30 May '15, 11pm

‘Prickly residents protest over durian stalls’: PETALING JAYA, May 31 — Residents in Section 19 are up in arms...

‘Prickly residents protest over durian stalls’: PETALING JAYA, May 31 — Residents in Section 19 are up in arms...

Operators are complaining that the new location in Section 19 is too small and that customers are unaware of its existence. — Picture by Azneal Ishak PETALING JAYA, May 31 — Residents in Section 19 are up in arms over a decision by the Petaling Jaya City Council to relocate the SS2 durian stalls to their neighbourhood. Residents claimed that the council did not consult them before allowing the fruit hawkers to trade in the area. Section 19 Residents’ Association chairman Tan Yew Leong said the council had gone back on its word. “In 2012, it was agreed by state assemblyman Yeo Bee Yin and councillors Tony Cheong and Lee Suet Sen that this project would not be carried out,” he said. Tan said he was disappointed the council had disregarded the verbal agreement. “They said they would stop the project. But a year after the discussion, the construction of the stall site went ahe...

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