Nelson Benjamin

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22 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

M’sia to tweak RTS project

SINGAPORE: Malaysia hopes to find new ways and means to reduce the cost of the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project, including getting the private sector to fund and operate it.

20 May 2019 | 7:24 PM

Johor Ruler promises to personally reply Hari Raya greetings sent to him

JOHOR BARU: Those intending to write greeting cards to the Johor Ruler to wish him Hari Raya should not be surprised if they get a personal reply from him.

14 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Checks and audits on old strata title buildings

JOHOR BARU: A task force will be set up to carry out checks and audits on thousands of strata title buildings which are more than 30 years old.

10 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Fun day out for the disabled

JOHOR BARU: Students and caretakers from the Pekan Nenas community-based rehabilitation centre had a fun-filled day during a special outing to Legoland Malaysia.

Liow (left) and Yeo with a wheelchair-bound student from the centre during the outing.
7 May 2019 | 6:15 PM

Larkin assemblyman : I am not quitting the party

JOHOR BARU: Larkin assemblyman Mohd Izhar Ahmad says he will not be quitting Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia to become an independent assemblyman.

5 May 2019 | 8:38 PM

Cracks in Johor Bersatu, 21 division chiefs want MB to lead party

JOHOR BARU: Days after a former state executive councillor was elected as the new state Parti Pribumi Bersatu chairman, "cracks" have started appearing in the party.

30 Apr 2019 | 5:12 PM

Mazlan Bujang is new Johor Bersatu chief

JOHOR BARU: Mazlan Bujang will be the new Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia chairman, succeeding Datuk Osman Sapian.

30 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

When business SPARKs fly in Johor

JOHOR BARU: Star Media Group Bhd’s inaugural SPARK Johor 2019 kicked off with the largest turnout of corporate figures and business people in the state.

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29 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

An ugly situation in the city

JOHOR BARU: While going around the housing estates in the city lately, I noticed that rubbish is left everywhere, along the road, in the drains and even near signboards.

A huge pile of rubbish left lying in the open in Taman Bukit Kempas, Johor Baru.
25 Apr 2019 | 1:37 PM

Johor Sultan calls for renewed effort with reshuffled state leadership

JOHOR BARU: Johor's Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar wants the new state leadership to work together and double their efforts to help the people.