Penang fishermen blame reclamation project for soaring prices of ikan kembong


  • Nation Premium
  • Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019

BUTTERWORTH: The price of ikan kembong (Indian mackerel) may continue to soar if land reclamation in Penang is not stopped, warn fishermen.

Seberang Prai Fishermen Association chairman Mahadi Md Rodzi claimed that since the initiation of the Seri Tanjung Pinang reclamation project at the northeast coast of Penang island, the catch of ikan kembong had reduced drastically.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Five more arrested over expressway brawl Premium
Johor polls: I was not pressured into dissolving state assembly, says Hasni Premium
Not-so-secret society: Triad leaders busted after word gets out of opening ceremony for HQ Premium
Former principal of religious school charged with 15 counts of sexual assault against students Premium
High Court orders 'Dr Ganja' to enter defence Premium
Malaysia's CPI ranking can improve with more anti-graft successes, says Wan Junaidi Premium
Floods caused RM6.1bil in losses nationwide, says Stats Dept Premium
King discharged from IJN on Friday (Jan 28) Premium
Businessman goes free after High Court sets aside earlier verdict on 115 fraud charges Premium
Sabah cops bust syndicate using courier service to bring in drugs from peninsula Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers