12
Mar
2015
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Green drive fizzles out for some developers

by Gan Pei Ling / 12 December 2014 © Focus Malaysia It’s increasingly common for developers to market their commercial or residential properties as “green” by stating their green building certification rating on advertisements. But what do these ratings mean to potential buyers? And what happens when developers fail to deliver on property with “green” elements...
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29
Oct
2013
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Lynas: An unsolved conundrum

by Gan Pei Ling / 29 July 2013 © The Nut Graph IT’S been more than two years since The New York Times first broke the story on the construction of the Lynas rare earth refinery in Malaysia. Groups like Himpunan Hijau and Save Malaysia Stop Lynas have since organised several rallies and even taken the government and company to court....
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24
Sep
2013
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Who cares about green lungs?

by Gan Pei Ling / 24 June 2013 © The Nut Graph A fight to defend one of the last remaining green lungs in Istanbul sparked nationwide protests in Turkey recently. Despite that, the Turkish government has yet to reconsider its plan to turn Gezi Park into a shopping centre. The same story occurs in...
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