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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 sebulan


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 ago.

Clear up 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. 


Deputy 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 optimism.


Fairness for house buyers 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 delivery.

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.

Kanun Tanah 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 landslide report.

Landslide victims 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 occurring.


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.

Nusaputra 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.

Report on 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.

Residents 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.

Revision 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, analysts said.

Robbed of view by reclamation works 04/12/2009 The Star 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.


Three evicted 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 the developers.

What’s the big secret? 04/12/2009 The Star By P. GUNASEGARAM Question Time The Official Secrets Act needs a serious review if we are to hold public bodies to account.


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