Investigations revealed that 'nobody else' but the former state government was responsible, says the land and resources minister.
When standing on the edge of this platform in Johor, you are further south than every other person on the mainland of Asia.
The Land and Mines Department, the landowner and a private company, have also been told to restore the ground to its earlier state.
Almost every day, the sea, which used to lap the shore a few kilometres away, floods schoolyards and classrooms – clear evidence of the threat that Java's sinking coastline poses to millions of people.
Mohd Soffi Abdul Razak says no logging licence has been issued.
Penang fisherman fears loss of mangrove trees, marine life, with reclamation project and demolition of Bagan Jermal jetty.
Executive councillor says state has replanted more than 14 million mangroves and other trees since 2005.
Environmental NGO president says Langkawi's environment more vulnerable to encroachment as it is an island.