Dua firma atasi masalah rumah
KOTA KINABALU, Jumaat - Kementerian Kerajaan Tempatan dan Perumahan Sabah
menubuhkan dua syarikat, KKTP (Sabah) Sdn Bhd dan MLGH Sdn Bhd untuk menangani
masalah perumahan serta bandar di negeri ini. Setiausaha Tetap kementerian
berkenaan, Datuk Abdul Ghani Rashid, berkata KKTP (Sabah) Sdn Bhd berfungsi
memulihkan semula projek perumahan terbengkalai pelaksanaannya di Sabah.
Call to pay for drainage work
first 06/01/1997 NST-LTIMES
THE Penang Department of Environment has requested developers to adopt a new
work scheduling payment sysatem for work on the drainage portion of the project
to be paid first instead of last. At present, the drainage portion is the
last to be undertaken when the project is about to be completed, said the
department's (DoE) acting director Raja Rokiah Raja Saigon.
City Hall tenders to revive
abandoned housing scheme 13/01/1997 MM
CITY HALL is calling for a tender to complete the abandoned housing project
in Keramat Jaya. The contractor is expected to be selected from a list of
10 names provided by the Finance Ministry.
Projek terbengkalai dipulihkan
AMPANG, Rabu - Projek perumahan kos rendah membabitkan pembinaan tiga blok
flet lima tingkat di Taman Rampai, Kampung Baru Ampang di sini, yang terbengkalai
sejak 10 tahun lalu, akan dipulihkan mulai bulan depan.
Guidelines to ensure developers
know the laws, procedures 16/01/1997 NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. - The Housing and Local Government Ministry has published
a set of guidelines to ensure developers are familiar with the relevant laws
and procedures. In announcing the "Dos and Don'ts for Housing Developers"
today, Minister Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh said the guidelines were a compilation
of several provisions and requirements taken from six existing laws.
Jalan Kasah stop-work order
lifted 16/01/1997 NST-LTIMES
KUALA Lumpur City Hall has lifted the stop-work order issued to Lensa Development
Sdn Bhd to halt construction on the controversial five-storey apartment-cum-office
block behind a row of houses along Jalan Kasah, Medan Damansara. The directive
to the developer to continue work was issued yesterday.
Ministry guidebook for housing
developers 16/01/1997 BT
IN ITS efforts to improve the state of affairs in the local housing industry
especially with regards to the quality of workmanship, the Housing and Local
Government Ministry published a guidebook on the do's and don'ts for housing
developers in the country. The guidebook provides the housing developers with
all the necessary steps to follow or avoid when undertaking a housing project.
Ipoh developer to rectify defects
THE developer of Intan Payong Sdn Bhd has assured buyers of shoplots in Metro
Ipoh Baru that they will make good whatever defects found in the buildings
within two weeks of receiving an official complaint. This assurance was given
by general manager of the project, Lai Yeng Fock, during a two-hour dialogue
between representatives of the developer and Metro Ipoh Baru Buyers' Committee
at its site office in Ipoh recently.
Land of no returns 19/01/1997 SUM
A GROUP of squatters gullible enough to believe promises that the land they
bought two years ago was protected by a politician are now trying to sell
their properties to other unsuspecting buyers. After spending their savings
building houses on their lots in Kampung Baru Subang Tambahan, these squatters
numbering about 100 are now fed another story by the man who sold them the
land - that a developer now wants the land back.
Pollution-free times in store
for residents 23/01/1997 NST-LTIMES
THE Housing and Local Government Ministry's six-point guideline for developers
with the aim of minimising nuisance caused by construction work to nearby
residents is indeed sweet music to folk in fast-developing Kangar. Minister
Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh warned developers last Saturday to ensure that work
by their contract workers would not upset people in the surrounding areas.
Factory owners assured
PROBLEMS over the lack of facilities at the 400 factory units in Kepong's
Sri Edaran Light Industrial Park are expected to be resolved soon. An MBf
Property Services Sdn Bhd spokesperson assured buyers that they are being
attended to "progressively".
Plant-trees-first bylaw likely
for developers 28/01/1997 NST
MALACCA, Mon. - The State may introduce a standard bylaw in its three local
councils to get developers plant trees first before being allowed to start
on their projects. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Zin Abdul Ghani said the
matter was being studied by the State legal advisor and the various local