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Community 02 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Urban village gets door-to-door rubbish collection

THE urban village of Kampung Sungai Kayu Ara’s current bin-collection point system, where waste is piled at certain areas for collection, ends this month and will be replaced with door-to-door collection.

Community 26 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Charming urban village

EVERYONE knows each other in the Tanjung Tokong Malay village in Penang. They don't just call each other by name; they have special pet names to address each other. Here, people are genuinely fond of each other and would not think twice about organising a gotong-royong at the drop of a hat.

Metro News 12 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

KL mulling village-in-the-city concept

Kuala Lumpur may rejuvenate old areas by repurposing them into uban villages to raise the quality of life in the city.

Community 06 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Hooked on community

MOST people make it a point not to work on weekends. Yet there are who some just can’t get enough of weekend schedules packed with work-related functions and community-based events.

Nation 28 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Towards better living

PETALING JAYA: The ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) took its theme, Cities 2030, Cities for All: Implementing the New Urban Agenda (NUA), to heart.

Travel 23 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Vibrant villages

The 'urban villages' sprouting up around Brisbane are adding a new flavour and vibrancy to the city.

Community 30 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

A leg up for creative youths

THREE good friends — Azizul Abd LAtif, 43; Hasnizam Md Zaki, 29; and Mohd Adam Jalaludin, 27 — from Perak had to learnimportant lessons in life before commiting themselves to their passion in art and design.

World 29 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

SPECIAL REPORT - China migrant unrest exposes generational faultline

ZENGCHENG, China (Reuters) - In a backstreet pool hall in southern China's factory belt, young migrant workers gather around the tables, their eyes flitting between the worn green baize and the anti-riot police patrolling the grimy alleys.

World 29 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

SPECIAL REPORT - China migrant unrest exposes generation faultline

ZENGCHENG, China (Reuters) - In a backstreet pool hall in southern China's factory belt, young migrant workers gather around the tables, their eyes flitting between the worn green baize and the anti-riot police patrolling the grimy alleys.