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Not a subsidiary of Talam

In the report carried on page 3 by StarMetro on Thursday, May 29, under the heading “Puchong image at stake”, we reported that Metro Tegas Sdn Bhd is a subsidiary of Talam Corporation. It has been pointed out to us by Talam Corporation that Metro Tegas is not a subsidiary of the company. The error is regretted.

Road closure

From June 2 to 30 the Jelapang - Changkat Jering stretch on the PLUS Highway would be temporarily closed to traffic to allow upgrading works of the concrete barrier system. However, the KM257-KM258 (North Bound) will be open to public during the weekends. Road users are advised to be cautious and follow all PLUS instructions at the worksite. For details, call PLUSLine at 1-800-88-0000

Mass Wedding

THE Shah Alam Buddhist Society (SABS) is organising a Mass Wedding on June 8 and Oct 18 this year. The joyful celebration would allow couples and their families to experience the spiritualism and symbolism of the Buddhist marriage rituals. According to the organisers, the ceremony is akin to being blessed by the Lord Buddha. For details, call SABS at 03-5121 5186

Museum event

THE Department of Museum Malaysia will be organising a programme titled “Bicara Gambus” on June 4 at the department’s auditorium in Jalan Damansara Kuala Lumpur. For details, call Kamaruddin at 03-228 26255 ext 390

Peace through Yoga

THREE Soroptimist International Clubs from Petaling Jaya, Bangsar and Kuala Lumpur are joining forces tomorrow in the ‘Peace Through Yoga’ fundraising event at KL Performing Arts Centre. The event begins at 8am with professional and qualified Yoga instructors from across the country and Indonesia leading the participants through the yoga sessions. The project aims to benefit several international and national community works. For details, call Sharon Saw at 012 489 4891.

Odissi performance

GALERI Petronas will be launching an exhibition titled Stirring Odissi at its gallery in Suria KLCC tomorrow at 4.30pm. During the event guests will also be able to witness Odissi performances by Padmashri Madhavi Mudgal, Arushi Mudgal and Sutra dancers. For details, call 03-2051 7770

Kids camp

VAJRAPANI Meditation Centre is organising a Holiday Dharma Kids Camp at Paradise Sandy Bay Resort in Penang by its resident nun Kelsang Yangdak. The camp will be held from June 6 to 8 and aims to give children and their parents an opportunity to appreciate nature and discover their inner resources besides developing compassion and respect for others. For details, call Wei-Lin 012- 480 8338

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