TANJUNG MALIM (March 20): The improvement of the Perak State Housing Policy (DPNP) 2019 which comes into effect on April 1, will allow developers to apply for the release of Bumiputera quota if the property cannot be sold within six months, compared to two years earlier.
ALOR SETAR (March 15): The Kedah government has received at least seven proposals from private sector companies which are interested in building a new highway linking roads from Perak to Kulim.
IPOH (March 8): A number of environmental NGOs are prepared to work closely with the Perak state government to replant trees as part of the conservation efforts in an area near Bukit Kledang, where the forest land had been illegally cleared.
KOTA BHARU (March 4): A highway linking Kedah and Perak without passing through Penang could have a big impact on the socio-economy of rural residents, especially in Baling district, said Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Mahathir.
BAGAN DATUK (Feb 22): Five interchanges along the West Coast Expressway are expected to be opened to users by Aidilfitri, which falls on June 4 and 5.
IPOH (Feb 20): Six people were killed when a fire broke out in an entertainment centre in Ipoh, the Perak Fire & Rescue Department said.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): TSH Resources Bhd said a fire broke out at a factory owned by its wholly-owned subsidiary Ekowood International Bhd in Kawasan Perindustrian Gopeng, Perak yesterday.
TAIPING (Feb 14): The Perak Islamic Economy Development Corporation will be developing idle pieces of land owned by the State Islamic Religious and Malay Custom Council (Maipk) with projects for affordable housing based on the Islamic concept.
IPOH (Feb 14): The Perak State government will allow housing developers to apply for properties under the Bumiputera quota to be released to other buyers if the properties are not sold by the Perak Housing and Property Board (LPHP) within six months.
IPOH (Feb 12): Kampar member of parliament Thomas Su Keong Siong has lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in Perak on the approval for a permit given to a company for a 400ha forest plantation development project in two locations in the state.