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Elan Perumal

elan@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Elan Perumal

20 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Couple’s special bond with nation

MOST of the older-generation Malaysians will remember Aug 31, 1957, as one of the most memorable days in their lives. For S. Subramaniam, 85, and wife, R. Perumayee, 77, the date means so much more.

Subramaniam and Perumaiyee with their 50th wedding anniversary celebration photo.
17 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

New Klang councillor finds park in deplorable condition during visit

NEWLY appointed Klang municipal councillor Yogayswari Ramalu received a shock during her visit to a residential area with a host of issues.






Kasim explaining to Yogayswari the need to widen the barrier behind the goalpost on the the football field in Taman Mewah Jaya 2, Klang.
13 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Rubbish dumped on deserted Klang roadside a threat to motorists

JALAN Kebun Nenas, which links Bandar Puteri and Bandar Putera in Klang, has become a popular stretch for illegal dumping.






Rajoo at one of the illegal dumpsites along the road.
12 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

High tide but without incident

SELANGOR folk in the coastal areas heaved a sigh of relief as the high tide phenomenon did not cause much havoc over the past two days.

Only a section of the road outside the South Port Terminal in Port Klang is filled with shallow water during the high tide yesterday morning
10 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Section 14 RA gets new office

RESIDENTS from Section 14 (Jalan 14/1 to 14/15) in Petaling Jaya can expect more things to come their way with the opening of a new office for the residents association.

Rajiv (third from left) officially opening the cabin, accompanied by Selva (on his right) and other residents.
10 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Forgoing G&G fee for sake of inclusivity

WITH the idea of being inclusive, the Community Welfare Association of Pending Zone 2 Bandar Puteri Klang allows all residents, including those who are not paying for its gated-and-guarded (G&G) scheme, unobstructed access into the residential area.

Abdul Rashid (second from right) chatting with residents at the park where mini goal posts have been installed for children to play football.
28 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Agents hail move to end use of SPPA system

PETALING JAYA: The government’s decision to stop using the Foreign Worker Application System (SPPA) will reduce the financial burden on Bangladeshi workers and their families who have been paying up to RM20,000 to work in Malaysia.

25 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Revert to natural fibre for garlands’

GARLAND makers in Selangor have been urged to consider using natural fibres obtained from the bark of the banana tree to make garlands for religious purpose.

Thayalashekar sorting out the garlands at his flower stall in Taman Chi Liung, Klang
22 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Build more affordable housing, MB urges Selangor developers

SELANGOR Mentri Besar Amirudin Shaari has urged developers in the state to build more affordable homes to cater to those facing financial constraints.

Amirudin (third from right) and guests at the ground-breaking ceremony for the MK Land affordable home project at Taman Bunga Raya in Bukit Beruntung.
22 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Underprivileged children show great potential

SOME 20 children from the Sunway Mentari low-cost flats in Petaling Jaya consider themselves lucky as they were given the chance to try their hand at playing squash for the past five months.

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