Tipper lorries coming out of the sand washing site at Jalan Kelang Lama, Kuala Lumpur.
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Metro News 1d ago

Threatened by thugs

KEPONG MP Lim Lip Eng’s special assistant Sean Oon, this writer and The Star photographer Samuel Ong were threatened by two men during a site visit to an illegal sand washing site at 5th Mile off Jalan Kelang Lama on Saturday.

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MPSJ kiosks with illegal extensions torn down, items seized

ILLEGAL extensions set up at the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) kiosks in Taman Puchong Permai and Taman Puchong Perdana were torn down yesterday during a surprise inspection by the council.

Traders who have rented kiosks from the council are not allowed to cook or provide a dine-in option to ensure that the place is kept clean.
Metro News 3h ago

Waging war on lung cancer

DO NOT smoke. That was the advice of consultant and respiratory physician Dr Chua Keong Tiong for lung cancer prevention.

Attendees listening intently to the StarLIVE talk entitled ‘The War On Lung Cancer’ at Cybertorium, Menara Star in Petaling Jaya. — Photos: YAP CHEE HONG/The Star
Metro News 1d ago

Writing can be lucrative, says association founder

JOHOR BARU: Writing can be one of the highest paying jobs if done well, with passion and the willingness to go the extra mile, said Johor Writers Association founder Md Ismail Jamjam @ Zamzam.

Osman (right) launching the Johor Literature Award ceremony at Johor Heritage Foundation hall.
Metro News 1d ago

Lima ‘19 all ready to take off today in Langkawi

IT’S all set for the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (Lima) 2019 opening ceremony today.

PC 7 aircraft trailing behind the Airbus Military A400M during rehearsals in Permatang Tok Jaya, Butterworth, for Lima ‘19 which opens today until March 30 in Langkawi, Kedah. — Bernama
Metro News 3h ago

Women in the spotlight forward

THE setting up of the Women and Family Development Committee (JPWK) will help co-ordinate relevant programmes to meet the Penang 2030 vision target, says Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.

Chow (seated, wearing jacket) and Chong Eng (on Chow’s right) posing for a group photo with elected representatives, JPWK committee members and PWDC representatives at the event in Ixora Hotel Prai near Butterworth.
Metro News 25 Mar 2019

Bookstore holds warehouse clearance sale until March 31

THE school holidays are here, and Popular Malaysia is having a warehouse clearance in Petaling Jaya until March 31 at The Starling in Damansara Uptown, Petaling Jaya.

Popular Malaysia’s warehouse clearance sale is going on at The Starling mall.
Metro News 1d ago

No action yet on chemical waste

THE Department of Environment (DoE) is waiting for analysis report from the Penang Department of Chemistry before further action can be taken on the barrels of chemical waste found in an oil palm estate in Machang Bubok, Bukit Mertajam.

A barrel containing the dark pungent liquid.
Metro News 3h ago

Seeking public views for city status

IN a move towards becoming the largest city council in the country, the Seberang Prai Municipal Council is seeking feedback and suggestions from the public to fulfill their hopes and aspirations.

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CoB keeps an eye on strata properties in Selangor

LOCAL authorities can attend to problems faced by Joint Management Bodies (JMB) managing strata properties even if the properties are privately-owned.

JMB and management committee members at a Strata Building Management seminar held at Wisma MBSA. — Filepic