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Thursday November 15, 2012

Metro watch


There will be water disruption in several areas of Hulu Selangor from 6pm (Nov 21) to 6am (Nov 22) to facilitate piping works and upgrades of Jalan Rawang-Tasek Puteri. Areas affected are Industri Sungai Dua Batu 19 ¼, Taman Pelangi, Taman Velox, Sungai Bakau, Country Homes, Desa Mas, Kota Emerald East and West, Taman Teknologi Industri and Batu Arang. For details, call Syabas toll-free line 1800 885 252 or visit www.syabas.com.my


Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) has extended a toll-free line for the convenience of residents to communicate with the council effectively. Residents can call 1800 884 477 for complaints and enquiries. For enquiries about the toll-free line, call 03-5510 5133 ext. 501/569/535 (MBSA)


The inaugural international education conference, “School of Tomorrow”, will be held at Sunway Resort Hotel from 8am to 5.15pm (Nov 20) and 8.30am to 5pm (Nov 21). The conference’s theme is ”Empowering Lifelong Learners” and will talk about the future of education. To register, call 016-628 3294 (Humaira), e-mail humalik-ho@beaconhouse.edu.pk or visit www.beaconhouse.net/schooloftomorrow2012. Free registration.


Local production house Astro Media is holding a free preview of their Holiday Animation Express Workshop for children and teens aged 10 to 13. The preview session are on Fridays (Nov 16 and 23) and Saturdays (Nov 17 and 24), from 2.30pm to 4pm at the Taman Sea studio in Petaling Jaya. To register, call 03-7803 2054 or 03-7803 1336 from Tuesdays to Saturdays, 9.30am to 6pm. For details, visit www.astromediastudio.com


A breast cancer prevention talk by Dr See Mee Hong from Tzu Chi International Medical Association will be held at Jing-Si Books & Cafe (L2-42), Tropicana City Mall, on Nov 17 from 3pm to 4pm. For details, call 03-7710 0101.


SMK Dato’ Hamzah, Klang alumni will be organising a blood donation drive at Aeon Bukit Tinggi Klang today from 10am to 4pm. For details, call 016-282 9023 (Lee).


The Chempaka Buddhist Lodge in Taman SEA, Petaling Jaya is organising a health talk titled “Dieting for Good Health” by clinical dietitian and author Ng Gaik Lian on Nov 24 from 7.30pm to 9pm. Free admission. For details, call 03-7880 3936.


A talk on “Religious Harmony in Malaysia: A Precious Heritage to the World” will be held at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman on Nov 17 from 10am to noon. For details, call 03-7957 2818 or 016-223 3563 (Sia/Syed). Free admission.


Muar High School Class of 1962 would be holding its Golden Anniversary Reunion Dinner on Dec 8 in Kuala Lumpur. For details, call 019-335 2618 (Divakaran).


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