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Friday, October 28, 2011

Quick response team to keep PJ clean

Mayor Datuk Mohamad Roslan Sakiman

PETALING JAYA: The Petaling Jaya City Council has set up a Quick Response Team (QRT) to take immediate action on complaints about rubbish in the city.

After chairing the monthly full board meeting recently, Mayor Datuk Mohamad Roslan Sakiman (pic) announced the formation of the QRT, to be headed by council public complaints director Tengku Nazaruddin Zainudin.

The move supports the council which took over public cleansing and domestic waste collection from Alam Flora Sdn Bhd on Oct 16. Read more .......   

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Liu: Selangor aims for four-times-a-week garbage collection

THE frequency of garbage collection in Selangor could be increased to four times a week compared with the current thrice weekly services in residential areas.

Local government committee chairman Ronnie Liu said that since the local councils in Selangor took over the services from Alam Flora on Oct 15, the Klang Municipal Council (MPK) has started collecting garbage four times a week.

“We will be trying out the system in Klang and hope to implement the same in other areas in Selangor. The money saved from taking back the services would be channelled back to increase the frequency of garbage collection,” said Liu. Read more .......  

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Status of your police report

Residents who wish to find out the status of their police reports can do so this coming Saturday.
Police investigating officers will be present to provide information on your reports. Please bring along a copy of your police report.

Date: 22 October 2011, Saturday

Time: 2:00 to 5:00 pm

Venue: Damansara Utama primary school (behind BHP station, SS21)

Friday, October 21, 2011

Robbery in Damansara Uptown

On Tuesday, at about 7:30 pm, several people who were carrying out banking transactions at the atm machines in CIMB Bank, Damansara Uptown were robbed by a young Malay man. He was wearing a white helmet and armed with a parang.
The customers were ordered to hand over their cash. No one was hurt in the incident.

If possible, try not to go to the bank at night.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011


The upgrading work is expected to be completed in December. — Pictures by Hazreen Mohamad

A group of youngsters in Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam, fear they will lose their favourite football field which is being upgraded by the landowner

SHAH ALAM: First, there was concern that the PKNS field and sports complex would have to make way for a proposed development.

And now, a group of young football enthusiasts are equally worried over the possibility of losing their "training ground". Read More ..... 

Residents rally to save field

Residents staging a protest against the redevelopment of the PKNS field and sports complex in Kelana Jaya, yesterday. The demonstration aims to highlight the fact that the proposed redevelopment of the field was not simply a local issue, but a national concern that an increasing number of open spaces and fields were being sacrificed for development.
 KUALA LUMPUR: About 200 residents protested against the redevelopment of the 30-year-old Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) field and sports complex in Kelana Jaya yesterday.

SS7 neighbourhood action committee chairman Datuk Zul Mukhshar Md Shaari said the residents demonstrated for two hours against the planned development.

"We have collected 200 signatures in a petition to save the people's field," he said.

An objection would be sent to the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ). Read more ......  

Monday, October 17, 2011

New Rukun Tetangga laws to be enacted soon

KUALA LUMPUR: New laws for the neigbourhood watch (Rukun Tetangga) will be enacted to replace the existing provisions under the Emergency Ordinance Act 1969.

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Koh Tsu Khoon said the new Neighbourhood Watch and Voluntary Patrolling Scheme will replace the Neighbourhood Watch Regulations 1975 under the Emergency Ordinance Act 1969, which is to be repealed soon.

"We welcome any public feedback and suggestions to further improve the Act," he told reporters at Parliament lobby here Monday.

On a related matter, he said the 130,000-odd members of Voluntary Patrolling Scheme were given a 24-our of accident insurance coverage.

"They are also given a bereavement allowance of RM1,000," he said.
He added that some 142 members had passed away between 2007 and 2010, adding that their deaths were not related to duty operations.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Voluntary patrolling should extend to all housing areas

KUALA LUMPUR: The Voluntary Patrolling Scheme (VPS) should be extended to all housing areas in the city to ensure security and help the authorities check crime, said Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing Minister Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin.
"The VPS is capable of contributing to reducing crime rates and ensuring unity of the people is protected from any element that can cause worry and fear," he said after the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the National Unity and Integration Department and police in Taman Seri Sentosa, here, tonight.
He said the government was concerned about problems faced by the VPS and was ready to offer help if needed.
"The department is making effort to provide patrolling equipment and tackle the shortage of places to build Rukun Tetangga control centres to facilitate the VPS.  Read more .....   

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Damansara Kim residents want open space to remain

Residents practising Xiang Gong every morning at the SS20/13 field
SEEING land surveyors at the field near his house in SS20, Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya, resident N. K. Leong approached them to see what was happening.

Leong, who has been staying in the area for more than 20 years, claimed that the surveyors told him that there were plans to build terrace houses at the site of the playground in Jalan SS20/13.

“We were shocked to find out that our field could be taken away to build houses,” he said. Read more ...... 

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Security Update

Kpl Azmi briefing residents on security matters
Plainclothes policemen have been deployed in our neighbourhood and they have managed to apprehend 2 Malay guys on motorbike trying to break into a car in Jalan SS20/1.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Offenders can stop vehicles from being towed

A City Hall Traffic and Towing Unit deputy enforcement officer Mohd Karim Ahmad (left) inspecting a towed vehicle at the City Hall depot in Kepong.
KUALA LUMPUR: Motorists have the right to stop City Hall enforcement officers who are in the midst of towing their vehicle.
City Hall deputy director-general Datuk Mohd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz said motorists have the right to ask the enforcement officer to release their vehicles.

"The enforcement officer will return the vehicle provided the motorist cooperates by giving his details to the officer issuing the compound. If he fails to do so, then the officer will tow the vehicle," he said.

Gangs preying on bank customers busted

An iron spike used by the gang to be placed under car tyres being shown at a press conference at the Jalan Tun Razak police station in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pretty women in tudung, iron spikes to puncture car tyres, handphones and warm smiles were all that a gang of Latin American crooks needed to steal from bank customers.
Using these "weapons", the gang had amassed RM600,000 from five cases committed here in the past three months.

Police called them "professional thieves" as they had all their bases covered.

Their ploy was simple. The female gang members would be stationed inside a bank and they would inform their accomplices waiting outside of a possible target.  Read more ......    

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

New Act for Kawasan Rukun Tetangga

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kawasan Rukun Tetangga (KRT) programme is scheduled to have a new enactment tabled in Parliament that would effectively replace its current Act that was formulated in 1975 under the Emergency Ordinance (EO) 1969, which is to be repealed.

According to the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon, the new Act would also include the Voluntary Patrol Scheme (VPS) under the KRT. Read more .....   

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Ram-and-rob gangs on the prowl

DCP Datuk Mohmad Salleh 
If you are in the habit of driving home late at night, beware

Criminals are using the old “ram-and-rob” ploy against motorists in the city lately.

These robbers would normally seek out motorists driving luxury cars along roads with minimal traffic, usually late at night, before deliberately knocking into the back of the victims’ cars.

When the victims got down to assess the damage, the thieves would have no problem hijacking the vehicles and speeding off due to the lack of traffic during that hours.

City police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Mohmad Salleh said police investigations revealed that there were more than one group scouring the city centre and its surrounding areas. Read more ...... 

Reduced parking charges

In view of the reduced parking bays due to construction work at the open carpark in Damansara Uptown, See Hoy Chan is offering parking fees at RM1.00 for 3 hours effective today at its multi-storey carpark.