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Topic: Penang Transport Master Plan

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BALIK PULAU: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will hold a closed-door discussion with state leaders on Penang South Reclamation (PSR) this week.
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GEORGE TOWN: There is a high risk that the parcels of land that will be reclaimed and the islands that will be built under the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will be destroyed four decades aft...
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GEORGE TOWN: Rising sea levels could put land reclamation in danger if there are no provisions to increase the levels of artificial islands above the current sea level.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will lead a state delegation to Tokyo to gain insight into the operations of a metro rail line from July 20 to 24.
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I think this is a huge positive for Penang.
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GEORGE TOWN: Federal approval for several mega projects in Penang is expected to give the local construction sector a major boost.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Transport Ministry has given Penang the green light to build its proposed light rail transit system (LRT) which connects Komtar in George Town to the Penang International Airport in B...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The Transport Ministry has approved Penang's Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.
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GEORGE TOWN: A group of fishermen have called for the cancellation of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) scheme, adding that they will not accept any compensation offered by the Penang government.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The Transport Ministry has approved Penang's Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 17): The Penang government will be holding a special briefing for PKR president, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on the sea reclamation project in waters of south Penang (PSR). Chief Mini...
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Penang's proposal to build a light rail transit system (LRT) from Bayan Lepas to Komtar has obtained federal approval, announced the Transport Ministry today.
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"The state government will arrange a briefing for Anwar and welcomed interested state assemblymen to join the briefing which would be held soon,'’ he told reporters here today.
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PARLIAMENT | Penang has been told to compensate the fishermen whose livelihoods will be impacted by the construction of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
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PAS Penang has chided PKR president Anwar Ibrahim for taking advantage of "media frenzy" and seeking publicity during his meeting with a group of fisherfolks in Sungai Batu, Bayan Lepas.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim believes the controversial RM16 billion Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project should be allowed to proceed on the condition that affected residents are fairly c...
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GEORGE TOWN: Work on the next phase of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project has started following approval from the Department of Environment (DoE) early this month.
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BALIK PULAU: Fishermen affected by the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project have objected to a proposal that they look for other jobs.
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PETALING JAYA: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today met Penang’s fishermen to discuss and hear their problems arising from the three-islands reclamation project, just a day after he raised the issue du...
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BALIK PULAU: There is still room for more discussions between the aggrieved fishermen and the state government over the Penang Southern Reclamation Scheme (SRS), even though the mega project had recei...
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GEORGE TOWN: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has met with fishermen here who are concerned that their livelihoods may be affected by the upcoming Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
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GEORGE TOWN: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim said he raised the issue of fishermen protesting against the three-islands reclamation project in Penang during a meeting with the prime minister today.
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PETALING JAYA: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim urges Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to meet Penang fishermen over the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow assures fishermen worried about the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project that their rice bowl will be protected.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Hundreds of fishermen from Penang and Perak yesterday gathered near Malaysia's Parliament in Kuala Lumpur to protest against plans for three man-made islands at the border of the two ...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 11): The Penang Government is prepared to meet with fishermen who claim their livelihood would be affected by the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, said Chief Minister Chow Kon...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): The government will be conducting studies on allegations by several quarters that the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will affect the lives of fishermen and the environm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): The government will be conducting studies on allegations by several quarters that the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will affect the lives of fishermen and the environm...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will look into the plight of a group of Penang fishermen who staged a protest outside Parliament over the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A crowd of about 200 people marched to Parliament today to protest against the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project and sand mining in Perak.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Hundreds of fishermen from Penang and Perak gathered on Thursday (July 11) near Malaysia's Parliament to protest plans for 1,821-hectare man-made islands at the border of the two northe...
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GEORGE TOWN, July 10 — The Penang government will go through the conditions for the approval of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report before meeting...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 10): The Penang government will go through the conditions for approval of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report before holding anoth...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 10): The Penang Government will go through the conditions for approval of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report before holding anoth...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 10): The Penang government will go through the conditions for approval of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report before holding anoth...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will go through the conditions for approval of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report before holding another meeting...
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This is Penang’s biggest catalyst for everything else.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 8 — Penang Gerakan accused the federal government today of “abandoning” the state by not allocating funds for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). Penang Gerakan chairman O...
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GEORGE TOWN: The federal government has not made any decision on a proposal reclamation project to create three man-made islands off Penang island, according to Agriculture and Agro-Based Industries M...
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COMMENT | The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are most dismayed to learn that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) ...
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GEORGE TOWN: With a whopping 72 conditions attached to the appro­val of the Environmental Impact As­­sessment (EIA) of Penang South Reclamation, the state is ready even if the reclamation of the three islands will cost more than expected.Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state would do everything to ensure that these 72 conditions were met even if it required additional expenditure.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 5): The Penang Government has obtained the green light from the Department of Environment (DOE) to implement the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, said Chief Minister Chow Kon ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has obtained the green light from the Department of Environment (DOE) to implement the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, according to Chief Minister Chow Kon Y...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 5): The Penang Government has obtained the green light from the Department of Environment (DOE) to implement the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, said Chief Minister Chow Kon ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today confirmed that the three islands reclamation project has been approved by the federal authorities.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 5 — The DAP-led Penang government today confirmed it has approval from the Department of Environment (DOE) to create three man-made islands under its proposed south reclamation pro...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 29): The Penang Government has agreed for the Bayan Lepas LRT alignment to be built according to the original plan and not in front of the Sungai Nibong Besar Jamek Mosque and the ne...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 28): The Penang Government has agreed for the Bayan Lepas LRT alignment to be built according to the original plan and not in front of the Sungai Nibong Besar Jamek Mosque and the ne...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gamuda Bhd's 9MFY19 net profit of RM521mil came in above expectations with higher-than-expected profit margins for its construction and property divisions.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 27 — The controversial Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) started out as a concept plan to arrest traffic and transportation issues in Penang back in 2009, just a year after Pakat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gamuda Bhd’s share price slid 26 sen or 6.8% yesterday to RM3.57 — the biggest drop since last September — despite analysts’ forecasts that the construction giant would declare a...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government says the proposed 30km Light Rail Transit (LRT) line from Komtar crossing the compound of a mosque and burial ground in Bayan Lepas is not final as it is still pendi...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 20): The state government may review “the scale of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR)” project if there is funding from Putrajaya for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), The...
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government will apply for an allocation to implement the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) from the federal government once the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project is appro...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — The Penang government will relook the scale of its proposed south reclamation project if the federal government helps fund part of its transport master plan.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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BUTTERWORTH: The federal government will consider funding the Penang Transport Master Plan if the state government requests for assistance, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BUTTERWORTH: The federal government is willing to consider any application by the Penang government for funding to proceed with the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), said Finance Minister Lim Guan ...
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The federal government is willing to consider allocating funds for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) if there is an application from the state government, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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BUTTERWORTH, June 16 — The federal government is willing to consider if the Penang government makes an application for funding to proceed with the Penang Transport Master Plan, said Finance Minister...
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang interest group today called for a win-win solution in view of reports by various quarters to build a new airport to serve the four northern states.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 12 — A non-governmental organisation today suggested that the four northern states should jointly come up with a comprehensive transport and development plan that benefit all state...
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LETTER | The Star on June 4, 2019 reported that the paired road project in Penang linking Paya Terubong to Relau has hit a snag.
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PETALING JAYA: A former Penang Island City Council (MBPP) member says the reported financial problems facing the contractors building the Paya Terubong-Relau highway portend trouble for the Penang Tra...
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PETALING JAYA: An MP has welcomed the education ministry’s confirmation that no action will be taken against 11 primary school students for participating in a climate change protest, saying it is un...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s Education Department has no plans to initiate action against a primary school here after it was revealed that 11 of its students were part of a global protest to raise awarenes...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 4 — Education authorities have asked a Penang primary school to show cause for allowing its students to join a global protest against climate change with hundreds of thousands of s...
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Klimate Action Utara Malaysia (Kaum) has criticised Penang councillor Vino Dini Chandragason (photo above) as being "out of touch" with global events.
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PETALING JAYA: A child right activist says children’s participation in any protest or assembly doesn’t mean they are being “exploited” and instead people should look at the circumstances leadi...
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PETALING JAYA: Environmental activists have criticised a city councillor for accusing them of exploiting underaged children in a recent protest demonstration against climate change.
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LETTER | In a rather unusual turn, a Penang Island City (MBPP) Councillor, Vino Dini Chandragason mooted a probe by the Education Department into the participation of a group of schoolchildren in a pe...
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The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will have serious consequences in both Penang and Perak.
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GEORGE TOWN: A city councillor today accused environmental groups of exploiting underaged children in their protest against climate change and the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) at a Ramadan baza...
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MAY 29 — Previously, Timothy Tye and I have written that the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) has been wrongly criticised.
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THESE is a common saying in the public transport policy debate that, “supplying more highways simply creates more demand for their use”.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 27):  The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project should be viewed more objectively and it should not be dismissed without due consideration, said the State Health, Agriculture and Ag...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 26 —  The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project should be viewed more objectively and it should not be dismissed without due consideration, said the State Health, Agriculture and ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The majority of the city’s young inhabitants support the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), according to state executive councillor Afif Bahardin here.
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GEORGE TOWN: 45 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Penang plan to send a joint memorandum to request the intervention of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to cancel the Penang South Reclama...
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GEORGE TOWN: Forty-five organisations in Penang plan to send a joint memorandum to request the intervention of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to cancel the proposed Penang South Reclamation projec...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 25 — Forty-five non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Penang plant to send a joint memorandum to request the intervention of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to cancel ...
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Forty-five non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Penang plan to send a joint memorandum to request the intervention of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to cancel the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 23): The Penang government will not extend the public display period of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) environmental impact assessment (EIA) report.
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MAY 23 — We are pleased that our article that raises critical questions about Penang’s non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has elicited responses from members of the public, including a trans...
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IPOH: Fishermen in Perak have voiced their concerns over the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, claiming it will affect their livelihood, says Abdul Yunus Jamhari.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will not extend the public display period of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) environmental impact assessment (EIA) report.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 22 — The public display of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) environmental impact assessment (EIA) report will not be extended, state Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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IPOH: The Perak government will carry out a study to look into the impact of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project on fishermen and marine resources in the state.
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KEPALA BATAS (May 21): The Penang government is always prepared to accept any feedback and suggestion from any party, including non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which protest the Penang South Rec...
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When I read the article “Penang NGOs: An opposition force without accountability?” by Timothy Tye and Joshua Woo, the first thing that came to mind was “Ouch!” because even though I have no af...
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LETTER | When I read the article entitled "Penang NGOs - an opposition force without accountability?" the first thing that came to mind was "ouch," because even though I have no affiliation to the NGO...
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KEPALA BATAS (May 20): The Penang government is always prepared to accept any feedback and suggestion from any party, including non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which protest the Penang South R...
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GEORGE TOWN: Fifteen non-governmental organisations (NGOs) want the Penang government to continue exploring other ways to fund the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) rather than to embark on the Pena...
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GEORGE TOWN: The new president of the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) and its sister organisation, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) will be announced after the society holds its full council meeting ...
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MAY 20 — When I read the article ‘Penang NGOs — an opposition force without accountability?
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KEPALA BATAS: The Penang government is always prepared to accept any feedback and suggestion from any party, including non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which have protested against the Penang Sou...
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KEPALA BATAS, May 20 — The Penang government is always prepared to accept any feedback and suggestion from any party, including non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which protest the Penang South R...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 20 — Fifteen non-governmental organisations (NGOs) want the Penang government to continue exploring other alternatives to fund the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) rather than to...
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GEORGE TOWN: Concerns that millions of tonnes of sand at high seas off Perak will be sucked up for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project were among the points raised in an online petition against it.
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"The struggle of SM Mohamed Idris will not stop here, we will continue fighting for consumer and environmental issues," said Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) secretary Martin Khor Kok Peng.