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MyPJ Joins GIAT to push public participation and Local Government Elections

Listen to voice of PJ’s community

  • 2nd March 2018 I write on behalf of MyPJ, to rebut the letter to the editor, by CG Tiong published in StarMetro on Feb 22 with the title “TOD and high-density living key to sustainable living”.

Petaling Jaya folk in the dark over TOD guidelines – Metro News | The …

  • Feb 6, 2018 – PETALING Jaya residents want the guidelines for transit-oriented developments (TOD) to be displayed to the public. MyPJ, a coalition of 200 residents groups, is objecting to the high plot ratios allowed for TOD. They want the city council and the state to be transparent and forthcoming over the guidelines.

Taking TOD out of context – Metro News | The Star Online

  • Feb 19, 2018 – MyPJ, a coalition of 200 residents groups, objects to the high plot ratios for TOD in Petaling Jaya. The group formed a petition called #TolakPjTOD last week, in which public signatures are being collected to object to high-rise developments in the city which have been approved by MBPJ usingTOD as an …

 Make TOD Guidelines Public, Say Petaling Jaya Residents | Market …

  • Feb 8, 2018 – With the rise of transit oriented developments (TOD), Petaling Jaya residents called on the state and the city council to be more transparent and forthcoming by making the guidelines for such developments available for public viewing. MyPJ representative Esham Salam said residents have a right to know …

MBPJ misusing development policy, claims Petaling Jaya residents …

  • Feb 7, 2018 – PETALING JAYA: The Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) has been accused of misusing its transit-oriented development (TOD) policy by allowing rampant development in areas surrounding public transport hubs in the city. The claim was made by a group of concerned residents calling themselves MyPJ, …

Residents’ group wants MBPJ to consult … – Malay Mail Online.

  • Feb 7, 2018 – As an example, MyPJ taskforce leader Esham Salam said the council’s transit-oriented development (TOD) policy is being misused. “We have launched the #TolakPjTOD campaign, in response to the lack of transparency in implementing TOD,” he said at a press conference today. TOD is an urban planning …

Community group MyPJ says MBPJ becoming less transparent in …

  • Sep 21, 2017 – PETALING JAYA: MyPJ, a Petaling Jaya-based community group, is urging the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) to further engage the cityfolk in its budget preparation process by actively gathering input from them


14-September 2016 MyPJ Expectations of MBPJ Budget 2017 (Free Malaysia Today)



7-September 2016 – MyPJ comments on the dilapidated condition of Astaka Field (in response to Star article dated 6-September 2016)

9-July 2016 – MyPJ uniting for transparency 


MyPj Stakeholders Meeting #7

Stakeholder Meeting#1 – 18th June 2016

Press Conference #1 – 30 June 2016


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Making Petaling Jaya a model city

14 July 2015

IT CANNOT be denied that a cloud of pessimism has descended upon the nation and the general public is experiencing hardship with the increased cost of living, the valuable time wasted on congested roads, and increasing intolerance resulting in mob violence in a shopping complex in Kuala Lumpur.

Towards a people-centric city council

23 June 2015

BUKIT Gasing assemblyman Rajiv Rishyakaran recently organised the Budget 2016 Preparation Dialogue in PJ Live Arts centre, which attracted about 40 participants