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The TTDI story: Spotlight on how public park land became site for condo project

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 — Residents at Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) are questioning how almost half of a public park was quietly taken away to be turned into a private plot of land for nine condominium blocks.

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 […]

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.

Cabinet orders DBKL to halt approvals for four types of developments

PETALING JAYA (Nov 18): The Cabinet has directed Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) to freeze approvals for four types of developments following a study by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) that raised the alarm on a glut in these buildings.

KL mayor leaves condo challenge to courts; protest banners go missing

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 — Tan Sri Mohd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz said he will let the courts decide the future of The Address, a new high-density residential development in Taman Desa being protested by existing residents. This comes after 11 residents there filed a lawsuit against the Kuala Lumpur mayor to stop the new condominium project.

Signature drive aimed at registering residents’ objections against overdevelopment

Residents of Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur, are putting words to action as they embarked on a petition to address issues of overdevelopment in the area.

Taman Desa residents want balanced development

IT IS the last straw for residents of Taman Desa in Kuala Lumpur as they work to address the issue of overdevelopment in their neighbourhood.

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