Tag Archives: Kuala Lumpur

November 18

7,000 Policemen To Ensure Security, Public Order In KL Tomorrow

Approximately 7,000 policemen will be on duty to ensure security and public order during the Bersih 5 and Red Shirt rallies in the city tomorrow. Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said police were prepared to discharge their duties and would not hesitate to act against anyone who violates the law and […]

November 18

Flash floods swallow roads in downtown Kuala Lumpur

Heavy rain in the city this evening caused flash floods on three major roads, namely Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Ampang and Jalan Kuching. Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Service operations centre chief Samsol Maarif Saibani said the rain, which started at about 4pm, caused floods up to a depth of one metre at certain stretches […]

June 19

Flash floods in Kuala Lumpur

Heavy rain which fell at about 6 pm in the federal capital caused flash floods at three road stretches. Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue operation chief Samsol Maarif Saibani said the road affected by the floods are Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Kelapa Muda and Jalan Duta. “Heavy rain which started in the late afternoon caused […]

March 29

Kuala Lumpur tops global rich list with 13,800 millionaires

Malaysia’s largest city Kuala Lumpur has the highest number of millionaires (denominated in US dollars)  surpassing all other cities of the world, according to a report by international wealth research group WealthInsight. The city had 13,800 millionaires or high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in 2013, higher than Abu Dhabi’s 12,500, Cape Town’s 8,753 or Birmingham’s […]

May 04

Kuala Lumpur folk warned: Storms and flash floods ahead

City dwellers are advised to take precautionary measures to face possible flash floods, thunderstorm, fallen trees and even landslides during the current weather uncertainties. Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department director Khiruddin Drahman said the department, together with the National Security Council and the Kuala Lumpur City Hall, were fully prepared to respond to any […]