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Azhar defends under-fire Hilmi over shrine issue
 

May 3, 2012 Azhar defends under-fire Hilmi over shrine issue GEORGE TOWN: Opposition leader Datuk Azhar Ibrahim came to the defence of Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahya, who came under heavy fire from DAP assemblymen over the demolition of a Hindu shrine. Azhar (BN-Penaga) said they were just creating an issue because they were trying…

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Rain causes flooding in Klang Valley
 

May 3, 2012 Rain causes flooding in Klang Valley PETALING JAYA: Heavy rain caused flash floods at several places in the Klang Valley. Rescuers brought out fire engines and boats after the floods affected several stretches of roads and residential areas yesterday. A spokesman for the Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department operations centre said…

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Naza, UEM Land, and Opus win property awards
 

May 3, 2012 Naza, UEM Land, and Opus win property awards PETALING JAYA: Naza TTDI Sdn Bhd, UEM Land Holdings Bhd and Opus Group Bhd were among the winners announced at the Asia-Pacific Property Awards 2012 gala dinner in Kuala Lumpur recently. Naza TTDI bagged five awards at the event on Friday. It won for…

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Families in three areas get title deeds after years of trying
 

By SARBAN SINGH sarbans@thestar.com.my | May 3, 2012 Families in three areas get title deeds after years of trying Sizing it up: Villagers in Kampung Pasir looking at a plan to see the size of their land. KAMALAN Kandasamy from Kampung Saga in Rantau near Seremban was lost for words when informed that his family…

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Taking care of the poor Council plans to aid needy families in district by repairing their houses
 

By HAMDAN RAJA ABDULLAH metrose@thestar.com.my | May 3, 2012 Taking care of the poor Council plans to aid needy families in district by repairing their houses MUAR: The Muar municipal council here plans to repair 10 houses of poor people in town areas in the district every month in a move to improve their living…

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A more vibrant Masjid India
 

Stories by BAVANI M ivanloh@thestar.com.my | May 2, 2012 Photos ROHAIZAT MD DARUS A more vibrant Masjid India Coming soon: Authorities want to fashion Masjid India after the Oxford Street in London. THE Government is studying a proposal to redevelop Jalan Masjid India, one of Kuala Lumpur’s earliest shopping district, into a happening spot in…

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Residents receive BR1M aid
 

By HAMDAN RAJA ABDULLAH metrose@thestar.com.my | May 2, 2012 Residents receive BR1M aid MUAR: Some 1,500 residents in the Jorak constituency in Pagoh received their BR1M cash aid of RM500 under the scheme’s fourth phase payment. The residents, from all races, were asked to gather at the Pagoh Sports Complex to claim their vouchers before…

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Programme to benefit the needy in Lembah Pantai
 

By BAVANI M bavanim@thestar.com.my Photo by LOW LAY PHON | May 2, 2012 Programme to benefit the needy in Lembah Pantai Nice to meet you: Nong Chik sharing a joke with residents from Lembah Pantai at the launch of the RNC Cares programme. IT WAS double joy for Jayamary Sebastian, 58, when she met Federal…

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IWK to upgrade Puchong sewage treatment plants
 

By MUHD BASYAR MUSTAPHA basyar@thestar.com.my Photo by MUHAMMAD SYAMIL JOHAR | May 2, 2012 IWK to upgrade Puchong sewage treatment plants Work to begin soon: Wong (left) showing a sewage pipe at the Jalan 8 treatment plant with Shahrul Nizam (centre) and an IWK staff. INDAH Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd (IWK) will carry out upgrading…

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Residents up in arms over stalls
 

By LIM JIAN YANG metro@thestar.com.my Photo by YAP CHEE HONG | May 2, 2012 Residents up in arms over stalls No way in for motorists: A pole blocking the entrance to the open area which now has stalls at the site. MORE than 150 illegal stalls on government land in Jalan Radin Anum 4, Bandar…

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