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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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Fire at Kuantan shopping complex
 

By ONG HAN SEAN hansean@thestar.com.my | May 3, 2012 Fire at Kuantan shopping complex KUANTAN: The inside of a shopping mall here was completely shrouded in smoke when the stage in the foyer suddenly burst into flames. Kuantan Fire and Rescue Department senior officer II Saidi Ahmad said they received an emergency call at 6.12pm…

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New system for districts in state
 

By MUGUNTAN VANAR. vmugu@thestar.com.my | May 3, 2012 New system for districts in state KOTA KINABALU: All districts in Sabah will now be under rating areas of their respective local governments. The state, said Sabah Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Hajiji Mohd Noor – is working with the local authorities on methods to gazette…

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Communities needed to care for parks
 

May 3, 2012 Communities needed to care for parks I REFER to the letter in StarMetro titled “Don’t let our parks die.” We welcome feedback and views from the public that help bring good to communities. In response, we wish to inform that the Kelab Sahabat Taman Aman ( Friends of Taman Aman) was registered…

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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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Stop the open burning, say residents
 

By VINCENT TAN vincent.tan@thestar.com.my Photos BRIAN MOH | May 2, 2012 Stop the open burning, say residents Blatant disregard: A site near the river where an open burning had been carried out recently. THE stretch along the Klang River near PJS 3 has been turned into a rubbish dump, with open burning being carried out….

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Residents against building of guardhouse and boom gate
 

By JASTIN AHMAD TARMIZI jastin@thestar.com.my | May 2, 2012 Residents against building of guardhouse and boom gate Without approval: Residents of Taman Muda Phase 1 in Ampang are unhappy over an illegal guardhouse and boom gate that was set up without their consent in Jalan Bunga Kemboja 1. RESIDENTS of Taman Muda Phase 1 in…

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Theme park in Nusajaya expected to open its doors in September
 

By Story and photos by ZAZALI MUSA zaza@thestar.com.my | May 2, 2012 Theme park in Nusajaya expected to open its doors in September ASIA’S first Legoland theme park — Legoland Malaysia — in Nusajaya, Iskandar Malaysia, Johor is set to open its doors to visitors on Sept 15. Legoland Malaysia general manager Siegfried Boerst said…

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