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  1. Envoy's wife buried next to her fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Star Online

    Farewell mother: Hani Farhana , the eldest daughter of late Datin Habibah, crying as she touches her mother's coffin at Parit Yusof Darat Muslim cemetery. MUAR: The wife of the Malaysian High Commissioner to Pakistan was buried next to her father's grave in her hometown here.

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  2. Dirty water major cause of disruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Star Online

    Disrupted flow: A river running near the Sembrong Dam catchment area in Kluang, Johor. The river looks like it has been polluted with animal waste from nearby farms.

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  3. PLUS Travel Time Advisory for this long weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    A long weekend is ahead, courtesy of Labour Day on May 1 and Wesak Day on May 4 - but we're sure you already knew that! For the benefit of those intending to take to the roads during this holiday period, PLUS has released its Travel Time Advisory . Between April 30 and May 2, motorists from the Klang Valley heading to Perlis and Kedah and Johor Selatan are advised to enter the North-South Highway between 6 am and 8 am.

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  4. Johor to gazette water catchments as protected areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Star Online

    JOHOR BARU: The state government wants to gazette all 15 water catchment areas in the state as "protected areas" to better manage its water resources. Once they are gazetted by year-end, there would be better supervision and enforcement around the catchment areas, said state Public Works, Rural and Regional Development chairman Datuk Hasni Mohammad.

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  5. New train terminal in Labu to serve HSRRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Star Online

    SEREMBAN: A new train terminal will be constructed in Labu near here to serve the proposed high-speed rail link between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said the stop, to be built under the transit-oriented-development concept, will be the only one serving the rail link in the state.

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  6. DOE strives to save Sembrong DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Star Online

    NUSAJAYA: Putting up a more than 10km-long fence and gazetting it as a water catchment area are among the measures proposed by the Department of Environment to help revive Sembrong Dam, which is "slowly dying". Another suggestion to the state government is to set up a special multi-agency taskforce to carry out strict enforcement against those who have illegally encroached into the dam area.

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  7. Pirates seize Malaysian tanker, siphon off marine fuel cargoRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Nation

    Observers said such attacks on smaller tankers for their cargo, rather than ransom, were becoming more prevalent in the area. Around seven suspects hijacked the Singa Berlian on March 9 off the Indonesian island of Pulau Bintan, according to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency .

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  8. Sembrong Dam - slowly dying'Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Star Online

    KLUANG: The Sembrong Dam, a major water source for some 120,000 people in the districts of Kluang and parts of Batu Pahat, is "slowly dying". Indiscriminate farming and agriculture activities around the dam, not unlike in Cameron Highlands, is causing an algae bloom, that threatens to halt water production and the existence of all marine life in it.

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  9. Flag-hoisting ceremony kicks off coronation doRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Star Online

    At exactly 9am yesterday, the state's ceremonial flag was hoisted up at Istana Besar to formally mark the start of the celebrations. The red-white-blue-and-yellow flag was flown on a 30m-high pole at the palace's Memorial Monument in a ceremony conducted by the Johor Military Force .While the JMF brass band performed, a seven-gun salute was fired.

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  10. Dept gets orders to act against farms around - ailing' damRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Star Online

    KLUANG: The state government has directed the Department of Environment and Land Office to carry out immediate enforcement operations against farms around the Sembrong Dam following the threat of pollution. Johor Public Works, Rural and Regional Development committee chairman Datuk Hasni Muhammad said that the move was necessary to protect the water source for the more than 120,000 people in the districts of Kluang and Batu Pahat.

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  11. MCA to host CNY open house at party HQ on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Star Online

    The party would hold its open house on the first day of the lunar new year, said secretary-general Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan. Ong said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his deputy Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin would grace the celebrations.

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  12. News from around the Asia Pacific region, Jan 20.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Tribute opens first property in Hong Kong, Four Season Bangkok re-branded, KL-Singapore by rail, and more... Tribute Hotels in partnership with developer District 15 will open the doors of its first property in Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong, in April 2015. The 24-room boutique hotel will be the brand's first property, occupying what once used to be an office building.

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  13. Malaysia Tallies Flood Damage as Palm Reserves Seen DroppingRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Floods that hurt palm oil production across Malaysia will exacerbate a seasonal decline in output and help to cut inventories, according to CIMB Investment Bank Bhd., which said that it expected prices to remain firm. The inundation affected about 184,000 hectares , or about 3.5 percent of the country's total planted area, with the states of Kelantan, Pahang and Terengganu worst-hit, analyst Ivy Ng wrote in a report dated today.

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  14. Rubber Enters Bull Market, Palm Jumps on Southeast Asian FloodsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Bloomberg

    Rubber entered a bull market and palm oil headed for the longest run of gains in more than a decade as flooding across Malaysia and parts of Thailand hurt supplies of both commodities and forecasters predicted more rain. Rubber for June delivery rallied 3.9 percent to 213.3 yen a kilogram on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange, the highest settlement since July 3. Futures rose 22 percent from a five-year low in October, meeting the threshold for a bull market with a gain of at least 20 percent.

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  15. Two Singaporeans dead, two seriously injured in Muar car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Straits Times

    Two Singaporeans were killed and two others seriously injured on Monday night in a car crash across the border in Muar, Johor, after they lost control of their car on the North-South highway while headed toward Singapore. According to Lianhe Zaobao, the Singaporeans - Lee Tink Kok, 54, and Leong Ngiok Lan, 77 - were both seated in the front and were killed on the spot.

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  16. Malaysia plans to charge RM20 for foreign-registered vehicles coming from SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Straits Times

    Malaysia plans to charge RM20 in vehicle entry permits for foreign-registered vehicles coming in from Singapore from around the middle of next year, a senior official was quoted as saying yesterday. Deputy Transport Minister Abdul Aziz Kaprawi said the imposition of the fee was approved by Prime Minister Najib Razak in July.

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  17. Poll: What do you think of the high-speed rail between Singapore and KL?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Straits Times

    While Malaysian authorities have suggested recently that the 2020 deadline for the high-speed rail system between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur may be busted, there is no question that the project will eventually materialise, as both countries have displayed a firm commitment to it. The prospect of zipping between two cities in around 90 minutes is an exciting one, and while customs and immigration requirements will have to be met, the HSR's convenience - compared to flying by airplane - will be a welcome one.

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  18. Finally on! KL-S'pore high-speed rail work to start in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    THE construction of the high-speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is expected to start at the end of next year. Land Public Transport Commission chairman Tan Sri Dr Syed Hamid Albar said the project's feasibility study, carried out by the commission, had been submitted to the Malaysian and Singaporean governments and a meeting between the two governments would be held early next year to finalise the details.

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  19. Electricity 'saver' scam EXPOSED! More than 100 conned of RM4 milRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    More than 100 buyers of an electricity saver product claimed they are victims of a scam with losses amounting to RM4 million. Led by Benny Y. K. Leong, president of Smart Consumer Association of Malaysia, some of the victims, who came from as far as Muar and Batu Pahat, lodged a report at the Johor Baru central police station on Tuesday.

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  20. Malaysia confirms its Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Straits Times

    The high-speed rail project connecting Singapore and Kuala Lumpur will have seven stops in Malaysia, namely Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Seremban, Ayer Keroh, Muar, Batu Pahat and Nusajaya. While several of the proposed stations had been revealed earlier this year by Malaysia's Land Public Transport Commission, they were confirmed yesterday by its chairman, Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar.

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