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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Seremban Engineering wins works contract worth RM172.6 mln

Malaysian National News Agency 24 Jun 2022
Seremban Engineering wins works contract worth RM172.6 mln ... KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 (Bernama) -- Seremban Engineering Bhd (SEB) has been awarded two projects ......
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Areas of Seremban and Jelebu to face 24-hour water cut on June 28

The Star 23 Jun 2022
SEREMBAN. Water supply to several areas in Seremban and Jelebu will be disrupted for 24 hours on Tuesday (June 28) for Syarikat Air Negri Sembilan (Sains) to carry out pipe replacement works. Read full story ... ....
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Landslide damages TNB substation, two vehicles in Seremban

The Star 14 Jun 2022
SEREMBAN. A landslide occurred on Jalan Tun Dr Ismail, Taman Bukit Sentosa here Monday (June 13) night following several hours of continuous heavy rain, affecting a Tenaga Nasional Berhad substation there. Read full story ... ....
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Authorities seize 17 psychotropic products worth RM65k from a private clinic in Seremban

The Star 14 Jun 2022
SEREMBAN. The public should exercise caution whenever they buy medicines to ensure these are registered with the authorities, says Negri Sembilan health director Datuk Dr Harlina Abdul Rashid. Read full story ... ....

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