Starmetro Watch

ROAD CLOSURES Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) will be closing selected roads tomorrow as follows:

l For the IOS Half Marathon, from 1am to 9am. Affected roads are Persiaran Institut, Persiaran Kayangan, Jalan Padang Jawa, Persiaran Selangor, Bulatan Kemajuan, Bulatan Perusahaan, Persiaran Dato’ Menteri, Bulatan Mestika, Persiaran Raja Muda and Bulatan Bestari.

l For the National Geographic Earth Day Run 2019, from 5am to 10am. Affected roads are Persiaran Anggerik Vanilla, Persiaran Anggerik Eria 31/101 – 31/106, Persiaran Anggerik Aranda, Persiaran Anggerik Mokara and Persiaran Rimbayu.

For details, call 03-5522 2734.


DriveAgainstDiabetes campaign will be held from 11am to 7pm today at open carpark, Tesco Extra Puchong, Pusat Bandar Puchong. The event aims to increase awareness of diabetes and inspire action to combat the disease together. There will be a free blood glucose test, information on diabetes, interactive games and survey. For details, visit


The Young Chefs Charity Food Bazaar 2019 is taking place from 6pm to 10pm today at Summit USJ’s outdoor area. Talented chefs from Cilantro Culinary Academy and Oriental Culinary Academy will be preparing a wide range of hot dishes, street foods and sweet pastries. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Food Aid Foundation. For details, visit


Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur is supporting Project Haans for Autism Awareness. It will be held from 8.45am to noon today at the hospital’s Block A auditorium. There will be a sensory demonstration by occupational therapists, bazaar by Autism Cafe Project Malaysia and forums on parenting a child with autism and job coaching and inclusion. Admission is free. For details, visit

l Publika Shopping Gallery is running an event to raise awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder and to educate the public on the autistic community’s abilities, rather than disabilities. It will be held this weekend from 10am to 10pm, at The Gallery, Level G2, and includes talks by those with experience raising or teaching autistic children, sensory play workshops and music performances. Admission is free. For details, visit


4th cohort of Young Art Entrepreneurs is organising its first youth-oriented art event called ‘Art For Youth’ today from 10am to 6pm, at Art Depot, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur. The event is open to youths aged 13 and above who have an interest in art. There will be art workshops, art talks and performances. For details, visit POSTPONEDThe talk organised by Badan Warisan Malaysia on ‘Negeri Sembilan – Pentadbiran dan Adat Kini’ (Administration and Customs) scheduled for today has been postponed. The venue was affected by the water cut, which could impede its ability to accommodate more visitors. For details, call 03-2144 9273.

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