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Archive for November, 2017

Kok: Highrise projects not in line with KL City Plan 2020

PETALING JAYA: The cabinet has been urged to freeze approvals for all Rumah Wilayah Persekutuan (Rumawip) projects and other buildings not undertaken in accordance with the draft of the KL City Plan 2020. Seputeh DAP MP Teresa Kok said the cabinet’s recent directive to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to freeze luxury condominiums and shopping […]

Cabinet is Urged To Direct DBKL To Freeze the Approval of All RumaWip and Buildings Which Are Not Built According to The KL City Plan 2020 And Not Only Freezing Approval for Luxury Condominiums and Shopping Complex in Kuala Lumpur

I welcome the cabinet’s directive to DBKL to freeze approvals for four types of developments following a study by Bank Negara effective November 1 this year. However, the freeze of development on the luxury condominiums and shopping complex doesn’t address the grave concern and unhappiness of the KL city folks on the way DBKL and […]

Zahid: Pakatan needs to resolve DAP, PPBM problems before registration

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) needs to resolve issues with the DAP and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) before it can be approved as a formal coalition, Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. The deputy prime minister said among the issues that the Opposition coalition needs to address includes […]

Stop sending students to study Islam in Middle East, says Muslim scholar

THE habit of sending students to learn about Islam in the Middle East should be stopped due to the political climate there, said a Muslim scholar. “We need to differentiate between culture and Islam. This doesn’t mean cultures, including Arab culture, are bad… (but) what is happening these days is highly political,” said Professor Dr Jasser […]

MPs slam Bung for nudity remark when defending women in hijab

PETALING JAYA: Umno MP Bung Moktar Radin’s defence of hotel employees’ right to wear headscarves would have carried more weight if it wasn’t accompanied by a sexist remark, female opposition MPs said.


Brunei’s Prince Abdul Mateen – 10th son of the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah – has Hollywood movie star looks and an Instagram following (705,000 and counting) larger than his country’s population. The Crown Prince of Johor, (a state in southern Malaysian) Tunku (Prince) Ismail Sultan Ibrahim – an avid polo-player who heads Malaysia’s Football Association – […]

High-rise living the future, says FT Minister

KUALA Lumpur residents can expect more skyscrapers for their future homes rather than bungalows and terraced houses. “Let us be logical here, the city is growing and land is getting more and more scarce,” said Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

Universal Children’s Day 20 November

Today is Universal Children’s Day ….let’s think of what are the values and environment we can leave for the children, the next generation. 🤗 United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare.

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