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Damansara Utama is a suburb of Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It is composed of two parts, namely SS20 and SS21, which are separated by the Damansara-Puchong Highway, a heavily-used 6 lane highway. Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Petaling Jaya is a satellite town of the federal territory Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is located in the Petaling district. ... State motto: Dipelihara Allah (English: Under Gods (Allah) Protection) Capital Shah Alam Royal Capital Klang Sultan Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Chief Minister Dato Seri Dr Mohd Khir bin Toyo Area 7,956 km2 Population  - Estimated 4,100,000 State anthem Duli Yang Maha Mulia Selangor (Jawi: سلاڠور, population 4. ...

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Commerce

SS21, especially the Uptown offices project, is the commercial hub of Damansara Utama, which houses the Malaysian offices of many multinational companies such as Novell, Logica, L'Oreal, Nike, Levi's and Unisys. Novell was also the name of a road bicycle racing team. ... LogicaCMG is a telecommunications and IT consultancy company. ... The LOréal Group ( PAR: 120321), headquartered in Clichy, France, is the worlds leading company in cosmetics and beauty. ... Nike, Inc. ... Levis is a brand of riveted denim jeans manufactured by Levi Strauss & Co. ... Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States, and incorporated in Delaware[2], is a global provider of information technology services and solutions. ...


There are many shops within the Uptown area. Among them are restaurants, opticians, fashion houses and miscellaneous goods.


There are also a few banks including foreign banks that have set up their branches within the area.


Although Damansara Utama does not have any shopping malls, it is in proximity to shopping complexes in Bandar Utama, where most of the former's residents do their shopping. These shopping malls include the 1 Utama shopping complex, The Curve and the Ikano Power Centre. Damansara Utama used to have more than 20 pubs in its heydays. Today only a few are left due to high drink prices and stiff competition from new suburbs like Damansara Perdana. Maybank, a trade name for Malayan Banking Berhad is the largest bank and financial group in Malaysia, with significant personal banking operations in Brunei, Singapore and the Philippines as well. ... Public Bank Berhad is a bank based in Malaysia owned by a Malaysian ethnic Chinese. ... RHB Bank Berhad is a bank in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia RHB offers commercial banking, corporate banking and international banking services. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Standard Chartered Bank is a British bank headquartered in London with operations in many countries , especially in Asia and Africa. ... United Overseas Bank Limited (Mandarin: 大華银行), abbreviated as UOB Bank (華行), was founded on 6 August 1935 by Kuching-born Datuk Wee Kheng Chiang, father of the present UOB Group Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Mr Wee Cho Yaw, and a group of seven Chinese businessmen. ... Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (SGX: O04) (Simplified Chinese: 华侨银行有限公司), abbreviated as OCBC Bank (华侨银行), was formed in 1932 as a result of a merger of three local banks: the Chinese Commercial Bank Limited (1912), the Ho Hong Bank Limited (1917) and the Oversea-Chinese Bank Limited (1919). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1 Utama, also unofficially known as One Utama, is a popular shopping mall in Bandar Utama, a suburb of Petaling Jaya, Malaysia operated and developed by Bandar Utama City Centre Sdn Bhd. ... The Curve is a 1998 thriller starring Matthew Lillard, Keri Russell, and Michael Vartan. ...


Education

Primary and secondary education is provided by the SK Damansara Utama or Damansara Utama Primary school and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Damansara Utama[1] / SMK Damansara Utama / Damansara Utama Secondary School, respectively. There are no tertiary institutions in the area, although the misleadingly named KDU College (previously known as Kolej Damansara Utama) is not too far off in Damansara Jaya. SMK Damanasara Utama (Damansara Utama High School) or more commonly known as SMKDU / SMDU is a secondary school situated in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Stub ... Kolej Damansara Utama (KDU) is a main private colleges in Bandar Utama, Damansara, Selangor, Malaysia. ... The Damansara Jaya township consists of Sections 22 and 22A of the town of Petaling Jaya in Selangor, Malaysia. ...


Healthcare

The Damansara Specialist Hospital is located in the adjacent suburb of Damansara Kim along Jalan SS 20/10. The hospital is managed by Kumpulan Perubatan (Johor) Sdn Bhd. The hospital provides all the services, facilities and amenities of a modern hospital.


There are various clinics and pharmacies within Damansara Utama closer to Uptown square. Major pharmacy chain Watsons has a pharmacy within Uptown. A Watsons drugstore in a shopping mall in Singapore. ...


Religion

The religious needs of locals who adhere to the Christian faith is served by the Damansara Utama Methodist Church (DUMC). There are also many other churches in surrounding suburbs. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ...


There is also a mosque in SS21, Masjid Al Mujaheddin, where Muslims perform their daily prayers. Masjid Al Mujaheddin is the main mosque of Damansara Utama, Selangor in Malaysia. ...


Public Transport

Public transport within Damansara Utama consists of the public bus and taxi service. Buses which operate routes which pass through Damansara Utama are

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location in Malaysia Coordinates: Country Malaysia State Federal Territory Establishment 1857 Granted city status 1974 Mayor Ruslin Hasan Area    - City 243. ... Introduction Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (Rapid KL) is a new company created under the restructuring of Kuala Lumpurs public transport system to operate the various modes of public transport in Malaysias capital city. ... Introduction Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (Rapid KL) is a new company created under the restructuring of Kuala Lumpurs public transport system to operate the various modes of public transport in Malaysias capital city. ... Introduction Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (Rapid KL) is a new company created under the restructuring of Kuala Lumpurs public transport system to operate the various modes of public transport in Malaysias capital city. ... Introduction Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (Rapid KL) is a new company created under the restructuring of Kuala Lumpurs public transport system to operate the various modes of public transport in Malaysias capital city. ...

Trivia

The street known as Jalan SS20/10 actually spans both Damansara Utama and Damansara Kim; Jalan SS20/21 separates Damansara Utama from Damansara Kim and bisects Jalan SS20/10. Jalan SS20/10 in Damansara Utama is a street with residential units only while Jalan SS20/10 in Damansara Kim boasts both residential and commercial units. The units along Jalan SS20/21 in Damansara Utama are odd-numbered while the units in Damansara Kim are even-numbered.


External links

  • Damansara Specialist Hospital Website


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Districts: Gombak | Hulu Langat | Hulu Selangor | Klang | Kuala Langat | Kuala Selangor | Sabak Bernam | Sepang | Petaling
Cities: Petaling Jaya | Shah Alam
Towns: Ampang | Bagan Lalang | Bagan Nakhoda Omar | Balakong | Bandar Kinrara | Bandar Baru Selayang | Bandar Sri Damansara | Bandar Sungai Buaya | Bandar Sungai Long | Bandar Sunway | Bandar Utama | Bangi | Banting | Batang Berjuntai | Batang Kali | Batu Arang | Beranang | Bernam Jaya | Broga | Bukit Beruntung | Bukit Jelutong | Bukit Raja | Bukit Rimau | Bukit Rotan | Bukit Subang | Cheras | Cyberjaya | Damansara Jaya | Damansara Utama | Dengkil | Dusun Tua | FELDA Soeharto | Ijok | Jenjarom | Jeram | Jugra | Kajang | Kapar | Kalumpang | Kelana Jaya | Kerling | Klang | Kota Damansara | Kota Kemuning | Kuala Kubu Bharu | Kuala Selangor | Kuang | Lembah Beringin | Morib | Meru | Padang Jawa | Paya Jaras | Port Klang | Puchong | Puncak Alam | Rasa | Rawang | Sabak | Salak Tinggi | Sekinchan | Semenyih | Serendah | Seri Kembangan | Sepang | Setia Alam | Sijangkang | Subang | Subang Jaya | Sungai Buloh | Sungai Besar | Sungai Burong | Sungai Panjang | Sungai Pelek | Tanjung Harapan | Tanjung Karang | Tanjung Sepat | Teluk Datok | Teluk Panglima Garang | UEP Subang Jaya | Ulu Klang | Ulu Yam
Islands: Pulau Carey | Pulau Indah | Pulau Ketam | Pulau Klang

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Bandar Utama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1615 words)
Bandar Utama is a township located within the Damansara subdivision of the Petaling district in the state of Selangor, Malaysia.
There is a propensity for some parents to school their children outside Bandar Utama, particularly for those living on the BU11/BU12 side, who tend to send their children to the Tropicana primary or secondary schools in Sunway Damansara, or the highly reputed primary and secondary schools at Damansara Utama and Damansara Jaya.
Like the rest of Damansara, it too falls under the parliamentary constituency of Subang, and thus is represented in parliament by Karnail Singh Nijhar.
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia (2112 words)
While Damansara Utama offers an enclave lined with offices, shops, restaurants and entertainment outlets, Bandar Utama showcases one gigantic shopping complex in One Utama Shopping Centre where practically everything can be found under one roof.
The area beyond Bandar Utama, notably Bandar Sri Damansara, is becoming a much sought-after residential and commercial area.
Together with the enclave of Damansara Utama, it is a popular area known for its nightlife activities.
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