Poor quality in two housing projects
KUANTAN, Sun. - Low and medium-cost houses and flats in two residential areas
developed by Pasdec Corporation Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the State
Economic Development Corporation, are found to have been built with sub-standard
material. The low-cost terrace houses and low-cost flats were built on a 1,446-ha
site in Bandar Indera Mahkota which was the State Government's development strategy
for a new township. This was necessary so that development could be spread to
the outskirts of the congested State capital.
Review procedures in construction industry
SOMETHING has gone wrong in our building industry at the present stage, particularly
in the controlling mechanism which must be upgraded immediately. In any sizeable
project, there are usually several parties involved - the authorities, the professionals
such as the planner, architect, engineer, surveyors, builders, the bankers,
berkuasa tidak tegas
04/01/1993 HM By Yusaini Ali
JOHOR BAHRU: Kegiatan maksiat dan penagihan dadah yang semakin menjadi-
jadi di bandar ini ada kaitannya dengan sikap tidak tegas pihak berkuasa
untuk membanteras kegiatan tidak sihat itu. Ini dapat dilihat apabila dua
blok bangunan terbengkalai di Jalan Tun Abdul Razak kira-kira satu
kilometer dari pusat bandar ini masih menjadi pusat kegiatan maksiat dan
`Set up panel to address buildings issues'
THE Housing Developers' Association of Malaysia (HDA) has urged the Government
to form a panel comprising representatives of the public and private sectors
to address legislative and other pertinent issues related to subdivided buildings.
Its national council member Ms Florence Tan said the HDA is prepared to serve
on the panel, and will embark on a campaign to educate prospective residents
of subdivided projects on the culture of communal living and shared responsibility
for a better community.
panel to tackle highrise woes
KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. - The Housing and Local Government Ministry and the
Land and Co-operative Development Ministry have agreed to set up a joint committee
to identify and resolve management and maintenance problems faced by the management
and owners of apartments or condominiums. Housing and Local Government Minister
Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh said today the committee would study the shortcomings
of the Strata Titles Act and its implementation.
Ting's advice to prospective house-buyers
PROSPECTIVE house-buyers have been advised to refer to the Housing and
Local Government Ministry if they have any doubt about a particular housing
project or developer. Its minister Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh said house-buyers
should check whether a particular project is genuine or otherwise before committing
MENGGATAL, Selasa - Kementerian Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan mengenal
pasti 28 projek perumahan terbengkalai membabitkan 4,275 unit rumah di
seluruh negeri sepanjang tahun lalu. Menterinya, Datuk Joseph Kurup,
berkata daripada jumlah itu, pihaknya berjaya memulihkan tujuh projek
perumahan, termasuk Taman View Point, Menggatal yang disiapkan oleh KC
Project Management Services Sdn Bhd.
Architect to pay if at fault
AN inquiry is being carried out into the roofing defects of 10 houses in Taman
Selatan, Klang, which may cause them to collapse. The Klang Municipal Council,
which had on Jan 21 told the occupants to move out, will be asking the project
architect to submit his report on the matter to facilitate the inquiry.