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Renewing Petaling Jaya leasehold titles

Renewing Petaling Jaya leasehold titles

IN June 2011, the Selangor government promised Petaling Jaya Old Town house owners they could renew their 99-year leasehold land titles for a mere RM1,000. What has become of this promise? And more importantly, is the renewal of leasehold land titles legal?

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Regulating the internet: What’s BN afraid of?

Regulating the internet: What’s BN afraid of?

CAN the Malaysian government actually be thinking of imposing more controls on our already overly-regulated right to freedom of expression? There’s a myriad of laws available to arrest, charge, fine and jail Malaysians for speaking their minds in ways the government disapproves of. But apparently, these controls are still not enough. On 24 Jan 2011 […]

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A question of pride

A question of pride

IF there is one thing that is lacking in our government officers, it is pride, which should not to be confused with arrogance. When people have no pride in their work, everything is done in a half-hearted manner. Restoring self-respect to the civil service is important to me because good governance and service can only […]

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