Sheila Sri Priya

Recent and archived articles by Sheila Sri Priya

13 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Protecting their space

LAST week, we celebrated the achievements of women across the board in society and recognised their contributions economically and culturally.

There are over 6,000 CCTVs installed at the LRT Kelana Jaya Line, Monorail, MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang and the LRT Ampang Sri Petaling Line. — Photos: ART CHEN/The Star
9 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Extended water cut fraying tempers

THE prolonged water disruption has led to calls for a royal task force to be set up for a permanent solution to the issue.

Abdul Mutalif (third from left) helping Taman Medan residents collect water until the wee hours of the morning.
8 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Making it their business

SOCIAL enterprises enabled four women to pursue their noble causes while they managed financially with the income generated through their projects.

Catama Borneo founders Maddocks (centre) and Amalina (right), discussing the design of a handwoven mat with a weaver. The enterprise helps younger Sarawakians ensure their unique crafts do not become extinct. — Photos: SYAZANA ABD SHUKUR/The Star
7 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Many store extra water, some leave town

Klang Valley residents are so used to water cuts in the past that they have stocked up enough water and kept less important tasks for later.

A total of 79 jumbo tankers and 10 water tankers are supplying water to affected areas.
6 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Owners must ensure buildings have safety features in place

BUILDING owners play the biggest role in preventing fire at their premises, said Institution of Fire Engineers (UK) Malaysia branch vice-president Tay Hao Giang.

3 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Petaling Jaya City Council makes a U-turn on traffic flow along Lorong Utara B

PETALING Jaya City Council (MBPJ) will restore the two-way traffic direction for right-hand drive cars along Lorong Utara B, Section 52, Petaling Jaya, the council’s assistant corporate communications director Abdul Hakim Khiruddin said.

A car turning into the wrong lane at the Lorong Utara B junction.
19 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Taking TOD out of context

PJ folk want MBPJ to justify approval of high-rise projects in areas without adequate public amenities.

Residents feel that the aspirations for Petaling Jaya, such as whether it is still a satellite city, should be made clear for their benefit. — filepic
7 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Interim move to redirect hazardous gases

MALAYSIA is in the midst of phasing out the use of harmful greenhouse gases classified under fluorocarbons (F-Gas) by 2040.

Participants being taught the correct method to handle refrigerants at a Macra training session.
6 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Petaling Jaya folk in the dark over TOD guidelines

PETALING Jaya residents want the guidelines for transit-oriented developments (TOD) to be displayed to the public.

MyPJ residents (from left) Kavin Thayalan, Datuk Vincent Ng and Esham say there are more than 1,000 signatures for the TolakPJTOD campaign.
5 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Tossing to more good years ahead

THERE is an auspicious meaning behind each ingredient on the Chinese New Year yee sang platter, which is usually uttered by the wait staff who readies the dish.

Steamed Prawn with Egg White and Hong Kong Bean Curd Skin is part of the lunar new year spread at Sheraton Petaling Jaya. — Photos: YAP CHEE HONG/The Star