Elan Perumal

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21 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dream home in sight for former estate workers

FIVE years after their low-cost flats were declared unsafe by Sepang Municipal Council (MPSepang), tent-dwellers from Taman Permata in Dengkil saw a solution to their housing issue.

Some residents from Block 5 Taman Permata flats (left) in Dengkil staying in tents (right) after their homes were declared unsafe by the authorities following a sinkhole incident in 2013.
13 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Rural town image that’s long gone

THE Kuala Selangor District Council (MDKS) is confident its ambition to become a municipality will be realised soon.

1 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Heartache over LRT3 delay

Citycism - Elan Perumal
THOUSANDS of people, especially those from Klang, were left feeling cheated when the LRT3 project that was originally scheduled to be completed in 2020, was postponed to 2024.

Work on the LRT3 project continues along Persiaran Tengku Ampuan Rahimah in Klang in the midst of daily traffic congestion in the royal town.
26 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Licensed to mill

FLOUR milling is a dying trade, but M. Murali from Klang is not looking back after he bought the business from the previous owner who has since passed away.

Murali operating the grinder which turns lentils into flour.
23 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Public involvement in separating waste vital for a greener Malaysia

THE public needs to play a bigger role to enable the Government to take recycling efforts to the next level.

Malarvanan standing in front of a mound of aluminium cans at his scrap metal yard in Taman Cheras Jaya. — Photos: LOW BOON TAT/The Star
23 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bank launches credit card for LFC fans

LIVERPOOL fans were treated to a fun time at the launch of the Liverpool FC cashback credit and debit card.

Members from KL Kopites livened up the night with their songs and cheers. — Photos: LOW LAY PHON/The Star
20 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Two-decade wait for land

SOME 25 people from Carey Island in Kuala Langat are still waiting for an answer over their agricultural land application which they first made in 1998.

Kulapan (second from right) and some of the land applicants looking at a plan produced by a professional surveyor.
13 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Waste dump pollutes river

THE Kuala Selangor District Council seized several trucks, including compactors, for illegally disposing waste at vacant plots of land in Kampung Seri Sentosa, Kuala Selangor.

Construction waste being disposed at the vacant plot in Kuala Selangor.
13 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Revving up Deepavali spirit in Klang

KLANG’S Little India received an added boost with the presence of more than 50 bikers who paraded their machines in the middle of Jalan Tengku Kelana for Deepavali.

9 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Giant murals to brighten up Port Klang town

PORT Klang town’s old glory will be given a boost with two giant-sized murals depicting life in the town.