CAP: Address plight of heavy vehicle drivers to curb road accidents

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) wishes to draw attention to disturbing findings made from its recent survey on drivers of commercial express buses and cargo lorries in light of the continuing incidences of fatal road accidents involving these vehicles. CAP calls on the authorities to take this matter seriously and institute strong measures to …

Ban e-games!

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urgently calls on the government to ban violent e-games like the Player Unknown’s Battleground (PUBG) that was emulated by the terrorists who massacred people at the mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, recently. It is highly regrettable that the Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman claimed that …

Get Ready for The Next Round Of Fire Crackers

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the Customs Excise Department and the Police to intensify nationwide crackdown on the smuggling and sale of fireworks and firecrackers. Earlier June this year during Hari Raya festival, CAP alerted the authorities of the rampant sales of banned firecrackers and fireworks.  The authorities managed to seized large amounts …

FIRECRACKERS – RINGGIT AND SEN-SE MATTERS

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urges the Customs Excise Department and the Police to intensify nationwide crackdown on the smuggling and sale of fireworks and firecrackers.  CAP has been calling on the authorities to impose heavier penalties on offenders including jail sentences for more than two decades. We believe that if enforcement is beefed …