Latest Selangor Stories

2008-09-21 21:00:15

TAMPIN: The government has begun paying compensation to residents who were relocated following the construction of the Kelau Dam in Raub, Pahang.

2008-08-21 00:00:26

By R.T. WHEN I was growing up in Petaling Jaya, fishing was a healthy activity pursued by youngsters armed with a cigarette tin and sewing thread procured from mother's sewing kit. I was one of those indulging in this activity at the Taman Jaya lake at Section 10, Petaling Jaya.

2008-08-05 00:00:17

PUTRAJAYA: The Selangor Department of Environment (DOE) is ready to charge the company which deliberately burnt peat land along the Elite Highway in Dengkil, causing the haze in the Klang Valley.

2008-06-30 00:01:59

SHAH ALAM: Stiffer penalties for water polluters is a must if the country is to have enough clean water said a major water industry group. This is because water companies are finding it more problematic to harvest water as more rivers are being polluted by unscrupulous factories.

2008-06-20 15:00:22

MALAYSIA Airlines (MAS) has formed an alliance with Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) to provide financial assistance to aspiring pilots.

2005-08-13 00:59:05

By Jalil Hamid KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia lifted a state of emergency in two areas near the capital on Saturday after air pollution levels fell well below the danger mark, easing the country's worst pollution crisis in eight years.

2005-08-12 23:26:46

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia on Saturday lifted a state of emergency in two areas near the capital after air pollution levels fell below the danger mark, state media said, as the country's worst pollution crisis in eight years eased.

2005-08-12 03:17:26

By Bazuki Muhammad and Ade Rina PORT KLANG, Malaysia/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Malaysians prayed for rain on Friday and a quick end to the country's worst pollution crisis in eight years as residents choked on acrid forest-fire smoke blowing in from neighboring Indonesia.

2005-08-11 22:27:11

By Jahabar Sadiq PORT KLANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia's worst pollution crisis in eight years appeared to ease on Friday, a week after large parts of the country began choking on thick forest-fire smoke blowing across from neighboring Indonesia.

2005-08-11 13:31:59

By Bazuki Muhammad PORT KLANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia declared an emergency near its capital on Thursday as acrid haze from Indonesian forest fires drove air pollution readings into the danger zone, forcing a brief closure of its biggest port.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'