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  • Saturday, 28 May 2016

TOLL PLAZA CLOSURE

Several Kempas toll plazas located at KM7.8 of the North-South Expressway will be closed in stages for maintenance work until Aug 17. PLUS Expressway Bhd advises users to follow all traffic signage and instructions at the site to avoid any accidents. For details, call 1800 88 0000.

FREE HEALTH TESTS

The Heart Unit of St John Ambulance Malacca will conduct free ECG and blood sugar tests to the public aged 35 years and above on every first and third Friday of the month from 8pm to 9pm at A-3, Block A, Taman Siantan, Tengkera. For details, call 016-668 9327 (Meow) or 012-607 7721 (Crystal).

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

National Stroke Association of Malaysia Kuantan branch is looking for volunteers to help rehabilitate stroke victims. Training provided. For details, call 09-566 8195 or 019-951 0012 (Chua).

USED ITEMS

Woman Integration Shoppe in Kuantan is open daily from 9am to 5pm for the public to donate used items or buy them. The shop is in Taman Mahkota Putra, Bandar Indera Mahkota. For details, call 09-572 9666 (Razilah).

BEGINNERS’ CLASS

A special beginners line dancing class for cancer survivors and their caregivers will be held every Saturday from 10am to noon. Fees: RM3 monthly. The class is limited to 20 participants. For details, call Malacca Cancer Society at 06-283 0988 or e-mail oasismcs@gmail.com

JAZZ DANCE

Johor Baru Chinese Association holds jazz dance classes on Mondays from 11am-noon. For details, call 07-278 8999.

FREE COUNSELLING

Praise Family Centre at Jaya Jusco Bukit Indah in Johor Baru is offering free counselling service on family issues, marriage, personality profiling, crisis and trauma. The centre is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. For details, call 07-238 3952 or 012-736 9553 (Maria).

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Are you afraid to speak before a group of people? Develop better speaking and leadership skills at Toastmasters Club meetings on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month. Meetings start at 5pm at Happy Hour Toastmasters Club at Bert’s Garden, Jalan Kampung Pinang B, Malacca. For details, call 017-354 5820 (Debra), 017-231 7880 (Charmaine) or 011- 335 81631 (Karen).

GUIDED TOUR

Enjoy a free guided tour around tourist attractions and heritage places within the historic city of Malacca every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, from 9am to 11am. The 4km journey starts at the Tourist Information Centre near the Tan Kim Seng Bridge at Jalan Merdeka and ends at the Jonker Walk stage. Registration is required. For details, call 06-282 6526 or 281 1289 (Malacca Museum Corporation).

HANDICRAFT LURE

The Pahang Handicraft Corporation complex at Kampung Pandan II, Kuantan-Terengganu bypass sells unique and beautifully carved wooden and traditional batik and ceramic products from Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm. For more details, call 09-538 5677.

WATERCRAFT EXPO

Watercraft Gallery in Pulau Beram (a small island in Pahang River opposite Pahang State Museum in Pekan) will showcase a range of water craft, models of fishermens houses and floating huts. It is open from 9am to 5.30pm daily except on Mondays. Free admission.

FREE HEALTH TESTS

The Heart Unit of St John Ambulance Malacca will conduct free ECG and blood sugar tests to the public aged 35 years and above on every first and third Friday of the month from 8pm to 9pm at A-3, Block A, Taman Siantan, Tengkera. For details, call 016-668 9327 (Meow) or 012-607 7721 (Crystal).

COMPUTER CLASSES

Johor Baru Senior Citizens Association is conducting new classes for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel & Basic Internet every Tuesday & Thursday from 9.30am to 12.30pm at its premises at JKR 583, Jalan Petrie. For details, call 016-717 4345 (Soon) or 012-771 2736 (Thong) or e-mail: kbsoon0071@yahoo.com

CHARACTER BUILDING

Kean Tao Baptist Church in Jalan Haji Ahmad, Kuantan welcomes children aged five to 12 years to special classes on character building every Saturday from 3pm to 5pm. For details, call 09-513 6059 or 012-618 8171 (Rev Princeton Tay).

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Segamat Association of Resource and Education for Autistic Children, a non-profit organisation in Johor, needs volunteers to help children for 90 minutes on reading, writing and living skills on Fridays and Saturdays. For details, call 012-755 7075 (Tan).

COUNCIL BRANCH

Malacca Historic City Council has a branch at Lot 99 & 100, Zon C, Bazar Kraftangan in Dataran Pahlawan Megamall. Services include assessment collection, licence and building permit application and city council rentals. For details, call 06-232 6411.

MPK OPEN COUNTERS

Kuantan Municipal Council has counters and gazebos at car parks and public spaces in Kuantan town for complaints or enquiries. Its hotlines 09-512 1555 / 1666 are until 11pm on weekends and public holidays. To follow up on complaints, contact the Complaints Unit at MPK headquarters.

SSM BRANCH

The Companies Commission of Malaysia has a branch office in Temerloh, Pahang. It is at No. 15 & 16, Jalan Ahmad Shah, Temerloh. For details, call 09-296 4600 / 5600 or go to www.ssm.my

CHANGE OF NUMBER

The Muar Inland Revenue Department at Sungai Abong has changed its telephone number from 06-9527000 to 06-9563100.

NEW SWM NUMBER

SWM Environment Sdn Bhd has changed its toll-free hotline number to 1-800-88-7472. All complaints received from SWM service areas in Johor, Malacca, and Negri Sembilan will be transferred to the SWM customer call centre headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. The complaints will be recorded on the SWM customer relations management system online.


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