Apartment residents object
against new access road
12/12/2009 The Star By JADE CHAN
VISTA SUBANG and D’Aman Crimson Apartment residents are demanding an
explanation as to why the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) wants to build
an access road on a highway buffer zone in their neighbourhood, when it
was never requested by them.
Bank dibayar, banglo
tak siap 11/12/2009 BERITA HARIAN Oleh Sufi Azahari
30 pembeli kediaman Taman Desa Sinar Salak jelas pinjaman hingga RM1,900
Cabinet agrees to declassify
Bkt Antarabangsa landslide findings
05/12/2009 The Star By SARBAN SINGH
TAMPIN: The Cabinet has agreed to declassify the Bukit Antarabangsa
landslide report which claimed the lives of five people exactly a year
rules regarding housing
07/12/2009 The Star IT’S high time
the Housing Ministry looked into ways and means of improving the way
housing estates are established, types of housing designs, the rules
governing their existence, whether they are gated or guarded, and the way
houses or units are sold.
Condo management — a
pesky problem 15/12/2009 NST SANTHA OORJITHAM
Apartment owners began taking control of their buildings in 2007. Two
years later, they tell SANTHA OORJITHAM that they still have unanswered
questions. ANTHONY Tan moved into his condominium on Jalan Ipoh in 2002.
Minister: Builder duty-bound to construct homes for the poor in Sentul
30/12/2009 The Star By BAVANI M
THE Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing Ministry has asked the
developer, YTL Land & Development Berhad, to honour their promise to build
low- and medium- cost homes for the poor in Sentul.
Documents faked, say residents
28/12/2009 The Star Story and photo by PRIYA MENON
RESIDENTS of Jalan 6/8 and Jalan 6/9 in Pandan Perdana are crying foul
over a falsified document bearing their names and signatures to form a
joint body management in their area.
The endless plight
31/12/2009 The Star
Reports by BAVANI M, LIM CHIA YING, JAYAGANDI JAYARAJ, PRIYA MENON and
CHOONG MEK ZHIN
A new year symbolises a new beginning and new hopes. But when issues beset
the city year after year, it is hard to welcome the new year with
03/12/2010 The Star By LESTER KONG
The local government and Housing Ministry are pursuing ways to reduce the
number of abandoned projects and to create a mechanism for housing
Government to declassify Klang Valley landslide 'hazard map'
20/12/2009 The Star By SARBAN SINGH AMPIN: With the rainy season causing fears of more landslides, the
Cabinet has decided to make public a report on a “hazard map” covering a
100 sq km area in the Klang Valley.
Negara di Labuan mulai Jan.30/12/2009 Utusan Online
KUALA LUMPUR 29 Dis. - Mulai Jumaat ini, perintah perluasan dan pemakaian
Kanun Tanah Negara (KTN) akan dikuatkuasakan ke atas Wilayah Persekutuan
Labuan bagi memantapkan urusan pentadbiran tanah.
Landslide report proposes
drain/slope repair remedies 08/12/2009 The
Star KUALA LUMPUR:
Repairing of damaged drains and monitoring of slopes showing signs of
distress were among the remedies proposed in the Bukit Antarabangsa
still feel the pain at memorial service
07/12/2009 The Star By JAYAGANDI JAYARAJ
KUALA LUMPUR: Residents affected by the Bukit Antarabangsa landslide still
cannot get over the pain a year after the tragedy. Some who attended a
memorial service yesterday to commemorate the Dec 6 tragedy wondered if
they ever will.
Measures to be taken to
prevent landslip 07/12/2009 The
Star PETALING JAYA:
Several immediate recommendations were given in the Bukit Antarabangsa
Final Landslide Investigation Report to prevent a similar incident from
NGOs: Findings no threat to
national security, so why the delay?
07/12/2009 The Star PETALING JAYA:
Non-governmental organisations are perplexed as to why the Bukit
Antarabangsa Final Landslide Report was not released earlier.
house buyers want defects rectified
01/12/2009 The Star By THO XIN YI
A HOUSE buyer’s worst nightmare would be to find his dream home plagued
with defects. And for the Bandar Nusaputra Prescint 1 residents in Puchong,
it has been a disappointment from the time the house owners moved in 2006.
One year later, Bukit
Antarabangsa document is available to public 09/12/2009 The
Star By BAVANI M
KUALA LUMPUR: The Bukit Antarabangsa landslide report has finally been
released to the public by the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ).
People have a right to know
21/12/2009 The Star
I REFER to the news on the Cabinet decision to declassify the Bukit
Antarabangsa Landslide Report that had been restricted under the Official
Secrets Act (OSA).
Report: Pipe water leakage the
cause of landslide
07/12/2009 The Star By LESTER KONG
PETALING JAYA: A poorly maintained and damaged drainage system resulted in
the Bukit Antarabangsa landslide which killed five people on Dec 6, last
year, according to the declassified Final Landslide Investigation Report.
Report blames drainage
system leaks for fatal landslide 07/12/2009 The
Star UALA LUMPUR: A damaged drainage system and leaking pipes — these are the
major factors that contributed to the devastating Bukit Antarabangsa
landslide which killed five people on Dec 6 last year.
Bukit Antarabangsa tragedy hogs public interest 31/12/2009 The Star Online Central
THE tragedy happened on Dec 6, 2008, but the issues that cropped up with
the Bukit Antarabangsa landslide lingered on throughout 2009, gaining more
nationwide attention with the passage of time.
barking up the wrong tree, says developer
29/12/2009 The Star By LIM CHIA YING
OVER 50 people, comprising Batu MIC division members and squatters
residents from Kampung Railway in Sentul, staged a protest yesterday over
claims that low- and medium-cost flats are not being built as promised.
of property gains tax 'a perfect Christmas gift"
25/12/2009 The Star By EDY SARIF
The tax amendment might spur buying interest
PETALING JAYA: The amendment to the real property gains tax (RPGT), which
will be reimposed next year at 5% but now applicable only to transactions
involving properties sold within five years from their purchase, is “a
perfect Christmas gift” which will lift the local property market,
view by reclamation works 04/12/2009 The
YOUR article regarding illegal reclamation works at Klebang in Malacca on
Nov 25 is of particular interest to me, as I am one of the residents
affected by the loss of our waterfront.
from houses in Sentul but cannot afford to shift to Puchong
17/12/2009 The Star Story and photos by PRIYA MENON
IT WAS a day of anxiety for residents of Sentul as a major part of the
squatter homes in the area were under siege by both the local council and
What’s the big secret?
04/12/2009 The Star By P. GUNASEGARAM
The Official Secrets Act needs a serious review if we are to hold public
bodies to account.