Yee Xiang Yun

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26 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Association urges Iskandar Puteri be made sister city with China’s Shenzen

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants Iskandar Puteri to be made a sister city with China’s Shenzhen to maximise its development potential.

30 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

New fisherman braves ordeal

PONTIAN: It was the first day of work for fisherman Mohd Sani Mohd Sood, a day which turned into an ordeal the 38-year-old will not soon forget.

Back on land: Syed Nor Adli (left) welcoming the fishermen back at the Pontian fishermen’s jetty after they were detained by the Indonesian authorities for 12 days.
29 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Strokes of beauty and history

JOHOR BARU: Retired Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Wira Low Hop Bing is a man who loves the law.

Delicate art form: Visitors admiring Chinese calligraphy at the exhibition in Taman Gaya. Works by 54 calligraphers across Johor were selected, including Low’s
28 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Car used in JB petrol station murder found

JOHOR BARU: A white BMW 520D that was used in the gruesome murder of a man at a Taman Pelangi petrol station has been recovered at an oil palm plantation in Pontian.

Ongoing investigation: A police forensic team examining the car at the oil palm estate in Ayer Baloi, Pontian.
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27 Dec 2017 | 1:16 PM

Police recover white BMW used in JB petrol station murder

JOHOR BARU: Police have recovered the white BMW that was used in the brutal murder of a 44-year-old man at a Taman Pelangi petrol station here.

Police have recovered the white BMW vehicle that was used in the brutal murder of a 44-year-old man at a Taman Pelangi petrol station, at an oil palm estate in Air Baloi, Pontian on Dec 26.
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27 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Errant traders face the music

KULAI: Johor Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) has taken action against traders for 769 offences and seized RM1.64mil worth of goods as of November this year.

Khairul Anwar (right) and Econsave Johor operations manager Mas Imran Adam conducting price checks for the festive season at the outlet in Senai.
25 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Plan 123 to keep the youths in Yong Peng

YONG PENG: Lured by more attractive job opportunities in Johor Baru, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, Yong Peng is at risk of losing its youths.

Star attraction: Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz (right) and Dr Wee (second from right) have previously visited the attraction.
24 Dec 2017 | 3:03 PM

Class 1 vehicles to get 10% off toll on E22 on Christmas Day

JOHOR BARU: People travelling on the Senai-Desaru Expressway (E22) will be able to enjoy a 10% discount on the toll fare on Dec 25 and Dec 26.

24 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

From market to doorstep

JOHOR BARU: Working at a vegetable stall was not his first choice career as a university graduate, but Muhammad Azrul Aziz did it anyway to help modernise his parents’ market trade.

Ambition with heart: Azrul (right) tending to a customer at his family’s stall at the Skudai Farmers’ Market in Johor Baru.
24 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Chinese school saves RM8mil

JOHOR BARU: The Government has helped Foon Yew High School’s newest branch in Seri Alam, Pasir Gudang, save more than RM8mil by exempting the school from Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Real Property Gain Tax (RPGT).