“In 2022, the state government will require a deposit (land premium) of only 100% which means at par with the rates and valuations that have been given by the (Valuation and Property Services Department) and also the Selangor Land Rate so that the burden can be reduced on these investors.
“Currently, the ceiling price of affordable housing is set at RM300,000 and it needs to be reviewed as many people are affected and have slipped from the M40 group to the B40 group due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said when winding up the debate on the Supply Bill 2022 at the committee level for the ministry in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday (Dec 6).
In a statement today, SIRIM said the appointment of Sirim STS as the secretariat for the rail industry standards was recently made by Technology Depository Agency Bhd (TDA), an agency under the Minister of Finance (Incorporated).
Targeted vaccination softens Covid-19 impact on construction industry after estimated RM42 billion hit
The Construction Industry Development Board's (CIDB) chief executive Datuk Ahmad Asri Abdul Hamid said a proactive approach has been taken by the Ministry of Works (MoW) through the CIDB to increase vaccination rates among construction workers.
The construction of the second phase of the megaproject had previously been approved by the federal government under Barisan Nasional (BN), but was cancelled when the federal government changed hands after the 2018 general election.
Its minister, Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican said among the medium-term buffer initiatives taken when he took the portfolio was to provide the Malaysian Family Housing Initiative Programme or IKRAM House.
In a Facebook post on Thursday, PR1MA's new chairman Datuk Dr Fathul Bari Mat Jahya said it was among the mandates of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, who had asked him to study the issues and problems involving PR1MA housing projects.
In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, SNC said the first phase of development entails agriculture development, while the second phase will be for a mixed development of residential, commercial and/or industrial buildings.
Malaysia on Monday (Nov 29) recorded the lowest number of Covid-19 cases at 4,087 within a period of three weeks up to noon on Monday.
The first VTL flight from Singapore ferrying 240 passengers on board Singapore Airlines SQ108 landed at KLIA at 9.25am and was greeted with a water cannon salute.