CAP congratulates the Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) for granting permits to the traders to set up canopies and carry out their business freely for Deepavali at Little India, Georgetown, Penang. In fact MPPP should turn Little India into a permanent vehicle-free-zone. This will enable people to walk around freely and safely while shopping. It will be a paradise for tourists and the government encourages that.
Recently Telecom Malaysia discontinued its e-mail services without giving sufficient time for consumers to migrate to other alternative e-mail services. Many subscribers of Streamyx were caught by surprise. Why was there no public announcement on the discontinuation so that more subscribers would have been made aware of?
Provide Permanent Houses for Residents of Kampung Permatang Tok Subuh
The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) has urged a developer to not evict the residents of Kampung Permatang Tok Subuh, Seberang Perai Tengah (SPT) from their homes before all the demands made by the residents are fulfilled.
CAP is dismayed over the problem faced by the residents here and disappointed that the government has not given due attention to the plight of the villagers even though the issue has been long-standing.
The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) finds the state of bullying in Malaysian schools to be very disturbing. The bullying phenomenon has reached a point where it can now be considered a social epidemic.
It would seem that if we do not find a way to tackle this problem immediately, our society is going to turn into a violent one.
However, as with all problems, before we can work towards eradicating it we must first determine the causes or the contributing factors of the problem.
Press Conference by Penang Forum to launch the report & website of
The ‘Better Cheaper Faster Penang Transport Master Plan’
13 July 2016
This is an initiative by Penang’s civil society NGOs to provide a viable alternative to, as well as insightful analysis and review of, the RM40 billion plus transport master plan prepared by SRS Consortium for the Penang State Government.
(SRS, which stands for South Reclamation Scheme, is a joint-venture between Gamuda Berhad, Ideal Property Development Sdn Bhd and Loh Phoy Yen Holdings Sdn Bhd.)