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Air pollution fears: three Pasir Gudang schools, two kindergartens to close two days

JOHOR BAHRU, June 22 (Bernama) -- Three schools and two kindergartens in Pasir Gudang here will be closed for two days, starting tomorrow, to enable the authorities to further monitor why 15 students suffered breathing difficulties believed to be caused by air pollution in the area on Thursday.

Johor Health, Culture and Heritage Committee chairman Mohd Khuzzan Abu Bakar said the decision to close the schools and kindergartens was made by the technical committee on the case and would involve Sekolah Agama Taman Mawar (where the incident occurred), Sekolah Kebangsaan Pasir Gudang 4 and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Pasir Gudang 2. 

The two kindergartens are - Tadika Pasti and Tadika Pintar Bestari. 

“All these schools and kindergartens are within a radius of 100 to 800 metres from the Sekolah Agama Taman Mawar.....

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TM allocates RM2.4 million for schools from 2003


Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) have allocated RM2.4 million to implement its adopted schools projects at 15 selected schools nationwide since 2003 including Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Paya Rumput, which was launched today.

 
 

Police probing vandalism at graves


MELAKA, June 22 (Bernama) -- The police are investigating acts of vandalism involving the damaging of several grave headstones at the As-Syakirin Islamic Cemetery in Bacang, 6.5 km from the Melaka City centre here, last night.

 
 

Lucky escape for toll booth operator as trailer crashes into toll booth


MELAKA, June 21 (Bernama) -- A toll booth operator miraculously escaped with only minor injuries when the booth she was in was hit by a 28-tonne trailer at the Ayer Keroh Toll Plaza here today.

 
 

Air pollution: Six victims warded


JOHOR BAHRU, June 20 (Bernama) - Six of the 15 victims who were treated at the Sultan Ismail Hospital here after experiencing symptoms of vomiting and shortness of breath believed to be caused by air pollution yesterday, have now been warded.

 
 

Three individuals remanded four days over methanol poisoning cases


PORT DICKSON, June 21 (Bernama) -- Two family members and a businesswoman who were arrested yesterday to facilitate investigations into methanol poisoning cases have been remanded for four days from today.

 
 

6,573 companies in Negeri Sembilan involved in Wholesale & Retail Trade Census 2019


SEREMBAN, June 21 (Bernama) -- A total of 6,573 companies and businesses in Negeri Sembilan are involved in the Wholesale and Retail Trade Census 2019 carried out by the state Statistics Department starting from April until September this year.

 
 

LPG odour detected in school affected by air contamination yesterday


JOHOR BAHRU, June 21 (Bernama) -- The Johor Department of Environment, the Hazardous Materials Team (HAZMAT) and the Emergency Medical Rescue Service (EMRS) and other agencies will continue to monitor the air quality in two schools in Pasir Gudang to determine the cause of suspected air contamination.

 
 

15 students suffer vomiting, breathlessness from air pollution, 5 warded


JOHOR BAHRU, June 20 (Bernama) -- Fifteen students from Sekolah Agama Taman Mawar in Pasir Gudang here were reported to have suffered from vomiting and breathing difficulties after being exposed to polluted air in the school area.

 
 

Hyatt Hotels corporation sets to open five more hotels in three years time


JOHOR BAHRU, June 20 (Bernama) -- Hyaat Hotels Corporation is set to open five more hotels in the country over the next three years to cater to the growing interests towards the brand among business and leisure travellers.

 
 

Woman second fatal victim of methanol in Port Dickson


PORT DICKSON, June 20 (Bernama) -- A local woman died at 8.36 a.m. today while receiving treatment at the Port Dickson Hospital (PDH), as a result of methanol poisoning.           This makes K. Rathika, 26, from Serting, Jempol, the second victim after a 27-year-old Myanmar  man died last Monday.

 
 
 

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Shafie aims for Sabah's oil royalty claims to be settled by next year

 
     
 
     
 

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