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17 Dec 2017 | 5:00 PM

Vehicle entry permit implementation delayed

KLUANG: The implementation of the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP), set to start in January next year, will be delayed to fine-tune the system, says Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Liow giving his speech at the gathering in Paloh
17 Dec 2017 | 3:51 PM

MCA wants Teoh Yap Kun to defend Paloh seat

KLUANG: MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has given the party’s blessing for Paloh assemblyman Teoh Yap Kun to defend his state seat during the next general election.

16 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Celebrating 60th-year milestone

PONTIAN: Malaysia’s pineapple industry reached a new milestone when it celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Malaysian Pineapple Industry Board (MPIB).

"Ahmad Shabery (third from left) launching coffee-table book at MPIB’s 60th anniversary Pineapple Fiesta at the Pontian Trade Centre. Looking on are MPIB director-general Datuk Mohd Anim Hosnan (left) and other officials. — ABDUL RAHMAN EMBONG/ The Star
15 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

China pines for Malaysian pineapples

PONTIAN: Apart from the Musang King durian craze, Chinese consumers are also craving Malaysia’s fresh pineapples, with demand for the fruits going up drastically.

Fruits of their labour: Ahmad putting a pineapple on an arch after launching MPIB’s 60th Anniversary Pineapple Fiesta at the Pontian Trade Centre, Johor.
14 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Don’t panic over fake baby formula, parents urged

JOHOR BARU: Parents are being advised not to panic following the seizure of 210 boxes of suspected fake baby formula, said State Health, Environment, Education and Information committee chairman Datuk Ayub Rahmat.

14 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Support for expansion of Foon Yew High School

JOHOR BARU: The move to set up a third campus for the Foon Yew High School in Seri Alam was well received.

The site for Foon Yew High School campus in Seri Alam, Johor Baru.
11 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Johor to see changes at the top

JOHOR BARU: There will be movements within the Johor civil service this month and in January, with 35 officers changing positions and departments.

Md Za’nal will take on the role of deputy state secretary.
11 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

School hopes to raise funds via walkathon

JOHOR BARU: A 5km walkathon will be held to raise funds for Foon Yew High School’s new third campus located in Seri Alam here.

Kuan (second from left) discussing with Foon Yew High School board of directors treasurer Vincent Ho (left), school advisor Ng Puay Wah (second from right) and school management committee chairman Tong Sing Chuan (right) at the announcement of the school’s walkathon.
8 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

PDP tender to be known in 2018

JOHOR BARU: The tender for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail Project Delivery Partner (PDP) and the finalised rail alignment are expected to be known by the end of the first quarter next year.

8 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

New schools to benefit community

JOHOR BARU: The Chinese community have been urged to look at the Education Ministry’s announcement of new schools in a positive light as it will benefit the younger generation.

Chia showing the location for SJK(C) Poay Chai in Taman Bukit Indah in Johor Baru.