syarikat minat majukan Seri Iskandar 01/06/1994
EMPAT syarikat yang disenarai di Bursa Saham Kuala Lumpur (BSKL) berminat
memajukan Bandar Baru Seri Iskandar, Perak Tengah yang terbengkalai sejak
15 tahun lalu. Menteri Besar Perak, Tan Sri Ramli Ngah Talib, berkata
syarikat terbabit sudahpun mengemukakan permohonan untuk membangunkan
kawasan seluas 1,214 hektar di bandar itu.
PAM chief: Engage certified
KUALA LUMPUR, Fri. - Persatuan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) president Esa Mohamed
today advised developers to engage professionally qualified consultants
approved by the Board of Architects and the Board of Engineers to
undertake design and consultancy work. He told the New Straits Times it
appeared that strict measures to ensure "completeness" of the Highland
Towers were not adhered to.
revive several abandoned projects
SEVERAL viable major development projects abandoned in Perak due to
recession in the 1980s will be relaunched, Menteri Besar Tan Sri Ramli
Ngah Talib said in Ipoh yesterday. Among the projects are the Greentown
new township which includes development of shopping complexes and hotels.
The multi-million-ringgit project was abandoned when the developer, Pan
Global Sdn Bhd, ran into financial difficulties.
Strata titles delay: Builders blamed
KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. - The Land and Mines Department has been absolved
from blame for the delay in processing applications of strata titles, Minister
of Land and Co-operatives Development Osu Sukam said today. This is because
despite measures being taken, many developers have failed to provide adequate
information to expedite processing.
One-stop agency to expedite process
A ONE-STOP agency to expedite the issuance of strata titles to common
property owners such as flats, apartments and high-rise buildings is in the
pipeline. Land and Cooperative Development Minister Osu Sukam said a pilot project
on the one-stop agency has been tried by the Penang State Land and Mines office
since July last year.
on hillslope high-rise projects lifted
KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. - The Cabinet today lifted the temporary ban on the construction
of high-rise buildings in hilly areas and on examining land which came into
force following the Highland Towers apartment collapse in Hulu Klang in Dec
11 last year which killed 48 people. It was also agreed that the six-volume
report on the tragedy by the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council inquiry team be made
available to the public by next week at a yet-to-be-disclosed price.
Pembeli terpaksa bayar
faedah 23/06/1994 BH
KUANTAN, Rabu - Hampir 60 pembeli rumah di Taman Bukit Pelindung Satu,
dekat sini, yang membuat pinjaman perumahan kerajaan, kesal dengan
Bahagian Pinjaman Perumahan Perbendaharaan Malaysia kerana gagal
menjelaskan bayaran kepada pemaju mengikut jadual. Kegagalan itu
menyebabkan pembeli rumah terbabit terpaksa membayar kadar faedah kepada
pemaju antara RM150 dan RM500 seorang. Pembeli berkenaan terpaksa
menjelaskan dalam tempoh 14 hari bagi mengelak daripada tertunggak.
Ministry blacklists 23 housing developers
IPOH, Thurs. - The Housing and Local Government Ministry has blacklisted 23
housing developers for various offences including not having a licence, cheating
buyers and not completing projects on time without valid reasons. Its Minister,
Datuk Dr Ting Chew Peh, said seven were in Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur,
four in Johor, three each in Negri Sembilan, Perak and Penang, two in Terengganu
and one in Malacca.
Ting: Preliminary works ruling effective immediately
PETALING JAYA, Sat. - Developers must, with immediate effect, complete
several preliminary works on their project sites to ensure safety and minimise
environmental damage before they are allowed to begin construction. This ruling
applies to all housing projects from condominiums to low- cost houses regardless
of whether the projects are new or ongoing
Ministry gets feedback on strata title issuance
THE Ministry of Land and Cooperative Development is getting feedback
from developers and various professional bodies involving engineers, architects
and surveyors, to speed-up the process of strata title issuance. Minister Osu
Sukam said, a consultative body has been set up to look into ways of resolving
the late issuance of strata title.
Ministry works on strata titles processing method
KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. - The Land and Co-operative Development Ministry is working
out a formula to allow for the processing of strata titles within six months
after the Certificate of Fitness have been issued, newly- appointed minister,
Osu Sukam, said today. He said the Land and Mines Department would process the
strata titles applications earlier if financial institutions, which issue loans
to developers to undertake the housing projects, were allowed to hold the titles.