THE SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT IS WAITING FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE 2,000 SINGAPOREANS EMPLOYED IN JOHORE BAHRU WHO WERE REFUSED ENTRY BY MALAYSIAN IMMIGRATION. MAJORITY OF THE 2,000 WERE FACTORY WORKERS. MOST OF THE WORKERS WERE EMPLOYED IN SHOE, BISCUIT AND PAPER FACTORIES AND PINEAPPLE CANNERIES, WITH A HANDFUL OF PRIVATE SCHOOL TEACHERS, SELF-EMPLOYED BUSINESSMEN AND NIGHTCLUB EMPLOYERS.  PICTURE SHOWS PART OF THE THREE-HOUR TRAFFIC QUEUE AT THE JOHORE CAUSEWAY WHERE MALAYSIAN IMMIGRATION AUTHORITIES REFUSED ENTRY TO HOLDERS OF TEMPORARY VISIT PASSES FROM SINGAPORE
01/10/1969
PCD0394 - 0030
T2004,02163
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