Buloh Kasap is a town in Segamat District, Johor, Malaysia which is located about 10 km (6 mi) from Segamat town center via Federal Route 1. Because of its location near Segamat, Buloh Kasap may also act as a satellite town of Segamat. Tun Abd Razak Highway is located roughly about 4 km (2 mi) from Buloh Kasap. The largest housing area in Buloh Kasap is Taman Yayasan which is located at Tun Abd Razak Highway junction.
Origin of Name
The name Buloh Kasap was derived from Malay word of a species of rough bamboo available there when the town was founded especially near an Buloh Kasap old market. The name Buluh Kasap literally means rough bamboo in Malay.
Buloh Kasap bridge history
- see also Buloh Kasap bridge
The old bridge of Buloh Kasap was built by Johore Government and constructed by British government during the construction of Federal Route 1. However, the British soldiers demolished a part of the bridge during World War II to stop the advance of Japanese soldiers to Singapore. After the war ended, a new bridge was constructed. This bridge was washed off during a heavy flood in 1964 together with the bridge at the 9th mile. A temporary Bailey bridge was constructed while a new bridge was being made next to it. At present the new bridge is in use and you can see the remains of the old bridge by its side.
Famous Battle of Buloh Kasap
Known as Battle of Sungai Muar (Buloh Kasap)in WW2 when the Japanese try to crossing Muar River.
Famous Fruit in Buloh Kasap
"Durian" or scientific name of Bombaceae Durio zibethinus L./Murr is the trademark of Buloh Kasap. One must not miss the opportunity to try the fruit when passing by.
1.Datin Seri Normala Shamsuddin, an ex-reporter of TV3 was raised in Kampung Kuing Patah or Kruing Patah, Buloh Kasap, Segamat. In addition, she is also an alumnus of Sek Men Keb Batu Anam.
In total Buloh Kasap has 2 Primary Schools, 1 Secondary School, and 1 Muslim Religion School.
Sek Ren Jenis Keb (C) Kasap
Sek Kebangsaan Buloh Kasap
Sek Menengah Kebangsaan Buloh Kasap
Sek Agama Buloh Kasap
Coordinates: 2°33′N 102°46′E / 2.550°N 102.767°E
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:22:30 -0800
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:10:28 -0800
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Malay Mail Online
Malay Mail Online
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 06:53:49 -0800
In Johor, the state Disaster Operations Control Centre said a family of five was still at the relief centre at the Kampung Spang Loi community hall in Buloh Kasap, Segamat as at this evening. Meanwhile, Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said the ...
Free Malaysia Today
Free Malaysia Today
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 01:04:17 -0800
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:41:15 -0800
SEGAMAT: Lapan remaja lelaki berusia antara 13 dan 16 tahun dikhuatiri lemas ketika mandi di Sungai Buluh Kasap di sini, kira-kira 9.30 pagi tadi. Ketua Balai Bomba dan Penyelamat Bandar Putra Mohd Aizat Mamat pihaknya masih mencari kesemua ...
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 03:27:25 -0800
SEGAMAT - Pasukan mencari dan menyelamat petang ini menemui mayat tiga remaja lelaki yang lemas di Sungai Buloh Kasap pagi tadi. Jurucakap Bomba dan Penyelamat Segamat berkata mayat Mohd Hafizul Danial Norhashim, 16, ditemui anggota ...
The Star Online
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:50:35 -0700
He related his experience to his mother, who later brought him to lodge a report at a police station in Buloh Kasap. A 21-year-old, who is the teenager's friend, also had the same ordeal when he accompanied his future mother-in-law for her treatment at ...
The Sun Daily
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 02:01:45 -0800
SEGAMAT (Feb 22, 2014): The bodies of all five teenagers who were reported missing in Sungai Muar near Buloh Kasap, here were found this afternoon. Segamat OCPD, Supt Mohd Kamil Sukarmi said the body of Mohd Nazree Zainal, 14, was found floating ...
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