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Bandar Malaysia Stake Buy To Generate Returns To People Of Johor

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

JOHOR BAHARU, Jan 3 — The move by the state government to acquire a stake in Bandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd is expected to generate profits that will be used towards enhancing the well-being of the rakyat. Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said entering the shares acquisition tender as a bidder and subsequently […]

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Shortage Of Care Homes In UK Create Opportunities For Investors

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

UK is facing a growing shortage of elderly care homes creating significant opportunity for investment and development. Knight Frank’s latest UK Healthcare Report states, the UK’s population of over 65’s is forecast to grow by 10% over the next five years; however the number of new care home registrations is significantly decreasing. Research shows there […]

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1MDB Rationalisation Plan Completed, Says Arul Kanda

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) president and group executive director Arul Kanda Kandasamy said today‎ the debt-laden firm has achieved its target of completing its rationalisation plan within six months. The final step of the plan was completed with the execution of the sales and purchase agreement for 1MDB’s 60% stake i‎n Bandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd […]

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Development Plan Is For Adjoining Land, Ashram Unaffected, Say Trustees

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

KUALA LUMPUR (Dce 31): Our intention have never to demolish or build over the Vivekananda Ashram, but to develop the adjoining land, says trustee R Sri Skanda Rajah. He said the trustees were also not asking the government not to gazette the building as a heritage site, only the land. “We are not suing the […]

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Penang Gerakan: Investigate Rising Cost of Undersea Tunnel

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) should probe the ballooning cost of the proposed undersea tunnel and the related road projects under the Penang Transportation Master Plan (PTMP), according to Gerakan state liaison committee member H’ng Khoon Leng. In a report by The Star, he said the MACC should look into the RM305 million cost of […]

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For The Love Of Green

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

IN continuation of our “green” theme, we feature, this week, two more developers offering properties that offer a “greener” environment. While some question the characteristics of a “green developer”, we put aside all precepts and judgments as to what constitutes the makings of a “green developer”, instead we highlight developments that offer lots of greens […]

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No Choice But To Reclaim Land To Fund Transport Plans In Penang, Says Guan Eng

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

GEORGE TOWN (Dec 30): Over the past seven years, the DAP-led Penang government has had to endure criticism from various quarters over many of the changes introduced in the state. Among them are the proposed undersea tunnel and highway projects and more recently, the proposal to reclaim more than 1,200ha fortwo man-made islands off the […]

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Call To Green

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

WITH the current hazy climate conditions the country is faced with, many feel that perhaps this is a wake up call for the people and those governing, to start acting on intentions and declarations to go green. There is no time left to wait! If you just skim through dailies and look at what is […]

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Only Six Affordable Houses Built In Kulai

By Kim Wong / 6 years ago

KULAI: Kulai Municipal Council (MPK) only managed to complete six units of affordable houses this year due to land conversion issues with the developer. Its president, Abdul Rahman Salleh, however, said that 2,700 units is expected to be completed next year. Some 3,692 people have applied for affordable homes in Kulai which cost below RM200,000 […]

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