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Estate residents seek Mukhriz’s help over land dispute with developer

They have camped out in front of the menteri besar's office in Alor Setar seeking his intervention after authorities cut water supply.

In Rantau, non-Malay residents speak fondly of ex-MB

Many describe Mohamad Hasan as down-to-earth, while others remember his assistance to residents.

Selangor to push for law to protect estate workers

State exco V Ganabatirau says he'll meet the human resources minister to propose a bill for Parliament.

After 18-year struggle, 24 Bangi Estate families happy to move into...

The families, who were helped by PSM in their battle with the developer, will move into their two-room apartment units next month.

Author blames racism for marginalisation of Indians

There's an undue emphasis on racial differences in Malaysia, says Jeyaraj Rajarao.

Tussle over type of housing for Bukit Kiara longhouse settlers

Younger settlers are trying to persuade their elders and the developer to build townhouses so that they can remain on landed properties and not have to move into high-rise apartments.

36-year wait is long enough, say TTDI longhouse residents

Taman Tun Dr Ismail longhouse residents hope new government will put in more effort into delivering their affordable housing units swiftly.

Gatco settlers to head to Federal Court over auctioned land

A leave to appeal application and a stay order on the Court of Appeal ruling will be made soon to preserve the status quo, says lawyer representing the former settlers.

MIB to address former estate workers’ resettlement issues

Director-general of Sedic says residents of Taman Permata flats were relocated there after their estates were acquired by the administration of Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

24 estate workers offered homes after 18-year wait

They will get their new apartments in three years and will get a rent allowance of RM620 monthly until their completion.

Estate worker killed over meal being ‘not tasty’

His colleague complained that the meal was also unhygienic before attacking him with a stick and parang.

DAP urges Sime Darby to preserve colonial-era Hindu temple

P Ramasamy says the century-old temple was part of the labourers' struggle against British policies in the 1940s and 1950s.

Ladang Subang estate workers to finally get new homes

Former Kota Damansara assemblyman says more than a decade of effort and estate workers standing their ground pays off with developers offering to build new homes.

‘Do they even know we exist?’

While TTDI residents oppose the high-rise apartment project that may affect their recreational park, longhouse dwellers have waited for homes for 34 years.