Johor Bahru

Type: City
Name: Johor Bahru
Country: Malaysia
Latitude: 1.48
Longitude: 103.75
population: 802,525
First reported 21 mins ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

26 SBS buses stuck in JB due to Malaysian bus strike

SBS Transit says 26 of its buses from Services 160, 170 and 170X were stuck in Johor Bahru this morning due to the strike by the Malaysian private bus operators.To prevent more buses from being stranded in the jam, it says services into JB were halted ... [Published XinMsn - 21 mins ago]
First reported 33 mins ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 1 reports

Heading In & Out Of Singapore By Road Will Now Be More Expensive!

Photo: NotaboutthenumbersThis is kind of ridiculous!Motorists travelling to Singapore via the Causeway now have to pay a total of RM16.50 for inbound and outbound toll charges at the Bangunan Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) ... [Published Lipstiq.com - 33 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 9 reports

Strike at Johor checkpoint causes massive jam

by inSing Editor, AFP01 August 2014 12:30 PMFollowing news of increased toll charges levied on vehicles entering Singapore from Johor Baru via the Causeway, which came into effect on 1 August 2014, Malaysian bus drivers staged a protest early Friday ... [Published InSing.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Motorists park illegally at UTC area causing congestion

JOHOR BARU: As the Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) at Galleria@Kotaraya opened its door to the public here, motorists are now worried that parking woes around the area would worsen existing traffic congestions.Vehicles double-parking around the mall ... [Published thestar.com.my - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

UPDATE: Striking M'sian drivers promise a huge protest again

Malaysian opposition parties Democratic Action Party (DAP) and Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) have come out in support of the bus drivers who staged a strike at the Johor checkpoint earlier today (Aug 1).The bus drivers were protesting an increase of more ... [Published Electric New Paper - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Bus drivers protest against toll hike, thousands forced to walk

JOHOR BARU: Over 200 factory bus drivers staged a protest along the road leading to the CIQ Complex at Sultan Iskandar Building from as early as 5am today.They refused to drive into the complex in protest against the toll hike effective today, affecting ... [Published New Straits Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Factory workers walk to Singapore after new toll rates kick in

The Malaysian Highway Authority went ahead with a 400% toll hike today at the Causeway despite criticism from the public and Johor lawmakers. – The Malaysian Insider pic, August 1, 2014. Stage buses transporting factory workers from Johor Baru refused ... [Published Malaysian Insider - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 9 reports

Workers walk across Causeway after factory buses refuse to pay new toll charges

JOHOR BARU: Scores of Malaysian factory workers travelling to Singapore were forced to walk across the Causeway after factory buses refused to cross the checkpoint following the implementation of new toll charges Friday.Front office executive Adrian Dinesh, ... [Published thestar.com.my - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Malaysia to review plan for steep rise in Johor Baru tolls

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 31-07-2014Following an uproar over what commuters say is a steep toll hike at Johor's main border checkpoint, the Malaysian government said that it will review the move.Last Friday, commuters who travel between Singapore ... [Published Asia News Network - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Habib Jewels expands to Kuantan and Johor Baru

KUANTAN: Habib Jewels opened its 33rd outlet in the country at the East Coast Mall here in time for the festive season.Branch manager Yusof Chan said RM5mil was spent on the outlet.Yusof said if response was good, another outlet would be set up in Kuantan ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Patrols to ensure safety during festive season

JOHOR BARU: Johor Baru South (JBS) OCPD Asst Comm Sulaiman Salleh flagging off the police motorcycle patrolling unit at Plaza Sentosa Johor Baru.The policemen would make their rounds in housing estates within the JBS police district during Hari Raya Aidilfitri ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 6 reports

Sources: EDL acquisition not viable

JOHOR BARU: A two-year study concluded that there will be no economic benefit or advantage to the Government if it took over the RM1.4bil Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL).Therefore, the Government decided not to acquire the highway, government sources sa ... [Published thestar.com.my - Jul 31 2014]

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"We were affected as well because we were short on manpower and had to scramble" said Mr Haris
Madam Yeo shares her thoughts on the preparation of the event, "I was very excited especially when the whole department was involved. Karin, Esther and Helen travelling all the way to Johor Bahru to buy cheaper toys so as to make bigger margin profit so that we could raise more funds for the event and that warm our hearts. Sewing the five stones at home after a hectic day in the office was not easy."
...3 million) a month for almost two years and decided to allow for the toll collection only recently. "Most EDL users will not be paying the toll. Only those travelling to Singapore via the Johor causeway will be paying the new toll rates" he said, adding that the state government had asked the Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA) to get PLUS Bhd to widen the highway between Skudai and Sedenak...
"This morning at about 5.30am, I saw thousands of people walking about 2.2km from the Malaysian Checkpoint to Woodlands as no Malaysian buses were coming into Singapore."

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Motorists park illegally at UTC area causing co... [Published thestar.com.my - 1 hour ago]
Strike at Johor checkpoint causes massive jam [Published InSing.com - 1 hour ago]
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M'sian bus strike: Workers, school kids forced ... [Published Electric New Paper - 1 hour ago]
UPDATE: Striking M'sian drivers promise a huge ... [Published Electric New Paper - 1 hour ago]
Colin Ng & Partners LLP participated in the Ass... [Published Colin NG Partners - 2 hours ago]
Toll protest causes jam at Singapore-Malaysia b... [Published Malaysia MSN - 2 hours ago]
CIQ chaos believed to be orchestrated [Published New Straits Times - 3 hours ago]
Malaysian opposition decries toll hike [Published Channel NewsAsia - 3 hours ago]
Strike over, Malaysian buses back to full servi... [Published Malay Mail - 4 hours ago]
Eastern Dispersal Link must be in tip-top condi... [Published Asiaone - 4 hours ago]
Bus drivers strike, severe traffic in Causeway [Published Astro Awani - 4 hours ago]
Toll hike kicks in at Johor Customs [Published SGCarMart.com - 4 hours ago]
Strike by Malaysian bus drivers at Johor checkp... [Published Asiaone - 4 hours ago]
Malaysian bus drivers stage 'strike' at Johor C... [Published Straits Times Online Mobile Print - 5 hours ago]
Bus drivers protest against toll hike, thousand... [Published New Straits Times - 5 hours ago]
Factory workers walk to Singapore after new tol... [Published Malaysian Insider - 5 hours ago]
Miniland Kampung experience at Legoland [Published New Straits Times - 5 hours ago]
Factory workers walk to Singapore after new tol... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - 5 hours ago]
Factory workers walk to Singapore after new tol... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - 5 hours ago]
Malaysian bus drivers stage strike at Johor che... [Published The Malaysian Times - 5 hours ago]
Malaysian bus drivers stage ‘strike’ at Johor C... [Published XinMsn - 6 hours ago]
QNEWS: New rates at JB Causeway from today [Published Motor Trader Malaysia - 6 hours ago]
Mayor: Efforts to eliminate Aedes breeding grou... [Published thestar.com.my - 6 hours ago]
Workers walk across Causeway after factory buse... [Published thestar.com.my - 6 hours ago]
EDL: New rate begins today , what you should know? [Published The Malaysian Times - 6 hours ago]
Malaysian bus drivers reportedly ‘strike’ at Jo... [Published Malay Mail - 6 hours ago]
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There is no justification for the Johor Causewa... [Published weehingthong - 22 hours ago]
— THE NEW TOLL RATES FROM 1 AUGUST TARGET JOHOREANS, PARTICULARLY THOSE WHO TRAVEL TO AND FROM SINGAPORE FOR WORK OR SCHOOL! This sounds more and more like a scheme to get money from Johoreans. The reasoning is that if you go to Singapore to work, ...
Causeway Toll Hike Saga: Najib’s Silence ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 31 2014]
With less than 12 hours to go before the implementation of new toll rate charges at the CIQ complex here in Johor Baru, one cannot help but wonder about the eerie silence from certain quarters.From the day the announcement of the new toll rate until today, ...
New toll rate targets Malaysians working in Sin... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 28 2014]
The BN administration has jerked the Johoreans when it announced the new Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL) toll rate for MRCB’s subsidiary MRCB Lingkaran Selatan Sdn. Bhd., which is the toll concessionary holder of the EDL in Johor Baru linking the PLUS North-South ...
Johor Baru causeway toll rates to go up by more... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 26 2014]
The Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) has announced an increase of more than 400% for the toll rates at the Bangunan Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex in Johor Baru starting August 1.The move to revise the toll rate comes ...
Entry levy: What next? – Lim Mun Fah [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 24 2014]
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak recently announced that foreign vehicles entering Johor Baru from Singapore will be levied. It appears that this measure is a sure go, and what we need to do next is to study when to implement this and how.The ...
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