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Day: July 16, 2020

Consumers must take moratorium deadline seriously

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) warns consumers not to take the issue of moratorium offered by banks lightly. According to Bank Negara Malaysia, any appeal for extension after the current six-month period will be based on the restructuring of the loan on a case-to-case basis by the respective banks. We urge consumers who really need to restructure their loan to approach their...
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Respect the law and do not commit the government and the people to the SRS reclamation project

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) call on the Penang state government to respect and abide by the legal process with regard to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) embodied in the Environmental Quality Act 1974 (EQA).  There is an appeal in the Appeal Board set up under the EQA challenging the approval of the EIA by the...
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Nature is so important in our well-being

We lose so much when we become disconnected with nature, both physically and psychologically. Nature provides in so many ways, but are we ready to receive the lessons and goodies, besides conquering it and abusing it?Connection with nature has been associated with:> Stronger immune system> Improved mental health> Deeper sleep> Enhanced feeling of wellness> Enhanced cognitive functioning>...
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