Malaysia needs clean-up growth

City Talk | 19 Jul 2016

Every nation should have good support in the form of mountains. For Kuala Lumpur, it would be Gunung Tahan, the tallest mountain in Peninsular Malaysia, which reaches all the way from the border of Thailand.

Malaysia has an abundance of natural resources and the country should be as successful as Hong Kong and Singapore.

Both Singapore and Hong Kong are similar in that they have a water element.

They are both surrounded by water, unlike Kuala Lumpur.

You can have the tallest buildings in the world but it would not matter if we don't have water.

Thus, the government should build the largest water fountain to the southwest of Kuala Lumpur.

It need not be the world's largest, but it should perhaps be the biggest in Asia or Malaysia.

The Klang River flows through Kuala Lumpur and Selangor in Malaysia and eventually into the Straits of Malacca.

It is about 120 kilometers long and drains a basin of about 1,288 square kilometers. The river has 11 major tributaries.

Because the river flows through the Klang Valley, which is a heavily populated area of more than four million people, it is polluted.

Heavy development has narrowed certain stretches to the point it resembles a large storm drain in some places.

This contributes to flash floods in Kuala Lumpur, especially after heavy rain.

The Gombak River, a tributary of Klang River, flows through Selangor and Kuala Lumpur. It is where the two rivers meet that Kuala Lumpur was founded and the city derives its name from the fact.

For Malaysia to prosper and grow, its mountains and waters should be clean.

In previous columns I mentioned that in Period Nine (2024-2043) the southern part of the world will prosper. Malaysia is part of that area.

But before that Malaysia needs to be cleaned - and be seen to be cleaned as well.

Kerby Kuek has published 15 books on feng shui, inner alchemy, Taoism and metaphysics. He can be contacted at

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