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Nation 19 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

5,000 express buses on highways to ease exodus

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 5,000 express buses will be on the highways during the Hari Raya period to cater to the balik kampung crowd.

Nation 06 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

‘Tarik upeh’ game tugs at the heartstrings of balik kampung crowd

BUKIT MERTAJAM: In villages, laughter fills the air as children race and tumble while sitting on coconut tree fronds that are pulled along the ground – an activity known as the tarik upeh game.

Nation 01 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

TBS sees passengers returning a week before festive season

PETALING JAYA: The balik kampung journey has started at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) although Hari Raya is still about a week away.

Nation 10 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM

Festive mood is in the air

BUTTERWORTH: A total of 18,000 red lanterns along Jalan Raja Uda here is setting the mood for Chinese New Year.

Nation 21 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Firm apologises for technical glitch that left 1,500 customers stranded

PETALING JAYA: A technical glitch in Terminal Bersepadu Selatan’s central ticketing system saw a four-hour long queue at the station as those who were visiting Kuala Lumpur during the long weekend scrambled for return buses.

Nation 10 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Klang Valley to see few dengue cases

BALIK PULAU: The Health Ministry is expecting a drop in the number of dengue cases in the Klang Valley and Selangor but an increase in other states during the Hari Raya holiday.

Nation 11 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Airlines offer 54,000 seats for ‘balik kampung’ crowd

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia and Malindo Air are offering 54,000 seats for balik kampung trips during this Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration.

Community 04 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM

Ticketing agents in dilemma

BUS operators at the Ipoh Integrated Bus Terminal and Complex Bandar Meru Raya (Amanjaya Terminal) are expecting lower ticket sales for the upcoming Hari Raya travel period.

Community 04 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Oranges for ‘balik kampung’ crowd

Etiqa Insurance and Takaful spread the joy of Chinese New Year among city folk by distributing mandarin oranges to those travelling back to their hometowns at three major bus stations in Kuala Lumpur recently.

Nation 04 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Highway traffic heavy as ‘balik kampung’ crowd returns to city

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic at several locations along the northern sector of the North-South Expressway (Plus) to the Federal Capital was reported to be heavy this evening as more vehicles got on the highway.