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Day: June 26, 2018

CAP & SAM welcome proposed ban on plastic straws and single-use plastic items in Penang

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are pleased that Penang will embark on a ban of plastic straws and other single-use plastic food and drink containers after Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow gave local authorities carte blanche to execute such policies to preserve the environment. The proposal by the Penang government and local authorities is the way forward...
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CAP: Call for proper auction procedures in the awarding of spectrum 

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is extremely concerned that our government has lost billions of Ringgit in potential revenue in the awarding of spectrum licences to mobile phone operators in the past, through lack of transparency in the awarding process, as well as in the low pricing.  It is significant to note that India, which came out of a multi-billion Rupee scandal in its 2G...
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