Foreign car owners yet to get RFID tag
JOHOR BARU: Many owners of foreign-registered cars are lamenting they have yet to receive their RFID (radio frequency identification) tag even as Malaysia’s Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system will start on Oct 1.
Johor plans to upgrade culverts
JOHOR BARU: Only two out of six culvert outlets at the Causeway here are still operational while the remaining four are covered as they are located underneath a foreign workers complex, said Johor state executive councillor Mohd Solihan Badri.
Get a move on Causeway congestion, urge users
JOHOR BARU - While proposals from the Special Cabinet Committee to tackle persistent congestion on the Causeway here have received positive feedback, many are wondering when they will be implemented.
Traffic swells at checkpoints as Singaporeans return home
JOHOR BARU: Two exit points heading into Singapore recorded heavy traffic as many Singaporeans returned home after a long weekend, starting with the island republic’s national day celebrations on Friday and then Hari Raya Haji.
Malaysia's ECRL may be relaunched on July 25
KUALA LUMPUR • The newly revived East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project may be celebrated in a relaunch ceremony on July 25, Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke said yesterday.
4 cosplayers without permits held in Shah Alam
KUALA LUMPUR • Three Japanese women and a Spanish man have been arrested in a raid on a Malaysian cosplay festival for performing without the proper permits, the immigration authorities said yesterd...
Awed by the beauty
I RECENTLY did a self-drive holiday in Malaysia with my family and am awed by your country’s beauty.
Singaporeans flock to JB
JOHOR BARU: Johor is said to have been named after the Arabic word jauhar which means gems.There may be no precious stones these days but Johor’s shine is not lost on shoppers from Singapore.
Achieving tourism targets is no easy task
LETTER | Tourism Malaysia had just released figures for foreign tourist arrivals for the three months of this year, which showed a 2.7 percent increase over last year.
Govt urged to use GLCs to develop RTS
JOHOR BARU: The government should take the lead and get a government-linked company to develop the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) instead of getting the private sector involved.
Illegal cigs worth RM650,000 seized in JB
JOHOR BARU: The marine police have seized 6,400 cartons of illegal cigarettes from China worth almost RM650,000 inside a lorry during a raid at Taman Ungku Tun Aminah here.
Singapore’s ban causes jam
JOHOR BARU: Malaysians are irked by Singapore’s decision to deny entry to all foreign vehicles with outstanding fines for traffic, parking or vehicular emissions, which has already started at the two-entry points.
Game to relive the past
Memory, childhood games and meditations on the nature of art inspire this charming double-bill presented by theatre-makers from Singapore and Malaysia.