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Yee Xiang Yun

xiangyun@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Yee Xiang Yun

7 Dec 2017 | 7:44 PM

Two UTM students infected with TB

JOHOR BARU: Two Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) students have contracted tuberculosis.

7 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Club helping Tanjung Kupang folk embrace eco-tourism

GELANG PATAH: Non-governmental organisation Kelab Alami is reaching out to students and youths in the Tanjung Kupang area by spreading more information on eco-tourism and environmental conservation.

Md Othman looking at an exhibition at Kelab Alami’s clubhouse in Tanjung Kupang, Gelang Patah, Johor.
6 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Themed events can help promote

JOHOR BARU: Bangsa Johor-themed events can help promote the state’s specialities and uniqueness, from its people and places to its food, a state exco member said.

Participants of the 5km fun run at Meridin East.
6 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Johor all prepared to handle floods

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Segamat has been put on high alert due to the possibility of floods hitting the area in the second wave of the monsoon season.

Useful equipment: Azmi handing over mock keys to the five assets to APM personnel in Kota Iskandar.
6 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

JB and Kota Tinggi folk brace for floods

JOHOR BARU: Residents in Johor Baru and Kota Tinggi are busy preparing to face possible floods.

Higher spot: Azatul placing electrical appliances and clothes onto makeshift shelves in her house.
5 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

New sculpture symbolises preservation of nature

JOHOR BARU: The first of four sculptures representing the Ibrahim International Business District (IIBD) has been erected in the heart of the city.

Amran (in blue baju Melayu) and Kamaruzzaman (in yellow) unveilling the 6.09m Eco Cornerstone landmark to symbolise IIBD’s eco-sustainability.
5 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Developer gives land for new school

JOHOR BARU: Mah Sing Group hopes that SJK(C) Sim Mow Yu, to be built within its Meridin East township in Pasir Gudang here, will be able to begin classes in 2019.

Ong (left) briefing Tee (centre) about SJK(C) Sim Mow Yu’s location and other facilities within its Meridin East township in Pasir Gudang, Johor Baru, while Mah Sing Group CEO Datuk Ho Hon Sang (right) looks on.
4 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Lower rate to remit money under joint effort

JOHOR BARU: The average cost of remitting funds in Johor Baru has been brought down to 2% from 3.3% over the past two years under a joint effort by the World Bank and Bank Negara Malaysia.

Chew (left) witnessing the handover of Project Greenback 2.0 by World Bank Group country manager for Malaysia Faris Hadad-Zervos (second from left) to Kota Kinabalu City Hall director-general Datuk Joannes Solidau (right) while Johor Baru mayor Amran A. Rahim (second from right) looks on.
30 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Glitzy property awards land in Johor

JOHOR BARU: The inaugural StarProperty.my Awards 2017: Jewels of Johor was a huge success and the award presentation ceremony is likely going to be a regular feature in Johor’s property calendar.

Datuk Fu Ah Kiow (left) presenting a souvenir to Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar during the StarProperty.my Awards 2017. Looking on is Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai.
29 Nov 2017 | 6:23 PM

Barisan rep's 'Anak Cina' poem riles up Opposition lawmakers

ISKANDAR PUTERI: The recital of a poem titled Anak Cina caused an uproar in the Johor state assembly sitting here Wednesday morning.

Ali Mazat Salleh showing a video clip of a song from the 1970s that uses the phrase "Anak Cina pasang lukah".

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