Johor Baru

Johor Baru

(jōhôr` bär`o͞o, jə–) or

Johor Baharu

(jōhôr` bəhär`o͞o, jə–), city (1991 pop. 561,071), capital of JohorJohor
or Johore
, state (1991 pop. 2,074,297), 7,360 sq mi (19,062 sq km), at the southern extremity of the Malay Peninsula, Malaysia, opposite Singapore. It is largely covered with rain forests and swamps.
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, Malaysia, S Malay Peninsula, opposite Singapore. The city is connected with Singapore by a stone causeway across the narrow Johore Strait. It is a trade center for rubber and tropical produce. The seat of the sultan of Johor is in Johor Baru; his residence, Bakit Serene, contains priceless art treasures. The population of the city is mainly Chinese.
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He said for the same period last year, 12 deaths were reported compared to 19 fatal cases this year with eight reported in Johor Baru and the rest in Batu Pahat, Kluang and other districts.
KSL Holdings Bhd has announced the purchase two parcels of leasehold land totalling 47.74ha in Tebrau, Johor Baru for RM133.59 million cash.
'The junior team will be in action at the Sultan of Johor Cup in Johor Baru (October 31-November 6)',he said.
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Nazda Kia Malaysia Sdn Bhd, the distributor of Kia vehicles in Malaysia, is planning to invest up to MYR6m to open to new outlets in Rawang and MYR10m on a new Kia Red Cube in Johor Baru.
Johor Baru (Malaysia), Mar.30 (ANI): The 8,372-strong civil service of the Malaysian state of Johor Baru has only 10 Chinese and 116 Indians, The Star has quoted an assemblyman, as saying.
A further eight to 10 Borders bookstores are to be opened by Berjaya Books Sdn Bhd in Johor Baru, Penang and Ipoh, Malaysia.
* MALAYSIA: Cosmetics Resources, Kanebo's authorized agent in Malaysia, is setting up five more Kanebo international salons in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baru and Kuching by the end of next year.
Malaysian mobile phone operator DiGi Telecommunications has announced that it has upgraded its GSM network in Penang and Johor Baru so it can handle EDGE high speed transmissions.
The airline is scheduled to begin operations from the airport on 3 December 2003, with plans for the airport to become a gateway for locals people in Johor Baru, Singaporeans and passengers from Indonesia, who want to fly to other destinations within Malaysia.
Deputy Health Director General Ismail Merican said the 26-year-old man from Malaysia's Sabah state who has been working in Singapore as a musician came down with fever and a cough about a week before deciding to take a bus from the city-state to Malaysia's southernmost city of Johor Baru on May 18 to take a driving test.
The ambitious plan involves the construction of three dedicated roads to link Senai Airport, the two ports in the state Tanjung Pelepas and Pasir Gudang, with the new customs, immigration and quarantine complex in Johor Baru. The plan would be expected to improve the flow of hauliers to the two ports and the airport.