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new town

In keeping with the expression “all things old are new again,”modern residential development is focusing on a small-town atmosphere called the new town concept.It includes sidewalks and community parks plus offices,retail,places of worship,and schools within the project itself and usually within walking distance of residential areas.It may even include some home-above-retail or home-above-office concepts and satellite offices for government services such as license renewal.

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The increased supply demanded by Glasgow, Edinburgh and a host of planned villages, was somehow met.
He emphasised that the promised award was also made to residents of planned villages and Felda settlers in the state, following controversy over its issuance that purported to divide opinion between the state PH component members and Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
The ouster plot purportedly revolve disagreements between Perak PH excos with their MB over the coalition's election pledge to award freehold titles to FELCRA settlers, as well as residents of new villages and planned villages.
He also rejected attempts to paint the issue as racial in nature, saying that issuing the titles would benefit those in planned villages that are 80 per cent Malay.
Controversy has broken out over Perak PH's election pledge to award freehold titles to Felda settlers as well as residents of new villages and planned villages.
He added that most would have been given to planned villages, with around 112,000 freehold titles and half of which would have gone to Malay residents.