30 Apr '18, 4am

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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Some Malaysian lorry drivers have complained about unmanned booths and long wait times for immigration clearance at the Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex in Johor Bahru. The drivers claimed they often had to wait up to 30 minutes and sometimes alight from their vehicles to look for immigration officers when the booths were unmanned. Pan-Malaysia Lorry Owners Association president Anthony Tan Boon Siong said the lorry drivers were unhappy with such "service" and some have resorted to driving on to Singapore without producing their passports because they were rushing to deliver goods. Since last week, Tan said that at least 20 drivers were stopped and detained for about 24 hours during special immigration operations at the CIQ for such offences. While the association did not condone such an action by t...

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