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Heavy rain is expected to continue in Pahang, Terengganu, and Sabah, with another possible wave of floods coming at the end of December.
Malaysia wants to spend RM5 million to study the possibility of building a third bridge with Singapore
The 9-month study will look into the necessity of a third bridge to alleviate congestion on the Causeway, as well as possible locations for it.
Malaysia’s Natural Resources Minister says Singapore is buying water at an ‘unreasonable’ rate that is ‘too cheap’
The revision is needed to address water supply in Johor, and to combat climate change issues, which would influence the availability of water, he said.
Mahathir says Singapore refuses to build new bridge although Malaysia ‘willing to sacrifice’ for it to ‘buy cheap water’
“You just see, we are willing to sacrifice money to support Singapore so that they can buy cheap water for themselves but when we want to build a bridge to solve traffic problem, they refuse to have the bridge...I don’t know why," he said.
Two nearby schools which were ordered shut will reopen.
Some 16ha of forest at Kampung Pekajang started burning last Friday afternoon due to the current dry weather in the state.
The Singaporean was killed when he was thrown from his BMW motorcycle after colliding with a van at a road junction.
Malaysia’s vehicle permit is being implemented after 4-year delay, and Singapore drivers will need it to enter JB
From October 1, Singaporeans who want to drive into Malaysia via Johor will have to obtain a special permit first.
Thankfully, an increase in rain showers is expected over the region due to inter-monsoon conditions in early April.
The Johor fire likely behind the burning smell in Singapore has been put out – but a second one is burning
Get your N95s ready. Haze and burning smells may be expected in Singapore over the next few days.