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Oasis International School opens in Klang Valley
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PETALING JAYA: Oasis International School recently celebrated their official launch with a Public Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held at the school campus. The school offers a new option for U.S education in the Klang Valley. Oasis is part of the Oasis International Schools Network, which is headquartered in the United States and has 19 schools stretching…

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Vivahomes recognises integrity as a hallmark of an agent’s excellence
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my PETALING JAYA: The Vivahomes Integrity Award has returned to recognise real estate agents that practise ethical values in their business transactions, done in collaboration with StarProperty. The award was hosted at Menara Star recently where winners are chosen based on their presentation which is centred around the theme “integrity” followed by…

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Speciality shopping centres in Malaysia
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Contributed by Henry Butcher Retail managing director Tan Hai Hsin During the period of retail oversupply, we often heard from developers who proposed the idea of specialised retail centres to differentiate themselves from other common, ordinary, boring or cut and paste shopping centres in Malaysia. But what is a speciality shopping centre? A specialised or speciality…

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Set-up shop among Johor’s bountiful commercial developments
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my From energy efficient to environmentally sustainable buildings, commercial developments are designed to utilise a mixture of space, customer experience and conveniences. These projects epitomise the new retail concept with a plethora of amenities located within walking distance from nearby neighbourhoods. Here are a few commercial developments in Johor to consider if…

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Small homes; when less is more
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my Space has always been an important determinant in the search for an ideal house. However, any incremental in this aspect will directly affect the price of the property, and house buyers should not pay more than is necessary for their needs. As much as space offers comfort, there are other negative…

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Maxis extends home fibre network to Gamuda Land’s twentyfive.7
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(from left) Gamuda Land executive director Datuk Haji Abdul Sahak Bin Safi, chief executive officer Ngan Chee Meng, Maxis chief executive officer Robert Nason and head of enterprise Paul McManus.   KOTA KEMUNING: Maxis and Gamuda Land recently signed a service agreement for the provision and deployment of network infrastructure and services to one of…

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Reach for the stars with Johor’s prominent high-rise developments
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For the big dreamers, there is no view more pleasing than one that is uninhibited by buildings, mountains or trees as far as the eye can see. Towering above the landscape, are high-rise developments which offer unparalleled scenery, and much more. From the experience of luxurious facilities in the sky to holistic security measures, high-rise…

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Edutainment with Kidzania Go! at The ERA sales gallery
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By Viktor Chong viktorchong@thestar.com.my PETALING JAYA: JKG Land Bhd with the collaboration of Kidzania is offering families a weekend of edutainment where children are allowed to role-play different professions in a fun-filled setting. The event will be held on Sundays from Nov 4 to Nov 11, 10.00am to 5pm at The Era sales gallery. The activities…

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Environology and Property 04: a changing home environment
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Contributed by Stephen Chin A home is always in a state of flux. It never stays the same. Babies are born into the family. They grow up. Some move out for further studies, work or to start a new family. As the profile of the occupants in a house changes with time, it is essential…

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Noisy construction riles up residents
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A NOISY neighbouring construction site is causing havoc to the residents in Bandar Sungai Long, Kajang. Retiree Wong Nak Tick, 65, realised this inconvenience after moving into his brand new three-storey bungalow in Taman Taming Indah 2. “I have made a police report and written to Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) about this,” said Wong, who…

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