Fishermen say Penang’s fresh seafood at stake in reclamation race.
Fishermen’s association calls on Penang government to cancel reclamation off Butterworth.
Task force to collect data on all waterways in the state to allow for comparison tests.
They urge southern coastal fishermen to oppose three-island project or seek a better deal to ensure a better future for themselves.
Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been in a weeks-old standoff near an offshore oil block.
Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says Putrajaya could consider taking over major roads and transit projects under the state's transport masterplan.
Afif Bahardin shows how many meetings were held with fishermen, after activist disputes 4,733 "engagements".
They say the chief minister misinterpreted their discussion during a meeting on May 31.
Anti-reclamation group Penang Tolak Tambak scoffs at executive councillor's claim as being mathematically highly improbable.
They claim foreign fishermen using local licences are affecting their livelihoods.
For both locals and climate experts, declining fish numbers reflect a combination of environmental change and overfishing that augurs ill for the future.
Chow Kon Yeow says he will provide the PKR president with greater details of the Penang South Reclamation project.
The PKR president says he will bring their complaints to the attention of the government.
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.
Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says the state government will study the concerns and demands of the fishermen over the three islands reclamation project.
Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says the Penang government will be holding fresh talks with the fishermen affected by the reclamation.
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.
They say fish bombing occurs in open sea and when patrol boats are not around.
Further discussions are ongoing with the Philippine authorities as the victims have no documents.
There is still no word or any demand for ransom from the kidnappers.
The two had gone to the Pulau Pisang waters to catch fish but failed to return home.
State exco man says fishermen on the southern coast appear to be more concerned over housing than fishing.
They will be used for affordable housing, and commercial and industrial opportunities.
The EU's Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) allows European vessels to access the fishing grounds of other Member States, provided that they comply with quotas.