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Day: September 2, 2016

CAP Urges MBPP To Review Ill-Designed Food Stalls In Ayer Itam

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) urges the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) to review the ill-designed new food stalls built at Lebuhraya Thean Teik, Ayer Itam here because they are too small and unconducive. A total of 33 stalls were built by MBPP opposite the police quarters at Lebuhraya Thean Teik near the junction to Paya Terubong to replace former hawker stalls here for a road...
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Rapid Development Contributes to Flash Floods In Bayan Baru

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Penang government to investigate and take immediate action to resolve the problem of flash floods that frequently occurs in Bayan Baru during the rainy season. Flash floods occurred again today causing thousands of residents and road users in this township to panic due to overflow of muddy water which flooded the area. SAM’s survey found that rapid...
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Inhumane Transportation of Livestock

August 29th commemorates the biggest live export disaster which took place in 1996 when a ship carrying 67,000 sheep on board caught fire and disappeared in the Indian Ocean.  The ship was on route from Australia to Jordan – Australia’s biggest market for live sheep – when fire started in the engine room and spread to the crew’s quarters, killing one of the 55 crew members, while the...
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