penang Forum, State Executive Councillor for Local Government, Traffic Management and Environment YB…

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