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Penang Encourages Events And Kindergartens to be Green with New Incentives beginning 2019

Press statement by Thing Siew Shuen, General Manager of Penang Green Council (PGC) on 29 March 2019. Penang aspires to be a liveable city that is cleaner, greener, healthier, safer and happier for all. The Penang Green Council (PGC) was established to assist Penang’s objective of being the first green state in Malaysia that includes...

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Penang State entering ‘No Straw by Default’ era with 76% of Penangites supporting No Single-Use Plastic

Press Statement by YB Phee Boon Poh, Penang State EXCO Member for Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee Chairman cum Vice-Chairman of Penang Green Council on 14 February 2019 Penang Green Council has conducted a survey to understand the public’s perception on the implementation of the ‘ No Single-Use’ campaign in Penang. The survey targeted...

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Opening Speech for Green Pinang Awards Gala 2018

Speech by YAB Chow Kon Yeow, Penang Chief Minister cum Chairman of Penang Green Council on 29 November 2018 during Green Pinang Awards 2018 at Sunway Hotel, Seberang Jaya Good evening and welcome to Green Pinang Awards 2018. Over the past 10 years, the Penang State Government has pledged to implement good governance and run...

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“No Single Use Plastic” Poster Exhibition at ICT Mall on 23 November 2018

Speech by Phee Boon Poh, Penang State EXCO Member for Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee Chairman cum Vice-Chairman of Penang Green Council on 23 November 2018 during “No Single Use Plastic” Poster Exhibition Press Conference at ICT Mall. First and foremost, I would like to thank all of you for spending your time attending...

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“No Free Plastic Bags” Survey Shows That We Need To Enhance Enforcement To Put Awareness Into Practice

Press Statement by Phee Boon Poh, Penang State Exco Member, Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee cum Vice-Chairman of Penang Green Council on 23 July 2018: A recent survey found that environmental consciousness is rather strong in Penang, with 79% of respondents being extremely concerned about environmental issues in Penang. However, their level of concern does not trigger...

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Empowering Youth Environmental Leaders through Community-Based Programme

Press Statement on 20 July 2018 All youth leaders are called for action in Penang Green Council’s Youth for Environmental Sustainability Programme (YES). This programme aims to inspire passionate youths to take proactive steps in preserving our environment quality. PGC has been mentoring five selected youth leaders to conduct community-based programmes which focus on waste management....

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Opening Speech for Symposium on Sustainable Penang

Opening Speech by Lim Guan Eng, Penang Chief Minister cum Chairman of Penang Green Council on 15 January 2018 during Symposium on Sustainable Penang at Auditorium A, KOMTAR: Good morning and welcome to the Symposium on Sustainable Penang, titled “Can Penang be Made Sustainable by 2030?” Penang was hit by the worst floods in the...

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Share Your Concerns and Opinions in Symposium on Sustainable Penang 2018 in Developing Penang Green Agenda

Press Statement on 14 December 2017 All people of Penang are invited to attend and share your concerns and opinions in the Symposium on Sustainable Penang 2018. In response to the global climate change issues and evolving paradigm of sustainable development, Penang state government mooted Penang Green Agenda (PGA). PGA is a two-year policy planning...