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Park sets aside 7ha for pandas from China
 

By THO XIN YI thoxinyi@thestar.com.my | Jun 15, 2012 Park sets aside 7ha for pandas from China PUTRAJAYA: The pair of giant pandas that will make their home here for 10 years will be housed in a 1.13ha air-conditioned enclosure at the Wetlands Park. Another 6.07ha will be used to plant bamboos for their consumption….

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Saujana Business Park unit owners handed keys eight months ahead of schedule
 

Jun 15, 2012 Saujana Business Park unit owners handed keys eight months ahead of schedule Great potential for business: An artist’s impression of the Saujana Business Park development. PROPERTY developer LBS Bina Group Bhd (LBS), under its subsidiary Seribu Baiduri Sdn Bhd, handed over the keys to unit buyers of Saujana Business Park eight months…

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Community library gets 1,000 visitors per day
 

By CHOONG MEK ZHIN mekzhin@thestar.com.my Photos by RAYMOND OOI | Jun 15, 2012 Community library gets 1,000 visitors per day Hello there!: PPAS mascots Alif and Anis greeting the children at the community library launch. THE recently launched Pandan Jaya community library located along Jalan Pandan 4, Ampang has been a hit with locals who…

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Syabas wants compensation from Selangor govt
 

Jun 15, 2012 Syabas wants compensation from Selangor govt KUALA LUMPUR: Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) is applying for a court order that the Selangor Government owes it RM1.05bil in compensation for not increasing the water tariff. Syabas is asking the Selangor government to pay the money with interest at the rate of…

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Faces of art on the wall
 

By KIATISAK CHUA north@thestar.com.my | Jun 14, 2012 Faces of art on the wall Hard at work: Zacharevic posing with his mural that he is working on in Chew Jetty, George Town. INTERNATIONAL artist Ernest Zacharevic is on course to complete his street art project Mirrors George Town for the George Town Festival 2012 after…

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Teh: Hillslope projects a threat to the hills and greenery
 

By CHRISTINA CHIN sgchris@thestar.com.my | Jun 14, 2012 Teh: Hillslope projects a threat to the hills and greenery GEORGE TOWN: A DAP assemblyman has lashed out against hillslope projects in Penang, particularly in the north-eastern coastal area, and the proposed construction of a 49-storey “super condo” on the Batu Ferringhi seafront. Tanjung Bungah assemblyman Teh…

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Gurney Drive fishermen net ‘empty promises’
 

Jun 14, 2012 Gurney Drive fishermen net ‘empty promises’ FISHERMEN in Gurney Drive are up in arms over false promises of a lucrative compensation by a developer after demolishing their fishing area to build a luxury condominium. The 32 fishermen, represented by Mohd Adnan Yusof, 68, alleged that the developer had not kept his promise…

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Pedestrian bridge near PWTC area almost complete
 

By FAZLEENA AZIZ fazleena@thestar.com.my | Jun 14, 2012 Pedestrian bridge near PWTC area almost complete PEDESTRIANS heading to the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) and to the Putra Bus Terminal will soon be able to move with ease as the pedestrian bridge near the area is nearing completion. The pedestrian bridge connects the PWTC LRT…

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Double celebration for residents on Saturday
 

By KIATISAK CHUA north@thestar.com.my | Jun 14, 2012 Double celebration for residents on Saturday Let’s celebrate: Koay (fourth left) and Loh (third left) speaking with committee members at the MCA division headquarters in Jalan Tembaga, Penang. IN conjunction with the Dumpling (Chang) Festival and Father’s Day, the Bukit Gelugor MCA division will hold a double…

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‘Kancil car park’ to be demolished soon
 

By JOSEPHINE JALLEH josephine@thestar.com.my | Jun 14, 2012 ‘Kancil car park’ to be demolished soon GEORGE TOWN: The controversial ‘Kancil car park’ at the foot of Penang Hill is expected to be demolished within the next two weeks after safety features at the site are completed. A check at the site revealed that several workers…

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