International Monuments and Sites Day 2018: Heritage for Generations

Posted Posted in Members, Penang Forum, Statement

The International Monuments and Sites Day was proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) on 18th April 1982 and approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983. The principle behind this significant day is to promote awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for […]

The Penang Transport Master Plan: Response from NGOs [Concise Version]

Posted Posted in Penang Transport Master Plan, Statement

We support the Penang State Government’s initiative for a transport masterplan which promises public transport delivery. However, we have serious concerns about the Penang Transport Masterplan proposed by the Project Delivery Partner SRS consortium. 1. The TMP calculates future ridership based on a projected 2.45 million population by 2030 even though the Malaysian Statistics Department projects only […]