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250 projek pembangunan di Kelantan terbengkalai
02/02/1998 BH
KOTA BHARU, Ahad - Sebanyak 250 projek pembangunan, termasuk projek perumahan di Kelantan tergendala, kerana tidak mendapat bekalan air sejak projek bekalan air di negeri ini diswastakan dua tahun lalu. Timbalan Menteri Besar, Abdul Halim Abdul Rahman, berkata masalah itu jika dibiarkan, akan menjejaskan pertumbuhan industri pembinaan di negeri ini.

Forest Hill lot buyers still in the dark after five years
15/02/1998 NSUNT By Leong Shen-li
KUALA LUMPUR, Sat. - Five years have passed since the much publicised launch of the Forest Hill Country Resort, yet purchasers of orchard lots in the resort have yet to gain possession of their land. Having paid up to RM34,500 or half the purchase price, some purchasers claim they have been left in the dark about the progress of the ill-fated project, which made headlines in 1993 for various breaches of environmental laws.

Empat tahun tunggu rumah
21/02/1998  HM By Ahmad Naim Tahir
BATU PAHAT: Pembeli sebuah taman perumahan di Peserai, dekat sini, mengeluh kerana terpaksa menunggu lama, malah ada sudah meninggal dunia sebelum sempat berpindah kerana rumah berkenaan masih belum siap sejak 1994 sehingga kini. Projek pembinaan itu terus terbengkalai walaupun pembeli sudah membuat pembayaran pendahuluan empat tahun lalu, dan kini terpaksa menanggung beban membayar faedah bulanan kepada institusi kewangan yang mengeluarkan pinjaman.

Abandoned Taman Bistari low-cost project to be revived
24/02/1998 NST
TAIPING, Mon. - The 247 low-cost housebuyers, who were forced to wait for 10 years for their low-cost houses to be completed, can now look forward to a better future. Buyers of the abandoned Taman Bistari low-cost houses in Kamunting here were yesterday told that their houses would be redeveloped by a new developer, and that they would be able to move in as soon as the project was completed.

Proposal to build on vacant space rejected
04/03/1998 NST
KANGAR, Tues. - The State Government has rejected a developer's proposal to construct additional housing units on vacant space in an abandoned housing project area as a means to revive the development. State Housing and Local Government Committee chairman Khor Liang Tee said today the vacant space in the abandoned Taman Seri Idaman at Jalan Kaki Bukit was meant for recreational purposes.

Usaha baik pulih Taman Bistari
23/03/1998 BH By Yahya Awang
TAIPING: Isu rumah menjadi masalah utama kebanyakan penduduk di negara ini termasuk di sini terutama jika sesuatu projek terbengkalai serta menimbulkan pelbagai masalah kepada pembelinya. Inilah yang dialami oleh 247 pembeli rumah kos rendah di Taman Bistari Kamunting, dekat sini.

Completion of projects put off
03/04/1998 NST-LTIMES
AT least four developers in Petaling Jaya have decided to stop work or delay the completion of their projects until the economic problems facing the country are over. Petaling Jaya Municipal Council president Datuk Mohamad Nor Bador said he had received letters from the developers informing the council of their decision recently.

KKTP dapat pinjaman pulih 5 projek rumah
18/04/1998 BH
KKTP Sdn Bhd, syarikat milik penuh kerajaan Sabah, memperolehi kemudahan pinjaman berjumlah RM41.5 juta daripada Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Berhad (AMMB), bagi memulihkan lima projek perumahan terbengkalai di negeri ini. KKTP dijangka mengambil alih serta memulihkan projek perumahan Taman Ehsan Fasa II di Kudat membabitkan 232 unit rumah; Taman Richdar, Kota Kinabalu (230 unit); Taman Kota, Keningau (254 unit); Taman Orchid, Tawau (71 unit) serta Taman Hartawan, Kota Kinabalu (40 unit).

Penduduk mungkin gagal duduki rumah
21/04/1998 BH-TEN
PENDUDUK melabur RM13 juta untuk membeli rumah baru di sebuah taman perumahan di Senawang hasil daripada jualan tanah mereka, tetapi hasrat mendudukinya mungkin tidak kesampaian. Setiap orang membeli rumah pelbagai jenis di taman itu bernilai kira- kira RM150,000 seunit dan ke atas daripada sebahagian wang pendahuluan 10 peratus yang diterima daripada pembeli tanah mereka.

Pemaju tidak minat majukan Sendayan
21/04/1998  BH-TEN By M Noh Senan; Noh Ahmad
SEREMBAN: Masalah yang dihadapi lebih 400 pemilik tanah di Sendayan, dekat Seremban semakin rumit berikutan syarikat yang membeli tanah mereka sebelum ini dikatakan tidak berhasrat memajukannya. Mereka yang bergelar jutawan segera, sudah menerima pembayaran 10 peratus atau antara RM120,000 hingga RM140,000 seorang hasil daripada penjualan tanah masing-masing seluas 3.2 hingga 4.2 hektar, bimbang kerana mungkin terpaksa membayar balik wang yang diterima itu kepada pembeli.

Kedah plan to revive idle housing projects
22/04/1998 BT
KEDAH has arranged rescue package for abandoned housing projects in the state by jointly restructuring the projects with the Housing and Local Government Ministry and developers, state Housing Committee chairman Datuk Syed Razak Syed Zain said. The ministry has a list of developers to help revive such projects, he said on Monday after meeting with the developer of the Sungai Raya estate housing project and plantation workers in Langkawi.

Abandoned project set for revival
01/05/1999 NST-LTIMES By Subashini Nair
ARTHUR Anderson and Co, which has been appointed the receiver and manager of the abandoned Korakyat Industrial Park project (known previously as Subang Mewah Industrial Park), has given an assurance to the 478 buyers of the factory units that it will do its best to revive the project. Its corporate recovery manager Aaron Loh, who said this yesterday, added that it was the intention of the company to revive the project and to complete it on time.

Nabbed for trying to steal metal pieces from abandoned project
22/05/1998 MM
SIX men were detained while trying to load metal pieces from an abandoned project site onto two one-tonne lorries about 7pm on Wednesday along Jalan Tunku Munawir in Seremban. Seremban OCPD Assistant Commissioner Mak Chee Onn said the suspects, aged between 35 to 50 years, are being held pending investigations.

Tidak serius urus pinjaman punca terbengkalai
BH 01/06/1998
SIKAP pembeli yang tidak serius menguruskan soal pinjaman menyebabkan projek perumahan kos rendah di Kampung Kostan, Sungai Choh, Hulu Selangor terbengkalai sejak 12 tahun lalu. Pengarah Urusan Ehsanibu Sdn Bhd, Ariffin Mohd Arif, berkata projek perumahan berkenaan sepatutnya sudah dapat disiapkan jika pembeli menyelesaikan baki pinjaman mereka.

Terbengkalai 5 tahun
01/06/1998 HM  By Rahayu Mohd Salleh
KUALA LUMPUR: Pembeli rumah pangsa blok G Vista Angkasa, Bukit Kerinchi, di sini terus dibelenggu keresahan apabila projek perumahan yang terbengkalai hampir lima tahun, masih belum disiapkan. Wakil pembeli, Nordin Yaacob, berkata antara masalah dialami 156 pembeli ialah terpaksa menanggung perbelanjaan tinggi iaitu membuat pembayaran rumah pangsa Vista Angkasa itu dan pada masa sama, terpaksa terus membayar rumah yang kini disewa daripada Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL).

Pembeli kecewa pemaju gagal bina rumah
04/06/1998 BH-UTA
IPOH, Rabu - Seramai 312 pembeli rumah kos rendah di Taman Pinggir Rishah Hijau, Silibin, dekat sini, kecewa dan berasa tertipu apabila pemaju projek tidak membina rumah walaupun sudah menandatangani perjanjian pembeliannya serta membayar deposit sejak 1994. Ketua Biro Perhubungan Awam dan Aduan MCA Perak, Anthony Pook, berkata kebanyakan pembeli sudah membayar sebanyak RM31,000 manakala sesetengah membayar deposit yang ditetapkan.

Work on Block G (Vista Angkasa) still on
04/06/1998 MM By Pauline Almeida
WORK on the construction of Block G of the Vista Angkasa flats in Bukit Kerinchi is being carried out and has not been abandoned as claimed by the owners. A spokesman for Kien Sinar Sdn Bhd, the main contractor and co-developer of the project, said they were left with "minimal work" to complete it.

Worried about delay in work on project
05/06/1998 MM By T. Yogendra; Meor Shariman
DINA of Jalan Syed Putra asks when a developer, Westcourt Corporation Sdn Bhd, will start work on a medium-cost apartment project in Taman Subang Perdana. "I bought a unit last September for RM93,600 and the developer said construction work would start at the end of the year," she says.

Primavista unjur jualan RM130 juta
13/06/1998 BH
PRIMAVISTA Development Sdn Bhd (Primavista), penyelamat kepada projek hartanah yang pernah terbengkalai sejak 10 tahun lalu di Kampung Pandan, Kuala Lumpur, mengunjurkan jualan kira-kira RM130 juta daripada projek terbabit dalam tempoh tiga tahun akan datang. Pengerusi eksekutifnya, Syed Yusof Tun Syed Nasir, berkata unjuran itu berdasarkan sambutan orang ramai terhadap projek terbabit yang sehingga kini sudah mencatatkan tempahan pembelian melebihi 50 peratus, sejak dilancarkan April lalu.

Pangsapuri lambat siap
15/06/1998 HM By Ramlah Zainal; Syed Ismail Syed Abu Bakar; Bahari Abdullah
NORLELA Abdullah dari Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur meminta penjelasan mengenai projek Pangsapuri Mawarina, Keramat Jaya Fasa 2 yang tertangguh hampir 10 tahun. Menurutnya, pembeli rumah terpaksa menanggung kerugian kerana terpaksa menyewa sementara di tempat lain berikutan menunggu projek terbengkalai itu disiapkan serta membayar pinjaman bank.

Chembong low-cost house buyers to get their keys
20/06/1998 NST
REMBAU, Fri. - Buyers of the Chembong low-cost houses here will be presented with the keys to their homes on June 30 - more than two years after their completion. District council president Ishak Idris said today the keys would be presented during a ceremony to be held at the Rembau community hall here.

51 slow, abandoned sites identified
10/07/1998 MM By Alina Simon
CITY HALL has identified 51 construction sites where work has slowed or stopped as potential mosquito-breeding grounds. Among them are Plaza Rakyat, a monorail project and Plaza Merdeka in Jalan Jebat.

Tanjung Villa siap tahun depan
16/07/1998 BH-EKO By Ziauddin Sharuddin
STRATEGI Cerah Sdn Bhd yakin pelaburan RM10 juta memajukan semula projek apartment di Port Dickson yang terbengkalai lebih 10 tahun lalu menguntungkan walaupun negara kini dilanda kegawatan ekonomi. Projek Tanjung Villa di kawasan seluas 2.8 hektar di Kilometer 3.6 Jalan Pantai dekat Bandar Baru Sunggala mengandungi empat blok 128 unit apartment dan 10 unit rumah kedai.

Rumah murah belum siap
01/08/1998 HM By Jamaludin Husin
ABDUL Rahman Abu Bakar dari Jalan Sulaiman, Muar ingin tahu bila projek perumahan Koperasi Kakitangan Kerajaan Muar Berhad yang terbengkalai sejak lebih lima tahun lalu di Jalan Sungai Abong itu hendak disiapkan. Dia berkata, projek rumah murah yang kini sudah lebih 50 peratus dilaksanakan terbengkalai sehingga menjejaskan pemandangan di jalan masuk ke Sungai Terap selain menimbulkan masalah kepada pembeli yang sudah membayar wang deposit.

Safuan Group belanja RM130j siap projek
27/08/1998 BH
SAFUAN Group Bhd (Safuan Group), syarikat milik penuh Bumiputera terbabit dalam sektor pembangunan hartanah, hotel dan pelancongan, membelanjakan lebih RM130 juta bagi menyiapkan projek pembangunan bercampur, di Batu Pahat, Johor. Projek yang sebelum ini dikenali Taman Setali, diambil alih Safuan Group selepas terbengkalai apabila syarikat pemaju terdahulu menghadapi masalah kewangan ketika kemelesetan ekonomi pertengahan 1980an lalu.

Setinggan punca pembinaan rumah terbengkalai
07/09/1998 BH-JOH
MUAR, Ahad - Masalah setinggan menyebabkan sebahagian Program Khas Rumah Rakyat membabitkan pembinaan lebih 14,000 kediaman kos rendah dan sederhana rendah belum dapat dilaksanakan sepenuhnya. Projek itu membabitkan pembinaan rumah kos rendah dan rumah kos sederhana rendah dengan tiga projek di Jalan Kong Kong, Masai dan Jalan Pontian.

Assistance for developers
16/09/1998 BT
LKPP Property Sdn Bhd, a Pahang State Government subsidiary company, is willing to assist in any abandoned housing projects if they are referred to the company, Agricultural Industry Development Board (LKPP) chairman Datuk Hasan Arifin said yesterday in Kuantan. Developers facing problems in continuing with their projects can refer them to LKPP Property to be studied and for eventual assistance, he said after the launch of Taman Guru II housing project by Menteri Besar Tan Sri Khalil Yaakob in Kuantan. The project was taken over by LKPP Property after it was abandoned for 12 years due to outstanding bank debts totalling RM22 million. It involved the construction of 60 units of three-room terrace houses, 16 units of three-room single-storey semi-detached houses and 24 units of four-room single-storey semi-detached houses. Hasan, who is also the Deputy Menteri Besar, said LKPP Property wil set up a new development centre in Penor Jaya with housing projects and light industries involving a development cost of RM150 million. - Bernama

Ting: No cases of housing projects being abandoned
24/09/1998 BT By Sreerema Banoo
DESPITE the economic downturn, there have been no cases of housing projects being abandoned, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh said. He said this could be attributed to the housing development account set up in 1991 under the Housing Developers Act.

295 housing projects completed
02/10/1998 BT
A TOTAL of 295 housing projects which were abandoned over the past 15 years have been completed and were now ready for occupation, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh said yesterday. He said the projects were revived at an estimated cost of about RM2.9 billion financed either by the Government through the Abandoned Housing Project Rehabilitation Fund or taken over by new developers.

`No housing projects abandoned'
02/10/1998 NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. - No housing projects have been categorised as "abandoned" since the economic downturn. This is due to the requirement that all developers maintain a housing development account from August 1991.

Alarmed over lack of work at condo site
10/10/1998  MM By Badrolhisham Bidin; Azlan Ramli
KONG BENG and his family have been visiting the construction site of Washington Tower condominium in Jalan Klang Lama hoping to see progress since work started in October 1994. But when they visited the site early this month, there was no sign of work, leading him to believe the project may have been abandoned.

Developer urged to resume project
26/10/1998  NST-LTIMES By Bhavani Krishna Iyer
ABOUT 174 buyers of units at the Le Chateau Condominium Phase 11 project off Lorong Syed Putra Kiri, Kuala Lumpur, want the developer to complete the units which were abandoned in 1995. They claimed the developer, Zamrud Properties Sdn Bhd, had done nothing to the units which were 80 per cent completed when work stopped.

Up in arms over shoddy treatment
28/10/1998 MM
BUYERS of Le Chateau luxury apartments in Jalan Syed Putra, who demonstrated on Sunday to urge the developer to complete the abandoned project, are also angry that the apartments are not being maintained by the management. Some of the 174 buyers have already moved into Phase One for which temporary certificates of fitness (CF) expired last year.

Condo buyers confused
09/11/1998 MM By Alina Simon
CONFLICTING statements from the authorities on the status of Phase One of the Gurney Heights Condominium project has caused confusion among buyers. The confusion started when the buyers were informed through a Oct 30 letter from the Housing and Local Government Ministry that the project had been classified as "abandoned."

Home owners protest against developer over delay in CFs
23/11/1998  MM By Yeoh Oon Chuan
CHANTING `We want our homes', 50 demonstrators staged a peaceful protest at the Le Chateau luxury apartments off Jalan Syed Putra yesterday morning against developer Zamrud Properties Sdn Bhd. The demonstration was the second following the one last month by Phase One owners who had waited since 1991 for their homes to be given a Certificate of Fitness, and those of Phase Two whose blocks had been abandoned since 1994.

Appeal to pump out water from worksite
28/11/1998 NST-LTIMES
KUALA Lumpur City Hall has been urged to pump out the 10-metre deep pool of water that has collected over the past year at the underground parking floors of the abandoned Kepong Capital Light Industrial Project. MCA Kepong Elite Squad member Yee Poh Ping said residents feared the surrounding area may be flooded during heavy rain.

Kerajaan digesa atasi projek terbengkalai
03/12/1998 BH All reports on "Persidangan Dewan Undangan Negeri Pulau Pinang" by Sharifah Munirah; Maznah Darus
GEORGETOWN, Rabu - Kerajaan Pulau Pinang digesa mengambil langkah proaktif dan berkesan bagi membantu menyelesaikan segera 14 projek perumahan terbengkalai di seluruh negeri. Saranan itu dibuat oleh Tan Cheng Liang (BN-Jawi) ketika membahaskan Rang Undang-Undang Perbekalan 1999, di Dewan Undangan Negeri Pulau Pinang, semalam.

Terbengkalai 10 tahun
13/12/1999 HM By Azwani Abdul Ghani
KAJANG: Lebih 300 keluarga di taman perumahan Sungai Sekamat di sini, terpaksa menanggung hutang apabila pemaju perumahan itu gagal menyiapkan projek perumahan itu, sejak 10 tahun lalu. Ahli Dewan Undangan kawasan Kajang, Dr Shafie Abu Bakar, ketika melawat kawasan itu semalam berkata keluarga malang itu sudah menandatangani perjanjian jual beli dengan pemaju perumahan fasa satu projek perumahan di situ sejak 1991.

647 pembeli rumah lega
17/12/1998 HM
SUNGAI PETANI: Seramai 647 pembeli rumah teres kos rendah Taman Seri Gedung, di sini yang terbengkalai sejak 1988 lalu kini boleh menarik nafas lega apabila projek perumahan itu akan dibaik pulih mulai awal tahun depan.

Pembeli diminta hubungi pemaju
18/12/1998 BH
SUNGAI PETANI, Khamis - Pembeli rumah teres Taman Seri Gedung di sini yang terbengkalai sejak 10 tahun lalu diminta menghubungi syarikat yang mengendalikan kerja pemulihan projek perumahan itu segera bagi menyelesaikan masalah hak milik. Taman itu yang mengandungi 647 unit rumah kos rendah kini dalam proses dipulihkan sepenuhnya melalui projek pemulihan oleh syarikat Gedung Corporation Sdn Bhd setelah diberikan kelulusan oleh kerajaan negeri.

 

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