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Much ado about PJ’s mayor: Another case for local council elections

Much ado about PJ’s mayor: Another case for local council elections

IN the tussle over Petaling Jaya’s mayor between the Selangor government and the federal Public Services Department, the ones caught in the middle are ratepayers. Former councillor KW Mak calls for the mayor’s post to be an elected position.

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Khalid: Jaya stop-work order stays

Khalid: Jaya stop-work order stays

PETALING JAYA, 10 June 2009: The Selangor government will not lift the stop-work order on demolition activities at the partially-collapsed building that used to house the Jaya Shopping Centre in Section 14 here. Petaling Jaya Mayor Datuk Mohamad Roslan Sakiman briefed executive councillors today that the owner, Jaya Section Fourteen Sdn Bhd, had applied to […]

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Uphill battle

Uphill battle

ONE area in which the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) often faces conflict is with property developers. It is funny how developers think they can still perpetuate their errant ways when they clearly go against the rule of law. Take for example construction work. According to the law, work can only be done between 8am […]

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