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Ampang Jaya is safer now
 

By STEVEN DANIEL stevend@thestar.com.my | May 7, 2012 Ampang Jaya is safer now Meet and greet: DCP Tun Hisan shaking hands with the public at the walkabout programme in Ampang Point. VARIOUS police initiatives have seen the crime index in the Ampang Jaya district drop a total of 26% in the first four months of…

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Watching your every move
 

By Reports by YUEN MEIKENG, AUSTIN CAMOENS, FLORENCE A. SAMY and IZRA ABD RAHMAN | May 7, 2012 Watching your every move KUALA LUMPUR: The next time someone offers you tissue paper from a box, beware. The box might just be a camera recording your every move. Spy cameras now come in all shapes and…

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Ownership campaign extended
 

May 7, 2012 Ownership campaign extended Property sector remains robust: Wahab (left) being briefed by property development head Zulkifli Tahmali on one of the projects featured in the Sime Darby Property Lifestyle Collection. SHORTLY after its campaign ended on April 30, Sime Darby Property Berhad decided to extend its Property Lifestyle Collection campaign, due to…

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Heavy downpour causes flash floods, massive traffic jams in Klang Valley
 

May 7, 2012 Heavy downpour causes flash floods, massive traffic jams in Klang Valley PETALING JAYA: Heavy rain overnight caused flash floods in some areas of the Klang Valley, while Monday morning traffic slowed to a crawl along certain roads. Motorists tweeted that there was a massive jam on the DUKE highway, from Gombak heading…

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Crest Builder JV to develop MRB’s RM1.4bil project in KL
 

By TEE LIN SAY linsay@thestar.com.my | May 7, 2012 Crest Builder JV to develop MRB’s RM1.4bil project in KL PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) has awarded the RM1.4bil development on 2.2ha in Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur to Crest Builder Holdings Bhd and its 49% joint-venture (JV) partner Detik Utuh Sdn Bhd, sources said….

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Challenging young architects
 

May 7, 2012 Challenging young architects Young architects practising in Malaysia will have the chance to win the inaugural LYSAGHT® Malaysia Young Architect Award which aims to develop architectural talent in the country. Organised by BlueScope Lysaght Sdn Bhd, a manufacturer and supplier of steel products for the building industry, the competition is aimed at…

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Temporary patch-up jobs not up to the mark
 

May 7, 2012 Temporary patch-up jobs not up to the mark Repairs needed: Wong (centre) Liew (left) and Barisan Nasional Kinrara state seat election committee special bureau head Lawrence Chiew inspecting a broken drain parallel to Jalan TK 1/13 in Taman Kinrara, Puchong. A RESIDENT in Taman Kinrara, Puchong, wants the local authority to carry…

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Tenant leaves a trail of Ah Long terror for landlord
 

May 5, 2012 Tenant leaves a trail of Ah Long terror for landlord KUALA LUMPUR: Her tenant moved out suddenly, disappearing with her computer, watch and RM50 in cash. But worse was to come for sales and marketing executive Sia Sheue Ni, 33. She was shocked when Ah Long began to harass her, splashed red…

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Drop in dengue cases in state
 

By SIMON KHOO simonkhoo@thestar.com.my | May 5, 2012 Drop in dengue cases in state Strict measures: The number of dengue cases in Kuantan has dropped. KUANTAN: The number of dengue cases had recorded a significant drop for the first four months of this year. State Health, Local Government and Environment Committee chairman Datuk Hoh Khai…

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MPAJ to take measures to strengthen slopes
 

By Story and photo by CHARLES FERNANDEZ metro@thestar.com.my | May 5, 2012 MPAJ to take measures to strengthen slopes Clean-up: A tractor clearing the debris along Jalan 46 in Kampung Baru Cheras after a retention wall came crashing down during a downpour. THE slopes in Taman Bukit Permai, Cheras Baru, will be strengthened to prevent…

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