January 2, 1998 A new vehicular bridge connecting Malaysia with the Republic of Singapore was opened to traffic. This bridge crosses the section of the Straits of Johor that is situated between Iskandar Puteri (the southernmost city of continental Eurasia) in the Malaysian state of Johor and the planning area of Tuas in the West... Continue Reading →

June 27, 1998 In Malaysia, a record-setting airport was officially opened about 28 miles (45 kilometers) south of the central part of the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. The Saturday night inaugural festivities for Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), which is specifically located in the Malaysian state of Selangor, took place five years after the... Continue Reading →

November 8, 2008 Construction began on a new and record-setting dual carriageway (divided highway) toll bridge in the Malaysian state of Penang. The Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge was formally designated Expressway 28 (E28) and is also known as the Penang Second Bridge. The building of this bridge was originally expected to be done... Continue Reading →

In Southeast Asia, a new bridge was officially opened at the border of Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam. This bridge, carrying the Pan-Borneo Highway, specifically crosses the Pandaruan River between the Limbang District in the Malaysian state of Sarawak and the Temburong District in Brunei Darussalam. The Pandaruan Bridge (also known as the Malaysia-Brunei Darussalam Friendship... Continue Reading →

The Penang Bridge in the Malaysian state of Penang was officially opened to traffic. The dual carriageway toll bridge, which took about three years to build, carries traffic over the Penang Strait and links the industrial town of Perai in the Central Seberang Perai District of mainland Peninsular Malaysia with the George Town suburb of... Continue Reading →

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