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  Johor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The history of Johor from the late 1500s to the late 1600s is characterised by a series of succession struggles interspersed with strategic alliances struck with regional clans and foreign powers to maintain its political and economic hold in the Straits.
Dishes and cuisine in Johor are influenced by Arabs and the surrounding Malay archipelago.
Tun Sri Lanang, the writer of 'Sejarah Melayu' or Malay Annals was born in Bukit Seluyut, Johor in 1565.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Johor   (3419 words)

  
 Johor Bahru - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Johor Bahru, also spelled Johor Baru or Johore Bahru and near-universally abbreviated as JB, is the city and the capital of Johor in southern Malaysia.
Johor Bahru was founded in 1855 by Temenggung Daeng Ibrahim, the father of Sultan Abu Bakar, one of the best-remembered of all Malay Sultans.
Johor Port, otherwise known as the Pasir Gudang Port, is located on the eastern side of the metropolitan area in the industrial area of Pasir Gudang.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Johor_Bahru   (1543 words)

  
 johor
The modern Royal house of Johor (or Johore) trace their descent from one 'Aidarus of Aceh in Sumatra, a Sayyid from the Hadramaut in Southern Arabia.
The hinterland, bordering the mouth of the Johor river, continued to be administered by the Temenggong, a great territorial magnate and collateral descendant of the Royal House.
The Regent: Duli Yang Teramat Mulia Pemangku Raja Johor Dar ul-Takzim, i.e.
www.4dw.net /royalark/Malaysia/johor.htm   (862 words)

  
 Malaysia Hotels DotCC A Malaysian Portal Of Hotel Lodging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Johor covers an area of 19,984 square kilometer, is the third largest state in Malaysia with the population of two million people constitute a representative mix of Malaysia's three main ethnic communities, the Malays, Chinese, Indian and others.
Johor's modern history began with Dato' Temenggong Daing Ibrahim, the son of Temenggong Abdul Rahman, who was a descendant of Sultan Abdul Jalil IV of Johor.
The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru is an international standards blend with the quiet charm of traditional Malaysian hospitality in a rich tapestry of comfort and luxury.
www.malaysiahotels.cc /johor.html   (1320 words)

  
 Johor Bahru
Johor Bahru was founded in the late 1850's by the father of Sultan Abu Bakar, one of the best-remembered of all Malay Sultans.
Johor Bahru has witnessed a few major Malaysian historical events such as the establishment of the leading political party in Malaysia, UMNO (United Malays National Organisation), in the 1950s.
The economy of Johor Bahru is a microcosm of the larger economic relationship between Malaysia and Singapore.
www.keywordmage.net /jo/johor-bahru.html   (1014 words)

  
 Johor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The principal rivers and communication routes are the Muar and the Johor; the capital is Johor Baru, across the strait from Singapore.
Johor has extensive rubber plantations; other agricultural products are rice, copra, pineapples, gambier, and palm products.
Until 1948, when it entered the Federation of Malaya, Johor was classified as one of the Unfederated Malay States (see Malaysia).
www.bartleby.com /65/jo/Johor.html   (271 words)

  
 Travel Malaysia - Johor
Johor is the southern gateway into Peninsular Malaysia and is linked to Singapore by road and rail.
Johor's premier beach resort is at Desaru, a magnificent 25 km stretch of sandy beach flanking the South China Sea.
Off Johor's eastern coast, amid the clear blue waters of the South China Sea are the islands ofPulau Rawa, Pulau Sibu, Pulau Aur, Pulau Besar and Pulau Pemanggil.
www.about-malaysia.com /johor   (552 words)

  
 Johor Bahru travel guide - Wikitravel
Johor Bahru — also spelled Johor Baru or Johore Baharu but universally called just JB — is the capital of the state of Johor in Malaysia, just across the Causeway from Singapore.
JB's ferry terminal is called the Johor Bahru International Ferry Terminal and is located in "The Zon" duty free complex (locally referred to as "Duty Free") in Stulang Laut, 2 km east of the Causeway.
Indah Inn, 47 Jalan Titiwangsa 2, Taman Tampoi Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru +60-7241-1133.
wikitravel.org /en/Johor_Bahru   (5243 words)

  
 Malaysia - Johor
Situated at the southern end of Peninsula Malaysia, Johor is the third largest state in the country.
It was named after the Sungei Johor, which is the longest river in the state.
Johor finally became part of the Federation of Malaya in 1948.
marimari.com /content/malaysia/popular_places/states/johor/johor.html   (427 words)

  
 Johor Bahru Darul Takzim
It is situated at the southern tip of the peninsula, just across the Straits of Johor from Singapore (with which it is connected by a road and rail causeway).
Johor Bahru is linked to Singapore via its 1,056-metre causeway, a dramatic road, rail, and pedestrian link across the Straits of Johor.
The museum was founded in 1990 by Johor's present ruler, His Majesty Sultan Iskandar, and its collection consists of the treasures of the Royal Family.
www.geocities.com /Tokyo/5525/johor.html   (749 words)

  
 Johor Bahru Hotels - Discount Hotel in Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Johor Bahru, the capital of Johor State, the third-largest state in the Peninsular Malaysia which covers an area of 19,984 square kilometers at the southern end of the peninsula.
Johor abounds with great holiday opportunities for those in search of sun, sand, and sea.
The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru (Ex.Puteri Pacific) blends the professionalism of international expertise with the quiet charm of traditional Malaysian hospitality in a rich tapestry of comfort and luxury.
www.johor-hotels.com   (358 words)

  
 Johor Bahru Hotels. Johor Bahru Accommodation Hotel in JB Malaysia Discounts
The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru is the newest landmark on the evolving skyline Johor Bahru, Peninsular Malaysia's southernmost city.
The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru is a perfect accommodation to be a home away from home for busy executive travellers.
Hyatt Regency Johor Bahru is located at a dynamic location fronting the Straits of Johor at the centre of this southern-most Malaysian city, 10 minutes from downtown, near the Sultan's Palace, just 30 minutes across the causeway to downtown Singapore.
www.holidaycity.com /johorhotels   (326 words)

  
 Hotels in Johor Bahru - Johor Bahru hotel reservations & reviews. Johor Bahru travel guide and hotel list. Hotels ...
Johor Bahru hotels and resorts reservation guide - the definitive guide to Johor Bahru accommodation.
The Johor Bahru hotels and resorts guide provides a brief summary, customer ratings and reviews for hotels or resorts.
For detailed hotel information or to reserve a hotel or resort in Johor Bahru, please select a hotel or resort and let asiahotels.com be your Johor Bahru travel agent.
www.asiahotels.com /hl/Johor_Bahru-Malaysia.asp   (320 words)

  
 Johor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The capital Johor Bahru is linked to Singapore by road and railway.
Johor’s ceramics and handicrafts are some of the most artistic and creative.
The work Johor (precious jewel) is taken from the Arabic word “jauhar” showing the influence of early Arab traders.
www.abcmalaysia.com /tour_malaysia/jhr.htm   (171 words)

  
 Johore Bar Malaysia - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
JOHOR BARU: The Johor Bar Committee (JBC) has informed its members that it is taking their complaints about a certain magistrate's behaviour to higher authorities in the judiciary.
JOHOR BAHRU, Tues: The Johor Courts Sports and Recreation Club and the Johor Bar Committee today jointly organised a blood donation drive at the 2nd floor of the Subordinate Courts Building.
The event was officiated by Johor Bahru Senior Judge Justice Dato' Syed Ahmad Helmy Bin Syed Ahmad.
www.johorebar.org.my   (455 words)

  
 Johor Bahru Hotels Malaysia - Johor Bahru Hotel Packages and accommodation - Tours Johor Bahru Malaysia.
Johor Bahru Hotels Malaysia - Johor Bahru Hotel Packages and accommodation - Tours Johor Bahru Malaysia.
Description: A dynamic location fronting the Straits of Johor at the centre of this southern-most Malaysian city, 10 minutes from downtown, near the Sultans Palace, just 30 minutes across the causeway to downtown Singapore.
If they wish to visit places of interest that are not within walking distance, there are the city's taxis, which are easily available and very convenient.
www.e-malaysiahotels.com /johor-bahru-hotels-reservations.htm   (281 words)

  
 Johor Travel Guide - Johor map, hotels, flight, sightseeing, transportation, dinning, weather, travel tip
By virtue of its geographic position, Johor holds the inimitable distinction, logistically as being at the southern most tip of the Asian continent.
Covering an area of some 18,986 square km Johor is strategically significant, and is at the southern tip of the Malaysian Peninsular surrounded on three sides: to the west by the Straits of Malacca, to the east by the South China Sea and to the south by the Straits of Johor.
The word Johor itself literally means 'precious jewel' and is taken from the Arabic word "Jauhar" showing the influence of the early Arab traders.
www.hoteltravel.com /malaysia/johor/guides.htm   (138 words)

  
 Johor - HTNet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Johor Bahru is the southern entry point for foreign visitors.
Johor is my state, I was born here, I live here, and most probably, I will die here.
You have held this position for far too long and to be brutally honest, you have contributed jack shit to Johor.
www.heritage-tech.net /tag/johor   (988 words)

  
 Malaysia / Johor
Muar is a picturesque town along the western peninsular coast.
Mersing is a pleasant fishing town, known primarily as the departure point for some of the most beautiful islands in the South China Sea--including the legendary Pulau Tioman.
The legendary beauty of Mount Ophir has made it one of Johor's most popular attractions for hikers and birdwatchers.
www.geographia.com /malaysia/explorejohor.html   (456 words)

  
 The ZON Johor Bahru.. Your Virtual Guide to One-Stop Business cum Entertainment
The ZON Johor Bahru offers visitors an exciting integrated package - value-added shopping, fine dining, entertainment, accommodation with full M.I.C.E facilities and transportation for both local and international destinations.
As The ZON Johor Bahru is a designated "duty free zone", visitors get to enjoy ZON at duty free prices.
Besides duty free goods such as liqour, cigarettes and chocolates, The ZON Johor Bahru also offers local products which are now very attractive due to lower exchange rate of the Ringgit.
www.dfzcapital.com.my /dfz/jb/web/index.php   (154 words)

  
 Johor Flying Club
Johor Flying Club is the 1st flying club to be setup in the state of Johor, Malaysia and has a long history of promoting General Aviation in this part of the world dating back the the 1990s.
In addition to 2 Cessna C150s used for primary training and club members' rental usage, some members also put their aircraft in our care and drop by every weekend for flying activities and meet up with friends.
At Johor Flying Club, we're all about flying and fun, join us one fine day with blue skies and you'll find out why we do the things we do...
www.johorflyingclub.com   (193 words)

  
 THE PUTERI PACIFIC JOHOR BAHRU, Johor Bahru, Malaysia - Discount Hotel Reservations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
THE PUTERI PACIFIC JOHOR BAHRU, Johor Bahru Description: Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru is the new landmark on the evolving skyline Johor Bahru, Peninsular Malaysia's southernmost city.
The Puteri Pacific Johor Bahru is a perfect accommodation has good accommodation to be a home away from home for busy travellers.
The hotel offered with all the warmth and charm of true Malaysia hospitality are the finest of business and personal facilities, delicious local and international cuisine and a very special atmosphere not to be surpassed in the State.
www.stayxs.com /new/booking/hotel_detail.asp?hhm_id=5972&wsid=5   (469 words)

  
 Segamat, Johor, Malaysia. Your local guide to the place, people and news.
Aliff Azhar Abd Rahman from Segamat, Johore, pleaded guilty for failing to present the card or a temporary receipt to Detective Sergeant Ahmad Fuad Jamaludin...
A Toyota Hilux, which was reported stolen in Segamat on Thursday, is believed to have overtaken a lorry on the left and slammed into the two motorcyclists.
Dr Subramaniam, who is also the Segamat Member of Parliament, broke into the mainstream party politics during the 2004 general election when he replaced former...
www.segamat.com   (312 words)

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