Articles for February, 2014


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Tangkak: A town made famous by the textile trade

Tangkak: A town made famous by the textile trade

THE textile business has turned Tangkak, Muar, into a new tourist destination. It is drawing droves of foreign and local tourists to the town. A sub-district, it was upgraded in 2007 to become one of the state’s 10 districts. The upgrading was due chiefly to its rapid population growth, infrastructure development and good tax revenue. […]

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Travelogue

MUAR: Small town that has everything

MUAR: Small town that has everything

I WAS born and raised in Muar, a small, laid-back town in Johor. The locals pronounce Muar as Muo. In our dialect, the last vowel of most words is an “O”. For instance, keluar is pronounced as keluo, bandar as bando, kelakar as kelakor, besar as besor, ular as ulor, pasar as pasor and lapar […]

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旅游新闻

增3新花樣‧2千人同歡‧麻潮州粵東鬧元宵

增3新花樣‧2千人同歡‧麻潮州粵東鬧元宵

潮州粵東鬧元宵,新春團拜喜洋洋。麻坡粵東古廟與潮州會館一如往昔,昨晚趁着農曆新年倒數之際,在古廟舉辦盛大的春節晚會,吸引逾2千人潮共度最後的新春佳節。 粵東古廟有別以往,今年除了傳統的求豆獅或糖獅、求紅包等外,還加入3項新花樣,即猜猜“桔”多粒、拋柑撈緣及許願樹,讓這傳統佳節更具意義。

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Tourism News

Upgrading plans for royal town revealed

Upgrading plans for royal town revealed

PROMOTING TOURISM: Allocations by MPM include funds for open-air tour bus, new council building and landscaping MUAR: THE Muar Municipal Council (MPM) is planning to introduce a RM200,000 open-air bus service that would enable tourists to get a better view of the royal town. MPM president Ramlee Abdul Rahman said the bus is expected to […]

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旅游新闻

建码头及重修坍塌河堤 3千万拓麻黄金丹绒河滨

建码头及重修坍塌河堤 3千万拓麻黄金丹绒河滨

Tanjung Mas collapse esplanade and floating jetty will be rebuilt in March 2014. 麻坡黄金丹绒河滨发展计划获得3000万令吉拨款,首期1000万令吉工程将在3月展开,计划包括兴建码头及重建坍塌河堤。

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