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A councillor’s life

A councillor’s life

MBPJ councillor KW Mak would like to someday return – via legal means – to an income bracket that allows him to pay taxes, as the benefit of having free parking in Petaling Jaya as a councillor is really overrated.

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The majority’s wishes

The majority’s wishes

THE Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) recently received a memorandum from the All Petaling Jaya, Selangor Residents Association Coalition (Apac). Apac has demanded that MBPJ does not take action to tear down the boom gates and barricades that have sprung up all over PJ. (Pic by cjung / sxc.hu) The time frame given to MBPJ […]

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No action on illegal structures

No action on illegal structures

(Pic by cjung / sxc.hu) THE issue of whether barricades on residential roads should be allowed has been simmering for some time. By taking no action, the authorities seem to be encouraging the problem. These barricades are illegal by law, and the residents who put up these barriers are cognizant of this. But these residents […]

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Tales from a Councillor: <em>Residents, developers and mechanics</em>

Tales from a Councillor: Residents, developers and mechanics

PART of my work as a Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) councillor involves mediating disputes between resident groups and various parties. From experience, things are not always what they appear to be. There are no morals to these stories, save those that readers interpret for themselves. (Lamp by Dan Edwards; yin-yang by hisks / sxc.hu) […]

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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 residents file for leave to appeal

PUTRAJAYA, 31 July 2009: The Kampung Buah Pala residents in Penang have filed for leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of their application to set aside the writ of vacant possession and the bailiff’s notice.  The residents’ lawyer, Darshan Singh Khaira, when contacted said the application was filed […]

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