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Rural development remains Government’s main agenda
 

Aug 6, 2012 Rural development remains Government’s main agenda SELAMA: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the rural sector would remain the main agenda of the Government’s development while new plans would also be implemented for the people living in the rural areas to have a better life. During the opening of the…

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Ramadan bazaar in Klang drawing big crowd daily
 

Aug 6, 2012 Ramadan bazaar in Klang drawing big crowd daily BUSINESS at the Ramadan bazaar in Klang is brisk and expected to gain momentum in the last two weeks of the fasting month. Klang Muncipal Council (MPK) has allocated temporary trading lots in Jalan Taiping and its surrounding areas for the bazaar. The parking…

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Kiara Hill residents are troubled by noise from construction site
 

By DESIREE TRESA GASPER desiree@thestar.com.my | Aug 6, 2012 Kiara Hill residents are troubled by noise from construction site Not happy: Taman Nusa Indah residents holding up police reports and pictures of their damaged houses. JOHOR BARU: More than 200 residents in Taman Nusa Indah, Kiara Hill are in a dilemma as they are forced…

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25% discount on assessment fee
 

Aug 6, 2012 25% discount on assessment fee RESIDENTS of low-cost units in Selangor can enjoy a 25% discount on assessment tax effective for the period of July to December 2012, said state executive councillor for housing, building management and squatters Iskandar Abdul Samad. The offer is only for owners occupying their units and for…

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Folk want zebra crossing
 

Aug 6, 2012 Folk want zebra crossing Dangeroous spot: Pedestrian trying to cross the busy Jalan Angsana. The Bandar Baru Air Itam government health clinic is located opposite. BANDAR Baru Air Itam folk are urging the Penang Municipal Council to introduce a pedestrian crossing in Jalan Angsana in front of a government health clinic. This…

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Danger on the roof
 

By EDWARD R. HENRY edward@thestar.com.my Photos by RAYMOND OOI | Aug 6, 2012 Danger on the roof Dangerous: Residents are worried the water tanks atop the 18-storey flats in Kota Damansara will collapse after most of its steel brackets are stolen. METAL thieves have ripped off steel brackets used to fasten water tanks atop four…

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Steps to ensure sufficient water during Raya
 

By MOHD FARHAAN SHAH farhaan@thestar.com.my | Aug 6, 2012 Steps to ensure sufficient water during Raya JOHOR BARU: SAJ Holdings Sdn Bhd has put more than 150 of their personnel on standby to ensure that there will not be water shortage in the state during the festive season. Its CEO Abdul Wahab Abdul Hamid said…

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Illegal operators charging visitors who park at field in Little India
 

Aug 6, 2012 Illegal operators charging visitors who park at field in Little India Illegal act: The free carpark at Lorong Chan Ah Tong field has been hijacked by some unknown individuals. ABOUT 70 free parking bays at the Lorong Chan Ah Tong field in Little India have been hijacked by a group of people….

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Development of more theme parks to cater to different tastes
 

By ZAZALI MUSA zaza@thestar.com.my | Aug 6, 2012 Development of more theme parks to cater to different tastes Going great: (From left) Muhammad Zainal, Ahmad, Ismail and Lat giving the thumbs up for the various cartoon and TV characters. JOHOR BARU: More theme parks are coming up within the Iskandar Malaysia region apart from the…

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Some local contractors are just not up to the mark
 

By ACCENTS By CARSTEN BAST metro@thestar.com.my | Aug 6, 2012 Some local contractors are just not up to the mark AS AN electrician and professional handyman, who was self-employed for six years in Germany, it is quite frustrating to see how local contractors work and think. For years now, I have been trying to understand…

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