Pontian is a district in southwest Johor. The name of Pontian transformed from a
Malay word "Perhentian" which means a sto...
Top 5 Attractions
1. Sea sides. There are few sea sides which you can get nice sunset
photograph, fun and relax.
2. Pasar ...
Sekinchan is a small town located in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. It is about 102
km north of Kuala Lumpur, and 28 km ...
Bagan is a fishing village in Sekinchan, 90% of the Chinese population is Teow
Chew, and the main economic activity in Bag...
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Pontian

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  • 1. Pontian is a district in southwest Johor. The name of Pontian transformed from a Malay word "Perhentian" which means a stop. Previously Pontian was a stop for both merchants and pirates. Pontian was also the landing point for Indonesian navy during Malaysia-Indonesia Confrontation during the 1960s. It is located 62 km from Johor Bahru, the state capital of Johor, Malaysia. It is also located at Miles 37 (Batu 37) from Johor Bahru. The name Pontian is also used in the names of two towns in the district, Pontian Besar and Pontian Kechil, of which the latter serves as its district capital. The capital was formerly a fishing village which has developed into a small town. Pontian is noted for its variety of seafood which is sold at a reasonable price. Visitors from neighbouring towns and Singaporean regularly visit Kukup, a fishing village about 20 km from Pontian Kechil. Notable national park in Pontian included Tanjung Piai. Especially along coastal areas, Pontian is populated by Malays of Bugis and Javanese descent. The Chinese community in Pontian predominantly belongs to the Fujian (Hokkien) dialect group. Only little of them are Indians. This town is also site to observe the crescent moon to mark the beginning of Muslim month of Ramadhan, Shawwal, and Zulhijjah, to celebrate fasting month of Ramadhan, Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Hari Raya Aidiladha.
  • 2. Top 5 Attractions 1. Sea sides. There are few sea sides which you can get nice sunset photograph, fun and relax. 2. Pasar Awam Pontian (Public Market). Famous for its fresh sea products and vegetables. 3. Pulau Pisang, an island with a lighthouse famous for its Kuini Fruit. 4. Pineapple Plantation. Hundreds of acres of pineapples located at Ayer Baloi, Pekan Nanas and Parit Sikom have endless view of pineapples. Pontian was once the largest exporter of pineapples in the world. 5. Tanjung Piai National Park – Mangroves Reservation National Park Contact with the capital Maju bus number 96 runs every 15 minutes (peak period) to 30 minutes (off-peak period) from 6.30am to 10pm from Johore Bahru's Larkin Bus & Taxi Terminal to Pontian Kecil. The return bus also runs every 15 minutes (peak period) to 30 minutes (off-peak period), from 5.00am to 8.30pm. All buses make only one stop in route in both directions in the town of Pekan Nenas. Transport in the town Kembara City bus runs every 30 minutes from the southest Kukup Bus & Taxi Terminal to the northest Ayer Baloi Bus & Taxi Terminal. The buses may pick up passengers from any point along the route and make three main stops at Kukup, Pontian Kechil and Ayer Baloi Bus & Taxi Terminal. People can also travel by taxi. Rise of factories Shimano, Pekan Nenas – Japan branded bicycle manufacture Karex, Pontian Besar - Largest Condoms Manufacturer in the a World by Volume Lee Biscuit, Pontian Kechil – Biscuits factory Tanjung Piai Power Plant
  • 3. Sekinchan is a small town located in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. It is about 102 km north of Kuala Lumpur, and 28 km from Kuala Selangor. Sekinchan is in the middle of the main rice-bowl area of Selangor, in the Sabak Bernamdistrict. It is one of the major rice producing areas of Malaysia. Sekinchan in Chinese mean "village suitable for plantation', the land and weather is suitable for farming of rice, fruits and oil palm trees. It is the highest rice production per acre in Malaysia. Total farming land paddy and fruits is about 4,300 acres. You can see a wide green paddy field on your right when you arrive in Sekinchan. It is also popular as a fishing village. Sekinchan is located in Sabak Bernam district, Selangor, and it is close to Malacca Strait.It consists of four villages, that is Site A, B, C and Bagan. Sekinchan population is mainly Chinese. Site A has total of 200 household, most of them is Hokkien. 90% of the residences are farmers. Site B is the largest village, Site B has over 400 households, most of them are Cantonese and Hakka, beside involve in agriculture, the villagers in Site B also involve in Business. There are many of old shops, coffee shop and grocery stores in the main street are owned by Site B villagers. Site C is the smallest village that inhabited by rice farmers, about 350 household.
  • 4. Bagan is a fishing village in Sekinchan, 90% of the Chinese population is Teow Chew, and the main economic activity in Bagan is fishing. The fishermen go out to catch fish at the morning about 4-5 am, come back around 5 pm with a lot fresh sea fish and prawn. Main Economy Activities in Sekinchan  Agriculture - Rice, Tropical Fruits and Swiftlet Farming.  Fishery  Small Business  Manufacturing Top 5 Attractions  Paddy field  Redang Beach  Fishing village  Swiftlet Farming  Migratory Bird Watching