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Land Grab Malaysian-Style

October 5, 2012

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This is not a new issue, in fact it is 21 years old. It all began when the Barisan Nasional government, with its overwhelming majority in Parliament, passed by 99 to 25 votes the 1991 Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, or Act A804.  The rephrasing of sections of the Land Acquisition Act 1960 basically gave incontestable […]

10 Big Questions To Ask About Pengerang

September 20, 2012

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On May 13 2011, PM Najib announced that Petronas will invest RM60bil in a major integrated refinery and petrochemical complex in Pengerang, Johor. The Refinery and Petrochemicals Integrated Development (RAPID) project by Petronas, as it is known, is expected to be commissioned by the end of 2016, as part of the national oil company’s efforts […]