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Vijenthi Nair

vijenthi@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Vijenthi Nair

21 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Living on the edge in Taman Ukay Heights

CONDITIONS attached to a project site as stipulated by a local authority are there for a reason – to prevent untoward incidents.

 Ukay Heights residents claim that 60,000 tonnes of soil have been dumped at the project site. The loose soil washed down during a downpour affected houses in Taman Ukay Heights.
17 Nov 2018 | 2:01 PM

'Tengku Adnan abused power in exempting 23 highrises from scrutiny'

The previous federal territories minister abused his power in exempting a total of 23 highrise developments in Kuala Lumpur in 2017 from Rule 5, which requires that the mayor inform and invite objections from registered owners of land adjacent to a proposed development, says Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng.

15 Nov 2018 | 5:44 PM

Hawkers association wants Selayang market abbatoir to go ahead

THE Federal Hawkers And Petty Traders Association of Malaysia (GPPPKM) are in favour of the chicken abattoir project that is to be sited next to the Selayang morning market.

Rosli (centre, in pink) says the abbatoir will centralise all chicken slaughtering activities and improve hygiene.
14 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Many theories surrounding affordable housing woes

A SPECIALISED approach is needed to tackle problems associated with affordable housing in every neighbourhood.

13 Nov 2018 | 6:22 PM

Construction sites adding to KL flash floods, 'something' must be done, says Zuraida

AMPANG JAYA: Construction sites are contributing to flash floods in and around Kuala Lumpur and they have to do something to stop it, said Zuraida Kamaruddin.

Minister of Housing and Local Government Zuraida Kamaruddin at the Malaysia Civil Servants Housing Project- Residensi Bayu Andaman topping-off launch in Sentul, Kuala Lumpur on Nov 13
13 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Kuala Lumpur recognised as World Book Capital 2020

EACH constituency in Kuala Lumpur will have at least one learning facility by the end of 2019, courtesy of Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP).

9 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Knowledge from course a bonus for traders at flats

ENTREPRENEURS from the Sungai Bonus People’s Housing Project (PPR) have seen an at least 30% increase in their income after receiving aid and business skills training from Yayasan Sejahtera.

Mother-daughter duo Shanthi (left) and Susmitha can cook and prepare a variety of packed lunches faster with an industrial cooker.
5 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bukit Bandaraya residents assured of prompt police response

POLICE have assured Bukit Bandaraya residents that they would respond to distress calls in less than five minutes.

5 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

A head start in politics, thanks to grandfather

EVEN at the young age of 13, Dusun Tua assemblyman Edry Faizal Eddy Yusof already felt strongly about politics.

3 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Peacocks take centre stage at malls

SHOPPING centres in the Klang Valley are aiming for a glowing Deepavali celebration this year with a play of colours at their centre courts and entrances to provide the perfect photo opportunity.

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