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TRAFFIC MATTERS

> There will be temporary lane closures and traffic diversions on Persiaran Kerjaya (Kuala Lumpur-bound) and Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang (Lapangan Terbang Subang & Federal Highway-bound) to facilitate LRT3 project-related works from today to Sept 7, from 11pm to 5am.

> There will be intermittent road closures and traffic diversions to facilitate LRT3 project-related works at Bulatan Kota (from the slip road of Persiaran Sultan Ibrahim, Jalan Meru and Jalan Kapar-bound), Jalan Meru (from the junction of Jalan Gelugor to LHDN, Setia Alam-bound) and Jalan Kapar (from the junction of Jalan Raja Bot to Wisma MAIS, Jalan Mantin-bound), Klang until Nov 30 (Monday to Sunday) from 10pm to 5am.

ASSISTANCE FOR SMEs

Applications for the Selangor Advance initiative to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) during the Covid-19 pandemic is open to contractors and suppliers to private companies as well as government agencies. For details, visit selangoradvance.com.my

TRANSPORTATION REBATE

Selangor residents with Grab accounts are eligible for travel rebates to vaccination centres within the state. Applications are open until Sept 30. For details, visit rebatpengangkutangrabvaksin.borangmbiselangor.com

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Petaling Jaya Parliament Office is looking for volunteers to give free online tuition classes for English and Bahasa Melayu subjects to underprivileged students from Year 1 to Form 5, every Saturday and Sunday, from 9am to 2pm. For details, call 018-220 1035 (Steven) or 012-658 7122 (Bryan).

GIVE FEEDBACK

> Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) is seeking public feedback for its MPKj Strategic Plan 2021-2025. Stakeholders can view the plan via shorturl.at/otDIZ and submit their feedback at shorturl.at/jBHM3

> The Environment Department is collecting input from the public on the Environmental Quality (Prescribed Activities)(Environmental Impact Assessment) Order 2015. The slides can be found at http://shorturl.at/drCO8. Email input to wyy@doe.gov.my, azlinaomar@doe.gov.my or lizz@doe.gov.my

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Those in need of mental health support can reach out to:

> Psychosocial Support Service at 03-2935 9935 or 014-322 3392.

> Talian Kasih at 15999 or WhatsApp 019-261 5999.

> Department of Islamic Development Malaysia family, social and community care centre at 011-959 8214 via WhatsApp.

> Befrienders Kuala Lumpur at 03-7627 2929.

PARKS REOPEN

Public parks in Putrajaya have reopened since Aug 16 from 7am to 7pm. Activities allowed are based on the National Security Council’s list with strict adherence to standard operating procedures.

VIRTUAL WALK

Rotary Club of Sentul is aiming to raise funds for blindness prevention and mental health projects as well as raise awareness of age-related macular degeneration with virtual walk “Step On 10K” from Aug 31 to Oct 31. For details, visit https://rotarysentul.org/step-on-10k

CONSERVATION SYMPOSIUM

Malaysian Nature Society is organising an online symposium on ‘Multi-Stakeholders’ Engagement in Forest/Protected Area Governance for Conservation and Livelihood’ from Aug 23 to 27. For details and to register, visit forestconnection.weebly.com

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