I am sure many agree with the statement above although the truth is some housing developers are worse than drug pushers. In the case of the Ulu Ampang residents who met today to defend the Ampang Hills, they are faced with an uphill battle as the local council and the developer are said to be bent on going ahead with a hillslope housing project.
This will prove to be a stiff test for the new Selangor Government. State Exco Elizabeth Wong, who blogs, met up with the residents and told them that the new government will look into the matter properly.
How properly, blogger Rusdi Mustapha did not ask. But he wrote: "It takes only a handful of corrupt people to destroy nice surrounding." View his pictures and read his posting Trail of destruction, yet developers and local government refuse to spare Ampang Hills.
Another blogger, Tony Yew, is impressed with the presence of two Members of Parliament at the gathering. One MP vows that she would "stand at the top of the hill" to stop the project from harming the hills. I am impressed too. Read his posting here.