Daily Archives: June 14, 2011

BUKIT OUG RESIDENTS TO RALLY AGAINST DBKL OVER HILLSLOPE PROJECTS

The residents of Bukit OUG Condominium have tabled a motion to demonstrate against Kuala Lumpur Cit Hall (DBKL) on Monday over a series of slope-clearing works which they say pose a safety threat to their hill-top homes.

They claim that the property companies concerned have commenced on condominium projects at the foothill of their homes, and are cutting away the slope to create a 90-degree-steep wall. Read the rest of this entry

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Orang Asli reps: ‘Lain-lain’ race an insult

While the attempt by Subang Jaya assemblyperson Hannah Yeoh to register her daughter’s race as ‘Anak Malaysia’ has sparked a debate, there is another group that has even more reason to voice discontent with the national registration system.

The 150,000 indigenous people in Peninsular Malaysia, or Orang Asli, are categorised as ‘lain-lain’ (others) in all official documents and forms, a term deemed as an insult to the first peoples of the country. Read the rest of this entry

居民担心高密度发展隐患 隆斜坡发展安全须详研

 

(吉隆坡13日讯)吉隆坡市长丹斯里阿末弗亚承诺,吉隆坡市政厅将查明武吉华联公寓毗邻屋业发展计划是否拥有发展准证,并要求大马公共工程研究院(IKRAM)研查当地斜坡发展的安全与交通规划。

他说,市政厅将确保发展地段将与邻近古腰河保持7公尺距离,作为河流保留地,以免影响河流结构。 Read the rest of this entry