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Day: February 4, 2021

“DEAD River” a LIVING Nightmare

“DEAD River” a LIVING Nightmare. The 40-year-old Sungai Kereh pig waste pollution issue affects 10,000 residents in the vicinity who have to bear with the nauseating stench, and 2,000 residents who depend on the river as a source of livelihood.  See the flyer below for the full details. ..
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Today (4 February) is World Cancer Day. Cancer is the king of health terrors – it is a large group of diseases that can start in almost any organ or tissue of the body when abnormal cells grow uncontrollably, go beyond their usual boundaries to invade adjoining parts of the body and/or spread to other organs. The latter process is called metastasizing and is a major cause of death from cancer....
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Broad based groups call for Malaysia to unequivocally support temporary suspension of WTO intellectual property enforcement

Twenty-eight organisations including the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) and three community activists have called for Malaysia to join other developing countries in a global effort to remove monopolies on crucial medical products in the fight against COVID-19. A letter was sent to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin bin Hj Mohd Yassin today as members of the World Trade Organization (WTO)...
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Sulphites — can severely aggravate asthma in sensitive people. Besides it can cause stomach problems, blurred vision, dizziness, irregular breathing, breathlessness and nervous irritability. Also drastically reduces Vitamin B1 levels in people whose diet is deficient in vitamins. Sulphur dioxide — linked to mutations and cancer. SULPHITES & SULPHUR DIOXIDE > Sodium sulphite (E221)...
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Resolve the Sungai Kereh Pollution Issue Urgently

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP), Penang Sustainable Natural Heritage Association (LEKAS) and Sungai Kereh Pollution Protest Action Body hope that the Sungai Kereh pollution caused by pig farming activities in Kampung Selamat, Tasek Gelugor, Penang will be resolved immediately because the residents here have been plagued by the pollution of this river for more than 40 years. CAP,...
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