An important area for fishing and aquaculture, the Johore Strait
separates the Malaysian state of Johore from Singapore.
Malaysia and Singapore are currently connected by two bridges -- the first and oldest is the 84-year-old, 1-kilometer causeway spanning the southern Johore Strait
Hours later an exhausted Magennis learned there was a huge explosion and that the broken Takao had sunk in the Johore Strait
The new plants will provide secondary treatment of wastewater before it is discharged through ocean outfalls that will extend into the Singapore Strait and Johore Strait
Malaysia and Singapore are now connected by two bridges -- the first and oldest is the 84-year-old, 1-kilometer causeway spanning southern Johore Strait
Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar was reported to have said recently Singapore wants the rights to Malaysian airspace and also for the supply of sand in return for agreeing to build a new bridge across the Johore Strait
Mahathir had been instrumental in pushing for a new bridge to replace the 82-year-old causeway that spans the southern Johore Strait
. A new, wider bridge would help ease the serious congestion on both sides as every day some 100,000 people cross the causeway.