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Penangites need guts for large-scale projects, says NGO

Anak Pinang says such projects will boost the economy and hone the state's competitive edge.

Sabah cops won’t entertain ransom demands for kidnapped fishermen

The state police chief says they are working with their Philippine counterparts to trace missing trio.

5,000 Penang fishermen to hang up nets on Nov 4

They won't fish for one day to protest against the three-island project.

Penang exco to study compensation package for reclamation-hit fishermen

This will include ex-gratia payments, upskilling, housing and a new jetty for fishermen.

Nearly 5,000 protest against Penang land reclamation

Petition to be submitted to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad by 40 groups against the project which they say will affect the livelihood of over 5,000 fishermen.

Vital for in-depth study on impact of reclamation

Reclamation and offshore sand mining have affected both the livelihood and health of coastal fishermen.

Penang fishermen ask governor to intervene in reclamation projects

Fishermen say Penang’s fresh seafood at stake in reclamation race.

Now, Butterworth fishermen have to contend with reclamation

Fishermen’s association calls on Penang government to cancel reclamation off Butterworth.

Penang probes death of 50,000 fish

Task force to collect data on all waterways in the state to allow for comparison tests.

Reclamation hurt us badly, say Tanjung Tokong fishermen

They urge southern coastal fishermen to oppose three-island project or seek a better deal to ensure a better future for themselves.

Vietnamese fishermen call for action against China

Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been in a weeks-old standoff near an offshore oil block.

Penang mulls scaling down reclamation plan after Anwar’s visit

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says Putrajaya could consider taking over major roads and transit projects under the state's transport masterplan.

Exco man gives figures to prove the ‘impossible’

Afif Bahardin shows how many meetings were held with fishermen, after activist disputes 4,733 "engagements".

We told CM we want reclamation project axed, say Penang fishermen

They say the chief minister misinterpreted their discussion during a meeting on May 31.

4,000 meetings with fishermen? Impossible, says activist

Anti-reclamation group Penang Tolak Tambak scoffs at executive councillor's claim as being mathematically highly improbable.

Fishermen protest outside Parliament over abuse of boat licences

They claim foreign fishermen using local licences are affecting their livelihoods.

Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi

For both locals and climate experts, declining fish numbers reflect a combination of environmental change and overfishing that augurs ill for the future.

Penang CM to meet Anwar over plight of fishermen

Chow Kon Yeow says he will provide the PKR president with greater details of the Penang South Reclamation project.

Anwar hears Penang fishermen’s reclamation woes

The PKR president says he will bring their complaints to the attention of the government.

What the ‘Bantah Tambak’ protest is really about

It's not a demand for compensation or a stand against development, but a call to protect the rights of fishermen and to safeguard the environment.

Penang forms task force to look into fishermen’s plight

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says the state government will study the concerns and demands of the fishermen over the three islands reclamation project.

Fishermen want compensation in kind, not cash, over 3-islands project

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says the Penang government will be holding fresh talks with the fishermen affected by the reclamation.

No federal approval yet for Penang reclamation, says minister

Agriculture minister Salahuddin Ayub says the federal government is awaiting more reports and feedback on the state government's proposal to create three man-made islands.

Sabah cops hunting for fishermen behind fish bombing that caused 3...

They say fish bombing occurs in open sea and when patrol boats are not around.

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