City Watch

Highway open 

THE 26km KL - Putrajaya Highway that links Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya, Cyberjaya and Kuala Lumpur International Airport is now open to motorists. The highway will be toll free for a month and takes an estimated 20 minutes to the Federal Administrative Centre in Putrajaya and 30 minutes travelling time to KLIA. From the Kampung Pandan interchange, it takes 15 to 20 minutes to Putrajaya and Cyberjaya on the highway. There are five interchanges - Kampung Pandan, Salak South, Kuchai Lama, Bukit Jalil and Putrajaya Link. The highway provides a link between Middle Ring Road I (MRRI) to MRRII and provides free flow of connection with other highways such as Besraya Highway, KL-Seremban Highway, New Pantai Expressway and KESAS Highway. 


Yuletide musical 

CHARIS Christian Centre will be presenting a “Christmas is Forever'' musical at the Dewan Wawasan, Menara PGRM, Jalan Pudu, Cheras on Dec 23 from 5 to 7pm. Traditional carols, contemporary dances and drama will be presented in a creative and meaningful way to capture the joy of the season. Admission is free. For details, call 03-9130 3687 (Pauline). 


Festive joy 

THE Calvary Church presents its musical “The Joy of Christmas' at Putra Stadium at 8pm from Dec 22 to 24. Admission is free. For details, call 03-7728 8876 or visit


Special show 

A CHRISTMAS show entitled “The Hope of Klang'' will take place on Dec 23 from 6.30 to 10.30pm at Dataran Seni, Klang (opposite Shaw Centrepoint). Apart from local carol groups, performers include those from Nepal, Myanmar and India. Santa Claus will also make a special appearance to give away presents to children. 


Art calendars 

THE RC Deaf Missions hopes the public will support them by purchasing the Deaf Art Calendar this festive season. The calendars are available at Times Bookshop at Suria KLCC, Bangsar Shopping Centre and Pavillion, First Edition Bookstores at 40, Jalan SS21/39, Damansara Utama, Silverfish Books at Bangsar Baru, Mentor Bookstore at Jalan Panggong, Times Square KL, Queensbay Penang, Borders at The Curve and Readers Corner at Subang Parade. 

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