Archive for July 2007

Ambitious RM177-billion Northern Corridor growth blueprint is aimed at lifting region to world-class status, while offering hope to the rural poor.

PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi yesterday launched the ambitious RM177 billion Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) development plan aimed at transforming the mainly agricultural north into a logistics, food-processing and tourism powerhouse by 2025. The plan, covering Penang, Perak, Kedah and Perlis, aims to create 500,000 jobs by 2012, rising to one million…

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Unit to keep an eye on the hills in Putrajaya

Putrajaya Corporation has set up a special team to monitor hilly areas in Putrajaya to ensure that they are safe and prevent the recurrence of landslides. Its president Tan Sri Samsudin Osman said the team would be assisted by the Slope Division of the Public Works Department in conducting continuous surveillance of the hilly areas.…

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Taman Putra Impiana puchong location map

Click the map for largest view Road LinkTo Dengkil Sepang, To Putrajaya/ Cyberjaya, To Old Klang Road, To Subang Jaya/ Shah Alam,From Damansara/ Petaling Jaya RoadJalan Puchong Lama, LDP, Federal Highway Puchong AreaTaman Mas Sepang, Taman Putra Prima, Taman Meranti Jaya, Taman Tasik Prima, Bandar Bukit Puchong, Taman Puchong Utama, Puchong Perdana, Bandar Puteri Shoping…

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Police released Parti Keadilan Rakyat webmaster released

  KUALA LUMPUR: Police released Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) webmaster and blogger Nathaniel Tan, 27, at 5.15pm on Tuesday, four days after he was remanded for investigations under the Official Secrets Act (OSA). Tan, who is secretary to Foundation for the Future president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, is believed to be in possession of documents…

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Free ride: No charge for garbage disposal in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no new charges for garbage collection — at least for the time being. The government and local authorities will share the cost which has traditionally been settled by the latter using assessment rates. But things will change a little under the Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Bill 2007 with…

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