Consumers Association of Penang

Giving voice to the little people...since 1970

Urban Garden Training

CAP is organising an "Urban Garden Training" for public who are keen in practicing own gardening. The training includes demonstration on converting kitchen waste into compost, pot mixtures and techniques of growing vegetables. It will be held on 12th March 2016, 8.45am till 11.30am at CAP office, 10 Jalan Masjid Negeri, Penang. Only limited number of people is allowed for the training. Kindly call Subbarow 012-5374899 to register yourself.

Malaysia should withdraw from the TPP, according to CAP

Given the new developments regarding the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, Malaysia should withdraw from the agreement.  It should also stop implementing changes in domestic laws and policies designed to comply with the TPP. Also, the government should not rush into negotiations with the US on a bilateral trade agreement.

President Donald Trump’s executive order to withdraw the United States from the TPP has effectively killed the TPP itself.

SAM Supports Call for Protection of Ulu Muda Forest

Pedu Dam water level low in August 2016.

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) supports the call by Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang Sdn Bhd (PBAPP) for an immediate ban of logging in the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve and to gazette the forest reserve as a water catchment area.

What is an alcohol company doing in our schools?

CAP is disturbed to learn that the Guinness Anchor Bhd (GAB) Foundation is providing 6 schools in Ijok and Kuala Selangor with new reading corners under its Supporting Malaysian Indian Learning Education and Sports (SMILES) programme.