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Will An Airport Turn Pulau Tioman Into A White Elephant?

Dr Serina Abdul Rahman, Lecturer, Southeast Asian Studies Dept, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Visiting Fellow, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

17-Oct-22 17:00

Will An Airport Turn Pulau Tioman Into A White Elephant?

Plans have been set in motion to build an international airport on Tioman Island, amidst concerns of unchecked tourism and the impact this would have on the island’s natural environment and resources.

Image source: Faiz Muazan, Shutterstock

Produced by: Natasha Fusil

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Categories:  politicsgovernmentenvironmenttravel

Tags:  tiomanairporttourismsustainabilityenvironmentoverdevelopment


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