Tap into development opportunities amidst Nusantara’s development for Sarawak’s construction companies

KUCHING (Jan 23): Construction companies in Sarawak have been encouraged by Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah to tap into infrastructure development opportunities in East Kalimantan with the advent of Indonesia’s new capital, Nusantara, reported by Borneo Post Online Sarawak is in a good position to tap into the opportunity as Sarawak is located just next to Kalimantan, said the Minister of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts of Sarawak during a press conference on the launch of the Largest Sarawak Themed Mural Painting at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching on Friday (Jan 21).

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Invoke Section 18A of the HDA to prosecute delinquent housing developers

Do we honestly need new laws to purportedly “offer more protection” for house buyers when the existing ones are adequate? Do we lack laws or the will to enforce them?  Would amending the Housing Development (Control &Licensing) Act, 1966 (Act 118) and their related Regulations honestly solve the problem of abandoned housing project? There is nothing wrong with the current laws.

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Property Chat: If I were the Housing Minister (Part 2)

Last week, I presented the National House Buyers Association (HBA)’s: ‘tick where applicable” checklist to our newly minted Minister of Housing & Local Government, YB Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican in my article published on Dec 11, 2021 entitled: ‘If I were the Housing Minister” I have since received positive feedback from my fellow volunteers, friends of HBA, industry players, stakeholders, civil servants, politicians from both sides of the divide and housing developers (of the decent and responsible variety).

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Berjaya Land brewing excitement in Bukit Jalil

With the easing of restrictions and the increasing vaccination rates, people are emerging from months of isolation enforced during the Covid-19 pandemic peak periods and are eager to reconnect with things they have missed out on.

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