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Use proper complaint channels

LAST July, I received a call for help to highlight issues at a people’s housing project (PPR) in Johor.

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Stakeholders hope for new weekend rest days

IT HAS been almost 10 years since Johor decided to change its weekend rest days to Friday and Saturday.

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Pressing need for seamless connectivity

GOOD Internet connectivity is of paramount importance as we move towards the work from home culture.

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Hurdles to no-smoking rule

IN 2013, I worked as a cashier in a convenience store and discovered that the most sought-after item was cigarettes.

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Guard up for a safe Johor election

JOHOREANS will be casting their ballot in the state election on March 12.

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Let the voices of youths be heard

FOR the first time in the history of the country, teenagers will head to the ballot box in an election as those aged 18 to 20 join the electorate.

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Preventing the spread of Covid-19 collectively

In addition to getting people vaccinated, testing and contact tracing methods need to be strengthened to identify and isolate those infected

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To share or not to share

TECHNOLOGY plays a vital role in our everyday lives, more so now amid the ever-present Covid-19.

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Make Jetco a one-stop centre for info on state

It must also not duplicate work done by other govt agencies.

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Time for concrete action to keep rivers pollution-free

SOME months ago, Sungai Tukang Batu in Pasir Gudang, Johor was reported to be one of the dirtiest rivers in the country.

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Vital to keep people safe and informed

A few days ago some friends including a manager of a renowned hotel chain in Johor Baru called to ask me some interesting questions about what to do if they suspect someone with symptoms of the dangerous coronavirus.

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