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Topic: Johor Baru

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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has cancelled two events held in conjunction with His Majesty's birthday.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian (pix) has instructed the Department of Environment (DoE) to investigate several alleged cases of dumping of chemical waste in the Masai area.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has cancelled two events held in conjunction with His Majesty's birthday.
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PASIR GUDANG: While the autho­ri­ties have their hands full cleaning up the contaminated Sungai Kim Kim, two new dumpsites have been found along Sungai Masai and Sungai Semilang.
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JOHOR BARU: It costs between RM600 and RM2,500 per metric tonne for companies to properly dispose of chemical waste with legitimate contractors, said the technical director of the main contractor involved in the cleaning up process of Sungai Kim Kim, N. Shanker.
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JOHOR BARU: Factories located within the Pasir Gudang industrial area are suffering millions of ringgit in losses following the chemical pollution at Sungai Kim Kim, according to a local leader of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
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JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested nine men in connection with the Sungai Kim Kim toxic chemical pollution in the Pasir Gudang district.Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said two of them were detained here while seven others were caught outside Johor Baru on Sunday.
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JOHOR BARU • More waste dumping sites have been discovered near the river polluted by the recent toxic chemical spill in Pasir Gudang, Johor, even as the Malaysian authorities completed their cleanu...
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JOHOR BARU, March 18 ― Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian has ordered the area surrounding two alleged illegal dump sites for suspected chemical waste in Pasir Gudang closed to the public.
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JOHOR BARU: The air quality in Pasir Gudang is improving while monitoring continues to ensure the condition is really stable since the district was hit by the effects of chemical waste pollution of Su...
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JOHOR BARU: The air quality in Pasir Gudang is improving while monitoring continues to ensure the condition is really stable since the district was hit by the effects of chemical waste pollution of Su...
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JOHOR BARU: The remains of Tengku Zanariah Almarhum Tengku Ahmad, the stepmother of Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, were laid to rest at the Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum, here ...
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JOHOR BARU: The residents of Taman Tanjung Putri Resort near Pasir Gudang here were shocked by the discovery of seven blue barrels containing a substance which smelled like vinegar, under a bridge nea...
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JOHOR BARU, March 18 ― Police are cooperating with Turkish authorities to bring back Malaysians detained in Syria, believed to be involved in terrorist activities.
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JOHOR BARU: All the 111 schools in Pasir Gudang ordered to close on March 13 to keep students away from the toxic fumes of effluents discarded into a nearby river will remain closed until the upcoming...
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JOHOR BARU, March 18 ― The police have arrested nine individuals over the illegal dumping of chemical waste into Kim Kim River, Pasir Gudang, that poisoned over 1,000 people.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd will start two new international flight services between Langkawi and Phuket, Thailand and between Johor Baru and Guangzhou, China from March 26 and Ap...
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PASIR GUDANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The police have arrested nine suspects in connection to the illegal dumping that led to toxic pollution of Sungai Kim Kim here.
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PASIR GUDANG: The police have arrested nine suspects in connection to the illegal dumping that led to toxic pollution of Sungai Kim Kim here.
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JOHOR BARU, March 18 ― The Ministry of Education (MoE) will decide whether 111 affected schools to remain close or safe to be reopened following the toxic pollution from the dumping of chemicals int...
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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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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - While the authorities are cleaning up Sungai Kim Kim to curb the spread of pollution in Pasir Gudang, there are new signs of other waste dumping sites within ...
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JOHOR BARU, March 18 — Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar's mother, Tengku Puan Zanariah Almarhum Tengku Ahmad has passed away.
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JOHOR BARU, March 18 ― A bride and groom from Kampung Perigi Aceh, Pasir Gudang, had to continue with their wedding arrangements despite the environmental hazard in the area following the dumping of...
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JOHOR BARU: The state government will carry out detailed monitoring throughout Johor to ensure that the discharge of chemical waste by irresponsible parties does not recur.
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JOHOR BARU: While the authorities are cleaning up Sungai Kim Kim to curb the spread of pollution in Pasir Gudang, there are new signs of other waste dumping sites within a 5km area.
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JOHOR BARU: Iskandar Regional Development Authority (Irda) is confident of reaching the RM300bil mark for its total cumulative committed investment in the third-quarter of 2019.
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JOHOR BARU, March 17 — The state government will carry out detailed monitoring throughout Johor to ensure that the discharge of chemical waste by irresponsible parties does not recur.
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JOHOR BARU: A total of 450 tonnes of polluted soil, water and sludge from Sungai Kim Kim have been removed on Sunday (March 17), with work now entering the monitoring stage.
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JOHOR BARU: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said police have several leads on the suspect involved with the dumping of chemical waste in the Kim Kim River, Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BARU, March 17 — Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said police have several leads on the suspect involved with the dumping of chemical waste in the KimKim River, Pasir Gud...
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JOHOR BARU: Police are conducting more patrols to enhance the security of houses left by residents around Pasir Gudang.
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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 BARU, March 17 — The state government, through the Social Welfare Department (JKM), will provide counselling services to students to help them recover from and get over the trauma of being aff...
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JOHOR BARU: The cleaning up process along 1.5km of Sungai Kim Kim, in Pasir Gudang near here, which began on Wednesday, following dumping of toxic chemical waste there, was completed today.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The cleaning up process along the 1.5km stretch of Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang near here, which began on Wednesday (March 13), following the dumping of toxic chemical waste in the area has been completed.
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JOHOR BARU, March 17 — Police are conducting more patrols to enhance security of houses left by residents around Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BARU: The cleaning process for Sungai KimKim went smoothly with 1.2km of the river cleaned as of Saturday, said Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian.
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JOHOR BARU: Two housewives were charged at the Sessions Court here with seven counts of fraudulently assisting the concealment of money amounting to RM35,000.
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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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JOHOR BARU: The chemical waste pollution in Pasir Gudang, since March 7, has not only affected the health of people around the region but has led to a decline in catch and fishermen’s sales to drop.
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JOHOR BARU: The Social Welfare Department (JKM) has brought in 13 psychologists to help victims deal with trauma and extreme anxiety following the Sungai Kim Kim chemical waste pollution near Pasir Gu...
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JOHOR BARU: Relevant agencies and local authorities should intensify monitoring to check pollution of rivers in the state.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The chemical waste pollution in Pasir Gudang, since March 7, has not only affected the health of people around the region but has led to a decline in catch and fishermen's sales to drop.
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JOHOR BARU: The risk of hazardous fumes from Sungai Kim Kim did not stop Muhammad Noor Shahfizi Muhd Nazri and Saleha Rohman, both 21, from tying the knot.
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JOHOR BARU, March 16 — Relevant agencies and local authorities should intensify monitoring to check pollution of rivers in the state.
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JOHOR BARU: Victims of the Sungai Kim Kim chemical waste pollution have suffered a one-off acute exposure and that is expected to have any long-term chronic effects on their health, according to Healt...
Malay Mail:
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JOHOR BARU, March 16 — A Johor-based civil society movement today voiced its concern over Putrajaya’s failure defend the position of the Malay rulers as provided for in the Federal Constitution.
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JOHOR BARU: The cooperation between Umno and PAS is not just merely for politicians to win elections or to form a Taliban like government.
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JOHOR BARU: The air quality over Pasir Gudang has been deemed safe for now but the agencies involved in “Ops Kim Kim” are continuing to monitor around the clock.
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JOHOR BARU: The team cleaning up the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim has just two days left to ensure that work is completed on schedule, according to Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and...
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JOHOR BARU, March 16 — The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, and the Permaisuri of Johor, Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah, have expressed their gratitude to the fire bri...
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JOHOR BARU: 70 to 90% of cases of people receiving treatment at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Council Stadium medic base here, were due to panic following the numerous rumours and untruths spread about t...
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JOHOR BARU, March 16 — 70 to 90 per cent of cases of people receiving treatment at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Council Stadium medic base here, were due to panic following numerous rumours and untrut...
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PASIR GUDANG, March 16 — The Johor government today assured visitors that Johor Baru and other areas as the toxic fume situation is only confined to certain areas in Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BARU, March 16 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today criticised Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian for leaving the state for a working trip to Batam in Indonesia while toxic ...
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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 BARU: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has criticised Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian for leaving the state to attend a working trip to Batam, Indonesia despite the chemical dumping incident in Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BARU: The majority of new cases registered at the medic base at the Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium here were caused by panic and anxiety.
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JOHOR BARU: Suppliers and traders should not take advantage of the Sungai Kim Kim chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang to unreasonably increase the prices of goods, says State Women Development and Tourism Committee chairman Liow Cai Tung.
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JOHOR BARU: Teams from the Fire and Rescue Department have been deployed to monitor air, water and soil for chemical contamination near Sungai Kim Kim.
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JOHOR BARU • Toxic waste has been dumped into Johor's Sungai Kim Kim in the last 10 years and not just in the recent incident, said Malaysian Nature Society vice-president Vincent Chow yesterday.
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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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JOHOR BARU, March 15 — Works to clean up Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang are running smoothly with various public and private agencies working closely together to keep the chemical pollution containe...
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JOHOR BARU, March 15 — The state government has urged suppliers and traders not to take advantage of the Sungai Kim Kim chemical pollution crisis by hiking up prices of face mask unreasonably.
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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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JOHOR BARU, March 15 — Residents around Pasir Gudang nearby Sungai Kim Kim have been spotted ignoring the authorities’ instructions on wearing face masks while outdoors.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Residents of Taman Eng Ann in Klang, Selangor need not panic and evacuate amid reports of chemical waste dumping contaminating a section of Sungai Klang in their neighbourho...
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JOHOR BARU: Police have crippled a month-old drug distribution syndicate in the Johor Baru district with the arrest of seven syndicate members.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The recent toxic waste incident in Sungai Kim Kim is nothing new as it has been a dumping ground for chemical waste for the past 10 years, rendering many part...
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JOHOR BARU: The recent incident in Sg Kim Kim is nothing new as it has been a dumping ground for chemical waste for the past 10 years, rendering many parts of the 13km river almost lifeless.
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JOHOR BARU: The government feels that there is no need to declare Sg Kim Kim and its vicinity as a disaster area or evacuate people.
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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has not ruled out the possibility that the Environmental Quality Act 1974 would be reviewed in light of the serious pollution caused b...
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JOHOR BARU: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has not ruled out the possibility that the Environmental Quality Act 1974 would be reviewed in light of the serious pollution caused by the dumping o...
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JOHOR BARU: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has stressed that there is no need to declare an emergency in the wake of the Pasir Gudang toxic chemical waster pollution crisis as the situation wa...
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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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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, March 14 — Putrajaya will not declare an emergency or call for an evacuation in Pasir Gudang where hundreds have required medical treatment from inhaling toxic fumes emitted by waste dum...
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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — Concerned about the toxic chemical waste pollution, several residents of Pasir Gudang have begun to shift temporarily elsewhere.
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JOHOR BARU: There is no need to declare Pasir Gudang as a disaster area and order it to be evacuated says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 14 — The Malaysian Armed Forces deployed its Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) team yesterday, to assist the Hazardous Materials and Waste Management (Hazmat) Un...
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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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JOHOR BARU: Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) candidates in Pasir Gudang district, who are affected by the toxic fumes from chemical waste dumped into Sungai Kim Kim can check their results using three m...
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JOHOR BARU: The police are urging the public to not spread nor believe any unreliable information relating to the chemical pollution issue in Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — Johor’s Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar proposed that the state government develop an early warning system for air or water pollution.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has instructed Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian to form a special committee to handle the chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang.
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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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Singapore is prepared to settle the water agreement dispute with Malaysia through a third party.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang has led to mass buying of face masks, with many outlets having run out of stock.
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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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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother is expected to learn today whether she will be freed, days after the shock release of her ...
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The Johor state government has approved RM6.4 million as emergency allocation to implement cleaning up work in the Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — The Johor government should declare a state of emergency in Pasir Gudang in order to contain the area's chemical contamination, said the state chapter of PAS.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has pledged RM1mil in aid to help the authorities in their efforts to handle the chemical pollution crisis in Pasir Gudang.
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JOHOR BARU: The owner of an illegal tyre recycling factory is expected to be charged today for polluting Sg Kim Kim.
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JOHOR BARU: There is no plan yet to declare the areas surrounding Sungai Kim Kim as a disaster zone.
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JOHOR BARU: The chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang is getting critical with 30 more students down with breathing difficulties.
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JOHOR BARU: The chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang has led to mass buying of face masks, with many outlets having run out of stock.
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JOHOR BARU • The dumping of chemical waste into a river in southern Johor about a week ago has led to nearly 500 people, including dozens of students, being treated for breathing difficulties and re...