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

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…

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What’s happening to Penang’s hills? The case of Paya Terubong

Media statement released today during a press conference at the JKKK Paya Terubong centre. Development of hill land under the Penang Structure Plan Over the last few years there has been a spate of high-density, high-rise building development projects on…

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Mitigation and restoration of Botak Hill

Slideshow: https://www.flickr.com//photos/26541172@N08/sets/72157663872425056/show/ The hills of Penang not only play important ecological roles as water catchment areas and for biodiversity conservation but also have strong cultural and heritage values recognised by Penangites to be at par with the heritage significance of…

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