Recent and archived articles by Nelson Benjamin
JOHOR BARU: Ponggal today will be a “sweet affair” for the families of 400 students as one of the four distressed Tamil schools in the state will open by the end of the month.
JOHOR BARU: The annual Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM), which is scheduled to be held over the next few days, has officially been postponed over what Singapore claimed was an intrusion by the Johor Mentri Besar into its territorial waters.
JOHOR BARU: A day after the historic meeting between Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar and Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Johoreans hope the get-together will bring more prosperity to the state.
JOHOR BARU: The annual Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) meeting is in limbo after a Marine Department vessel with the Johor Mentri Besar on board sailed near the disputed waters between both countries.
JOHOR BARU: Sixteen Tamil schools nationwide have not opened despite being completed for almost two years due to various issues, says an association tasked with building them.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia must have a clear definition on what statements or actions are deemed insulting to the royal institution, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
JOHOR BARU: It was a drive down memory lane when Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar personally took the wheel of a first-generation Proton Saga and drove Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed to the Senai International Airport here on Thursday (Jan 10).
JOHOR BARU: Contractors are the main reason for delays in the opening of four Tamil schools in the state.
SIMPANG RENGGAM: While thousands of schools nationwide welcomed students for the new school year, four new Tamil schools in the state are unable to open.
JOHOR BARU: Dozens of people nationwide have been duped by a syndicate which gained access to their online banking accounts and siphoned the money.