Consumers Association of Penang

Giving voice to the little people...since 1970

We need a value-based, not a market-based schooling system

The Malaysian Education System does not need just a marginal review but a complete change from market-centered schooling to value-based and nature-centric education.

Sheer waste of water due to leaking tank, Lengkok Mahsuri Flats, Bayan Baru, Penang

CAP is very disappointed that the leaking water tanks on the rooftop of several blocks in Lengkok Mahsuri has yet to be repaired and this has caused large amounts of water to be wasted.

The problem of leaking water tanks has been going on since five years ago, causing water to spill out all the time and more overflow occurs at night. The residents and CAP had complained to the relevant authorities but till now the problem has not been solved.

Do Not Evict Them!!!

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 ‘Better Cheaper Faster Penang Transport Master Plan’

Press Conference by Penang Forum to launch the report & website of

The ‘Better Cheaper Faster Penang Transport Master Plan’

13 July 2016

WEBSITE: www.bettercheaperfaster.my



1.  The Penang Forum is pleased to launch our proposed ‘Better Cheaper Faster’ Penang Transport Master Plan and website.


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.)

Eliminate Pests Using Biological Control Methods

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) recommends that the Agriculture Department and related agencies to intensify the use of biological methods for farmers to control the threat of pests in paddy cultivation.

 

Biological control is beneficial in the long run. In addition, farmers do not have to spend money to purchase pesticides and prevent exposure to health problems associated with pesticide use.