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  • Monday, 30 Jul 2018


MMC Gamuda has the following traffic management plans to facilitate MRT works for the Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) MRT Line:

| Continuation of lane closure of the rightmost lane along Jalan Utama, Serdang Raya in both directions near the Petron Seri Kembangan 3. One lane will still be open for motorists in both directions. There will also be a closure of the leftmost lane on Jalan Besar, heading towards Seri Kembangan. Two lanes will still be open to motorists. The closures will take place from 9.30am to 4.30pm and 10pm to 5am until Aug 31.

| A contraflow will be activated intermittently along stretches of Persiaran Alpinia and Persiaran Sierra Utama between 10pm and 5am until Mar 14, 2019. During contraflow, the 16 Sierra-bound direction will be closed and motorists will be directed to one contraflow lane on the opposite bound (Seri Kembangan/Kuala Lumpur-bound). There will be at least one lane open for traffic in the opposite direction at all times. For details, call 1-800-82-6868 or visit


Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) invites the public to examine and give feedback on the proposed Petaling Jaya Local Draft Plan 1 (Amendment 3) and Petaling Jaya Local Draft Plan 2 (Amendment 2) until Aug 20. The proposed local draft plan amendments can be viewed at the lobby of MBPJ headquarters in Jalan Yong Shook Lin, Petaling Jaya during office hours between 8.30am and 5pm. For details, call 03-7956 3544 ext 364, 372 or 262.


The students and teachers of Technical Institute, Kuala Lumpur class of 1968 (TI 68) will be holding its 50th anniversary reunion gathering, ‘TI 68 Golden Jubilee Reunion Dinner’ tonight at 7pm, at the Swiss Garden Hotel and Residences, 117, Jalan Pudu, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. For details, call 012-200 6351 (Siow), 012-278 0208 (Chew) or 019-222 9722 (Mok).


Diabetes Malaysia will hold a public forum on ‘Diabetes and Neuropathy’ on Wednesday, Aug 1, at Dewan Komuniti Bandar Manjalara, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur from 8am to 1pm. Registration is free. For details, call 03-7957 4062 / 63.


Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is organising the two-day ‘Go as ONE Carnival 2.0’ event at its Sungai Long campus from 10am to 3.30pm on Friday, Aug 4 and 8am to 1.30pm on Aug 4. The carnival features activities such as the Merdeka Unity Run, Food and Entertainment Zone, Early Childhood activities, Health and Wellness Zone, Cultural Exhibition, MyCreative Art Workshop, as well as Colouring and Story-Telling Competitions. Admission is free. For details,call 03-9086 0288 ext 818 (Wong Jian Fen) or 822 (Ng Vei Shen).


The Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation of Malaysia will hold its monthly talk and caregivers sharing session on Aug 4 from 11am to 4pm at the ADFM PJ Day-Care Centre, No 6, Lorong 11/8E, Seksyen 11, Petaling Jaya. The programme includes a caregivers sharing session titled ‘Coping With Wandering’, a rejuvenating Chair Yoga exercise and a talk for caregivers on planning for trips with persons with dementia. Admission is free but registration is compulsory. For details, call 016-608 2513 (Jenny) or email and

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