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Tag: land

Danish MPs ridicule idea of Trump buying Greenland

The notion of purchasing Greenland has been laughed off by some White House advisers as a joke, but also taken seriously by others.

Thai king exempted from tax on some land properties

The Thai king has been listed as the world's richest monarch, with Business Insider estimating his personal wealth at more than US$30 billion in 2018.

Make it official, offer land to Chemor farmers, urges PSM

PSM says the farmers whose land has been given to the Perak football team have not been consulted but party welcomes offer to give them alternative plots of land.

Perak govt offers evicted Chemor farmers alternative land

It says the farmers can rent land at a new location in Tanah Hitam, Chemor.

DBKL didn’t want to sell land to developer, says ex-officer at...

Kamariah Ibrahim says City Hall wanted to build a staff hostel on two plots of land in Bandar Tun Razak.

Land transactions worth RM13 bil reported in Sabah last year

Land and Survey Department says it came to realise the huge amount involved only through the implementation of an online system last year.

Ku Nan gave cash advances to Umno, High Court told

Witness tells corruption trial that the former minister provided cash advances for the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar by-elections.

Govt plans to merge Felda settlers’ land into big estates, says...

He also wants settlers not to depend only on oil palm or rubber but to diversify crops.

Ku Nan asked me to let developer postpone payment for land...

Amin Nordin Abd Aziz says Aset Kayamas had sent two letters to the former FT minister asking to postpone 10% payment from the land sale for three months.

Give us land to build homes, housing minister tells Sarawak

Minister hopes state will give green light to proceed with affordable housing projects in several identified areas.

Another heir of 1800s Penang tycoon had claimed mosque land, court...

Penang Islamic Religious Council lawyer brings up the previous claim in case involving three great-grandchildren of Shaikh Eusoff who want the council to return 15 acres of land in accordance with the will of the late tycoon.

Dr M not convinced over RTS, says Putrajaya unsure if it...

The prime minister says the rail link will not resolve congestion problems between Malaysia and Singapore.

Taman Rimba Kiara: 3 things Khalid Samad should consider

Before presenting a proposal to the Cabinet, the FT minister should question the validity of the land alienation, the joint venture contract and the contract appointing the developer concerned.

2 suspects under probe over Batu Caves temple land deal freed...

A source said the two, together with the temple chairman who was freed yesterday, can be recalled for further statements if required.

Time to help the first Malaysians

With the Cameron Highlands by-election showing the importance of the Orang Asli as voters, it is only right for the government to implement effective programmes to uplift the community, including granting them land rights.

Singapore’s new ‘ground breaking’ city

Train lines, retail outlets, pedestrian walkways and even a five-lane highway and air-conditioning cooling pipes are already underground in Singapore.

Penang council issues stop work order to federal dept over mangrove...

The Land and Mines Department, the landowner and a private company, have also been told to restore the ground to its earlier state.

Vincent Tan suggests buyout of Seafield temple land

Tycoon proposes crowdsourcing to raise RM15 million to buy temple land from developer.

Court grants devotees order to stop relocation of Seafield temple for...

The 10 devotees of Sri Maha Mariamman Temple filed the suit earlier this month to set aside a 2014 consent judgement entered by temple administrators and developer, One City.

Murders of indigenous people fighting for forests hit record high

A report finds traditional communities play a key role in managing forests and reducing climate change but, under growing pressure from incursions, murders of forest and land defenders hit a record 185 known cases in 2017, up from 83 in 2013.

Philippines rights groups begin investigating killings of farmers

The killings are the latest in the country that is the deadliest in Asia for land and environmental activists, according to UK-based advocacy group Global Witness.

Guan Eng clears up Najib’s ‘confusion’ over land sales

The finance minister also brushes off the former prime minister's attempt to claim credit for reducing Penang's debt.

Face me in court, Deepak tells Najib

Businessman hopes ex-prime minister and wife will not resort to instructing their lawyers to strike out his civil suits against them.

Deepak sues Najib, Rosmah for RM656 mil over land deal

Businessman Deepak Jaikishan claims he and his company suffered losses after the couple used their power and influence to edge him out.