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Expo offers all kinds of everything under one roof
 

Jun 14, 2012 Expo offers all kinds of everything under one roof THE Perfect Home Living 2012 will be the perfect place to source for any home or commercial building improvement items and fixtures. To be held at Stadium Indera Mulia from July 12 to 15, the exposition would showcase anything from furniture to furnishings,…

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Festival City lights up
 

By VIJENTHI NAIR vijenthi@thestar.com,my | Jun 14, 2012 Photos by SHAHRUL FAZRY Festival City lights up New player: The KL Festival City located along Jalan Genting Klang is surrounded by high density housing areas including Setapak, Wangsa Maju, Setiawangsa, Gombak, Sentul and Melawati. NEIGHBOURHOOD malls are becoming a trend given the convenience of proximity that…

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Plaza beefs up security
 

Jun 14, 2012 Plaza beefs up security All eyes: (From left) Ong and Gurney Plaza senior security executive Lee Chin Poh at the mall’s security control room. IN the wake of a spate of crimes at car parks, a mall in Penang has beefed up its security with state-of-the-art CCTV system that incorporates image capturing…

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Selayang apartments in poor shape
 

By STUART MICHAEL metro@thestar.com.my Photos by AZMAN GHANI | Jun 14, 2012 Selayang apartments in poor shape Poor maintenance: Chung says rain water seeps into the ground underneath his unit and fears that the water seepage would weaken the building’s structure. THE owners and occupants of Cempaka Apartments in Bandar Baru Selayang are fed up…

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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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New bus network to link to USJ 6 LRT and KTMB stations
 

By JAROD LIM metro@thestar.com.my | Jun 13, 2012 New bus network to link to USJ 6 LRT and KTMB stations Sleek and elegant: International students from Monash University looking at the picture of the new bus. BANDAR Sunway and Subang Jaya residents can look forward to a better transport system with the launch of the…

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Chinese green building expert to share expertise
 

Jun 13, 2012 Chinese green building expert to share expertise PETALING JAYA: In the effort of promoting a greener and more efficient living environment, Green Building Index Sdn Bhd (GBI) had invited the senior vice president of BROAD Group from China, Juliet Jiang, to share her expertise in building a green building efficiently at the…

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