500 RESIDENTS OF JENIANG THREATENED BY FLASH FLOODS: CAP

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) calls for the Kedah Government and the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (JPS) to investigate and take immediate action to solve flash flood problems that is being faced by more than 500 residents of Kuala Muda district at Jeniang. The problem involving Kampung Batu 8, 9 and 10 has …

Government must stand firm in asking Lynas to ship out all its radioactive and hazardous wastes

Sahabat Alam Malaysia and the Consumers Association of Penang support the decision of the government to ask the Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd to remove and dispose of its accumulated 451,464 metric tonnes of radioactive waste. In our view the radioactive waste should be exported by Lynas to Australia because the raw materials that are processed …

Rehab – best left to hands of experts  

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) is shocked at the manner in which procedures to move a pair of gibbons  led to a three day stand-off. While there are local, regional, and federal laws that  prohibit the public from having  a wild animal in their possession, even while temporarily caring for it with the intention of release, wildlife rehabilitators or care …

SAM Questions Selangor’s Commitment to Protect Permanent Reserved Forests

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) objects to the proposal by the Selangor State Authority to excise two more Permanent Reserved Forests (PRF) in the state of Selangor. The PRFs proposed to be excised are part of Sungai Buloh Forest Reserve (HS Sungai Buloh) in Petaling District covering 1.2418 hectares and part of Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve …

Smokers: 1 Million Under 10 Years, Majority Of 4.7 Million Start Before 18

CAP Fully supports the ban on cigarette sale and smoking in eaterie More than one million of the smokers in Malaysia are under the age of 10, and they emit about 4,000 noxious and cancerous chemicals present in tobacco. Most of the 4.7 million smokers in the country start smoking before the age of 18, …