PAS through its Land Bureau had commented that land
eviction is a serious problem in Penang as 25 villages have been affected with
the latest one being the 150-year old Kampung Siam in Pulau Tikus.
These land evictions and increased property
development in Penang are due to their developer-friendly policies, which is
good for Penang as it showed development but on the other hand, if not
controlled, the repercussions would be disastrous.
The much awaited Penang Island Local Plan that was
supposed to help address these issues such as density suitability for projects
in neighbourhoods, and provide solutions to some of the problems the state
faces is still in progress. As explained
by the Penang CM, the 3-year delay in gazetting the local plan was because the
section on the George Town Special Area Plan (SAP) has not been translated into
Bahasa Malaysia and he wanted to show respect to the language – thus the delay.
Of course, next would be the standard line of blaming the Federal Government as
it was said that the translation is being supervised by a consultant appointed
by Putrajaya and the story goes on….
What a fairy tale! If he was sincere and wanted to
push for this plan to be gazetted as soon as possible, he would not be keeping
quiet and sitting on his laurels just because the SAP has not been translated
yet after three years of work. Actually if he had pushed for this plan to be
gazetted, then perhaps all the land deals, all the property development
projects especially the high-end ones, all the evictions would have to be
re-looked and this might pose to be a stumbling block for his administration to
achieve their ideals.
So it is actually selective finger pointing and
Penangnites should be more aware and open up their eyes before it is too late
and all we can see are spanking new skyscrapers, traffic congestion and perhaps
enjoy the floods as well….
PETALING JAYA: PKR has summoned its
branches nationwide to mobilise hundreds of busload of supporters to the Palace
of Justice in Putrajaya next week to demand freedom for their leader Datuk Seri
PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli directed
the party’s more than 200 branch leaders to show support for their cause to
free Anwar from sodomy conviction.
“In states under Pakatan Rakyat rule, each
branch should deploy a minimum of five buses full of supporters,” he said in a
circular sent to branches.
In non-Pakatan Rakyat states, branches
within constituencies held by PKR should each send at least two busload of
supporters, he said.
“For branches that has no PKR
representative, it is suggested they each deploy at least one busload of
supporters,” he said.
Anwar’s appeal to set aside his sodomy
conviction would be heard on Oct 28 and 29.
On March 7, the Court of Appeal overturned
the Jan 9, 2012 High Court decision in acquitting Anwar on a charge of
sodomising his former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan on June 26, 2008.
The three-member Court of Appeal panel
chaired by Balia Yusof Wahi sentenced Anwar to five years in jail, but granted
him stay on the sentence pending his appeal to the Federal Court.
Rafizi also called on the branches to hold
special prayers as well as prayers according to other faiths to free Anwar from
the sodomy conviction.
“I appeal to all the branch leaders to
mobilise members and supporters en masse to the Putrajaya Palace of Justice as
a show of support for our general leader,” he said.
Anwar’s political career is at stake if he
is jailed more than a year.
by sira habibu
* Ini yang saya tak
paham-paham. Naik bas ramai-ramai buat apa? Nak buat ramai? Yang nak
pergi ramai-ramai ke Mahkamah buat apa? Apa kau ingat, kalau ramai orang berkumpul maka Hakim-Hakim akan takut ka? Sudahlah tu Anwar, bertaubatlah kamu... kat dunia kau nak takutkan Mahkamah,
kau ingatlah pembalasan kau di Hari Kiamat nanti.
Adun PAS menyatakan bahawa ancaman penyakit denggi merupakan satu hukuman daripada Tuhan kerana Kerajaan telah melanggar undang-undang Tuhan.
* Undang-undang apakah itu?
Kalau begini, di kala dunia sekarang ini mengalami ancaman penyakit
EBOLA maka semua kerajaan seluruh dunia juga telah melanggar undang-undang
Tuhan dan kena hukuman juga? Begitukah maksud penulis artikel tersebut?