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Tanjung Ratna to develop RM500 mln luxury condominium in Kota Laksamana

MELAKA, Feb 2 (Bernama) — Tanjung Ratna Sdn Bhd targets to fully complete its luxury condominium project, Admiral Residences worth some RM500 million in Kota Laksamana here, within three years after the start of construction at the end of this month.

Chief executive officer Datuk Julian Lau said the project, to be developed over two phases, comprised four blocks offering 1,440 units priced as low as RM296,000 a unit for the Bumiputera quota and RM328,000 for non-Bumiputera buyers.

He said the first phase consisted of two blocks, A and B with 720 units, and to date, Block A had been sold out while Block B had achieved 50 per cent sales.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

Tanjung Ratna to develop RM500 mln luxury condominium in Kota Laksamana

MELAKA, Feb 2 (Bernama) — Tanjung Ratna Sdn Bhd targets to fully complete its luxury condominium project, Admiral Residences worth some RM500 million in Kota Laksamana here, within three years after the start of construction at the end of this month.

Chief executive officer Datuk Julian Lau said the project, to be developed over two phases, comprised four blocks offering 1,440 units priced as low as RM296,000 a unit for the Bumiputera quota and RM328,000 for non-Bumiputera buyers.

He said the first phase consisted of two blocks, A and B with 720 units, and to date, Block A had been sold out while Block B had achieved 50 per cent sales.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

MMEA confirms Labuan ferry follows safety procedure

LABUAN, Feb 2 (Bernama) — The Labuan chapter of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) today confirmed that the number of passengers and vehicles that boarded the Labuan-Menumbok ferry on Feb 1 that went viral on various social media platforms today was below the ferry’s capacity.

Its enforcement chief, Captain Maritime Che Adnan Md Isa, said an operation had been conducted on all ferries to check on their compliance with the safety procedure.

The agency also made a spot check on the operation office of the ferry concerned and the manifest confirmed the recorded number of passengers was 290, and 209 for vehicles including motorcycles.

The picture of the allegedly overloaded Menumbok-bound ferry taken at 6 am (Feb 1) went viral only minutes after the ferry disembarked at the Menumbok jetty.

Bernama Labuan correspondent was the first to receive the picture from a friend before it went viral and raised concerns among the Labuan folks.

It then became a hot topic of discussions in the Labuan’s largest WhatsApp group of ‘Kongsi2 Info Labuan’ and was shared widely by other WhatsApp groups across the country due to their concerns on whether the ferry had followed the safety procedures.

This also triggered Labuan Marine Department and MMEA to conduct checks on all sea transports including the speedboats.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

MMEA confirms Labuan ferry follows safety procedure

LABUAN, Feb 2 (Bernama) — The Labuan chapter of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) today confirmed that the number of passengers and vehicles that boarded the Labuan-Menumbok ferry on Feb 1 that went viral on various social media platforms today was below the ferry’s capacity.

Its enforcement chief, Captain Maritime Che Adnan Md Isa, said an operation had been conducted on all ferries to check on their compliance with the safety procedure.

The agency also made a spot check on the operation office of the ferry concerned and the manifest confirmed the recorded number of passengers was 290, and 209 for vehicles including motorcycles.

The picture of the allegedly overloaded Menumbok-bound ferry taken at 6 am (Feb 1) went viral only minutes after the ferry disembarked at the Menumbok jetty.

Bernama Labuan correspondent was the first to receive the picture from a friend before it went viral and raised concerns among the Labuan folks.

It then became a hot topic of discussions in the Labuan’s largest WhatsApp group of ‘Kongsi2 Info Labuan’ and was shared widely by other WhatsApp groups across the country due to their concerns on whether the ferry had followed the safety procedures.

This also triggered Labuan Marine Department and MMEA to conduct checks on all sea transports including the speedboats.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

JDT kick off M-League campaign with a bang, retain Charity Shield

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 (Bernama) — Super League defending champions, Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) kicked off their Malaysian League campaign with a bang when they defeated the 2018 Malaysia Cup champions, Perak 1-0, in the Super League cum Charity Shield’s match at the Tan Sri Hassan Yunos Stadium in Larkin, tonight.

The victory also saw JDT defending the Charity Shield and collected their first three points in the Super League championships.

Their import player from Argentina, Gonzalo Cabrera, emerged as the hero for the Southern Tigers after scoring the sole goal in the 40th minute.

Kedah also collected three points after defeating PKNP FC 2-0 at the Manjung Municipal Council Stadium, in Perak. Their goals were netted by their Singaporean import Muhammad Shakir Hamzah (66th minute) and Argentinian Jonathan Jesus Bauman (86th minute).

Melaka also gained three points after a slim 2-1 win over debutant Petaling Jaya City FC (PJ City FC) at the Hang Jebat Stadium, Melaka.

Melaka took the 2-0 lead after their Kosovan player Liridon Krasniqi scored an open goal in the 36th before Brazilian Anselmo Arruda da Silva netted another goal for the team in the 44th minute.

R. Barathkumar managed to reduce the goal deficit for the visitors in the 58th minute.

In the Premier League, Selangor United sprang a surprise by defeating Kelantan 1-0 in the opening-day match at the Selayang Municipal Council Stadium, thanks to the great move by their import player from Uzbekistan, Nikita Olegovich Pavlenko, in the 23rd minute.

Kelantan were demoted to the Premier League this season after failing to be in the top-10 of the Super League last year.

Negeri Sembilan also collected three points after beating Sarawak 2-1 at Tunku Abdul Rahman Stadium in Paroi.

The Rusa Squad’s goals were contributed by Muhammad Ferris Danial Mat Nasir(9th minute) and Jose Almir Barros Neto (51st minute), while Sarawak’s complimentary goal was netted by Pedro Henrique Dias de Amorim (55th minute).

Meanwhile, Penang failed to take advantage of playing on home turf, losing 2-3 to Terengganu FC II (TFC II).

The Panthers’ two goals were scored by Sebastian Maurice Thuriere (35 th minute) and Julian Bottaro (70th minute), while Mohammad Ramzi Sufian, Bruno Suzuki and Serhii Andrieiev scored for the TFC II in the 23rd, 46th and 79th minutes, respectively.

Sabah suffered the same fate after losing 1-2 to Johor Darul Ta’zim II (JDT II) at the Likas Stadium in Kota Kinabalu.

Sabah’s Serbian player Luka Milunovic opened the scoring in the 13th minute before JDT II caught up in the second half and scored two goals through Mohammed Ghaddar (62nd minute) and Md Rozaimi Abd Rahman (83rd minute).

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

Bangladeshi worker crushed to death by bulldozer

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 (Bernama) — A Bangladeshi machinery maintenance worker died when a bulldozer he was repairing fell on him at a recycling area at Jalan Emas Chan Sow Lin here today,

The victim, identified as Md Sharif, 32, died at the scene, due to serious bodily injuries when crushed by the machine, Pudu Fire and Rescue Station Operations commander Mohd Zain Abdullah said.

He said the station was alerted on the incident at 7.10 pm.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)

Technical Meeting Discusses Outstanding Housing Issues

KUCHING: Minister of Local Government and Housing Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian chaired a technical meeting between his ministry, Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) Sarawak, State Planning Authority (SPA) and local councils at Wisma Bapa here on Jan 28.

For the benefit of Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developer Association (Sheda) members, discussion included outstanding issues on Housing Development Regulation (HDR), Housing Development Account (HDA), Urban Stormwater Management Guidelines (SUStoM), assessment rate and application of utility meters.

Following this first technical meeting with MLGH, Sheda was encouraged by Dr Sim’s affirmation and commitment on outstanding issues such as booking fees implementation, bridging finance and lab sessions to be held for discussion on the mechanism of HDA issues, implementation of SUStoM and to simplify and improve the processes and procedures for the application of utility meters.

Sheda looks forward to lab sessions and will continue to liaise and engage the various departments to ensure that its current and outstanding issues are addressed accordingly.

Source: Sarawak Government