Edward Rajendra

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14 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Raffle quilt star of Christmas bazaar

THE much-awaited Malaysian Australian New Zealand Association (Manza) Charity Christmas Bazaar is back to kick off the Christmas season.

Kavanagh (centre) with Manza members Gayle Sephton (left) and Heather McWilliams holding the hand-made quilt themed ‘All Boxed-In’.
13 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Boycott traders who profiteer’

CONSUMERS are advised to stop or reduce buying goods from unscrupulous traders who overcharge.

Amir Fazlee (centre) launching MPS’ Environment Carnival, Consumerism and Meet-the-People event at Aeon Anggun, Rawang. Looking on is Suliman (right).
12 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Residents upset over dust from lorries

RESIDENTS living along Jalan Desa 4/6, Bandar Country Homes, Phase 4, Rawang, and its immediate vicinity are irked by the extreme dust pollution caused by lorries dropping mud onto the residential road as they enter a machinery yard.

Residents say the lorries use residential roads 
to get to the machinery yard.
12 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Mumps infection under control, says state health director

ALL 14 pupils from SK Bukit Sentosa in Rawang, Selangor who came down with mumps are fine but have been ordered to stay indoors until they have recovered, to prevent the virus from spreading.

Dr Khalid (in red T-shirt) with Dr Siti Mariah checking for mosquito-breeding sites during a walkabout at the clean-up in Taman Setia, Johan Setia, Klang. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star
10 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Gotong-royong by Selayang Utama folk

Armed with shovels, brooms and rakes, residents of Selayang Utama Phase II got together to clean up their neighbourhood.

Residents desilting a drain during the clean-up.
7 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Move out for safety’s sake

THE Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) has issued notices to three bungalow owners in Jalan Desa 3/7 in Bandar Country Homes, Rawang, to move out for remedial slope works to be carried out following a landslip.

Hyrul Nizam (left) explaining to Mariammal (right) the soil nailing method to stabilise the landslip area, as other technical experts look on.
2 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Reshaping public spaces

A COLLABORATIVE effort between the Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) and Taman Greenwood residents to redesign public spaces in  Selayang is currently under way.

Mokhtar Affandi (fourth from right) at the meeting with Taman Greenwood traders.
29 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

MB: Investigate land clearing on hillock in Rawang

SELANGOR Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari has ordered the Gombak Land and District Offices to investigate the felling of trees on a hillock off Jalan Rawang.

Three shacks with zinc roofing have been built on a hillock off Jalan Rawang where trees were felled.
29 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Couple turn hated chore into a business

FOLDING, ironing and hanging clothes is a tedious household chore that most people dread.

26 Oct 2018 | 4:15 PM

Base allowance unchanged, but Selayang councillors want petrol allowance doubled

SELAYANG Municipal Council (MPS) councillors, who have been asking for an increase of RM1,000 to their RM2,500 monthly base allowance, have decided not to pursue their demand for now after an intense debate late on Thursday (Oct 25).