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Muar

 

(Bandar Maharani), a city in Malaysia, in the state of Johore. Population, 39,100 (1957). The city is a port on the Strait of Malacca at the mouth of the Muar River. Muar exports rubber, coconuts, and bananas. A fishing industry is also important in the city.

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Last Friday, Liew also tweeted a photo of him accompanying Lim to meet with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Muar MP Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman who is also Youth and Sports Minister.
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Muar estuary was situated at the southern part of Peninsular Malaysia which connected to the Strait of Malacca.
The heavy haze caused the pollution level to reach a reading of 750 on API in Muar only last week, which led to the declaration of emergency in the Johor district.
The Sun newspaper said Li Cai Ling, a resident of the southern town of Muar -- which saw intense air pollution at the weekend -- died on Sunday with a medical report blaming the polluted air.
The Malaysian government's index for air pollution reached 746 yesterday in the southern district of Muar, far above the hazardous level of 300.
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According to Sin Chew Daily, the latest victim, in his 20s, is from Muar, Johor, and his family has lost contact with him.
Like Pahang River, the Muar River is still seen as relevant source for the riverside community.
''It's all over,'' a policeman in Muar, small town in the southern state of Johor, told Kyodo News following the six-hour hostage drama.
Police stormed the school firing teargas into the building in an attempt to rescue the hostages in the southern town of Muar.