Paradise Being Lost, All Is Not Well on Penang’s Beaches
By Jeffrey Hardy Quah, Marisa Heah
September 2011COVER STORY
Penang may never have had the best beaches in the region, but what had been there is being lost, and not only because of overpopulation, overdevelopment, the global economic crisis or climate change. The peace and tranquillity that visitors seek seem a thing of the past now. Although the story is a complicated one, Malaysia’s general vagueness in jurisdiction and weakness in law enforcement seem to be the major culprits.“YOU CANNOT SIT HERE, I just realised that,” Juergen Bosch says, looking...
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