Skudai

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Skudai
士姑来
Township
Jalan Skudai.JPG
Flag of Skudai 士姑来
Flag
Skudai 士姑来 is located in Malaysia
Skudai 士姑来
Skudai
士姑来
Skudai shown within Johor Bahru.
Coordinates: 1°32′00″N 103°40′00″E / 1.53333°N 103.66667°E / 1.53333; 103.66667Coordinates: 1°32′00″N 103°40′00″E / 1.53333°N 103.66667°E / 1.53333; 103.66667
Country Malaysia
State Johor
District Johor Bahru
Government
 • Local Authority Majlis Bandaraya Iskandar Puteri
 • President Salehuddin Hassan
Time zone UTC+8 (MST)
Postcode 81300
Dialling code +607
Police Skudai
Fire Skudai

Skudai (also spelled Sekudai) is a suburb in Iskandar Puteri, Johor Bahru District, Johor, Malaysia. Skudai is part of the new growth corridor of southwest Johor. Its population ranges between 160,000 and 210,000. It is the headquarters of the Iskandar Puteri City Council and it is home to the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia campus.

Mas Selamat bin Kastari of the Jemaah Islamiah terrorist organisation was a most wanted fugitive who escaped from Singapore police custody. He was recaptured in the vicinity of Skudai in April 2009.[1]

Government[edit]

For the 2013-2018 term, the Dewan Rakyat parliamentary constituency of Gelang Patah (P162) is represented by Lim Kit Siang Democratic Action Party (DAP) while the Johor State Assembly seat of Skudai is represented by Boo Cheng Hau from the Democratic Action Party (DAP), who is also the former of the Johor State legislative assembly opposition leaders.

For the 2008-2013 term, the Dewan Rakyat parliamentary constituency of Gelang Patah (P162) was represented by Tan Ah Eng of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) while the Johor State Assembly seat of Skudai was represented by Boo Cheng Hau from the Democratic Action Party (DAP).

Education[edit]

Universities[edit]

Secondary Schools[edit]

  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN TAMAN TUN AMINAH
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH TAMAN SKUDAI BARU,
  • SEKOLAH MENEGAH KEBANGSAAN DAMAI JAYA
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN TAMAN SELESA JAYA 1,
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN TAMAN SELESA JAYA 2,
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH TAMAN UNIVERSITI,
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH TAMAN UNIVERSITI 2,
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN SKUDAI,
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH TAMAN DESA SKUDAI,
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH TAMAN MUTIARA RINI 1,
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH TAMAN MUTIARA RINI 2,
  • SEKOLAH MENENGAH ISLAM HIDAYAH,

Primary Schools[edit]

  • SJK(C) Pu Sze
  • SJK(C)Kuo Kuang
  • SJK(C)Kuo Kuang 2
  • SJK(T)Taman Tun Aminah
  • SJK(T)Ladang Rini
  • SK Taman Selesa Jaya
  • SK Taman Skudai Baru
  • SK Sekudai Batu 10
  • SK Sri Skudai

Tourist attractions[edit]

Skudai has a large catchment area, hence the sizeable number of shopping centres built around Skudai. The shopping centres that are in and within Skudai are Skudai Parade, AEON Taman Universiti, Tasek Sentral, The Store in Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, Sutera Mall in Taman Sutera Utama, U Mall in Taman Pulai Utama and Giant Hypermarket, which is situated along the Jalan Skudai. The latter two shopping centres were abandoned. Skudai Plaza was abandoned due to bankruptcy attributed to poor business, while Kemayan City was abandoned during a period of economic downturn.

Transportation[edit]

The area is accessible by Muafakat Bus route P-403.[2] or Causeway Link (5B, 51B) from Johor Bahru Sentral railway station.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?sec=nation&file=/2009/5/9/nation/3870930
  2. ^ "Laluan Bas Muafakat". Bas Muafakat Johor (in Malay). Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.causewaylink.com.my/view-local.php?route=51B&iframe=true&width=720&height=470