Bavani M

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20 Jul 2019 | 1:36 PM

'Valley of Unity' is KL's new tagline

LEMBAH Perpaduan, which translates to "Valley of Unity", is the Federal capital's new tagline.

20 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Deadline for flood mitigation work extended

PROPRIETORS of businesses facing Jalan Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, have been told the flood mitigation project near the Bangsar LRT station will be completed by Aug 16.The new deadline is the fourth extension given by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to contractors since the project started on Jan 8 last year.

Flood mitigation work along Jalan Bangsar has resumed after being delayed several times.
20 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Group questions flyover parking

THE chairman of the management committee of Chong Hwa Independent High School in Jalan Ipoh is defending its use of land located under the Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (Duke) flyover as a parking lot.

Land under the Duke flyover in Jalan Ipoh is being used by Chong Hwa Independent High School as a parking lot.
11 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Masjid India’s metamorphosis

THE massive makeover of Kuala Lumpur’s Masjid India is finally taking shape and is set to transform the iconic area into a modern commercial district after its expected completion in the first quarter of next year.

A water fountain and concrete benches are among the features already reshaping some parts of Masjid India. — Photos: SAMUEL ONG/The Star
6 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Time to boycott dirty restaurants

RECENTLY, a member of the Brickfields community WhatsApp group shared pictures of Alam Flora contract workers cleaning up the filthy drains next to restaurants in the township.

6 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

DBKL: Raids adhered to SOP

KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has defended its actions in a series of enforcement operations dubbed “Operasi Tegas” carried out in Kuala Lumpur against illegal foreign workers, hawkers, the sale of counterfeit goods, public space obstructions and cleanliness.

1 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Animal lover’s paw-sitive calling

CARMEL Kang is the kind of person who says hi to any animal he comes across. It can be a bumblebee or a turtle or a dog.

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1 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Traders given assurance

THREE months. That is the time frame Kuala Lumpur City Hall has given its officers to resolve all pending issues relating to the upgrading plans for Jalan Alor in Bukit Bintang.

Nor Hisham discussing Jalan Alor’s upgrading works with the area’s traders. — Photos: LOW LAY PHON and SAMUEL ONG/The Star
28 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Action committee formed to ‘save community halls’

A GROUP of NGOs and caretakers of community halls in Kuala Lumpur will not surrender their premises to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) despite receiving notices to do so.

The Dewan Orang Ramai Flat PKNS in Jalan Kuching is one of the buildings that caretakers refuse to return 
to DBKL.
26 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Buck up or lose contract’

TWO contractors awarded the multimillion-ringgit collapsible weir project under the River of Life (RoL) project have been given an ultimatum to complete the task or risk having their contracts terminated.

The site testing in Brickfields failed because the weir’s control system was unable to integrate with the 
hydraulic system. — Photos: AZLINA ABDULLAH/The Star