17 Apr '11, 6am

New Malaysian metropolis taking shape near Singapore: JOHOR BAHRU - A NEW metropolis three times the size of nei...

New Malaysian metropolis taking shape near Singapore: JOHOR BAHRU - A NEW metropolis three times the size of nei...

This photo taken on May 13, 2010 shows visitors looking around a luxury home at Iskandar Malaysia district in the southern state of Johor Bahru. A new metropolis three times the size of neighbouring Singapore is taking shape in the foothills of southern Malaysia. -- PHOTO: AFP JOHOR BAHRU - A NEW metropolis three times the size of neighbouring Singapore is taking shape in the foothills of southern Malaysia, where officials and investors have equally huge ambitions for the city. Dust billows across the horizon as sun-scorched construction crews lay roads, drainage canals, street lamps, power stations and other key installations for a development known as Iskandar Malaysia. Rolling terrain once covered with palm oil plantations and bush has been bulldozed to make way for theme parks, luxury homes, international schools, hotels, hospitals, a movie studio and a business distri...

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