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Four Kg Buah Pala houses demolished

PENANG, 3 Sept 2009: After two previous failed attempts to demolish 23 houses in Kampung Buah Pala, developer Nusmetro Ventures (P) Sdn Bhd today succeeded in demolishing four houses. Kampung Buah Pala villagers who were directed to vacate their houses on 1 Sept finally agreed to comply with the court order. Nusmetro director Gary Ho […]

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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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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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Legal action mulled in police HQ projects

SUNGAI PETANI, 15 Dec 2008: The Home Ministry is considering legal action against the developer which failed to complete the construction of the Pendang and Yan district police headquarters. Its minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar said failure to complete the RM55.7 million projects had forced the government to do replanning, resulting in the cost […]

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The landslide of cause and effect

The landslide of cause and effect

Landslide in Bukit Antarabangsa (all pics courtesy of Raj Kumar) THE landslide that claimed people’s lives and destroyed property in the wee hours of 6 Dec 2008 in Bukit Antarabangsa was an eerie reminder of the 1993 Highland Towers tragedy. Almost like a knee-jerk reaction, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi declared an immediate […]

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