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Chemical waste pollution in Sungai Kim Kim affects livelihood of fishermen

JOHOR BAHRU, March 16 (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.

South Johor Fishermen's Association chairman, Azli Mohamad Aziz said 650 members of the association from several villages claimed their sales revenue had dropped by 50 per cent over the last 10 days since the incident......

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Cleaning of River : 1.2 km cleaned as of tonight


JOHOR BAHARU, March 16 (Bernama) -- The cleaning process for Sungai Kim Kim went smoothly with 1.2 kilometres of the river had been cleaned as of today, said Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian.

 
 

Agencies, local authorities need to step up monitoring of rivers


JOHOR BAHRU, March 16 (Bernama) --  Relevant agencies and local authorities should intensify monitoring to check pollution of rivers in the state.

 
 

Psychologists to help victims cope with trauma, extreme anxiety


JOHOR BAHRU, March 16 (Bernama) -- 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 Gudang.

 
 

Bernama staff covering chemical pollution site feel safer using protective gear


JOHOR BAHARU, March 16 (Bernama) -- A Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) staff said it was safer covering the chemical waste pollution site in Pasir Gudang after receiving the personal protective equipment (PPE) today.

 
 

Chemical pollution won't have long-term chronic effect on health - Dr Dzulkefly


JOHOR BAHRU, March 16 (Bernama) -- Victims of the Sungai Kim Kim chemical waste pollution suffered a one-off acute exposure and it’s not expected to have any long-term chronic effect on their health, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

 
 

MFL making efforts to give annual grant to all teams despite TM contract termination


JOHOR BAHRU, March 16 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Football League (MFL) have given an assurance that they are doing their best to hand over the annual grants to all the teams in the Malaysia League (M-League) despite parting ways with main sponsor Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM).

 
 

Batu Pahat Pump Track Circuit is one of its kind in Malaysia


BATU PAHAT, March 16 (Bernama) -- The Batu Pahat Pump Track Circuit has made history as it is the first in the country to be completely built on a tar surface, said Johor Youth, Sports and Culture committee chairman Mohd Khuzzan Abu Bakar.

 
 

Taman Pasir Putih residents and surrounding areas asking for shuttle service


JOHOR BAHRU, March 16 (Bernama) -- Residents of Taman Pasir Putih and areas around Sungai Kim Kim here have appealed to the state government to provide shuttle services to the Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium.

 
 

Sungai Kim Kim clean-up yields 350 jumbo bags of tainted earth


JOHOR BAHARU, March 15 (Bernama) -- The clean-up exercise at Sungai Kim Kim has produced 350 jumbo bags of tainted earth and 350 tonnes of polluted water so far.

 
 

Chemical pollution: cleaning operations running round the clock


JOHOR BAHRU, March 15 (Bernama) -- 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 contained.

 
 
 

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Sultan Ibrahim: Show proof or stop linking me with factory involved in Sg Kim Kim pollution

 
     

Hydrogen cyanide gas not as hazardous as cyanide

 
     

Cleaning up of 1.5km-stretch of Sungai Kim Kim over  

 
     

143 victims of chemical waste contamination still hospitalised

 
     
 
     
 

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