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It is becoming increasingly difficult for the fisherfolk of Tanjung Tokong to go out fishing, thanks to the 760-acre land reclamation and property development project off Tanjung Tokong and the 130-acre reclamation project along Gurney Drive for another property development project and an eight-lane highway, with Gurney Wharf thrown in.

Shuttered shoplots - The property market is slowing down

Excellent piece by MBPP councillor Lim Mah Hui:

The proposal by the Urban Well-being, Housing and Local Government Minister, Noh Omar, to permit developers to be money lenders is fraught with risks.


Another tourist attraction? A panoramic view of KL from a height while walking precariously on the maintenance platform alongside elevated LRT tracks.

Two incidents in the space of a few days have shaken public confidence in the KL elevated LRT system.


While much attention has focused on BUCG’s removal from Consortium Zenith BUCG Sdn Bhd, perhaps it is time to take another look at how another state-owned firm from China, China Railway Construction Corporation Ltd (CRCC), ended up as the main contractor for Zenith in the tunnel, highways and property development project.


Interesting to see the Penang state government asking BUCG of China to take responsibility for an accident in KL last month or withdraw from the Penang tunnel, three highways and property development projects.

A crane operated by the firm fell and crushed a woman to death in the incident in KL. The Penang state government has since consented to the removal of BUCG from the project.