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Floods hit seven districts in Johor, over 5,000 people evacuated

January 03, 2021 3:33 PM

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The number of flood victims in Johor has now reached more than 5,000 people in seven districts.

Eight detection teams sent to Johor's Pasir Gudang to identify source of contamination

June 28, 2019 10:07 AM

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - At least eight detection teams have been deployed to Johor's Pasir Gudang district in an effort to narrow down the possible source of contamination in the area.

Pasir Gudang MP calls for all chemical factories there to stop operations

June 24, 2019 2:43 PM

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Member of Parliament for Johor's Pasir Gudang district, Hassan Abdul Karim, has called for all chemical factories there to be directed to cease operations in order to ensure that the air pollution in the area is brought under control and to allow the air quality to improve.

Pasir Gudang air pollution: Students smelled 'weird stench' before facing breathing problems

June 24, 2019 9:33 AM

PASIR GUDANG - Three days after the second round of air pollution to have troubled Johor's Pasir Gudang, students of three schools around the district suffered breathing difficulty and vomiting.

Pasir Gudang schools told to shut in latest air pollution case

June 24, 2019 5:00 AM

JOHOR BARU • All kindergartens, schools and institutions of higher learning in the Taman Mawar area of Johor's Pasir Gudang have been ordered to close until Thursday as more students suffer from breathing difficulties and vomiting.

Johor govt still in the dark over latest cases of breathing difficulties, vomiting in Pasir Gudang

June 23, 2019 2:18 PM

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Johor government is still unsure what caused the Malaysian state's latest air pollution incident, which saw 15 people - including 13 students - facing breathing difficulties and vomiting on Thursday (June 20).

S'porean m-cyclist dies in Johor accident

June 17, 2019 5:00 AM

ISKANDAR PUTERI • A Singaporean man died yesterday morning after his high-powered motorcycle was involved in an accident with a van in Gelang Patah, southern Johor, Malaysian police said.

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