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Sungai Kim Kim Toxic Waste Dumping: Two more schools closed

JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) -- Two more schools, Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tanjung Puteri Resort and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Tanjung Puteri Resort, near Pasir Gudang, here became the latest victims of the toxic waste dumping in Sungai Kim Kim last Thursday.

The two schools were closed today when students and teachers had to seek treatment for shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting.....

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PKNM, Dayang Enterprise, Main Velocity ink MoU for O&G venture

MELAKA, March 12 (Bernama) -- The Malacca State Development Corporation via its subsidiary, PKNM Sdn Bhd, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dayang Enterprise Sdn Bhd and Main Velocity Sdn Bhd to venture into the oil and gas (O&G) sector.


Water rationing will affect 15,000 residents in Kota Tinggi

JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) -- Some 15,000 residents in the Felda Gugusan Lok Heng, Felda Waha and Bukit Easter areas in Kota Tinggi, will be affected by a water rationing exercise which could be as early as this weekend, as the water level at the Lok Heng Dam is low.


Education Ministry mulling over closure of schools along Sg Kim Kim

JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Education will take into consideration proposals from various quarters before making the decision to close down all schools located along Sungai Kim Kim, following the toxic fumes incident last Thursday.


Johor Sultan orders action over dumping of chemical waste

JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) -- The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, today ordered the authorities to act against those who dumped chemical waste in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang that caused many people to become ill after inhaling toxic fumes from the effluents.


Wind direction towards school caused pupils to feel unwell - Headmaster

JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) -- The headmaster of (SK) Tanjung Puteri Resort, Pasir Gudang, believes it was the winds bringing an unpleasant odour that caused the pupils to feel unwell today.


Give Henry Gurney school students chance to represent country in sports - Syed Saddiq

MELAKA, March 12 (Bernama) -- The Youth and Sports Ministry is ready to give students of the Henry Gurney School in Teluk Mas here the opportunity to earn a place in any of the national teams.


260 victims of toxic fumes receive treatment in Pasir Gudang

JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) -- A total of 260 individuals suffering from shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, have been receiving treatment at the Taman Pasir Putih Community Hall in Pasir Gudang, here today.


More students experience breathing problems from effects of chemicals dumped into river

JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) – Parents of SMK and SK Tanjung Puteri Resort students gathered at a community hall in Pasir Gudang here, anxious to know the condition of their children who are suffering the same symptoms as students in two other schools.


Second wave of chemical pollution pushes number of victims to 207 tonight

JOHOR BAHRU, March 11 (Bernama) -- The number of victims in the dumping of toxic waste into Sungai Kim Kim last Thursday has risen dramatically to 207 people as at 11pm tonight following a second wave of attack which took place at noon today.


Johor RTD foils illegal foreigner taxi service

JOHOR BAHRU, March 11 (Bernama) - The Johor Road Transport Department (RTD) crippled the activities of an illegal taxi service run by foreigners in a special operation at Sungai Rengit, Pengerang, near here yesterday.


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Sarawak set to be first to use hydrogen fuel-powered buses in Malaysia


Cops seeking remand extension for suspects involved in Sungai Kim Kim pollution


Selangor Assemblywomen don headscarves in solidarity


All schools in Pasir Gudang to re-open on March 31


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