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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Sharing Our Pepper & Gambier Heritage

I was at Muzium Tokoh Johor, within the historic Datuk Jaafar Building at Bukit Senyum to attend an event organised by Yayasan Warisan Johor (YWJ) or Johor Heritage Foundation.

Watoto Children’s Choir in Johor Bahru

Recue, Raise and Rebuild The Watoto Children’s Choir, whose members are orphans and vulnerable children, was in Johor Bahru recently to present ‘Signs & Wonders’, an energetic musical show...

Parkinson Disease

What is PD?Parkinson Disease (PD) is neurodegenerative disease affecting the nerve cells in the brain (substantia nigra) that produces dopamine resulting in dopamine deficiency. Dopamine is a chemical needed in order to...

Pulau Kukup National Park – the Mangroves Meet the Sea

There is more to Kukup than just seafood. Kukup Island is a rare gem – a mangrove island and a Ramsar site that is home to wild boars and other intriguing creatures,...

Making an Effort to Preserving the Environment

RCJB focuses on preserving and caring for the environment In a bid to preserve the environment, the Rotary Club of Johor Bahru (RCJB) was involved in “Tanjung Piai Clean-up...

Team Panthera, Wins National Pride in International Challenge

A team of teenagers from SMK Seri Perling did their school, state and nation very proud when they emerged as First Runner-up in an engineering competition held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab...

Seas of Green… Grass! SEAGRASS…

Nestled between Singapore and the southwestern shore of Johor are vast meadows of seagrass that gets revealed only at the very lowest tides. This is a unique environment that is extremely special...

Han SuYin in Malaya, The ‘Missing Period’ 1952 to 1964

Early last December, Ina Zhang Xing Hong, a researcher with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Centre for Chinese Language and Culture (CCLC) Singapore, sent an email to introduce herself and said that she...

Pinewood Iskandar Hosts the Inaugural T2APAC

Since June 2017, table-tennis legends, champions and rising stars were in Iskandar Puteri over a six-month period for the Asia Pacific Table-Tennis League (T2APAC) that culminated in a nail-biting, final showdown on...

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