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Muar Travel Guide :: Transport

Muar Travel Guide :: Transport

By plane: Nearest airports to Muar are the Malacca (Batu Berendam Airport), the Johor Bahru (Senai International Airport) and Sepang KLIA(Kuala Lumpur International Airport)/LCCT(Low Cost Carrier Terminal). By train: The nearest train railway station is Segamat. Transfer by bus or taxi has to be taken to reach Muar city. By car: Besides federal roads, Muar […]

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The story of Bukit Kangkar

The story of Bukit Kangkar

Bukit Kangkar is a an easily accessible small town, known for its two giant water tanks built in 1936 which have now become its landmark. According to legend, “Bukit” refers to small hill while “Kangkar” is a transliteration of Teochew dialect meaning “harbour master”. The then harbour master was Chang Rui He. Ninety-year-old villager Sia […]

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The young ones return home

The young ones return home

Oil palm plantations, rubber plantations, orchards and the biggest vegetable farm in norther Johor can be seen along the way when travelling from Bukit Gambir to Sengkang Batu 19. Like an isolated village, all roads in Sengkang Batu 19 carried Chinese names and they were later transliterated into Bahasa Malaysia. It was recorded that an […]

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我的新村 :: 巴口 [Bukit Bakri]

我的新村 :: 巴口 [Bukit Bakri]

杜氏人冠全國近親遠親婚嫁‧巴口8特色“村色無邊” 武吉峇吉里位於麻坡東南方距離麻市6英哩,又稱巴口,是峇吉里國會選區的一大新村。

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我的新村 :: 峇吉里西區 [Bakri Barat]

我的新村 :: 峇吉里西區 [Bakri Barat]

傳統行業演變成三家競爭‧峇吉里西區益華“香”氣逼人 處於巴口新村外圍的地方,經過重組后稱為峇吉里西區,目前,華裔人口約有8千人左右,佔了總人口逾60%。

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我的新村 :: 沙巴莪重組村 [Sabak Awor Village]

我的新村 :: 沙巴莪重組村 [Sabak Awor Village]

沙巴莪重組村:建麻橋外環路面貌煥然一新‧沙巴莪生機勃勃發展快 走訪過上一期的二南重組村之後,本期《別有村天》將為讀者介紹沙巴莪重組村;若說二南是屬於“內陸”的重組村,那坐落於麻河畔的沙巴莪就可說是屬於“外陸”的重組村了。

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我的新村 :: 二南重組村 [Jeram]

我的新村 :: 二南重組村 [Jeram]

地分一內一外‧傳承文化相連‧二南華小古廟聚鄉情

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My Hometown :: From gambir to vegetables [武吉甘密]

My Hometown :: From gambir to vegetables [武吉甘密]

Bukit Gambir and Sengkang Batu 19 were formed during the Malayan Emergency in the 1950s. It was recorded that Yang Li Zeng first developed Sengkang Batu 17 and 16, before opening ground in Sengkang 19. Yang Li Zeng then sold the two pieces of developed land to Yang Ren Mei. Yang Ren Mei then cooperated […]

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My Hometown :: Bukit Bakri Barat produces quality joss sticks [峇吉里西區]

My Hometown :: Bukit Bakri Barat produces quality joss sticks [峇吉里西區]

About 60%, or 8,000 people, of Bukit Bakri Barat’s population are Chinese. Its fist village head Du Pi Zhou, who is still in the office today, said that following the progress of the times, the housing industry booms, particularly in Aik Hwa Choon. Tin was found at outskirts of Kampung Baru Bakri in the 1960s, […]

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My Hometown :: The Big House in Grisek [玉射]

My Hometown :: The Big House in Grisek [玉射]

Grisek and Kundang Ulu are two new villagers located by Sungai Muar in Johor. Sungai Muar has played an important role in the development history of the two new villages. As recorded in The Malay Annals, the then Sultan of Malacca Mahmud Shah fled to Kampung Raja Pagoh after defeated by the Portuguese army. One […]

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