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Sultan of Johor gives royal approval for a straight bridge to link JB and Woodlands

(Source: mothership.sg)

The Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project cleared another hurdle after the Sultan of Johor gave his approval.

But instead of the curved bridge design that was initially proposed, the Sultan has opted for a straight bridge design instead. 228 more words

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Olayinka Oladosu

A few days ago, I was checking status updates on my Whatsapp account when I stumbled on something pretty interesting. It was a friend’s status. 916 more words


Travellers should avoid Woodlands Checkpoint early Thursday: ICA

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Travellers planning to go to Johor Baru between midnight and 2am on Thursday (Nov 16) should do so via the Tuas Checkpoint, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said. 126 more words

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SALMAN TRAILER!!!!! Tiger Zinda Hai, and Salman's Social Conscience Zinda Hai Too

Maybe it was because I hadn’t had breakfast yet, but this was an action film trailer that actually made me tear up a little.  Okay, almost certainly it was because I hadn’t had breakfast yet. 712 more words

Like Johor, Putrajaya must stop hate from taking root

(Source: www.todayonline.com)

Unlike Putrajaya, the Sultan of Johor has taken the decisive step of banning two Muslim preachers, Ismail Menk and Haslin Baharim, from preaching in the state following Singapore’s move to bar both from entering the city state. 406 more words

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Angry with Dr Mahathir’s Bugis ‘pirates’ remarks, Selangor Sultan wants former PM probed for sedition

(Source: www.todayonline.com)

KUALA LUMPUR — The Sultan of Selangor on Thursday (Nov 2) hit out at former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad for calling Bugis descendants “pirates” and said the opposition leader should be investigated for sedition. 500 more words

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The H.M.S. HUNTSCASTLE and a surprising but also somehow predictable detour to Africa

Last week I promised you Constantinople but as life has a way of getting in the way, that is not going to happen. Though my granddad only describes the last day of a month-long sojourn there, it is one of the more descriptive passages in his account and I want to give it my full attention. 780 more words

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