Save Future Generation through Seed Saving and Sharing

For this year’s Green Action Week, 45 organisations from 25 countries campaign together on the theme “Sharing Community”.  In conjunction of this action week, the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is organizing this seed sharing fair to popularise seed saving and sharing among Malaysian consumers. In the process of promoting chemical-free farming in the past few …

State legislature needs to question NCR violations in Marudi and Tinjar, Baram

In Miri today, SAM arranged for two groups of indigenous communities from Marudi and Tinjar, Baram, to meet Sarawak state assemblypersons with the aim of halting the violations of their native customary rights (NCR) by oil palm plantation projects.  The first group comprises the Iban community members of Marudi. In August this year, SAM released …

Light pollution decimates wildlife

Light pollution is defined as any artificial outdoor light that is excessive, misdirected or invasive. To reduce light pollution does not mean turning off all the lights but being sensible about using appropriate lighting for the purpose it is meant for. Astronomers said that artificial lights at night (ALAN) obliterated the sight of heavenly bodies …

Issue 48-4 July-August 2018

Bimonthly Paper of Consumers Association of Penang We have stories which you will not find in other papers — hard-hitting stuff with no holds barred, for we name the brands, companies or people in our exposes, unlike the commercial papers which are dependent on companies for their advertisements or are owned by political parties. You …

Issue 48-3 May-June 2018

Bimonthly Paper of Consumers Association of Penang We have stories which you will not find in other papers — hard-hitting stuff with no holds barred, for we name the brands, companies or people in our exposes, unlike the commercial papers which are dependent on companies for their advertisements or are owned by political parties. You …