Metro Watch


Cargill and the National Blood Bank is holding a one-day blood donation drive on Jan 26 at the following locations: Aeon Bukit Tinggi, Klang (11am to 4pm), Tropicana City Mall, Kuala Lumpur (11am to 4pm), Aeon Bandaraya Melaka, Melaka (12pm to 5pm), Tesco Extra, Butterworth (1pm to 5pm), Kuantan Parade, Kuantan (11am to 4pm), Palm Square, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (11am to 4pm). For details, call 03-2246 3188.


The left-most lane on Sprint Highway (PJ-bound), from the Jalan Batai Barat junction until after the Jalan Medang Tanduk junction, will be temporarily closed in stages from 11pm to 5am until March 11 to facilitate works on the MRT project. Roadworks to change the U-turn lane along Jalan Sungai Besi is being carried out now until April 1. Motorists are advised to follow the safety signboards and speed limit. For details, call 017-622 1621 (Ti-Indawati) / 019-265 2143.


University of Malaya Malaysian Centre of Regulatory Studies is having a free public lecture on “Competition Policy, Market Power and Trade Performance: The State Of Competitiveness In Malaysia’s Manufacturing Industries” at Lecture Hall 3, Faculty of Economics & Administration, Universiti Malaya on Feb 27 from 3pm to 5pm. RSVP before Feb 22. For details. call 03-2246 3369 (Nurin) / 3370 (Siti) or email


Take part in the “Some Of uS - S.O.S” charity campaign and donate food items for Jumble Station, a community project for the underprivileged at LG2 of Sunway Pyramid until Feb 24. Items needed are instant noodles, instant beverages, oats, milk powder, crackers, biscuits, cooking oil, salt, sugar, pasta and canned food. For details, call 03-7494 3035.


Watch eight teams compete in the Chinese Drumming Competition finals on Jan 28 starting from 4pm at the Concourse Level Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur. For details, call 03-2148 6109 or visit


Subang Jaya Municipal Council’s mobile counter will be at Tesco Puchong on Jan 26 and 27 from 11am to 8pm. Residents under the council’s jurisdiction can pay assessment fees and make enquiries. For details, call 03-8026 3286.


Kesas Sdn Bhd is temporarily closing its Awan Besar rest and service area tomorrow from 7am to 11am. Closure is to make way for cleaning works. For details, call 03-5633 7188.


D’Happy Club is organising a free talk on “Fire Safety & Prevention” on Jan 25 at 10am, at 124, Jalan SS2/6, Petaling Jaya. To register, call 012-323 0560 or visit

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