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Muar History & Story

A booming town with a fading past

A booming town with a fading past

Chong Chee Seong Liu Ni Seng, 57, is a businessman and an active community leader. BANDAR Maharani (literally Queen’s Town) in Muar is rapidly developing into a modern riverine city. It is located in an 8km coastal belt that is bathed by the Sungai Muar and the Straits of Malacca. Within the last 50 years, […]

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Muar History & Story

Muar History

Muar History

Map of Muar drawn by the Portuguese in 1604. This map described Muar as a port. A triangular shaped fort was built by the Portuguese named FORTALEZA DE MUAR to defend from the attacks of Dutch and Aceh at Sungai Bentayan. This fort went through only two battles at Muar river in 1615 and 1616. […]

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