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Metro News 05 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kudos for green efforts

JOURNALIST Intan Amalina Mohamed Ali from The Star won the special award in the news category of the state’s Green Journalism Award 2018.

Metro News 25 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Hillslope clearing anger villagers

VILLAGERS of Kampung Sungai Rusa near Balik Pulau, Penang, are irked after a recent downpour flooded their homes with sludge and mud.

Community 02 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Getting more eyes on the hills

IF you are hiking on the hills of Penang and you see a bald patch, contact the Penang Hills Watch (PHW).

Community 08 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Seeing red over hill clearing

THE Consumers Association of Penang has sought an explanation from the Penang Hill Land working committee on whether it is investigating the deforestation of the hillslope in Sungai Ara.

Nation 08 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Bald patch getting bigger

GEORGE TOWN: Travelling along Jalan Datuk Ismail Hashim towards Sungai Ara town, one can see four blocks of high-rise condominiums near a hillslope on the right.

Nation 10 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

‘El Nino’ set to hit Penang assembly

LAND reclamation, mega projects, hillslope clearing and Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s bungalow are among the issues which are expected to be in the limelight at the Penang state assembly.

Nation 04 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Earthworks not okayed by MBPP

GEORGE TOWN: The landowners who cleared large tracts of land in Teluk Bahang did not submit any application to the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) to carry out earthworks at the site, says Penang Local Government Committee chairman Chow Kon Yeow.

Nation 01 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

It was a hostile reception at quarry site

EXCLUSIVE: GEORGE TOWN: All began well for The Star team and two drone pilots when we went up a hillslope in Teluk Bahang at 8am to check out a huge bald patch.

Nation 01 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Massive clearing taking place at Teluk Bahang in Penang

EXCLUSIVE: GEORGE TOWN: Unknown to many people here, massive clearing has been taking place over the years on a hillslope in Teluk Bahang near the dam, probably even without the knowledge of the authorities.