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Heritage June 8, 2016

HERITAGE BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar It is a structure hard to be missed – a building with remarkable architecture and a bronze statue of a dhoti-clad man. The Vivekananda Ashrama, located in Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur is an institution started by the Jaffna Tamil immigrants from Sri Lanka... Read more
Left to pick up the pieces
  THE CURSE OF ERRANT CONTRACTORS BY Prisca Teh Leonard Lin (not his real name) was exultant when he secured a double-storey terrace in Sri Petaling. It was ideal because it gave him easy access to his workplace and was located near his parents and his wife’s business. Though... Read more
Building management board a bad idea?
  BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar The Board of Building Managers (BBM), which was proposed by the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT), may not be in the best interest of all industry stakeholders, says former director-general of the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH), Datuk Mani... Read more