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Day: June 5, 2018

Stop Seeking Publicity for Aid Given to the Needy during Ramadhan

Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) calls on Muslim organisations, Ministers, politicians and community leaders to avoid seeking publicity for distribution of aid to needy Muslims during Ramadhan. It has become a recent practice to publicise widely the aid given to the poor and needy for Eid al-Fitri celebrations. Events are organized, often in mosques, attended by prominent Muslim leaders,...
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World Environment Day 2018: CAP calls for Ban on Single-Use Plastics

In conjunction with World Environment Day CAP is calling for a ban on single-use plastics. The theme for World Environment Day 2018 is “Beat Plastic Pollution” to call for concrete action to get together in combating one of the greatest environmental challenges. Plastic bags cause many minor and major ecological and environmental issues. About 50% of consumer plastics are designed to be used...
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DANGEROUS HIGH-RISK BUILDINGS

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is concerned with the news that roughly half of the 8638 high-risk buildings in our country have failed to get the Fire Certification (FC) issued by the Fire and Rescue Department. Four months ago there was an incident at the EPF building at Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya where a fire that started was able to spread rapidly due to the exterior cladding...
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