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Motorcyclists-only bridge in PJ

By early October, motorcyclists should be able to use the bridge currently shaping up at the intersection of the Federal Highway and Jalan 222 in Petaling Jaya.

The bridge shaping up at the intersection of Federal Highway and Jalan 222 is expected to be open to motorcyclists by early October. — Photos: LOW BOON TAT and SAM THAM/The Star

Khalid: KL MPs must monitor contractors

KUALA LUMPUR MPs have been asked to monitor contractors hired by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to carry out general cleaning, road sweeping, tree and grass cutting work in their respective constituencies.

A contract worker collecting rubbish in Petaling street, Kuala Lumpur. — filepic

Proud of retirement city identity

IPOH folk are happy and proud that Ipoh is becoming well-known as a “retirement city”, where both locals and foreigners intend to live out their golden years.

Senior citizens exercising at the Sultan Abdul Aziz recreational park in Ipoh.

Sabah to host national Malaysia Day celebration

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will host the national-level Malaysia Day 2018 celebration on Sept 16, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said.

Gobind (centre) with Sabah Information Department director Norzawiyah Bulka (left) during a visit to Stadium Penampang.

Quality human capital important for progress

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah needs quality human capital to develop the state further.

Liew (centre, in blue dress) and the school’s board of directors and guests releasing balloons to mark the opening.

Resolve stateless woes

MIRI: Sarawak state and national leaders must commit themselves towards resolving the issue of thousands of natives who lack personal documents.

Many longhouse folk have no MyKad due to factors like late registration of births. — Filepic

Celebrating freedom

FOR the third year, Sarawakians came together to celebrate their independence from British colonial rule on July 22, 1963.

Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud attending the Sarawak Independence Day event at Celebration Square in Petra Jaya, Kuching. — Photos: ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

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State to take action against telcos over licence fee arrears

THE state government will keep tabs on telecommunica-tion companies (telco) that instal transmitter towers but do not pay licence fees to the local authorities.

Telecommunication towers on top of a building in Ipoh. — filepic

Sheltering children from toxic stress

CHILDREN from dysfunctional families are often victims of toxic stress that eventually affects their social life in adulthood.

It is important for parents not to impose too much stress on their child. — Photos: SAIFUL BAHRI/The Star