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Years ago, there was a mini rubbish dump beside the junction of Jalan Bunga Susun Kelapa and Jalan Bunga Raya in Pasir Pinji, Ipoh. Irresponsible people came to dump rubbish at the small, empty plot of land there. They came from all over, on foot, on bicycles or motorbikes, in cars and pick-up trucks to [...]
A number of motorcycles have been stolen from the parking lot in Tun Razak Library. There is a notice on the library door warning motorcyclists of this.
Beautiful flowering Delonix regia only just 8 metres tall in a park in Tambun near Sunway Ipoh, blooming thanks to the recent hot and then rainy weather.
Following a letter from a resident published on June 1 (IE Issue 144), Hospital Fatimah is taking measures to improve the congestion of traffic around its neighbourhood caused by the increasing number of patients to the Hospital and the limited parking lots within its grounds. In a letter addressed to neighbourhood residents, the Hospital stated [...]
I often hear complaints from residents that no action is taken by MBI on owners of unkempt vacant land near their houses. Their main fear is of snakes and other reptiles living there. Frequently the excuse given by MBI for not taking action is that they cannot locate the owner. However recently, the agent who looks after a large plot of [...]
The troublesome railings at the busy pedestrian crossing in Jalan Hospital-Fair Park, whose presence was given the thumbs-down by Jerry Francis (Ipoh Echo Issue 129), were removed by MBI no sooner as the matter was highlighted. In a letter to Ipoh Echo dated October 7, the Council replied. Here is the English translation: “The Council [...]
Reader Sundralingam’s comment on Ipoh Echo’s website regarding Ipoh City Council’s propensity to change street names at the drop of a hat had elicited a response from the council. Sundralingam’s fear was the likelihood that Jalan Caldwell would undergo a name change. William John Caldwell was a tin miner and co-founder of Sengat Estate in [...]
MBI has installed additional equipment in the children’s playground in Merdeka Garden. Previously the field was rather empty but with the new equipment in the centre, it now looks colourful and inviting. The new facilities should now bring children out from the confines of their homes, and provide an opportunity for the children and parents [...]
In response to the article, ‘New Dumpsite below Kuala Kangsar Road Flyover’ (IE 113, Feb 1-15), MBI has taken prompt action and put up a signboard “DILARANG MEMBUANG SAMPAH DENDA RM500. Dengan Perintah: Datuk Bandar Ipoh”. A gravel path has been built under the flyover and the garbage is heaped on either side of this [...]
Motorists driving on the roads in Kampong Manjoi must be extra careful. They have to watch out for teenagers riding motor cycles without safety helmets and making abrupt turns without giving signals. The recently constructed mini roundabout at the junction of Jalan Padang, Jalan Tengku Hussin and Jalan Kledang Raya 14 has made driving safer as motorists know whose [...]