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Will DBKL defeat ratepayers?

Will DBKL defeat ratepayers?

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) may have postponed its assessment rate hike after the public protested. But is it likely that ratepayers will be able to stop the hike? Former Petaling Jaya councillor KW Mak explains how it may not matter at all what ratepayers think and want.

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Kg Buah Pala residents seek more time

PENANG, 5 Aug 2009: Residents of Kampung Buah Pala, dubbed Penang’s “High Chaparral” want more time to consider an offer made yesterday by the developer, Nusmetro Ventures (P) Sdn Bhd. Kampung Buah Pala Residents Association assistant secretary C Tharmaraj said since the 23 families affected were not happy with the initial offer of a single […]

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Kg Buah Pala demolition postponed again

PENANG, 4 Aug 2009: The demolition of houses in Kampung Buah Pala, which was supposed to take place today, has been postponed for the second time to enable the problem to be resolved by the residents and the developer. Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy said the developer, Nusmetro Ventures (P) Sdn Bhd, had agreed […]

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Penang Gerakan Youth reports Guan Eng to MACC

PENANG, 16 July 2009: Penang Gerakan Youth today made a report to the Penang branch of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s move to a luxury bungalow on Jalan Pinhorn after his official residence was infested with termites. The movement’s vice-head, H’ng Khoon Leng, said the report was made after […]

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PSM: Penang govt must solve Kg Buah Pala issue

PSM: Penang govt must solve Kg Buah Pala issue

PETALING JAYA, 3 July 2009: The Penang government needs to intervene and solve the Kampung Buah Pala issue even though the problem was caused by the previous Barisan Nasional administration, Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) said today. “[W]e urge the Pakatan Rakyat government to resolve this issue politically using the mandate given by the people of […]

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Penang govt warns Kg Buah Pala developer

PENANG, 2 July 2009: The Penang government today warned the developer of the proposed housing project in Kampung Buah Pala, Nusmetro Ventures (P) Sdn Bhd, for threatening the residents. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the developer’s threat to send bulldozers to the village by 2 Aug 2009 to forcibly evict the residents and demolish […]

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