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506 victims of toxic fumes recorded today

JOHOR BAHRU, March 13 (Bernama) -- A total of 506 victims of toxic fumes were recorded to have sought medical treatment today following the dumping of toxic waste into Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang here, last Thursday.

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said of the total, 166 were currently receiving treatment in normal wards, while nine others, in the intensive care unit.....

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Contamination case critical, all 34 schools in Pasir Gudang ordered closed


JOHOR BAHRU, March 13 (Bernama) -- All 34 schools in Pasir Gudang have been ordered closed following the contamination believed to have been caused by discharging chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim, which was seen to become more critical.

 
 

Parents seek answers at Pasir Gudang makeshift triage centre


JOHOR BAHRU, March 13 (Bernama) – At least 20 more pupils suffering toxic fume inhalation symptoms like smarting eyes, breathing difficulty and nausea were brought to Dewan Komuniti Taman Pasir Putih today which has become a makeshift triage centre since Sunday.

 
 

Chemical Pollution: 13 schools around Pasir Gudang closed indefinitely


JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) -- As many as 13 schools around Pasir Gudang affected by toxic fumes, from chemical waste dumped into Sungai Kim Kim last Thursday, will be closed indefinitely from tomorrow.

 
 

JDT hold Gyeongnam FC 1-1 in second ACL Group E match


JOHOR BAHRU, March 12 (Bernama) -- Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) collected their first point after holding South Korea’s Gyeongnam FC to a 1-1 draw in their second Group E match in the Asian Champions League (ACL) 2019 here today.

 
 

International research team studies Kanaq community


BATU PAHAT, March 12 (Bernama) -- The ‘Swadaya Desa’  programme conducted by Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia at the Kanaq Orang Asli settlement in Sungai Selangi, Kota Tinggi  on Thursday created history when several international researchers also participated.

 
 

Tecoma, bloom for tourism boom?


MELAKA, March 12 (Bernama) – The Melaka  government plans to make  the flowering season for the Tecoma tree a new tourism product for the state, said chairman for the state Tourism, Heritage and Culture committee Datuk Muhamad Jalani Khamis.

 
 

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.

 
 

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.

 
 
 

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