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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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Known as Battle of Sungai Muar (Buloh Kasap)in WW2 when the Japanese try to crossing Muar River.

Famous Fruit in Buloh Kasap[edit]

"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.

Notable residents[edit]

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.

Schools[edit]

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 / 2.550; 102.767



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186 news items

Sinarharian

Sinarharian
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 22:03:45 -0700

SEGAMAT - Sebuah kedai 24 jam di Jalan Buloh kasap, di sini, rugi kira-kira RM800 apabila disamun seorang lelaki bersenjatakan parang dalam kejadian sekitar jam 1.50 pagi, 26 Ogos lalu. Penyelia kedai itu, Wong Tong Heng, 45, berkata, ketika kejadian ...

Utusan Malaysia

Utusan Malaysia
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 09:44:50 -0700

Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Buloh Kasap, Norshida Ibrahim berkata, jemaah haji negara ini harus bersyukur kerana kebajikan mereka diurus dengan baik oleh agensi itu, termasuk memberi bimbingan tentang cara sebenar mengerjakan ibadah ...

Harakah Daily

Harakah Daily
Sat, 08 Aug 2015 08:18:35 -0700

SEGAMAT: Majlis Ahli Parlimen Barisan Nasional (BNBBC) hari ini meminta Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak segera mengadakan Persidangan Khas Parlimen bagi mengisi kekosongan jawatan termasuk pengerusi baharu Jawatankuasa ...

Utusan Malaysia

Utusan Malaysia
Sun, 09 Aug 2015 10:00:02 -0700

Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Buloh Kasap, Norshida Ibrahim berkata, anggapan sesetengah pihak bahawa Taman Bimbingan Kanak-kanak (Tabika) Kemas tidak mempunyai hubung kait dengan pendidikan di sekolah rendah serta sukatannya ...

Berita Harian

Berita Harian
Sat, 08 Aug 2015 04:53:57 -0700

Yang turut hadir Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Buloh Kasap, Norshida Ibrahim; Ketua UMNO Bahagian Segamat, Zahari Surip dan Ketua Pergerakan Pemuda UMNO Bahagian Segamat, Bastien Onn. Jawatan Pengerusi PAC kosong selepas Datuk ...
 
The Star Online
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:38:15 -0700

SEGAMAT: An elderly couple was attacked and killed by a wild boar while they were tapping rubber trees at a plantation in Kuala Paya near Buloh Kasap here. The victims, identified as Loo See Sing, 66, and his wife Liow Mei Lan, 68, were carrying out ...

Utusan Malaysia

Utusan Malaysia
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:10:28 -0800

Namun, keprihatinan Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Buloh Kasap, Norshida Ibrahim yang tampil menghulurkan bantuan nyata menggembirakan pasangan yang menetap di Kampung Spang Loi, dekat sini. Syahruddin yang hanya bekerja sebagai ...

AsiaOne

AsiaOne
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:30:00 -0700

SEGAMAT - An elderly couple were attacked and killed by a wild boar while they were tapping rubber on a plantation in Kuala Paya near Buloh Kasap here. Loo See Sing, 66, and his wife Liow Mei Lan, 68, were tapping in the early morning at the plantation ...
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