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GENERAL NEWS REPORTS
(1998)
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250 projek pembangunan di Kelantan terbengkalai  02/02/1998 BH
KOTA BHARU, Ahad - Sebanyak 250 projek pembangunan, termasuk projek perumahan di Kelantan tergendala, kerana tidak mendapat bekalan air sejak projek bekalan air di negeri ini diswastakan dua tahun lalu. Timbalan Menteri Besar, Abdul Halim Abdul Rahman, berkata masalah itu jika dibiarkan, akan menjejaskan pertumbuhan industri pembinaan di negeri ini.

Ruling on sale of low-cost units to curb speculation 03/02/1998  NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. - The Government, determined to curb speculation, has made a ruling that owners of new low-cost houses can sell them only to the National Housing Corporation for a small profit. Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Azmi Khalid said this would deter those who buy low-cost houses for speculation.

Developer urged to hand over land 06/02/1998 NST-LTIMES
SIME UEP Berhad, the developer of the Subang Jaya and USJ housing estates, has been urged to hand over a parcel of land earmarked for a wet market- cum-hawker centre at USJ 10 in the Taipan Triangle to the Subang Jaya Municipal Council. Councillor Yap Yun Fatt said the developer had not handed over the 0.8ha plot although the council had written to the company last year.

Maintenance fee charged a rip-off 11/02/1998 MM By Pauline Almeida; Hasnita Shaari
TING of Kuala Lumpur wants the developer of Regina Court in Bandar Baru Ampang to explain what the maintenance fee covers. He says the developer, Melembung and Perumahan Sdn Bhd, handed over vacant possession of his unit last April and subsequently in September, a notice was sent informing him to pay RM40 monthly in maintenance fee.

Residents can seek legal action 13/02/1998 MM-BWK
THE Bangsar Baru Residents' Association will support its members who wish to take the long-standing problem related to their leaking underground home sewage lines to court, in an effort to solve the matter once and for all. Its president, Vijayan Somasundram, said the association was prepared to back any action group formed by the affected residents in their legal suit, if both parties responsible for repairing the cracked sewage lines, namely City Hall and Indah Water, failed to find a compromise among themselves

Cheque ready soon 13/02/1998 MM By Pauline Almeida; Dennis Chua; Hasnita Shaari
SITI of Ampang is fed up with a developer who has failed to refund a deposit of RM3,573.60 for a booking she cancelled seven months ago. "I booked an apartment in Taman Samudra Phase 3B in early 1997 and had to pay the deposit. But I couldn't get a loan," she says.

25-year wait for land finally over 14/02/1998 NST-LTIMES By Rosnazura Idrus
KAMPUNG Pasir Tambahan squatters' 25-year wait to have land to call their own finally bore fruit when they were presented with offer letters for land titles yesterday. All 110 of the squatters received the letters from the Hulu Kelang State Assemblyman Datuk Fuad Hassan, who is also the Selangor Local Council, Urbanisation and Squatter Committee chairman, at Pusat Bandar Taman Melawati.

Forest Hill lot buyers still in the dark after five years 15/02/1998 NSUNT
KUALA LUMPUR, Sat. - Five years have passed since the much publicised launch of the Forest Hill Country Resort, yet purchasers of orchard lots in the resort have yet to gain possession of their land. Having paid up to RM34,500 or half the purchase price, some purchasers claim they have been left in the dark about the progress of the ill-fated project, which made headlines in 1993 for various breaches of environmental laws.

Project to begin in three months 15/02/1998 NSUNT
KUALA LUMPUR, Sat.- Forest Hill Country Resort project manager Olympia Land Berhad has assured purchasers of lots in the project not to worry as work on a revised version of the project is likely to begin within the next three months. Olympia also said it will refund the full amount of money paid by purchasers who decide that they are no longer willing to wait for the finished products.

Developer fails to turn up for meeting again 16/02/1998 MM By Jasni Rahim
OFFICIALS of Metroplex Berhad have twice stood up residents of three apartment blocks in Taman Lembah Maju near Cheras. Residents have been wanting to meet the developer since they moved in about a year ago.

Developers finally thinking of the tenants? 17/02/1998 BT By Norma Cohen
WHO are the customers of a property company. Are they the lenders who finance development? Or perhaps the institutional investors who will eventually buy a completed and fully let building? Or are the customers the occupiers, those who have to pay the rent and operate their businesses within the building? For far too long, developers in Europe and the US have been preoccupied with the re-sale value of assets, ignoring the potential for earnings growth through clever management.

MPPJ to review condo rental value 17/02/1998 MM By Rosma Omar
RESIDENTS of Cameron Tower, Gasing Heights, stand to pay less in assessment if their appeal to the Petaling Jaya Municipal Council (MPPJ) is entertained. The local authority agreed to study the current annual rental value for the three-room condominium units during a dialogue with residents at the MPPJ headquarters in Jalan Yong Shook Lin yesterday.

Strata titles: Errant developers to face action 18/02/1998 NST
Seremban, Tues - The State Government has directed the Land and Mines Department to initiate court action against developers who continue to ignore repeated reminders to apply for strata titles of completed multi-storey buildings. Menteri Besar Tan Sri Mohamad Isa Abdul Samad said today the State was disappointed with the attitude of the developers for ignoring its earlier reminders. Speaking after chairing the State Land and Mines Action Committee meeting at Wisma Negeri, he said most of the developers were responsible for projects in Port Dickson and here. "The department has to date initiated court action against four developers and the cases are pending," he said.

Developer's defamation suit against residents struck off 19/02/1998 NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. - A developer, who had filed a combined breach of an agreement and a defamation action against two residents, had the defamation action struck out by the High Court today. Judge Datuk R.K. Nathan struck out Faber Union Sdn Bhd's claim for defamation against Yong Ah Nga and Cheah Wai Lan as the developer had failed to comply with the Rules of the High Court.

Faber Union fails in bid to compel land sale 20/02/1998 NST
KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. - An action by developer Faber Union Sdn Bhd to compel Telekom Malaysia Bhd to purchase part of its land as agreed was dismissed by the High Court today as the purchase would contravene the National Land Code. Judge Datuk R.K. Nathan said Telekom was correct in not buying the land, although it had made an offer and stopped short of signing a sale and purchase agreement as the NLC prohibited part of the land to be transferred.

Empat tahun tunggu rumah 21/02/1998 HM By Ahmad Naim Tahir
BATU PAHAT: Pembeli sebuah taman perumahan di Peserai, dekat sini, mengeluh kerana terpaksa menunggu lama, malah ada sudah meninggal dunia sebelum sempat berpindah kerana rumah berkenaan masih belum siap sejak 1994 sehingga kini. Projek pembinaan itu terus terbengkalai walaupun pembeli sudah membuat pembayaran pendahuluan empat tahun lalu, dan kini terpaksa menanggung beban membayar faedah bulanan kepada institusi kewangan yang mengeluarkan pinjaman.

Abandoned Taman Bistari low-cost project to be revived 24/02/1998 NST
TAIPING, Mon. - The 247 low-cost housebuyers, who were forced to wait for 10 years for their low-cost houses to be completed, can now look forward to a better future. Buyers of the abandoned Taman Bistari low-cost houses in Kamunting here were yesterday told that their houses would be redeveloped by a new developer, and that they would be able to move in as soon as the project was completed.

Happier folk in Teratai Mewah 25/02/1998 MM
RESIDENTS of Taman Teratai Mewah in Setapak are a lot happier than they have been the past few years. During a meeting that lasted almost six hours recently, the building managers, Olympia Property Services Sdn Bhd, assured the residents they will immediately begin trouble-shooting the problems they have been plagued with.

Houseowners in Solok Gurney Satu receive compensation 26/02/1998 NST
PENANG, Wed. - Eight houseowners in Solok Gurney Satu were today paid a total of RM91,584.21 as compensation for damage caused to their homes by piling work in an adjacent development project. The compensation, ranging from RM3,600 to RM32,850 per owner, was paid by piling company Bescorp Piling Sdn Bhd after an agreement on the amount by both sides.

 

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