Nelson Benjamin

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14 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Prevent human-elephant conflicts, Johor urged

JOHOR BARU: The state govern­ment must take measures to better protect areas where wildlife roam freely to prevent an escalation in human and animal conflicts in future.

Vegetation destroyed in a village in Kota Tinggi after elephants entered to look for food. — Filepic
13 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Trouble in Johor Bersatu

JOHOR BARU: Trouble is brewing in Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia with internal rebellion against newly appointed chairman Mazlan Bujang.

Red force: Some of the Bersatu members posing with Sultan Ibrahim during the Bersatu Hari Raya gathering at Istana Pasir Pelangi. Mazlan was not invited to the gathering.
12 Jun 2019 | 2:01 PM

No silence please, minister should come out with strong rebuttal, says Johor PKR chief

JOHOR BARU: The minister accused of being in a sex video that has gone viral should come out with a strong rebuttal and not keep quiet, especially in the wake of a confession by his purported partner.

11 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Price Catcher app helps consumers shop smart

JOHOR BARU: The state govern­ment wants consumers to start using a mobile application to allow them to get the best deals and bargains for food items statewide.

10 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

PH leaders: Stop bickering

PETALING JAYA: Even as they questioned the manner in which Latheefa Koya was made Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner, several Pakatan Harapan leaders say it is time to stop bickering and let her do the job.

9 Jun 2019 | 2:44 PM

Johor PKR chief comes to Latheefa's defence, calls for stop to petitions

JOHOR BARU: State PKR chief Hassan Abdul Karim has come to Latheefa Koya's defence, saying that any campaign or petition to force her resignation should be stopped.

4 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Hearing gets the go-ahead

JOHOR BARU: The High Court has granted leave to proceed with a hearing to determine the value of a land acquired 26 years ago from an orang asli community.

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3 Jun 2019 | 2:41 PM

Court allows orang asli to proceed with hearing to ascertain value of acquired land

JOHOR BARU: The High Court here granted leave to proceed with a mandamus hearing to ascertain the value of a plot of land acquired from the orang asli 26 years ago.

Pasir Gudang MP Abdul Hassan Karim (red tie) and lawyer Tan Poh Lai (in jacket) talking to the orang asli community.
1 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Orang Seletar seek full compensation over eviction

JOHOR BARU: An orang asli group, which won two legal cases against the state government after being evicted from their land 26 years ago, has filed a suit seeking full compliance of a court order to compensate them.

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23 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Govt urged to use GLCs to develop RTS

JOHOR BARU: The government should take the lead and get a government-linked company to develop the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) instead of getting the private sector involved.