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From a source, I hear that the following compensation was offered to the villagers at tonight's meeting:Two-storey cluster houses: upstairs - 600 square feet; downstairs - 600 sq feet; outside porch, etc - 200 sq feet.The developer would allocate...
Thousands of delegates, most of them apparently from India, have converged in Penang for a large but low-profile direct selling convention at the Spice conference centre in Penang.The main organiser of the convention is QNet, a direct selling or...
The Selangor government's decision to approve an additional RM391 million budget allocation to Mentri Besar Inc (MBI) to take over the debts owed by Talam Corp Bhd to three state agencies has stirred controversy.Basically, under the move, MBI will...
Are you surprised by the floods in the East Coast and Sarawak? Don't be. Apart from climate change resulting in almost double the rainfall in December in the East Coast, the extent of deforestation is breathtaking in its sheer...
Now ain't that something! This will go nicely with our fifth place ranking in the list of countries with the most illicit financial flows (Malaysia chalked up total flows of US$419bn in the period 2004-2013!) and our fame from...
While Penang's squash queen Nicol David has put Malaysia on the map in sports, another Penangite is carving a name for himself in real estate deals in New York. Only problem is the media coverage has not drenched his...
More than a dozen years ago, Penang property prices were climbing and speculators were diving into the property market.Then the unthinkable happened, and the property sector slumped during the Asian financial crisis. The country/state suffered from a...
Another massive land reclamation project has received approval in principle from the Penang state government. This time it is Eastern and Oriental (E&O) Bhd's plan to reclaim an additional 740 acres in Tanjong Tokong under Phase 2 of the...
Even as Asean goes about forming the Asean Community in 2015, a major regional controversy is brewing in the Mekong Delta, where a Malaysian firm Mega First Corporation Bhd plans to build a 256MW dam.[googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m25!1m8!1m3!1d7806242.792431344!2d105.313198!3d17.187618!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!4m14!1i0!3e6!4m5!1s0x3128a6c7420d0173%3A0x7a3a73a18748e18a!2sXayaburi+Dam!3m2!1d19.254016999999997!2d101.813667!4m5!1s0x31130ff0c26e905d%3A0x60650fedcf8f235a!2sDon+Sahong+Dam!3m2!1d13.943852999999999!2d105.956283!5e0!3m2!1sen!2smy!4v1418460504950&w=600&h=450]The Don Sahong...
... for those whose previous monthly electricity bills ranged from RM120-RM200. The percentage increase will be more than 17 per cent for those whose monthly bills were higher than RM200 under the old tariff structure.That's because, while the domestic...

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