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Special offer for original purchasers 03/04/1995  MM
THE developer of a revived condominium project in Jalan Klang Lama is offering its original buyers a unit at special prices. The gesture by Maxrise (M) Sdn Bhd to purchasers of the abandoned Greenwood Condominium was welcomed by the latter last Saturday

Living without elevators and in fear of cracks 04/04/1995 MM
THOUGH the flooded basement of Menara Kemboja was almost cleared, residents are still without the 15-storey apartment's twin elevators and fearful of cracks in the building. The recent wet spell had caused the basement car park of the police quarters in Jalan AU15/56 to be flooded.

Developer fined for omission in adverts 05/04/1995 NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Tues. - A housing developer was fined a total of RM6,000 by a magistrate's court here on six counts of contravening the provisions pertaining to advertisements as specified in the Housing Developers (Control and Licensing) Regulations 1989. MWE Properties Sdn Bhd was fined RM1,000 on each charge of having failed to state in its newspaper advertisements the number of units in its Wisma Indah project offered for sale.

Crash! 06/04/1995 MM
THE concrete beam that held up the front porch of two link houses in Taman Sri Kelana, Kelana Jaya, collapsed yesterday morning - raising fears over the quality of construction. The owner of one of the two houses, businessman Lim Mong Teom, 43, said he is worried whether other parts of the house are also shoddily built.

Maple keeping quiet 07/04/1995 MM
MAPLE RESOURCES SDN BHD, the developer of the SS7 Kelana Jaya housing estate where a porch beam of one of the houses suddenly collapsed, has been keeping silent over the incident. House owner Lim Mong Teom and his family were rudely awakened on Wednesday morning by a loud crash to find the concrete porch beam resting on their Proton Saga which was parked under the porch.

Worry over strata titles 13/04/1995 MM
THE owners of four-storey apartments in Kampung Lapan, Malacca, are worried about not getting strata titles for their units as its developer wound up in 1992. Many have almost repaid their loans but have yet to see the titles

Desilting work blamed for collapse 15/04/1995 NST-CITYX
DESILTING of a monsoon drain by the Hulu Langat District Council, compounded by heavy rain, is believed to be behind the collapse of the retaining walls of two houses in Taman Cuepacs, Cheras, on Thursday. The worst affected was the house belonging to Caroline Dasan which has been left teetering on the edge of the collapsed portion beside the drain.

Down the drain - literally! 17/04/1995 MM
THE Hulu Langat District Council and Taman Cuepacs (Phase 1) Residents Association have been taken to task over the collapse of a monsoon drain retaining wall affecting two houses. The incident, which occured about 6.15pm on Thursday during a downpour, confirmed residents' worst fears over the weakened wall as it partially collapsed in 1991 and 1993.

Builder refutes claim 17/04/1995 MM
JC&MC Sdn Bhd, the original developer of a revived condominium project in Jalan Klang Lama, has dismissed claims by buyers that they were kept in the dark over how the project had changed hands. A JC&MC representative came to The Malay Mail recently with copies of letters as proof that the company had corresponded with 71 purchasers through their respective lawyers since December.

District council to pay for repairs 18/04/1995 NST-CITYX
HELP is on the way for the owners of two houses in Taman Cuepacs which have been affected by the collapse of an adjacent retaining wall. The Hulu Langat district council has allocated RM100,000 from its emergency fund for immediate repair work.

Condo buyers want proof of letters 19/04/1995 MM
THE Greenpark Heights action committee chairman, Hans Peter Ham, claimed he never received a letter informing him of the project having changed hands. Being one of the buyers of the previously abandoned project originally developed by JC&MC Sdn Bhd, he said the company representative's claims of having sent letters to 71 purchasers through their lawyers on the matter were untrue.

Indera Mahkota house buyers sue developer 21/04/1995 NST
KUANTAN, Thurs. - A total of 134 house buyers in the Indera Mahkota housing estate near here filed individual suits against the developer, the Pahang State Development Corporation, in the magistrate's court here seeking damages together totalling RM763,341 for defective workmanship.

RM30mil spent to subsidise low-cost housing 23/04/1995 NSUNT
BESUT, Sat. - The State Government has spent more than RM30 million to subsidise the construction of low-cost houses to ensure that the prices of such units are maintained at RM25,000 each. Menteri Besar Tan Sri Wan Mokhtar Ahmad said without subsidisation, the cost of each low-cost house would be between RM5,000 and RM10,000 more and would not be within the reach of those in the lower-income bracket.

Condo developer under probe after complaints 25/04/1995  NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. - The Housing and Local Government Ministry is investigating a Johor Baru-based developer for allegedly offering a letter to purchase its condominium units to the public when it did not have a housing developer's licence and an advertising and sales permit. So far, Southcon Development Sdn Bhd had collected deposits ranging from RM12,000 to RM25,000 from about 80 buyers.

Flats residents pin hopes on Ti 29/04/1995 NST
KUANTAN, Fri. - Indera Mahkota flats residents who are having sleepless nights for fear they might be buried alive due to major structural defects and cracks in their units have put their hopes on their newly-elected representative. Indera Mahkota State Assemblyman, lawyer Ti Lian Ker, has pledged to solve their problem.


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