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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 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 Razak Highway junction.[1]

Etymology[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]

  • 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

References[edit]

Coordinates: 2°33′N 102°46′E / 2.550°N 102.767°E / 2.550; 102.767



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Berita Harian

Berita Harian
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:00:00 -0800

Jurucakap Jabatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia (JPAM) Johor, berkata pertambahan mangsa banjir di Segamat berikutan limpahan air banjir dari Gemencheh, Negeri Sembilan mula melimpahi Sungai Buloh Kasap, Segamat. "Keadaan ini menyebabkan ...

Harian Metro

Harian Metro
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:43:29 -0800

"Pusat pemindahan sementara di SK Spang Loi, Buloh Kasap dekat Segamat pula masih menempatkan 10 mangsa membabtkan dua keluarga," katanya. Artikel ini disiarkan pada : Selasa, 9 Februari 2016 @ 2:36 PM. « » PENDUDUK mengharungi air ...

Harian Metro

Harian Metro
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:45:00 -0800

Pengarah Jabatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia (JPAM) Johor, Kol (PA) Mat Zin Bujang berkata, dua pusat pemindahan sementara di Segamat iaitu di Balairaya Kampung Awat, Gemas, dan SK Spang Loi, Buloh Kasap mencatatkan peningkatan kepada 31 ...

Harian Metro

Harian Metro
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:56:15 -0800

Segamat: Seorang wanita melahirkan anak di dalam kereta sebaik tiba di perkarangan Klinik 1Malaysia di Taman Yayasan, Buloh Kasap, Johor 8.20 malam semalam. Sahida Sabran, 27, selamat melahirkan bayi perempuan seberat 3.1 kilogram di dalam ...

Sinarharian

Sinarharian
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 18:03:45 -0800

Jelasnya, dia bersama bayinya kemudian dibawa ke HDS menaiki ambulans Klinik Kesihatan Buloh Kasap dan bayinya kini ditahan di wad untuk pemerhatian doktor serta diberi antibiotik kerana bimbang jangkitan kuman bersalin dalam kereta.

Harian Metro

Harian Metro
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 16:56:15 -0800

Segamat: Seorang remaja lelaki berusia 18 tahun maut selepas Perodua Myvi dipandunya hilang kawalan lalu merempuh tembok sebuah bangunan dalam kejadian di persimpangan Jalan Tahan Rimau -Jalan Buloh Kasap di sini, pagi semalam.
 
The Star Online
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 15:15:00 -0800

Mentri Besar Datuk Mohamed Khaled Nordin said Pengurusan Aset Air Bhd would build the plants in Buloh Kasap, Segamat; Pagoh, Muar; and Kahang, Kluang. He said all old pipes throughout the state would also be replaced. “We hope to improve the ...
 
The Star Online
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:37:30 -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 ...
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