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Abu Siti Lane was originally Aboo Sittee Lane, named after a person.
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BALIK PULAU: After putting up with the bottleneck at the hillside road leading to their homes for seven months, it will be at least two more weeks of agony for Balik Pulau residents before traffic flow returns to normal following a recent cave-in.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 10 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has ordered state exco Zairil Khir Johari to conduct an investigation into the cracks that appeared on a newly repaired road heading to Bali...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 9 — Confusion over the different spellings of many road names and towns in Penang will be relieved soon as these will be returned to their original gazetted versions.
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I REFER to the letter “Selection issue for contract pharmacists” (The Star, April 17) and other previous reports and letters on the predicament of hundreds of new graduate pharmacists in this coun...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Four members of a mosque congregation cheated death when they were nearly hit by a dome tower that collapsed last night.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, May 8 — Four members of a mosque congregation cheated death when they were nearly hit by a dome tower that collapsed last night.
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KUCHING, May 8 — OPUS Consultants (M) Sdn Bhd’s appointment as project management consultant for two Sarawak mega road projects is not meant to replace the Public Works Department (PWD), said stat...
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KUCHING, May 8 — The state government is waiting for the Finance Ministry’s decision on the Education Ministry’s counter-proposal on the use of RM1 billion to fix dilapidated schools in Sarawak,...
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KLANG: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has been told to investigate the incident in which three water pipes burst at the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway (WCE) construction site las...
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KLANG: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has been told to investigate the incident in which three water pipes burst at the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway (WCE) construction site las...
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KLANG (May 7): The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has been told to investigate the incident in which three water pipes burst at the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway (WCE) construction ...
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KLANG, May 7 — The 800,000 consumers in 65 areas here hit by the unscheduled water supply disruption due to three mains bursting along the West Coast Expressway (WCE) project site near here on Sunda...
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KLANG, May 7 — The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has been told to investigate the incident in which three water pipes burst at the Banting-Taiping West Coast Expressway (WCE) constructio...
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KLANG: The 800,000 consumers in 65 areas here hit by the unscheduled water supply disruption due to three mains bursting along the West Coast Expressway (WCE) project site near here on Sunday, can exp...
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PETALING JAYA (May 6): In order to maintain the roads better, the Penang state government is applying to convert federal roads into state roads.
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KUCHING, May 6 — Violet Yong Wui Wui defended today her criticism of an external firm’s award as project management consultant (PMC), saying the state Public Works Department (PWD) is capable of t...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Dewan Sri Pinang, a venue synonymous for almost five decades with the conferment of Penang’s state honours and cultural shows, is set to get an upgrade.
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JOHOR BARU: The state government will be setting up special task force to inspect or audit strata buildings that are more than 30 years old.
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AMPANG JAYA: The only thing that residents of Block F at the Taman Keramat Permai flats want is to return to their homes before the fasting month of Ramadan, some eight days away.
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The fate of the 222 occupants of block F at Taman Keramat Permai is expected to be known on Monday.Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari said by then the Public Works Department (JKR), Institut Kerja R...
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AMPANG JAYA: Ground movement is still active beneath Block F of the Taman Keramat Permai Flats, where 222 occupants were evacuated Friday (April 26) after cracks were found in the building.
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GEORGE TOWN: This year’s Penang legislative assembly meeting will be held at the Dewan Sri Pinang to make way for a RM3.6 million restoration project for the 200-year-old state assembly building on ...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 25 — The 1820s Penang Legislative Assembly building will be given a RM3.673 million facelift so it will be closed for a year, Speaker Datuk Law Choo Kiang said.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): A Penang Forum member questioned the professionalism of federal regulators, as the environmental study report for a highway project contained drawing errors.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): The detailed design for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) will need to go through a number of approval processes, including from the Public Works Department (JKR), before it coul...
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GEORGE TOWN: An official of the Penang Forum has questioned the professionalism of federal regulators who approved the environmental study report for a highway project that contained drawing errors.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has admitted to an oversight in the slope design of the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) which contains up to 29 berms to fortify and protect the slopes.
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GEORGE TOWN: The detailed design for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) will need to go through a number of approval processes, including from the Public Works Department (JKR), before it could be adopted ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today admitted there were a few drawing errors in the environment study done on the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway, where the terracing of hill slopes appears to b...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 17 — The drawing for Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) in its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report was not the actual design for the highway, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow sa...
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KOTA KINABALU (April 16): The Pan Borneo Highway project, which is currently in construction, needs to be completed by 2024 as scheduled or before the 15th General Election, said an assemblyman.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The Pan Borneo Highway project, which is currently in construction, needs to be completed by 2024 as scheduled or before the 15th General Election, said an assemblyman.
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ALOR STAR: School administration should conduct a scheduled safety audit at their premises as various accidents have occurred in school compounds in the past few years, National Institute of Occupatio...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Sabah portion of the Pan-Borneo Highway should be overseen by the federal Public Works Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): The feasibility of the proposed corporatisation of the Public Works Department (JKR) is still at an early stage of the preliminary study.
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The role of main contractor for the RM5.265 billion Klang Valley Double Track Phase 2 (KVDT2) project has seen lobbying intensify as the government prepares to retender the job.
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Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM), via its business solutions arm, TM ONE, and Public Works Department (Jabatan Kerja Raya – JKR) recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for both parties to colla...
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The Sabah government is revisiting the project proposals for the Pan-Borneo Highway, and this time it plans to look into expanding and upgrading existing roads instead of building new ones, says chief...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal today confirmed reports that the project delivery partner (PDP) model for the Pan Borneo Highway will be dropped.
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KLANG (March 19): Klang will become the nation’s first Royal Heritage and Digital City in Malaysia by 2035.
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KUCHING (March 19): The Federal Government will ensure that 'sick’ projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until f...
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The federal government will ensure that ‘sick’ projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until fully completed.
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KUCHING: The Federal Government will ensure that stalled projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until fully completed.
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KUCHING, March 19 — The Federal Government will ensure that ‘sick’ projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until f...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Drivers are at fault in 85% of all road accidents, according to Works Minister Baru Bian.
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A former assistant Mechanical Engineer of the Johor’s Public Works Department claimed trial for alleged money laundering totalling around RM190,000 at a special Malaysian Anti-Corruption’s (MACC) ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, TNBX Sdn Bhd (TNBX) and the Public Works Department (PWD) are undertaking a feasibility study on the insta...
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CHUKAI: Malaysia is taking the lead from India to introduce plastic as an additional component when retarring roads.
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One way of preventing plastic waste from wreaking havoc on the environment is by discovering innovative ways of using it for beneficial purposes.
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CHUKAI, March 9 ― One way of preventing plastic waste from wreaking havoc on the environment is by discovering innovative ways of using it for beneficial purposes.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 9): The Highland Towers Condominium (pictured) which have been left neglected for more than 25 years will be demolished at the latest by June, said Housing and Local Government Minist...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 8): The Highland Towers Condominium which have been left neglected for more than 25 years will be demolished at the latest by June, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Highland Towers Condominium, which has been left neglected for more than 25 years, will be demolished at the latest by June, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddi...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 8 ― The Highland Towers Condominium which have been left neglected for more than 25 years will be demolished at the latest by June, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zurai...
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March 8 (Bernama): The Highland Towers Condominium, which have been left neglected for more than 25 years, will be demolished at the latest by June, says Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.
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KOTA BARU, March 8 — There are now no more political appointees in the Kelantan State Action Council (MTNg) says Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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KOTA BHARU (March 8): The Kelantan government has submitted an official request to the federal government to revive the previously cancelled People’s Highway project.
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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government has submitted an official request to the federal government to revive the previously cancelled People’s Highway project.
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There has been a backlog of maintenance work on some federal roads in the country due to insufficient allocations, Works Minister Baru Bian said.
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KOTA BHARU: Kelantan has submitted an official request to the federal government to revive the previously cancelled “People’s Highway” project.
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KOTA BHARU (March 7): The Kelantan Government has submitted an official request to the Federal Government to revive the cancelled People’s Highway project.
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SHAH Alam City Council (MBSA) has clarified that the plot of land near the Bukit Cerakah Forest Reserve in Shah Alam is not part of the forest reserve.
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KUCHING: Sarawak will set up a revolving fund to cover the initial costs of state projects, such as consultancy fees and studies.
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MIRI: The Pakan-Entabai road in the remote Bintangor district in central Sarawak has collapsed due to severe soil erosion.
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MELAKA (Feb 22): The Melaka government is allocating RM3 million a year for its “Rumah Peduli” housing programme for the hardcore poor with land in the state.
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KUCHING: Sarawak has received RM100 million from the Federal government, as promised, to repair 33 schools in Sarawak, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said yesterday.
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KUCHING, Feb 20 ― Sarawak has received RM100 million from the federal government, as promised, to repair 33 schools in Sarawak, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said yesterday.
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KUCHING (Feb 19): Sarawak has received RM100 million from the Federal government, as promised, to repair 33 schools in Sarawak, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said today.
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MIRI: An iron bridge at Kampung Segar in Simunjan district in southern Sarawak has collapsed, but it is not known whether there were any casualties.
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KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah assistant minister today defended a decision by the state infrastructure development ministry to reserve one of the lifts for the ministry’s top officials at its building here...
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KUANTAN, Feb 11 — The government has allocated RM100 million this year for the maintenance and construction of roads using cuplump modified bitumen (CMB) in ports and industrial areas.
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IPOH: Physical work at the construction site of Kerian Hospital in Simpang Lima, near Parit Buntar, is 80% complete, leaving it just one-percent behind schedule, the Public Works Department (PWD) said...
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At least eight government projects in Johor which are collectively worth more than half a billion ringgit have been identified as "sick projects" for not being completed in time.
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GEORGE TOWN, Jan 17 — The RM14 million upgrade of the Penang Hospital (HPP) is expected to be fully completed by the end of February, said State Health, Agriculture and Agro-based Industry and Rural...
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TANAH RATA: Representatives of the parliamentary and state constituencies in Cameron Highlands have been always changing but the fate of over 1,200 Orang Asli (Semai) community in Pos Terisu and surro...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 7): The Ministry of Education (MOE) has lodged a police report against a Facebook user for posting an allegation that tenders for the supply of cooked food at school hostels were monopo...
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PETALING JAYA: The education ministry today rubbished allegations that tenders to supply cooked food to school hostels had been monopolised by PPBM supporters.
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GEORGE TOWN: Over 10,000 road accidents in this country were due to the use of retreaded tyres, which Works Minister Baru Bian (pix) described as shocking, based on statistics from the Malaysian Hi...
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PENANG: Repair work on the 118-year-old Penang High Court complex, officially known as the Penang Supreme Court, will begin in June at a cost of RM7 million, Works Minister Baru Bian said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: The federal government may ask state governments to cover the cost of construction and maintenance of federal and rural roads using their own funds this year, given the tight national bud...