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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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Residents say flood due to clogged drains
 

By MUHD BASYAR MJSTAPHA basyar@thestar.com.my | May 4, 2012 Residents say flood due to clogged drains Gone: Yong’s furniture and electrical appliances were damaged in the flood. ABOUT 50 houses in Taman Putra, Ampang were flooded after the downpour in Ampang on Wednesday. The affected residents claimed the clogged drains were the cause of the…

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Boustead units will appeal Sibu High Court ruling against the companies over NCR land
 

May 4, 2012 Boustead units will appeal Sibu High Court ruling against the companies over NCR land KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Holdings Bhd subsidiaries will appeal against a Sibu court decision, which had ruled against an agreement over the development of native customary rights (NCR) land. Boustead said yesterday the Sibu High Court had on April…

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Roads to be closed during mini Thaipusam
 

May 4, 2012 Roads to be closed during mini Thaipusam SEVERAL roads in Penang will be closed in stages during the annual Chitraparuvam Festival (mini Thaipusam) which begins today. The chariot procession will start from the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Queen Street at 6.30pm and is scheduled to reach the Sri Bala Thandayuthapani Hilltop…

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City Hall takes over Kota Kinabalu car park management
 

May 4, 2012 City Hall takes over Kota Kinabalu car park management KOTA KINABALU: A car park management company that had been a subject of controversy for the past 10 years has lost its contract to operate in the city. Kota Kinabalu mayor Datuk Abdin Madingkir said the licence to Wawasan Iktisas Sdn Bhd expired…

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More cheap homes for state
 

By HAN KAR KAY hankk@thestar.com.my | May 4, 2012 More cheap homes for state THE Penang Government has identified a total of 31.16ha of land on the mainland and island for phase two of its affordable housing project. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said details of the project would be released after acquiring a report…

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MBSA acts against operators who take up parking bays to display goods for sale
 

By CHRISTINA LOW christinalow@thestar.com.my | May 4, 2012 MBSA acts against operators who take up parking bays to display goods for sale Out to attract customers: New motorcycles placed on a pavement outside the shop at Section 25, Shah Alam. CITING lack of space, many business operators in Shah Alam have been making use of…

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A treat for home decor buffs
 

By LIM JIAN YANG metro@thestar.com.my Photos by CHAN TAK KONG | May 4, 2012 A treat for home decor buffs Colourful: Selecting fabrics was made easier with the help of an experienced salesperson. CURTAINS and window blinds took centre stage at the Home Decoration Exhibition (Homedec) 2012 held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre recently….

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