Nelson Benjamin

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16 Jul 2019 | 3:13 PM

RM2k fine for technician who rushed past immigration checkpoint

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.

13 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Pastor takes in the destitute

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.

Giving back to society: Pastor Rajan (left) looking at a vegetable plot on a 5ha site belonging to PKK in Pasir Gudang.
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10 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Singaporeans convicted of immigration offences

PEKAN NENAS: “Sorry, I did not get enough rest and was too tired and forgot to stop and show my passport.”

7 Jul 2019 | 12:52 PM

Johor Sultan: Seeds of national unity must be sown in schools

JOHOR BARU: The country's education system should play a vital role in promoting unity among various races in the country.

6 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Police officer suspected of supplying drugs in court lock-up

JOHOR BARU: One of his tasks as a policeman is escorting suspects, including those charged with drug offences, to courts in the city.

5 Jul 2019 | 7:21 PM

Dr M urges Umno members to join Bersatu

JOHOR BARU: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is urging Umno members to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia.

3 Jul 2019 | 6:43 PM

Eight Pasir Gudang factories ordered shut, RM166k in compounds issued in pollution probe

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.

3 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Most Pasir Gudang factories have broken the law’

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.

Keeping vigilant: Policemen carrying out checks at a roadblock 
set up 
along Jalan Pekeliling in Pasir Gudang.
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3 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Johor seeks help in pollution crisis

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.

Fire and Rescue Department personnel using gas detectors to check the quality of air in Pasir Gudang following the pollution incident.
2 Jul 2019 | 3:26 PM

Pasir Gudang readings show no toxins, so what gives?

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.