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Tuesday November 8, 2011

Metro Watch

Traffic diversion

Litrak will be carrying out beam- launching work at the Vehicular Box Culvert for the Damansara-Puchong Highway upgrade work along Persiaran Surian to the Penchala toll plaza. A traffic diversion will be implemented daily from midnight to 6am, from today to Nov 23. Highway users are advised to follow the temporary traffic management and signs posted at the site. For inquiries, call 03-7494 7333 or visit www.litrak.com.my.

Drama-writing workshop

A two-day workshop on Dramatic Writing will be held on Nov 23 and 24 at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman’s Centre for Extension for Education (CEE) in Section 13, Petaling Jaya. The workshop, conducted by playwright Kee Thuan Chye, is open to those interested in writing a play or its dramatic uses like advertising. For details, contact Jennifer or Sia at 03-7957 2818 / 016-223 3563/ cee@utar.edu.my or visit www.facebook.com/UTARCEE.

Alternative therapy

A panel discussion on Alternative Cancer Therapy will be held on Saturday from 2pm-5pm at The Auditorium, Nanyang Siang Pau at No. 1, Jalan SS7/2, Petaling Jaya. The panel, organised by Trumer International Bhd/Trumer Foun-dation, will feature three industry experts. Admission is free. To register, email admin@trumerint.com or call 03-5638 3603.

Alzheimer’s talk

The KL-PJ Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group is having a sharing session and talk entitled Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Prevented? on Nov 19 at 2pm at ADFM PJ Daycare Centre, No. 6 Lorong 11/8E, Section 11, Petaling Jaya. Admission is free. To register, call Jenny at 03-7956 2008/ 03-7958 3008, SMS 016-608 2513 or email jenny@adfm.org.my.

Buddhist event

Nalanda Buddhist Society is organising an event to offer robes and other requisites to the Buddhist Sangha community after their retreat in promoting Buddha’s teaching. The event will be held this Sunday from 9am-noon, at the Nalanda Centre. Taman Sri Serdang, Seri Kembangan. For details, call 03-8938 1500 or visit www.nalanda.org.my.

New trafic light system

A traffic signal system will be implemented by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall at the intersection of Jalan 1/56 and Jalan 3/56 in AU3 Keramat, Kuala Lumpur, from November onwards. Motorists are advised to be careful and comply with the traffic light system at the location.

Deepavali celebration

The Rukun Tetangga of Taman Desawan, Klang, will organise a Deepavali 2011 Open House on Nov 26. Hampers will be given to senior citizens, single parents and underprivileged children at the event. For details, call RT chairman G. Puvananderan at 012-265 2751.

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