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Nation 01 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

No moles here, says Johor Marine Police

Southern region marine police chief Asst Comm Kamal Bakri Medan assures the public that the force is clean and there are no moles within the marine police.

Community 10 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Where nature’s way holds sway

Pulau Kukup is the largest uninhabited mangrove island in the world, andthe only one in Johor waters too. Legends tell that the island was once thehome for five celestial princesses.

Community 28 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dugongs still under threat in Johor waters

File photo of dugongs which can sometimes grow up to 3m in length and weigh up to 400kg.

Nation 22 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dugong rehab centre to be set up

A Dugong Rescue Centre (DRC) will be set up at the Fisheries Department's Brackish Water Aquaculture Research Centre in Gelang Patah to rehabilitate injured and weak dugongs.

Nation 25 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Checks on foreign boats

The Maritime Enforcement Coordinating Centre inspected 64 vessels and 14 boats from a neighbouring country in a joint two-day operation that ended on Thursday.

Nation 25 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cigarettes worth RM380,000 seized

Marine police made their largest seizure of contraband cigarettes worth some RM382,000 at Kuala Sanglang here and arrested five people.

Community 16 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Watch over sand smuggling from Johor

Sand is not being smuggled out of Johor into Singapore, said state exco member Ahmad Zahri Jamil.

Community 01 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Johor to decide on dugong haven

Johor will gazette a few places around state waters as dugong sanctuaries if research shows the safety of the marine mammals can be guaranteed.

Nation 23 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Pirates nabbed in high-speed sea chase

Marine police believe they have crippled a group responsible for several robberies on merchant ships and local fishing boats in Johor waters with the arrest of seven men in Kota Tinggi.

Nation 28 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

No let-up in patrols along the straits

The marine police will not slow down in watching out for smugglers in the Straits of Malacca during the Hari Raya festive season.