Licences for five nightclubs renewed


KUALA LUMPUR: Five nightclubs along Jalan P. Ramlee, which had their entertainment licences revoked by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) for playing loud music recently, had received approval to renew their licences.Federal Territories and Urban Well-being Minister Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin said he made decision after the nightclub operators had appealed and promised to control the level of noise emitted.

“After discussing with the club operators, I decided to allow them to renew their licences,” he said yesterday.

The affected nightclubs were Rum Junggle, Bar & Restaurant; Beach Club Cafe; Thai Club & Bistro; Passion or Padi House and Aloha.

He said the level of noise allowed in the day time was not exceeding 55 decibels while at night, it should not exceed 65 decibels. — Bernama