City watch

For the record

TAN Sri Samsudin Osman is president of Putrajaya Corporation (PPj), the local authority for Putrajaya and not head of Putrajaya Holdings as reported in Star Metro yesterday. We apologise for the error.

Health carnival

THE UPM Medical and Health Science Faculty is organising a Kenanga Health Carnival in Rumah Umno, Kampung Kenanga, Rawang, tomorrow. The event will be from 7.30am to 3pm. For details, call 03-8946 6013.

Blood donation drive

THE Persatuan Huian Quangang and Persatuan Bekas Pelajar Sek Dato Hamzah are jointly organising a blood donation drive from 9.30am on Sunday, at Persatuan Huian Quangang, Klang.

Public talk

UNIVERSITI Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar) is conducting a public talk on Creative Mindset for Excellence by Teoh Poh Yew, a Mathematics educator, author and trainer from 9.45am to 11.45am on Feb 28 at its Centre for Extension Education, Petaling Jaya. Admission is free. For details, call 03-7957 2818/7955 5181 ext 8212.

Assessment counters

THE Ampang Jaya Municipal Council will set up temporary counters until Feb 28 at Tesco Ampang (in front of Pizza Hut), Ampang Point (next to BUM Equipment Outlet) and Ampang Carrefour (next to the information counter). Residents can pay their assessment rates at the counters from 6pm to 9pm.

Yoga talk

THE Malaysian Yoga Society is conducting a free talk on yoga from 6.30pm tomorrow at 81, 1st floor, Jalan Bangsar, KL. For details call 03-2260 5322.

Open day

THE Ecole de Patisserie (School of Pastry) is having an open day tomorrow and Sunday. Members of the public can visit the latest school of pastry in town located at B-1-16 & B-1-17, Block B, 8 Avenue Business Centre (Opposite Pj Hilton) from 11am to 4pm. For more information, visit

Alumni meet

THE Universiti Putra Malaysia Alumni is holding a reunion to celebrate the alumni’s 70th anniversary tomorrow at the university’s banquet hall. The event will start at 8pm. For details, call 03-8946 6080.

Kabbaddi challenge

THE Kabaddi Association of Kuala Lumpur under the auspices of the Sports Ministry’s Rakan Muda Seni Budaya is holding a Rakan Muda Kabaddi Challenge on Feb 28 at the Dataran Remaja in Bukit Jalil. Entries for the tournament close on Feb 25. To enter, contact 012-217 9577 (R. Bala-murugan), 016-2153 312 (Mogan Kumar Raju) or email

Empowerment workshop

THE Yayasan Nanyang Press will be organising the 11th empowerment workshop for single-again women at 2.45pm on March 28-29 at the ground floor of Nanyang Siang Pau’s premises in SS7/2, Petaling Jaya. The workshop is especially organised for single mothers who have gone through life’s hardships. For details, call 03-7872 6888.

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