Consumers Association of Penang

Giving voice to the little people...since 1970

If your tyre blows...

Dos and don'ts when a tyre blows while traveling at high speed.


  •  step on the brake; allow the car to stop gradually.
  •  jerk the steering wheel.
  •  try to come to an abrupt stop.

These actions could cause the vehicle to roll over.

Making compost the easy way

Turning kitchen leftovers into compost

What to do in an accident

Do you know what to do if you are involved in a road accident? You may have injured yourself or another person or you may have damaged your vehicle or another person's vehicle in the process. What should you do? The following guide will come in handy, especially if you're new on the road.

Exercise against cancer

Cancer is often referred to as a single condition, in actual fact it consists of more than 100 different diseases. (In fact, there are 210 types of diseases classified under the umbrella name of cancer.) These diseases are characterised by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells.

Growing organic vegetables in an apartment

With increasing food prices and the health problems created by the use of pesticides and chemicals in our food, is it possible to have healthy food? This is made even more difficult with urban living where most of us live in apartments without any available land for planting food. For one who has some initiative, it is not much of a problem.