Recent and archived articles by Nelson Benjamin
PEKAN NENAS: A 40-year-old local who rushed to work in Singapore paid a hefty price after he was fined for not stopping and showing his passport to immigration officers.
JOHOR BARU: Three decades ago, a young mother gave birth to a pair of twins but later abandoned one of them who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as she could not afford to care for the girl.
PEKAN NENAS: “Sorry, I did not get enough rest and was too tired and forgot to stop and show my passport.”
JOHOR BARU: The country's education system should play a vital role in promoting unity among various races in the country.
JOHOR BARU: One of his tasks as a policeman is escorting suspects, including those charged with drug offences, to courts in the city.
JOHOR BARU: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is urging Umno members to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia.
JOHOR BARU: At least eight factories have been ordered to close down and some RM166,000 worth of compound notices have been issued to factories in Pasir Gudang.
JOHOR BARU: Most chemical factories in Pasir Gudang have committed offences under the Environment Quality Act, according to State Health, Culture and Heritage Committee chairman Mohd Khuzzan Abu Bakar.
JOHOR BARU: Companies and non-governmental organisations should come forward to help by providing equipment like gas detectors to be placed at schools in Pasir Gudang district round the clock to detect harmful chemicals in the air.
JOHOR BARU: The authorities remain baffled as to what is causing students to experience symptoms of vomiting and dizziness in Pasir Gudang despite chemical detectors showing no toxic chemicals in the air.