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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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A high price for two solar-powered streetlights
 

By CHOONG MEK ZHIN mekzhin@thestar.com.my Photo by P. NATHAN | May 1, 2012 A high price for two solar-powered streetlights Below-par quality: Liew (centre, with hand on the demonstrator’s back) showing how thieves can easily bend and go through the gap in the fence. THE high cost of constructing two solar-powered streetlights and a fence…

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Damansara Utama residents want right turn on LDP reopened
 

By VINCENT TAN vincent.tan@thestar.com.my | May 1, 2012 Damansara Utama residents want right turn on LDP reopened Clearing the air: Doss (in reflector vest) and Litrak communications head of department Shah Rizal Mohamed Fawzi (centre, in white), discussing the reopening of the closed-off right turn from TTDI interchange to the LDP, with residents from Damansara…

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Licence renewal put on hold
 

By THO XIN YI thoxinyi@thestar.com.my | May 1, 2012 Licence renewal put on hold THREE karaoke outlets are facing opposition from residents and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in renewing their licences. Two outlets are at Reko Sentral, Kajang, and the other is at Carrefour in Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras. The licences for the Reko Sentral…

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Gerakan wants Kedah govt to explain RM500mil project
 

May 1, 2012 Gerakan wants Kedah govt to explain RM500mil project ALOR SETAR: Gerakan wants the state government to explain the RM500mil Aman Central Mall project here which when completed in 2014 will become the largest shopping mall in Kedah. State Gerakan Youth head Tan Keng Liang claimed the project at Lebuhraya Darulaman located on…

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F&N invests RM18mil in plant automation
 

May 1, 2012 F&N invests RM18mil in plant automation PETALING JAYA: Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N) has invested RM18mil to install a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) production line at its Kota Kinabalu facility to meet the growing demand for PET-packaged sparkling beverages in Sabah. It said in a statement that the line provided production scalability…

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MPS opens tender for garbage collection after contractors dismissed
 

By JAYAGANDI JAYARAJ jaya@thestar.com.my | May 1, 2012 MPS opens tender for garbage collection after contractors dismissed Do it properly: Zainal Abidin urged the public to be more civic-minded when throwing rubbish into bins. THE Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) will call for tenders for garbage collection by August after five contractors were sacked and four…

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