Nelson Benjamin

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25 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Be transparent about findings, MP tells Johor govt

JOHOR BARU: The state government must be transparent and not allow any cover-up on the latest chemical pollution incident in Pasir Gudang.

An affected pupil being helped to the operations centre in Pasir Gudang. — Filepic
24 Jun 2019 | 10:27 PM

All schools in Pasir Gudang district ordered to close for three days (updated)

JOHOR BARU: All educational institutions in Pasir Gudang district have been ordered to close for three days following chemical pollution in the area.

24 Jun 2019 | 6:59 PM

Man dies in early-morning JB brawl, 11 arrested for murder

JOHOR BARU: A fight outside an entertainment outlet here led to the death of a 28-year-old man here.

24 Jun 2019 | 1:49 PM

Pasir Gudang MP: All chemical factories here should stop operations

JOHOR BARU: All chemical factories in Pasir Gudang should immediately be directed to cease operations to ensure that the air pollution in the area is brought under control and to allow the air quality to improve.

24 Jun 2019 | 1:00 PM

Pasir Gudang MP urges Johor govt to be transparent over pollution

JOHOR BARU: The state government should be transparent and there should be no cover-ups with regards to the chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang.

18 Jun 2019 | 5:06 PM

Court orders Johor to negotiate with Orang Asli over land acquired in 1993

JOHOR BARU: The High Court here has directed the Johor Land and Mines director to negotiate with a group of Orang Asli over land the state government acquired in 1993, which is 26 years ago.

15 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Group: Find new ways to make students read newspapers

JOHOR BARU: Publishing houses, including newspapers, should target schools to encourage the reading habit and help students improve their command of English.

15 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

10-hour CIQ computer system breakdown causes massive jams

JOHOR BARU: A major breakdown in the computer system for the collection of levies caused massive traffic jams involving lorries travelling to Singapore via the Bangunan Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immig­ration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex.The system, which was down for at least 10 hours, was rectified by 10am yesterday.

14 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Prevent human-elephant conflicts, Johor urged

JOHOR BARU: The state govern­ment must take measures to better protect areas where wildlife roam freely to prevent an escalation in human and animal conflicts in future.

Vegetation destroyed in a village in Kota Tinggi after elephants entered to look for food. — Filepic
13 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Trouble in Johor Bersatu

JOHOR BARU: Trouble is brewing in Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia with internal rebellion against newly appointed chairman Mazlan Bujang.

Red force: Some of the Bersatu members posing with Sultan Ibrahim during the Bersatu Hari Raya gathering at Istana Pasir Pelangi. Mazlan was not invited to the gathering.