Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 25 March 2019

Changing address on MyKad needs supporting documents from May 2 Applications to change any details on the identity card (MyKad) should be attached with supporting documents such as utility bill or assessment letter effective May 2, says Deputy Home Minister

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 22 March 2019

Malaysia plunges from 35 to 80 in World Happiness Index Malaysia is ranked the 80th happiest nation in the 2019 World Happiness Report, a massive drop of 45 places compared with 2018 when it was ranked 35th. This latest report

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 21 March 2019

Developers can apply for Bumi-quota release six months after property not sold The improvement of the Perak State Housing Policy (DPNP) 2019 which comes into effect on April 1, will allow developers to apply for the release of the Bumiputera

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 20 March 2019

Park, bungalows proposed for Highland Towers land redevelopment The land currently occupied by Highland Towers — which have stood vacant for 26 years after the tragedy that claimed 48 lives — will be redeveloped into a recreational park with 50

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 19 March 2019

‘Make more babies’ call does not make sense’ A lawmaker has taken issue with a property consulting firm’s suggestion that a higher population growth is needed to resolve the property overhang in the country. Last month, Rahim & Co International

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 18 March 2019

Full adoption of IBS for govt affordable home projects by 2024 The Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) wants all affordable housing projects under KPKT to be built using the Industrialised Building System (IBS) by 2024, said minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 15 March 2019

2,775 people affected by Pasir Gudang chemical pollution The number of those affected by toxic fumes from the chemical pollution of Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang has jumped to 2,775. Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 13 March 2019

Govt may extend housing loan tenure The property glut shows no signs of abating and the government is considering raising the maximum tenure of housing loan to 40 years to reduce the overhang. Industry sources said extending the tenure of

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 12 March 2019

Zuraida: Stern action against illegal renting out, selling of PPR units The Housing and Local Government Ministry has warned that stern action would soon be taken against illegal renting out or selling of Public Housing Project (PPR) units to others

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 11 March 2019

Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes, killing 157 An Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet bound for Nairobi crashed minutes after take-off on Sunday, killing all 157 people on board and raising questions about the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX 8, a new