Tag: three islands
The powers that be must abandon this quixotic reclamation project and subject the Penang Transport Master Plan to an independent review.
Chow Kon Yeow reveals the 72 conditions imposed by the Department of Environment for the Penang South Reclamation project.
PKR leader says he has passed a message to the prime minister to meet those affected by the reclamation project.
Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says the Penang government will be holding fresh talks with the fishermen affected by the reclamation.
Chow Kon Yeow says his office received confirmation of the matter yesterday.
Mohideen Abdul Kader says there is no need to name a road or park after the late consumer advocate.
Chief minister also reveals that the state government has purchased more land in Batu Kawan, where a major international medical city is to open and IJN and a cancer institute are planning their branches.
CAP and Sahabat Alam Malaysia are concerned over the environmental and financial costs to Penang if the mega reclamation project and subsequent transport master plan are implemented.
A review will not cost much compared to the 'crippling' RM46 billion price tag for the transport master plan, says coalition of NGOs.
They claim only a select group of fishermen were briefed by the Penang authorities and that the project will damage marine life and force them to go further offshore.
The fishermen claim previous reclamation projects in Penang had affected their catch and livelihood.
The holding company of those involved in reclaiming three islands south of Penang island sees good times ahead through the project.