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THE High Court ruling last Thursday that the Sepang Municipal Council has no power to remove Automated Enforcement System (AES) cameras as they were located on federal roads has opened up a litany of legal issues that will slowly but surely work their way up to the highest court in the land.
IT was breaking news of global proportions. When Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation on Monday, citing age and declining health as reasons, he made a decision that though legally permissible, has never been done since Gregory XII left office under different circumstances almost six centuries ago.
SHOCKING. The wall that shouldnt have been, says our headline. And from what has been revealed so far by the mayor of Kuala Lumpur, and also through the expert opinion of a geologist and a land development specialist, we can surmise that the collapse of the retaining wall at Bukit Setiawangsa was an accident waiting to happen.
IT is now past “doomsday” and the world is still very much as it was: promising, troubling, imperfect, bountiful, vulnerable and nonetheless intact.
WHEN will we ever learn? More importantly, why isnt anything done? Over the past several months, this newspaper has been raising the alarm on the uncontrolled land clearing in Cameron Highlands. Our latest reports the last two days show how frighteningly massive the problem is.