Tag: causeway

M’sia sets up special committee to look into Causeway congestion

A special committee in Malaysia has been formed to consider measures to ease congestion at the Causeway, including expanding the link, building a covered walkway and creating a shipping lane. The committee, chaired by Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad met on Wednesday (August...

Johor to address checkpoint congestion while autogates extended for all foreigners

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia will implement six short-term measures to handle the congestion at checkpoints especially at Bangunan Sultan Iskandar (BSI) Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex and the Sultan Abu Bakar CIQ (KSAB) complex in Johor. Also decided was extending the use of autogate...

Transport official says Johor’s proposal to build walkways across Causeway is welcome

Singapore— A spokesman for the Ministry of Transport (MOT) said on June 19, Wednesday, that the country welcomes the plan from Malaysia to build sheltered walkways across the Causeway that will connect Johor to Woodlands. However, there has been no official communication of the intent...

ICA media statement sheds light on why Causeway is so clogged this month and gives travel tips to all motorists

The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) issued a statement on December 19 to formally address multiple media queries on why the Woodlands and Tuas land crossings between Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaysia, is so congested this month. In the media statement, ICA shared the need-to-know information...

Causeway mess: Good politics, bad diplomacy

Malaysia-Singapore relations, so assiduously nurtured by the two Prime Ministers, are in tatters as the Causeway became a scene of confusion with buses on both sides stopping services today. School children, workers and others were caught in the middle of a dispute triggered after...