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Mainland fisherfolk protest against seashore reclamation project

Susan Loone

The fishing community in Penang mainland has opposed a reclamation project along the seashore.

The project spanning 8km in length and 854m wide covers the seafront from Butterworth to Teluk Ayer Tawar.

Four fisherfolk groups - Persatuan Nelayan Seberang Perai, Unit Butterworth, Unit Bagan Ajam and Unit Teluk Ayer Tawar - held a press conference in Batu Maung to announce their protest against the project...

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