Nobody in MBPJ seems to want to take responsibility for illegally converting a field in Kelana Jaya from recreational to commercial use. Former councillor KW Mak points to more evidence of how unaccountable and untrustworthy the council has become.
Consequences of MBPJ ignoring its own rulesAmpersand by KW Mak
What happens when MBPJ ignores its own rules on development in Petaling Jaya? It’s no use ignoring the problems, says former councillor KW Mak, as eventually everyone will end up having to pay.
Proposed redevelopment in PJBy KW Mak
PETALING Jaya ratepayers should take note that the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) has received an application from the Selangor Economic Development Corporation (PKNS) to redevelop its property in Section 52. The proposed site redevelopment will involve demolishing the existing building to construct: • one office block of 27 storeys; • three office/institution blocks between […]
Hasan Ali — PR member?By Ding Jo-Ann
On Selcat “Our aim is to restore confidence among the public and there is a need for an independent committee to probe into the misused state allocations. But there is an oversight in the formation of Selcat, as it is simply not seen as independent, all because the seven panel members are politicians.” Selangor PAS […]
Othman Omar appointed PKNS GM
SHAH ALAM, 23 Dec 2008: The guessing game on who would be appointed the general manager of the Selangor Economic Development Corporation (PKNS) was answered today when corporate figure Othman Omar was selected to helm it effective 1 Feb next year. Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim, when making the announcement on his […]
Prejudice in religious fineryBy Aloysious Mowe
IN his Life of Samuel Johnson, James Boswell writes that he once told Johnson, “I had been that morning at a meeting of the people called Quakers, where I had heard a woman preach.” To which Johnson replied, “Sir, a woman’s preaching is like a dog’s walking on his hind legs. It is not done […]
Malay supremacy concept enriches only some: Anwar
IPOH, 3 Nov 2008: The “ketuanan Melayu” or Malay supremacy concept as advocated by certain groups benefits and enriches only a small group of Malays, Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said. “I believe that the Malays and bumiputeras should not be sidelined,” he said. “We should do all we can to […]