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Questions on the Selangor water crisis

Questions on the Selangor water crisis

THE Pakatan Rakyat-led Selangor government continues to battle it out with Syabas and the federal government for control over water resources. What are the key questions that need to be asked about the water issue in Selangor? Refsa maps it out for us.

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Solving Selangor’s water woes

Solving Selangor’s water woes

Selangor, apparently, is facing a water crisis. But is that really so? Gan Pei Ling examines the intricacies and politics behind Selangor’s water woes. She also wonders why Syabas is calling on the Selangor government to expedite a multi-billion interstate water project when it can’t fully distribute all treated water and the state is still losing 32% in non-revenue water.

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Syabas concession agreements: Why so secret?

Syabas concession agreements: Why so secret?

THE federal government has prevailed yet again in keeping secrets from the Malaysian public. On 25 Feb 2011, the Court of Appeal overturned a High Court decision compelling the disclosure of an audit report and a 2004 water concession agreement. How are the audit report and the agreement significant? And why did the Court of […]

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Who caused Selangor’s water woes?

Who caused Selangor’s water woes?

Who really caused Selangor to be in a deadlock with private water concessionaires over restructuring the water industry and ensuring that water tariffs would not be frequently raised?

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Tales from a Councillor: <em>Taps</em>

Tales from a Councillor: Taps

THIS instalment of Ampersand is on my experiences dealing with issues unrelated to my work as a councillor, but which get directed to me anyway. As always, there are no morals behind these stories, save the ones readers chose to interpret for themselves. Bath and taxes The call for maghrib prayers was still resounding when […]

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Progress in Selangor’s water negotiations

Progress in Selangor’s water negotiations

PETALING JAYA, 1 July 2009: Konsortium Abass Sdn Bhd (Abass)’s acceptance of the Selangor government’s offer to buy its water-related assets for RM946 million is a sign of progress in the state’s efforts to restructure its water services industry. “The state government would like to thank Abass for its decision which has taken the state […]

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