Why Khalid Samad is right about closing nightspots on time

If you haven't read or heard, Federal Territory Minister Khalid Samad has been pushing for nightspots to close according to their licensed closing hours in Kuala Lumpur. This was earlier met by brickbats by certain activists and even the industry. But honestly, if you bought a license that allows you to operate only up to … Continue reading Why Khalid Samad is right about closing nightspots on time

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Can a congestion charge stop congestion in KL?

There was an announcement today that the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) is already preparing to implement a congestion charge - or as they call it - "road pricing", once the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line 1 from Kajang to Sg Buloh comes online. The MRT project is due to be online by end of … Continue reading Can a congestion charge stop congestion in KL?

Kuala Lumpur versus the homeless

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) is now being accused of displacing homeless people by driving and dropping them off at random locations.   The allegation comes from Lalitha Abdullah of SEED, through a Facebook post detailing events which happened on May 22.  "After having the opportunity to watch a fundraising concert by Seed, our homeless … Continue reading Kuala Lumpur versus the homeless