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Day: February 15, 2019

Penan customary territory in Batu Bungan, Mulu, Sarawak threatened by plantation project

SAM has recently received reports from the Penan community of Kampung Batu Bungan in Mulu, Sarawak that in January this year, road construction for an oil palm plantation began to encroach on their customary territory, which is adjacent to the Gunung Mulu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Area. In response, the community had set up a blockade and lodged a police report in Marudi to halt the...
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CAP calls for introduction of the Lemon Law in Malaysia

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the government to implement the Lemon Law which is a remedy for purchasers of consumer products, particularly motorized vehicles, that repeatedly fail to meet with the standards of quality and performance. Lemon Law strengthens the Consumer Protection Act. It should be introduced to provide consumers holding onto ‘lemons’ (nice to see but...
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Bukit Kukus Investigation – Need for stern action against wrongdoers including MBPP

The Consumers Association of Penang calls for stern action to be taken against the wrongdoers who have been found responsible for the fatal landslide tragedy at the construction site of the paired road project at Jalan Bukit Kukus last October 17. We have learnt from press reports that the special investigative committee set up by the Penang government has found the Penang Island City Council...
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