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Who cares about green lungs?

Who cares about green lungs?

LIVING near green spaces can raise our levels of happiness and quality of life. Then why do our urban green spaces keep shrinking in the name of development? What is the responsibility of residents in making sure this doesn’t happen?

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Permanent gazettement of 10% for green lung

PUTRAJAYA, 6 Nov 2008: With immediate effect, all housing and city development project plans submitted for approval should include the permanent gazettement of 10% of land as ‘green lung’, said Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan. Although there was no law for such enforcement, he reminded state governments to abide by [...]

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