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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.

Schools affected by forest fire in Johor to reopen as 70 per cent of blaze extinguished

Two nearby schools which were ordered shut will reopen.

Johor’s firefighters battling forest fire in Iskandar Puteri

Some 16ha of forest at Kampung Pekajang started burning last Friday afternoon due to the current dry weather in the state.

Singaporean motorcyclist decapitated, dies in accident in Gelang Patah, Johor

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.

The persistent ‘burning smell’ in Singapore’s air is expected to ease in early April

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.

Four Johor dams are drying up thanks to the heatwave – with the water supply in one already at critical level

The dam currently has enough water to supply the nearby area for 70 days, and the situation is "a cause of concern for the Johor government".

Burning smell in eastern part of Singapore likely caused by fire in southern Johor: NEA

People have detected the smell in both the eastern and western parts of the island.