Seremban

Seremban (Jawi: سرمبن; Chinese: 芙蓉) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan, located within the district of Seremban, one of the seven districts of Negeri Sembilan. The town's administration is run by the Seremban Municipal Council also known as Majlis Perbandaran Seremban. On 9 September 2009, Seremban was to be declared as a city, however it was later deferred due to technical reasons. However, the idea of granting city status has been brought up again and Seremban is expected to become a city in the near future.

Toponymy

Seremban was originally founded as Sungei Ujong (or Sungai Ujong), named after a nearby river of the same name. While the town was renamed Seremban thereafter, the Sungai Ujong name most prominently persists as a street name for a road adjoining the southern side of town (Sungai Ujong Road, or Jalan Sungai Ujong).

The town is also referred alternately as "Fu Yong" (Chinese: 芙蓉,literally"hibiscus") among the Chinese-speaking community, although the name is unrecognised officially.

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Man stabbed to death in Seremban, wife arrested

The Star 23 Jan 2022
SEREMBAN. A man has been stabbed to death, allegedly by his wife, at their home in Rasah Kemayan, Seremban 2 here on Sunday (Jan 23) afternoon. Read full story ... ....
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Wife allegedly stabs husband to death in Seremban

Malaysia Kini 23 Jan 2022
Financial problems are believed to be the motive. ....
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Wetland park in Seremban launches, free for visitors

Malaysia Kini 16 Jan 2022
Park has 60 tree species, eight bird species, local fishes. ....
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Zakry’s Seremban City BC determined to meet huge target in ACPLJ

The Star 06 Jan 2022
PETALING JAYA. Former international Mohd Zakry Abdul Latif has set a big goal for his team in the Aeon Credit Purple League Junior (ACPLJ) starting this weekend in Melaka. Read full story ... ....
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