Edward Rajendra

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18 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Ban on plastic straws in Selangor eateries from July 1

A BAN on plastic straws will take effect beginning July 1 in all eateries in Selangor.

16 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

An expressway many motorists prefer to avoid

THE 17.7km Pulau Indah Expressway is a dangerous stretch where many accidents have taken place.

The public wants a motorcycle lane on the expressway for safety reasons. — Photos: SAM THAM/The Star
14 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Back lane most ideal for trash pick-up’

FOUR neighbourhoods in Klang want waste management contractors to continue collecting domestic waste from the back of houses.

Ganesan (left) with another resident, M. Sudhir, 
showing the purpose-built rubbish 
cubbyhole and wide back lane in Taman Petaling Indah.
14 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Stalled project turned into eyesore

TAMAN Palm Grove residents in Klang want the developer of a stalled mega project to clean up the abandoned site that is filled with weeds, creepers and fallen metal hoardings.

Dilapidated metal hoardings at the site is an eyesore in Taman Palm Grove. — RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/The Star
14 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

MPK gives hefty discounts for parking fines, valid till June 2

KLANG Municipal Council (MPK) is offering discounts for parking compound notices from as far back as eight years ago.

11 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Motorists want steps taken to prevent water logging

MOTORISTS using Jalan Raja Lumu from SMK Raja Lumu to Dewan Sukan Pandamaran want Klang Municipal Council (MPK) to enlarge the outlet points of some 50 scupper drains that lead to a large monsoon drain to prevent water logging during heavy rain.

8 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Turn neglected ponds in Taman Sentosa into parks’

THREE decommissioned oxidation ponds in Taman Sentosa, Klang, are an ugly sight with overgrown vegetation.

Not only are the decommissioned oxidation ponds an eyesore, the walls are a safety hazard.
7 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Motorists bear brunt of poor planning

THE closure of part of Persiaran Atmosfera U5 in Shah Alam has made the commute for hundreds of motorists difficult as those coming from Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE) are forced to make a U-turn and weave past schools and housing areas in Subang Bestari.

Hundreds of motorists from Elmina township and Kampong Kubu Gajah in Sungai Buloh who use Persiaran Atmosfera U5 to get to Subang Bestari 
are affected with the partial road closure.
6 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Ramadan bazaars at 82 locations

RAMADAN bazaars are back, drawing Muslims and non-Muslims alike in their search for various traditional Malay delights and all kinds of drinks.

For some 30 years, Mohd Kassim Ismail (right) has been selling his famous Penang popiah at Petaling Jaya’s Section 14 Ramadan bazaar. — Filepic
1 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

New lanes a good idea, say cyclists

IMPROVED connectivity and public transportation between housing and commercial areas has facilitated the introduction of the second dedicated bicycle lane in Shah Alam.

Amirudin cycling with MBSA staff during the launch of the second cycling lane in Shah Alam.