Frustrated public made police reports on indelible ink
JOHOR JAYA - According to some voters in Johor Jaya, the indelible ink used in the 13th general elections are not as claimed after all.
Ark Care centre provides free hospice care
JOHOR BAHRU - Ark’s objective is to provide a centre where terminally ill patients are provided with hospice care. [VIDEO]
All bets are off, time to break the habit says GRC
JOHOR BAHRU - Over the years Gamblers Rehab Centre (GRC) have helped restore and bring hope to many broken families.
Malaysia’s first Non-Profit Charity Organizations Expo 2012
JOHOR BAHRU - Thirty charitable organizations came under one roof to showcase their respective community services which was well received by the public.
High handed tactic used to evict Kampung Semangat squatters
JOHOR BAHRU - At around 10.30 Sunday morning, about 70 squatter villagers in Kampung Semangat, Tampoi, here, demonstrated to demand for a fair compensation and against the unethical use of force and threat to evict them by an unidentified group of people.
1Malaysia clinic and free netbooks for Johor residents
JOHOR BAHRU - The Minister of Higher Education Mohamed Khaled Nordin, officiated the opening of a 1Malaysia Clinic in Laman Tasek Harmoni, Johor. [VIDEO]
Delay in roadworks causing huge business losses
JOHOR - Residents, road users and businesses along Jalan Bakawali 49 and Jalan Bakawali 91 are frustrated with the road construction that has been ongoing for three months. [VIDEO]
Education system fails to heed special needs
JOHOR BAHRU - At the recent open day held at the PICC, many concerned citizens voiced their dissatisfaction about the shortcomings in the Malaysian Education system. [VIDEO]
Blueprint to make shifts in education system
JOHOR BAHRU - MOE deputy district governor for policy and development sector led a captivated audience through the 11 shifts and 3 waves of the Malaysia Education Blueprint. [VIDEO]
Taman Molek: A haven for snatch thieves
JOHOR BAHRU - An attempt to snatch a handbag from a woman in Taman Molek was foiled when the victim’s handbag strap snapped during a short tussle with the snatch thief. [VIDEO]
Is the church now more politically inclined?
JOHOR BAHRU - CJMY spoke to a few church goers on their views on the accusations, and whether they are happy if their church is more politically inclined. [VIDEO]
Tanjung Piai Ramsar site threatened
JOHOR BAHRU - With the increase of shipping activities in recent years, Tanjung Piai is suffering considerable environmental damage. [VIDEO]
Janji Demokrasi Johor Bahru
JOHOR BAHRU - Dataran Bandaraya Johor Bahru was again flooded by the colour yellow as supporters of 'Janji Demokrasi' started gathering as early as 10 pm. [VIDEO]
Vineyard community project organises McDonalds outing
JOHOR BAHRU - The children from the ages of 3 to 17, came from the community inPerling, Tuta, Permas Jaya, Taman Daya and Taman Molek.
Serious soil erosion in Pontian
PONTIAN - Changes is also happening along the coast of Pontian Besar. The town is facing worsing soil erosion and it had lost quite a bit of land to the sea.
Thousands throng Sharir Samad’s open house in Johor Bahru
JOHOR BAHRU - People of all races and from all walks of life came to wish 'Selamat Hari Raya'.
Lions clubs installs new presidents and boards of directors
JOHOR BAHRU - The joint installation of many clubs together saves time and also provides all the clubs the opportunity to work as a team.
Voter Awareness Convention Johor Bahru
JOHOR - A press conference to announce the upcoming Voters Awareness Convention in Johor Bahru was held recently.
Beating the drums of awareness on Lynas
JOHOR BAHRU - The Johor Yellow Flame (JYF) group organised a 3-day public aware campaign in Plaza Sentosa, Johor Bahru from July 13 to 15, 2012. [VIDEO]
Lion dance: Gleaming from high poles
JOHOR BAHRU - Eight dynamic teams from as far as Kuantan, Kuala Lumpur and Johor were competing at the 2nd National Lion Dance championship. [VIDEO]
Lion Dance: Hot favourite Kun Seng Keng Taman Aman
JOHOR BAHRU - Eight dynamic teams from as far as Kuantan, Kuala Lumpur and Johor were competing at the 2nd National Lion Dance championship.
MNS: Photography important to document nature
JOHOR BAHRU - The Malayan Nature Society (MNS) Johor Bahru chapter had a one day intensive workshop on Photography at the premises of UTM. [VIDEO]
Tian Chua: On phantoms and pandas
JOHOR BAHRU - A fund raising dinner in organised by PKR recently was attended by among many, Batu MP Tian Chua who gave a candid speech. [VIDEO]
Anwar: If Turkey can do it, so can we
JOHOR BAHRU - Anwar said, with the revenue of eighty billion from the petroleum industry, Malaysia should not be poor.
JAARS: HIV on a steady rise
JOHOR - The Johor Aids Action & Research Society (JAARS) held a public awareness programme recently at the Taman Tasik Merdeka, Johor Bahru. [VIDEO]
People remain loyal to Johor Sultan
JOHOR - A event dubbed the Loyalty Pledge was organised by the Johor Umno Youth to have the people show their support for the Sultan after he was allegedly questioned on the successful RM520,000 bid for the WWW1 car registration number. [VIDEO]
Lorong Tikus flea market memorabilia
KUALA LUMPUR - Citizen Journalists Malaysia takes a stroll just behind Jalan Petaling and finds the aptly named back-lane Lorong Tikus (Rat Lane). [VIDEO]
Lim-Chua debate: Whose policies will benefit the country more?
KUALA LUMPUR - At a press conference held on May 30, 2012 at the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli) chief executive officer Michael Yeoh announced that the second debate between MCA president Chua Soi Lek and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng will be held on July 8, 2012. [VIDEO]
Shafie Apdal on the royal commission of inquiry (RCI)
KUALA LUMPUR - Rural and Regional Development Minister Mohd Shafie Apdal held a press conference immediately after the opening of the MIPEX 2012 exhibition in Dewan Utama Menara MARA and spoke on various political issues. [VIDEO]
MARA IBS and Property Exhibition 2012 (Mipex 2012)
KUALA LUMPUR - MARA IBS & Property Exhibition 2012 (MIPEX 2012) is holding a four-day exhibition at Dewan Utama Menara Mara from May 29 to June 1, 2012.
Pengerang: A cry for the halt of development
JOHOR - The organisers of the demonstration stressed that they were not against the development of their town, but against the way the residents were being ignored despite memorandums being sent in, a reply was yet to be heard from related departments. [VIDEO INSIDE]
Lim Guan Eng: Johor DAP delivering its first salvo in Johor Jaya
JOHOR BAHRU - Firstly, Lim Guan Eng reiterated and said, a good government must listen to its people, secondly, it must be ready to do things for its people and finally, it must be able to offer a new sense of hope to its people.
Record turnout for Johor DAP fund raising dinner
JOHOR BAHRU - The four states under the Pakatan administration, Lim Guan Eng said, were much more better managed and successful than the rest of the BN managed states in the country.
Bersih 3.0: Johoreans share hopes and aspirations
JOHOR BAHRU - Supporters came from four landmarked meeting points namely, from the abandoned Lot 1 Waterfront City, Kompleks Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Negara, Jalan Sungai Chat and Kompleks MAWAR and started moving towards Dataran MBJB at 1.50 pm.
Photoblog: Bersih 3.0 sparks camaraderie in Johor
JOHOR BAHRU - The crowd was heard shouting in chorus...Rakyat Melayu, Rakyat Malaysia, Rakyat Cina, Rakyat Malaysia, Rakyat India, Rakyat Malaysia.
TANAH to hold protest at Plaza Angsana
TAMPOI - The purpose of holding a peaceful public gathering is to express the many land related issues and problems faced by the people in the state.
Animal welfare hasn’t improved in Johor Zoo
JOHOR BAHRU - In 2010, the zoo was found to be operating a shop inside the zoo which was openly selling illegal wildlife
Eligible voters cannot register at post offices
JOHOR BAHRU - Eligible voters left disappointed in Johor Jaya when they could not register as new voters.
Special Branch: Closing the big divide
JOHOR BAHRU - The dialogue saw more than a dozen residents involved in a discussion with the special branch, which was represented by DSP Tong Siew Peng.
Pengerang folks made aware of RAPID consequences
PENGERANG - Jimmy Puah explained the Land Acquision Act 153, and guided the landowners on the finer details of the act
Large number of unregistered voters in Johor
JOHOR BAHRU - Johor Peoples Action Group (JPAG) in Johor Bahru recently organised a talk titled 'Malaysia at a crossroad' which was attended by some thirty polling agent and counting agent (PACA) volunteers
Pengerang folks insist on keeping their land
JOHOR - The RAPID project will affect the lives of more than 28,000 people, who are mostly fishermen, farmers and small business owners
Is RAPID an escalating problem?
A briefing session to create public awareness on the adverse impact of the RAPID (Refinery and Petrolchemical Integrated Development) project was held in Pengerang recently.
Another Lynas-like project in the making in Pengerang, Johor?
Pakatan Rakyat had a dialogue with the residents of Pengerang over the RM60.6 billion Refinery and Petroleum Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor
Johor Bahru Union Workers Picket To Show Their Displeasure
More than 150 members of 27 trade unions staged a demonstration in Kampung Pasir, Scudai, Johor Bahru recently. Tan Eng Hong, Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) Johor Division Chairman, and President of National Union Of Bank Employees (NUBE) said they …
Still homeless after 11 years
House buyers of Taman Bayu Tebrau staged a demonstration recently to protest the 11-year delay in the completion of their houses.
Taman Bayu Tebrau: Owners waiting for 11 years
House buyers of Taman Bayu Tebrau staged a picket recently to voice their discontent over the delay in the completion of their houses. After eleven years of waiting, they still have no answers to their problems. The housing project …
NUEW and NUBE protest against Employment Act in Johor Baru
150 members of 27 trade unions staged a demonstration in Kampung Pasir, Skudai, Johor Bahru recently.
Talking about diabetes
Fatigue, unexplained weight loss, excessive urination, poor wound healing, infections and blurry vision are common symptoms of diabetes.
Managing diabetes – Self monitoring blood glucose
Pharmaceutical company, My Pharmacy teamed up with Accu Chek to organize a health seminar by speaker Jacki Siew. The interactive seminar was very informative, and participants were very involved with the seminar from beginning to end. Diabetic patients were …