Tag: Penang Forum
The non-governmental organisations say having an efficient and affordable public transportation system is the answer, not increasing the land bank.
KM Pulau Pinang, Chow Kon Yeow mendakwa Majlis Perancangan Fizikal Negara (MPFN) sudah meluluskan projek berkenaan yang dikenali sebagai projek tebus guna tanah Selatan Pulau Pinang.
The pressure group says it would otherwise be hard to understand why DoE has imposed 56 conditions.
Selasa lepas kerajaan Pulau Pinang berkata, satu 'kesilapan' ditemui pada lukisan berm yang termasuk dalam penilaian kesan alam sekitar projek PIL 1.
Penang Forum says the department should have asked for a fresh design.
A review will not cost much compared to the 'crippling' RM46 billion price tag for the transport master plan, says coalition of NGOs.
The state government will hold an additional hearing after several groups were left out of the final session last month.
He doesn't agree with the Penang chief minister's contention that the silent majority support reclamation work and the PTMP transport system.
They say they have been vocal about the 2030 plan and future development of Penang.
Penang Forum says the failure to gazette an updated Penang Structure Plan means developers are free to build as much as they like.
Saying Penang’s population will hit 1.98 million by 2030 and not 2.3 million as stated by Chow Kon Yeow, Penang Forum asks if the 'inflated' figure is to justify the transport master plan.
AnakPinang says it will not be a mega development project as claimed by some people and the sites will only be repurposed.
Penang Forum continues its call for a halt to any major project, including the construction of two hotels, on Penang Hill.
Penang Forum raps Penang state government for allowing Bukit Kukus tragedy to happen despite an earlier landslide in Tanjung Bungah.
Group notes Maimunah Mohd Sharif's acknowledgement of several problems at the site and her instructions for remedial measures to be taken.
The endless avoidance of responsibility and blame must end with someone, or else it will be business as usual after the dust settles.
There is still a risk that this area may collapse due to heavy rainfall, especially because of the presence of a stream there.
How many lives have to be sacrificed to get Penang to stop all hill development, asks activist.
Hills cut and left open for many years likely cause of landslide, she says.
Penang Forum melaporkan hakisan tanah di Jalan Bukit Kukus kepada pihak berkuasa 3 tahun lepas.
Penang Forum says this violates the pledge of originality undertaken by the environmental consultants.
A group of researchers finds plagiarised data and many questions which require answers under federal environmental laws.
Soil scientist Kam Suan Pheng says last year's landslide in Tanjung Bungah should be a lesson to the authorities.
Tracks are subject to regular and major maintenance, says municipal councillor.