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Top 5 At 5: Saving the Shah Alam Community Forest

Alicia Teoh, Founder and Honorary Secretary, Shah Alam Community Forest Society

25-Jun-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: Saving the Shah Alam Community Forest

5. For Mini Popek Popek Parlimen, we covered Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim addressing several pressing issues. These included Blackrock’s presence in Malaysia, the rationale for MAHB partnering with GIP, and Malaysia’s decline in the World Competitiveness Ranking.

4. Malaysian netizens are not happy with the official attire for the Malaysian contingent at the Paris Olympics, which boasts tiger stripes and golden accents. Azura Rahman, former host of BFM’s Style File and Ticket To Ride, shares her thoughts.

3. At a public hearing yesterday, the Save the Vivekananda Ashram Brickfields Action Community objected to DBKL's proposed rezoning of the Vivekananda Ashram as a Major Commercial Zone. Raja Singham, a member of the community, shares their perspective.

2. Malaysia has been upgraded to Tier 2 in the US State Department’s 2024 Trafficking in Persons Report for strides in addressing human trafficking. However, local activists have critiques about the report. We hear from Adrian Pereira, Executive Director of the North South Initiative.

1. Our top story: We discuss the de-gazettement of the Shah Alam Community Forest, which has stirred controversy among environmental groups. For this, we speak to Alicia Teoh, Founder and Honorary Secretary of the Shah Alam Community Forest Society.

Image Credit: Ida09,Shutterstock

Produced by: Sudais Ferhard, Juliet Jacobs, Dashran Yohan, Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan

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Categories:  politicsgovernmentsportsenvironmentHistory/Heritage

Tags:  gipforestparis olympics 2024fashionblackrockmahbworld competitiveness rankinghuman traffickingvivekananda ashramshah alam

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