30 Oct '17, 7pm

City councillor nominated by Penang Forum just delivered a brilliant address at an MBPP full council meeting

The local government in a democratic country should enjoy the autonomy and possess the integrity to make its own policies, rules and guidelines, city councillor Khoo Salma Nasution told a full council meeting of the Penang Island City Council in a landmark address this morning. “The council should ensure its own rules are not compromised, that they do not need to bow to the developer’s logic, to all sorts of development pressures or to political pressures, just because Penang is a ‘land-scarce’ state.”

Full article: http://anilnetto.com/democracy/civil-society/city-council...

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