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• The road leading to KLCC underground carpark from Persiaran KLCC and Lorong Kuda will be closed from 11pm today until Sept 22. The Persiaran KLCC-Lorong Kuda intersection will be shifted to south of its existing location (along Persiaran KLCC) to facilitate this diversion. The left-most lanes along Lorong Kuda (towards Persiaran KLCC or KLCC underground car park) will be closed to motorists travelling from Jalan Tun Razak (KL-bound) from 11pm on Sept 16 to Nov 22.

• The internal road and road shoulder closures are in place at Jalan Kepong, Kuala Lumpur (Kepong-bound and KL-bound) until Dec 26.

• Lane closures in stages are in place at Taman Kaya, Kuala Lumpur, along Jalan Tapah, Jalan Khalsa, Jalan Cumarasami, Jalan Vethavanam and Jalan St Thomas until Dec 26.


High tides of up to 5.5m is expected in the coastal areas of Selangor including Kuala Langat, Sepang, Kuala Selangor and Sabak Bernam until Wednesday. Residents are advised to be alert as the risk of floods could also increase. For details, call the operation centres at Klang (03-3371 6700), Kuala Langat (03-3182 2565), Sepang (03-8706 4613), Sabak Bernam (03-3224 1794) and Kuala Selangor (03-3289 7632).


The Art of Living is organising a Satsang and Blessing with Swami Sadyojathah at 7pm today. The event will be held in the multipurpose hall on the 6th floor of Suasana Sentral Condominium along Jalan Stesen Sentral 5, Kuala Lumpur. Everyone is invited and admission is free. For details, call 012-687 9780 or 011-3170 7611 to RSVP.


Petaling Jaya City Council has introduced an online platform to apply for Deepavali site permits from tomorrow until Sept 21. The public can apply at There will also be help desks at Menara MBPJ from Sept 12 to 14, 9am to noon to facilitate application. For details, call 03-7954 1560 / 7960 4667.


The Shah Alam City Council has introduced a new application ‘SnapNPay’ for customers to pay their assessment tax, utility bills, traffic compounds and licences. The mobile app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store (Android) or on the App Store (iOS) at no charge.


Selangor Smart City and Digital Economy Convention 2018 will be held at the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kuala Lumpur from Sept 13 to 15. It will feature three themes: Smart Manufacturing, Retail Revolution and Startup Fest. For details, visit


There will be a free health screening by National Kidney Foundation at concourse, The Weld, 76, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, on Sept 19 and 20 from 10am to 3.30pm. For details call 1300 88 3110 or visit


Heart of Gold charity concert will be held at SJK(C) Yuk Chai Convention Hall, Jalan SS24/1, Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya on Sept 15 at 7.30pm. For details, call 012-212 1344, 012-528 0413 or 012-928 0413.


The National Diabetes Institute is giving a free blood screening at Diabetes Resource Centre (D’Centers) in Bandar Botanic, Klang until Dec 31 on weekdays. Terms and condition apply. There will be a free foot check for those with diabetes. For details, call 03-3319 4100/4200 or email


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