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PUTRAJAYA, April 22 — Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar has no influence in the selection of the new state executive councillors, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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PUTRAJAYA: Newly-appointed Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal has called on the Prime Minister, his first after assuming the post on April 14.
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JOHOR BARU: The state-investment arm, Johor Corp (JCorp) is looking forward to work together with the new Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal.
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KUANTAN: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pix) has expressed hope that Dr Sahruddin Jamal will be able to discharge his new duties as the Mentri Besar of Johor firmly, especially in ensuring th...
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JOHOR BARU: Now that the new Mentri Besar has been appointed, Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar advised the state government to focus on helping the rakyat and developing the nation’s economy.
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JOHOR BARU: Newly minted Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal wants to be more people-centric and take care of the people’s welfare.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim has expressed hope that Dr Sahruddin Jamal will be able to discharge his new duties as the menteri besar of Johor firmly, especially in ensuring the wellbeing of the people...
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KUANTAN, April 14 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has expressed hope that Dr Sahruddin Jamal will be able to discharge his new duties as the Mentri Besar of Johor firmly, especially in ensu...
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PAGOH, April 14 — Despite being a long way from home, newly-minted Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal first task today was to return to his mother’s home in Batu 28 Lenga here to seek her bless...
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JOHOR BARU: The following is a chronology of events and controversies involving former Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian (pix) that culminated in his resignation on Monday.
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JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has congratulated Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal on his appointment as the new Johor Mentri Besar.
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JOHOR BARU, April 14 — Newly-minted Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal said he will look into changes to the state executive committee as soon as possible.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th menteri besar of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here this morning.
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JOHOR BARU: Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th Menteri Besar of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here today.
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JOHOR BARU - Dr Sahruddin Jamal, a Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) assemblyman representing the seat of Bukit Kepong, was sworn in to replace Datuk Osman Sapian as the state's 17th Menteri Besa...
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JOHOR BARU, April 14 — Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th mentri besar of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here today.
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JOHOR BARU: The guessing game over who will be Johor’s 17th Menteri Besar will end today.
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JOHOR BARU: Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal has been sworn in as the 17th Johor Mentri Besar at Istana Bukit Serene here.
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JOHOR BARU: Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was seen entering the Istana Bukit Serene at 8.50am on Sunday (April 14).
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JOHOR BARU: First-term Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is expected to be sworn in as the 17th Johor mentri besar today.
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JOHOR BARU, April 13 — Johor’s leadership crisis will soon come to an end as Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is expected to be sworn in as the state’s next mentri besar tomorrow.
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PENGERANG: There was no gas leak after an explosion and fire at the Pengerang Integrated Complex, said Johor International Trade, Investment and Utility Committee chairman Jimmy Puah Wee Tse.
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PENGERANG, April 12 — Residents staying nearby Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s (Petronas) Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) here have been told to stay calm following the explosion and fire that broke o...
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JOHOR BARU: As speculation mounts over who will be the next Johor mentri besar, social media is being used to campaign for certain candidates said to be on the list.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The role of appointing the new Johor Mentri Besar lies with the party that won the election and not the Sultan of Johor because Malaysia practises constitutional and not absolute monarchy, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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JOHOR BARU: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin should be the next mentri besar of Johor, says state Umno chief Datuk Hasni Mohamed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The role of appointing the new Johor menteri besar lies with the party that won the election, not with the Sultan of Johor, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The role of appointing the new Johor mentri besar lies with the party that won the election, not with the Sultan of Johor, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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JOHOR BARU: Now that Johor is without a mentri besar after the resignation of Datuk Osman Sapian the focus has shifted to the selection of his replacement.
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JOHOR BARU: The new Johor mentri besar, whoever it may be, will not help solve all problems faced by Pakatan Harapan. The person may even make things more difficult, says a political analyst.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirms that Datuk Osman Sapian has officially resigned as Johor Mentri Besar.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian's official representative at the Malaysia-Singapore Leaders' Retreat held in Putrajaya.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, April 9 — Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian has returned to Johor after his absence was noted at the 9th Singapore-Malaysia Leaders’ Retreat today.
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JOHOR BARU - Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian is expected to meet Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Kuala Lumpur on Monday (April 8), with his press secretary downplaying speculation the meeting is b...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 5): The Johor State Government is looking to enhance periodic checks on all palm oil mills operating along the rivers in the State to ensure that the waste disposal methods of these...
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JOHOR BARU, April 5 — The Johor state government is looking to enhance periodic checks on all palm oil mills operating along the rivers across the state to ensure that the waste disposal these parti...
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Disaster Relief Management Committee’s Operations Room at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Council (MPPG) at Menara Aqabah that was set up following the chemical waste pollution in the ar...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, March 20 — Authorities have identified 46 potential hazardous illegal dumping sites in Pasir Gudang, minister Yeo Bee Yin said today.
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PASIR GUDANG, March 20 — Authorities closed the temporary treatment centre at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Council (MPPG) Indoor Stadium and the Disaster Management Committee operations centre in Mena...
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PASIR GUDANG: A total of 73 patients have been discharged from Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) and Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) following the March 7 chemical dumping incident in Sungai Kim Kim here.
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PETALING JAYA: An environmental pressure group has urged Putrajaya to widen its scope of inspection at Sungai Kim Kim in Johor, saying authorities should scour the entire length of the river for other...
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JOHOR BAHRU: Malaysian police have arrested nine people over the illegal dumping of chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim, which caused a wave of poisoning cases in Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BAHRU: A total of 119 people have been discharged from Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) and Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) as of midnight last night, following chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim i...
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JOHOR BAHRU: A total of 119 people were discharged from Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) and Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) as of midnight, following the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, Pasir Gudang...
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A total of 119 people have been discharged from Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) and Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) as of midnight last night, following the chemical pollution incident at Sungai Kim Kim i...
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): A total of 119 people have been discharged from Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) and Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) as of midnight Sunday (March 17), following the chemical pollution in Sg Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang that broke out 12 days ago (March 7).
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PASIR GUDANG, March 18 — A total of 30 teams, under the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry, will be mobilised to monitor air quality at schools within a radius of f...
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JOHOR BARU: As of midnight yesterday, as many as 143 who were affected by the chemical waste contamination incident in Pasir Gudang were still receiving treatment in hospitals.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The cleaning of a 1.5km stretch of Sungai Kim Kim, the source of the chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang, has been completed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 — The Johor government said they will need two more days to clean up a 200m stretch of the polluted Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang as victims continue to seek medical treatmen...
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PASIR GUDANG: Contractors involved in the cleaning operation of Sungai Kim Kim have so far collected 1,250 tonnes of soil, water and sludge from the river.
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PASIR GUDANG, March 16 — Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad today said that those exposed to the hazardous fumes emanating from the toxic waste in Sungai Kim Kim will not suffer from long te...
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JOHOR BAHRU: Sixty-five more people were admitted to hospital last night due to the chemical waste pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, bringing the total of those warded to 371.
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JOHOR BARU: Sixty-five more people were admitted to hospital as of last night due to the chemical waste pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, bringing the total of those still treated for toxic inhalation in t...
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JOHOR BAHARU (March 15): The clean-up exercise at Sungai Kim Kim has filled up 350 large bags of tainted earth and 350 tonnes of polluted water so far.
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PETALING JAYA: The Johor government has dismissed claims on social media that the pollution in Sungai Kim Kim has resulted in deaths.
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JOHOR BARU, March 15 — The clean-up exercise at Sungai Kim Kim has produced 350 jumbo bags of tainted earth and 350 tonnes of polluted water so far.
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PASIR GUDANG, March 15 — The government today announced that the Pasir Gudang toxic fume incident is contained and the situation is improving, following a massive clean-up of the main affected stret...
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PASIR GUDANG, March 15 — The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) has started their operations at the illegal chemical dumping site in Pasir Gudang, which led to toxic fumes spreading in the area.
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JOHOR BARU: The Taman Pasir Putih and Taman Mawar Community Halls in Pasir Gudang were closed yesterday as both treatment centres are situated in the red zone and are within a 1-km radius of Sungai Ki...
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PASIR GUDANG, March 15 — The Johor state government will wait for confirmation from the Chemistry Department first whether cyanide was present in the toxic fumes in Sungai Kim Kim here.
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PASIR GUDANG: The Johor government is waiting for a toxicology report from the Chemistry Department to see if there is cyanide in the chemical waste dumped into Sungai Kim Kim here.
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A total of 780 new cases have been registered at the medic base at the Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium as of 12am on March 14.
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PASIR GUDANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A total of 780 new cases have been registered at the medic base at the Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium, bringing the total number of people affected by the poll...
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PASIR GUDANG: A total of 780 new cases have been registered at the medic base at the Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium as of 12am on Thursday (March 14), bringing the total number of people affected by the chemical pollution here to 3,555 cases.
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PETALING JAYA: A total of 1,906 individuals have been affected by toxic fumes from the polluted Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang as of noon today, with 276 cases referred to the Sultan Ismail Hospital i...
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JOHOR BAHRU: A total of 2,775 people have been affected by the toxic waste pollution in Pasir Gudang as of Thursday (Mar 14) afternoon.
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PASIR GUDANG: The number of those affected by toxic fumes from the chemical pollution of Sungai Kim Kim here has jumped to 2,775.
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JOHOR BAHRU (March 14): A total of 2.43 tonnes of chemical waste were collected by the relevant agencies from Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang on the first day the dumping of chemical waste into the riv...
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PASIR GUDANG: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today defended the delay in charging a factory owner said to be responsible for dumping chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim, which led to nearly 1,000 people requiring...
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JOHOR BARU: A total of 2.43 tonnes of chemical waste were collected by the relevant agencies from Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, on the first day the dumping of chemical waste into the river was repo...
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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — A total of 2.43 tonnes of chemical waste was collected by the relevant agencies from Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang on the first day the dumping of chemical waste into the ri...
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The prosecution of the owner of an illegal tyre recycling factory who allegedly dumped chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang and triggered a health crisis has had to be postponed.Johor He...
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JOHOR BAHRU: Today’s prosecution of the owner of an illegal tyre recycling factory which allegedly dumped chemical waste in a river in Pasir Gudang, triggering a health crisis, has been postponed.
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JOHOR BAHRU (March 14): The prosecution today of the owner of an illegal tyre recycling factory who allegedly dumped chemical waste in a river in Pasir Gudang and triggered a health crisis has had to ...
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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal pleaded with the state government’s critics to not exacerbate the Pasir Gudang chemical conta...
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PASIR GUDANG: Agencies involved in the cleaning-up operation of the polluted Sungai Kim Kim collected 2.43 tonnes of chemical waste on the day the incident was reported.
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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — Prosecutors delayed today charges against a man for illegally dumping toxic waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang last week that caused hundreds to seek medical treatment.
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PASIR GUDANG: There will a delay in bringing charges against the owner of an illegal tyre recycling factory said to be responsible for dumping chemicals into Sungai Kim Kim and causing a health crisis in Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The dumping of chemicals into a river in southern Johor about a week ago has caused 500 people to be treated for breathing difficulties and respiratory ailmen...
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PASIR GUDANG: What started as a convenient dumping of chemicals beneath a bridge in Kota Masai has turned into a disaster with almost 500 people, mainly children, treated for respiratory ailments.
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JOHOR BAHRU (March 12): As many as 13 schools around Pasir Gudang affected by toxic fumes, from chemical waste dumped into Sungai Kim im last Thursday, will be closed indefinitely from tomorrow.
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JOHOR BARU: As many as 13 schools around Pasir Gudang affected by toxic fumes, from chemical waste dumped into Sungai Kim Kim last Thursday, will be closed indefinitely from tomorrow.
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PETALING JAYA: The Johor government has ordered 13 schools in Pasir Gudang to be closed indefinitely following the chemical pollution which has seen over 200 people seek medical treatment after inhali...
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JOHOR BARU: Two more schools, Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tanjung Putri Resort and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Tanjung Putri Resort, near Pasir Gudang, here became the latest victims of the toxic wa...
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JOHOR BARU, March 12 — The Johor state government has decided to close nine more schools tomorrow amid air pollution caused by the Sungai Kim Kim river that has sickened over 250 people, bringing th...
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JOHOR BAHRU (March 12): Three men including two factory owners were detained for suspected disposing of chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim, in Pasir Gudang, near here, last Thursday.
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JOHOR BARU, March 12 — Another two schools in Pasir Gudang were affected by hazardous fumes today, with eight students from SK Tanjung Puteri Resort rushed to the Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) here a...
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Three men, including two factory owners, were detained for suspected disposing of chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, near Johor Bahru, last Thursday.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Three men, including two factory owners, were detained for suspected disposing of chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang near here last Thursday.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Two schools in Pasir Gudang were ordered to be closed for the second time in five days after several students complained again of breathing difficulties due to what is believed to be inha...
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JOHOR BAHRU (March 11): Three men including two factory owners were detained for suspected disposing of chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim, in Pasir Gudang, near here, last Thursday.
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JOHOR BARU, March 11 — Sixty-one people, 57 of whom are students, were admitted to the emergency unit of the Sultan Ismail Hospital today after experiencing breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting...
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JOHOR BARU: Three men including two factory owners were detained for suspected disposing of chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim, in Pasir Gudang, near here, last Thursday.
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JOHOR BARU: Sixty-one people, 57 of whom are students, were admitted to the emergency unit of the Sultan Ismail Hospital today after experiencing breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting at two Pasir...
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JOHOR BARU: Two schools in Pasir Gudang were ordered to be closed for the second time in five days after several students complained again of breathing difficulty due to what is believed to be inhalat...
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JOHOR BAHRU: Two schools in Pasir Gudang on Monday (Mar 11) were ordered to close for the second time in five days after several students experienced breathing difficulties.
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JOHOR BARU: The Fire and Rescue Department of Johor are expected to take samples of patches of black oil which are believed to be the remnants of a chemical waste which was dumped into the KimKim Rive...
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JOHOR BARU, March 10 — The Fire and Rescue Department of Johor are expected to take samples of patches of black oil which are believed to be the remnants of a chemical waste which was dumped into th...
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JOHOR BAHRU (March 10): As many as 2,222 dengue cases have been recorded in the state from January to March 2 this year, with Johor Bahru recording the highest number.