Fishermen oppose land reclamation project


Protest: Fishermen in Penang protesting against land reclamation on the southern coast.

BALIK PULAU: Fishermen in Penang are against a reclamation project on the island’s southern coast, saying it will affect their livelihood.

Some 1,000 fishermen from 14 fishermen units (unit nelayan) from Sungai Pinang in Jelutong to Kuala Sungai Pinang in Balik Pulau gathered at the Sungai Batu beach here yesterday to protest against the proposed project.

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