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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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Superstar eyes Penang property
 

May 2, 2012 Superstar eyes Penang property HONG KONG superstar Simon Yam likes Penang so much that he plans to buy a holiday home for his family on the island. The internationally acclaimed actor described the island as a “beautiful and happy” place during his visit to launch Canon’s ‘Eye on Canon’ showcase at Gurney…

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Blackout causes traffic crawl
 

By HAN KAR KAY hankk@thestar.com.my | May 2, 2012 Blackout causes traffic crawl GEORGE TOWN: A 95-minute power blackout hit Queensbay Mall and its vicinity following a power supply failure due to a switchgear flashover at the Bayan Bay Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) sub-station. Many store operators in the mall decided to close shop while…

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Keep the loo clean
 

By IVAN LOH ivanloh@thestar.com.my | May 2, 2012 Keep the loo clean DIRTY toilets will mar the image of the state. Calling on the operators of all public toilets to keep their facilities and premises clean, Perak Local Government and Health Committee chairman Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon said it was important to present a…

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Kim Hin buys Melbourne building for RM28mil
 

May 1, 2012 Kim Hin buys Melbourne building for RM28mil PETALING JAYA: Kim Hin Industry Bhd has bought an office building in a suburb in Melbourne, Australia for AU$8.8mil (RM27.98mil) from Investec Bank (Australia) Ltd. The property, whose address is 362 Wellington Road, Mulgrave Business Park, is 32km from the Melbourne central business district and…

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Damansara City wins top awards
 

May 1, 2012 Damansara City wins top awards GuocoLand (Malaysia) Bhd managing director Yeow Wai Siaw (right) and Marketing and Sales director Pam Loh with the two awards – residential high-rise and retail development – won by Damansara City at the Asia-Pacific Property Awards. Damansara City, the flagship project of GuocoLand Malaysia, won top marks…

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Residents unhappy with new owners of golf course
 

By Story and photos by STUART MICHAEL metro@thestar.com.my | May 1, 2012 Residents unhappy with new owners of golf course Keep it as it is: Residents, owners and golf club members of Serendah Golf Resort holding placards to show that they are against the development of their golf course into a housing project. RESIDENTS of…

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Villages in Kg Lihing, Kg Pantai get water supply to their homes
 

By DURIE RAINER FONG durie@thestar.com.my | May 1, 2012 Villages in Kg Lihing, Kg Pantai get water supply to their homes Hard at work: A Raleigh volunteer diligently carries two rolls of pipes during the construction period. PITAS: Molipin Gitut remembers vividly what a daily toil it was just to get water in his village,…

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