CAP-SAM calls on Penang State Government not to sign agreement with Gamuda-led SRS Consortium

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM)  strongly object and are upset that the Penang State Government is still continuing with the Masterplan Design Competition (MDC) for the development of three man-made islands under the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. One month ago, the Chief Minister announced that a formal agreement between the state government and its project delivery partner (PDP), SRS …

CALL ON PENANG GOVERNMENT NOT TO PROCEED WITH CABLE CAR PROPOSAL

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) wish to reiterate our stand that we do not support the proposal for a cable-car project for Penang Hill, as such a project would affect negatively the sensitive and fragile ecosystems of both the Hill and the Penang Botanic Gardens. The breakdown of the existing funicular …

SAM Supports the Cancellation of Cockle Culture Project in Jasin, Melaka

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) supports the protest of coastal fishermen in Mukim Sebatu and Merlimau, Jasin, Melaka who are urging the revocation and cancellation of the approval given by the Melaka State Government for the implementation of a commercial cockle culture project here. Moreover, the Fisheries Department also did not support the company’s application based on the fishermen’s objections at the time …