Penang land reclamation – ‘Why put sand in our rice bowls?’

Susan Loone


“What’s your motive? Do you want my people to suffer and become poor or homeless?” said fisherman’s daughter Zarina Baharom when met at a protest against land reclamation and highway development.

The 51-year-old from Permatang Damar Laut in Bayan Lepas was ebullient as she questioned the Penang government’s motives in carrying out reclamation activities....

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