Is the Menara Warisan Merdeka project playing by the rules? Just how many other development projects are not playing by the rules either? Perhaps this is why local councils and developers seem reluctant to hold genuine public consultation with residents and stakeholders.
Batu Caves condo cancelled: Who suffers?Ampersand by KW Mak
PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak promised to scrap the controversial Dolomite Park Avenue condominiums near Batu Caves if BN takes over Selangor at the next elections. Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim just announced that the Selangor government will cancel the project. But can such promises be kept? What will the ramifications be for the condominium’s buyers?
Batu Caves condo: What they’re not telling youAmpersand by KW Mak
A lot of accusations and allegations have been made in the recent case of a condominium development near Batu Caves. Who is telling the truth: BN or PR? And what else aren’t they telling us?
Hindraf 14 fined RM750 each
SHAH ALAM, 26 March 2009: The 14 people who on 24 March pleaded guilty to participating in an unlawful assembly organised by the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) in Batu Caves on 25 Nov 2007, were fined RM750 each. Judge Hasbi Hasan said that if they failed to pay the fine, they would go to […]
Hindraf, one year onBy Zedeck Siew
THE Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) is arguably one of the most influential forces in Malaysia today. The non-governmental-organisation coalition brought the issue of Hindu temple demolition national attention, intensified outcry against laws of detention without trial, and was one of the deciding factors in the 12th general election. Its most famous slogan, Makkal Sakthi, […]