Kepong incinerator under review, KPKT mulls alternatives

PUTRAJAYA (Aug 17): Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin stressed that Kepong’s waste-to-energy (WTE) plant, which includes an incinerator, is still under review and the ministry will continue to look for other alternatives.

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M'sia 1Q18 median house price is RM280k

PETALING JAYA (Aug 17): The median house price in the country in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18) stood at RM280,000, according to the National Property Information Centre’s (Napic) The Residential Prices Quarterly Update report for the period.

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Target of 1mil PR1MA homes off by 983,318

KUALA LUMPUR (August 16): Deputy Housing and Local Government Minister Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad told Dewan Rakyat yesterday that only 16,682 units of 1Malaysia People’s Housing Programme (PR1MA) homes have been completed out of the targeted one million by 2020.

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Will the SST will bring down property prices? Experts weigh in

PETALING JAYA (Aug 14): The Sales and Services Tax (SST) which will take effect next month will not be applied to building materials – namely bricks, cement and sand – and construction services, a move that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said will hopefully address property affordability issues hindering home ownership in Malaysia.

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