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Top 8 Just-Walk Developments in Malaysia in 2017
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By NUR IHSAN FADHLINA ihsan@mystar.com.my The “just-walk” concept is one of the most popular trends currently practised by developers, which is embodied in the Transit Oriented Development (TOD). The focus on “Work, Live and Learn” on one location has seen the residential, commercial and office elements merged into one element. While the concept may seem…

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StarPropertyTV (video): Building homes, not houses
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IWajib Group was born in 2008 with a mission to build eco-friendly homes for families. Despite being a relatively new player in this industry, their commitment and passion for creating a valuable environment for the community have made them a force to be reckoned with. This week, StarPropertyTV spoke to IWajib Group director Datuk Chew…

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Sibu’s budget hotels looking at new ways to remain competitive
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In their efforts to stay afloat in the present economic environment, budget hotels here have revised their business strategy. The hotel operators are now offering special promotions for monthly bookings at affordable rates. Sarawak Central Region Hotel Association deputy chairman Lau Nai Meng said with the low room occupancy rate of below 40%, budget hotel…

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Call to end maintenance dispute at Sri Jinjang Apartments
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by having two separate bodies to manage common areas at sri jinjang apartments has created a slew of problems. The apartments made up of blocks A, B and C were originally run by a single joint management body (JMB) but were split in two after strata titles were issued in June last year. The blocks…

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Renovation to wrap up after 20 years
Bentan (in blue) showing the guests his uncompleted house that has been under renovation for over 20 years in Kampung Terang, Balik Pulau.  

BY INTAN AMALINA MOHD ALI BUS driver Bentan Din, 48, and his family have been living in a partially completed home for more than two decades. Try as he might, the father of eight could never earn enough to care for his family and finish building their house in Balik Pulau, Penang, at the same…

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Klang Valley folk say festive buys elsewhere just as good as in city centre
Getting ready: A wide variety of clothes and goods at Kenanga Wholesale City draw shoppers who are doing their last-minute shopping for Hari Raya Aidilfitri. — ONG SOON HIN/The Star  

by Shalini Ravindran, Yvonne T. Nathan, and Kathleen Michael IGNORING the siren’s call of bustling open-air bazaars or the bright lights of mega malls, some savvy shoppers are venturing to alternative shopping venues when it comes to their Hari Raya garb. Competing with the likes of bazaars at Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) or neighbouring…

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A village in transition
Chen (fourth from left) and other villagers with New Village development officer Chen Woei Jye (second from right) at the village‘s landmark  

BY FOONG PEK YEE THE little Hakka delicacy called cai ban is more than a food. There are countless heartwarming stories behind this dumpling. Chen Kin Sin, 62, said one of his elderly relatives bought properties for her children by making cai ban. “It is all about very hard work, perseverance and frugality,” he told…

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Grand Saga and Grand Sepadu announce 10% discount on toll charges in conjunction with Hari Raya
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KUALA LUMPUR: In conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration, Taliworks Corporation Bhd through its subsidiary, Grand Saga Sdn Bhd, the concessionaire for the Cheras-Kajang Highway and its joint venture company, Grand Sepadu (NK) Sdn Bhd, the concessionaire for the New North Klang Straits Bypass Expressway, today announce a 10% discount on toll charges. According…

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1,150 chess enthusiasts took part in chess tournaments by SkyWorld.
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Kuala Lumpur: City developer, SkyWorld Development Group (“SkyWorld”) had hosted two weekend events, of friendly chess tournaments in its aim to connect the community and cultivate healthier activities for children. More than 1,000 grade-schoolers registered and pulled out their chess boards for a tournament co-organised by SkyWorld and Mega Chess Academy. SkyWorld, chief operating officer,…

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6 Good reasons to invest in property
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Property is always a market that’s trending, it has its highs and lows, but no one ever stops investing in it. Read up on these reasons on why you should consider property investment. Follow us on Wechat or Facebook for the latest updates. Download StarProperty.my e-Mag(bit.ly/StarProperty_Emag) for more articles. Want to contribute articles to StarProperty.my?…

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