Yee Xiang Yun

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29 Nov 2017 | 11:25 AM

No shortage of medicine in Johor

ISKANDAR PUTERI: The state government is denying that there is a shortage of medicine in Johor.

29 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Fun time for village kids

JOHOR BARU: Fanpekka theme park, located in Aeon Mall Tebrau City, sponsored 120 admission passes for underprivileged children from various orang asli villages as part of its Spend and Donate Campaign.

Some of the children in a group photo during their outing to Fanpekka.
27 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Johor govt has allocated over RM50mil to help the Chinese

YONG PENG: The Johor government has allocated more than RM50mil to help the Chinese community since Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin became mentri besar, says MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

25 Nov 2017 | 3:03 PM

Malaysia to bring up IS threats in Asean at counter-terror coalition meeting

KLUANG: Malaysia will be bringing up issues concerning Islamic State threats in the Asean region at the meeting of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) in Saudi Arabia.

25 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Johor Ruler: Housing prices too high

JOHOR BARU: The Government should work with developers to find a win-win solution to encourage the building of more affordable houses for all, irrespective of race and religion, said Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar.

Cream of the crop: (Starting sixth from right) Sultan Ibrahim (in batik shirt), flanked by Star Media Group chairman Datuk Fu Ah Kiow (on the Ruler’s right) and Star Media Group managing director and chief executive officer Wong, posing for a group photo with the recipients of the Awards 2017 at Thistle Hotel.
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24 Nov 2017 | 9:04 PM

Johor Sultan: Govt, developers should work together to build more affordable houses

JOHOR BARU: Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has called on government officials and developers to find a realistic solution to address the lack of affordable housing in the state and country.

24 Nov 2017 | 8:22 PM Awards honour top developers for outstanding projects in Johor

JOHOR BARU: The inaugural Awards 2017: Jewels of Johor kicked off with the largest turnout of property developers for a night of glitz and glamour.

Sultan Ibrahim (second from left) presenting a token of appreciation to BCB Berhad executive director Tan Lindy. Looking on are Star Media Group chairman Datuk Fu Ah Kiow (left) and Wong (right).
22 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Uncle Fishy puts a bigsmile on patients’ faces

JOHOR BARU: He has a Master’s degree in biotechnology and had a cushy job as a research and development manager, but Edward Leong gave all that up to entertain the sick and old.

Comedy with heart: Leong entertaining a sick child at Hospital Temenggung Seri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim in Kulai, Johor.
21 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Feast turns foul as 128 get food poisoning

MUAR: It was supposed to be a merry seafood feast to celebrate the end of the school term at Kolej Vokasional Muar but 128 students and teachers ended up with food poisoning after eating mussels.

Painful ordeal: Students and teachers from Kolej Vokasional Muar waiting their turn to be treated at a hospital.
21 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Swedish furniture chain opens its doors in JB

JOHOR BARU: The much-anticipated launch of Swedish furniture chain Ikea in Tebrau here drew a large crowd who queued up long before the store opened for the day.

A long line of shoppers waiting to enter Ikea Tebrau during the opening day.