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Company slapped with RM5,000 Fine for Non-Compliance of Food Hygiene Regulations

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 (Bernama) - A 'mamak' restaurant management company was fined RM5,000 by the Ampang Magistrate's Court here today, for failing to produce a record of training and vaccination certificate of its food handlers.
Date: 15 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Pua fails to set aside Interim Injunction obtained by PM

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 14 (Bernama) - Petaling Jaya Utara Member of Parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee has lost his appeal to lift an interim interparte injunction obtained by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak against him (Pua) over a video clip which the Prime Minister claimed was defamatory.
Date: 14 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Pregnant Woman facing Child Abuse Charges to sent Representation to AGC

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 (Bernama) - A pregnant woman who is charged with abusing her three children, including a 10-month-old baby girl, is sending a representation to the Attorney-General's Chamber (AGC) for the charges to be dropped.
Date: 14 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Nepalese Factory Worker jailed 22 Years for Death of Countryman

MUAR, Feb 14 (Bernama) - A Nepalese furniture factory worker was sentenced to 22 years jail by the High Court here today after finding him guilty of causing the death of a countryman two years ago.
Date: 14 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

RM400,000 in Incentives given to 267 Civil Servants for reporting Graft

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has given more than RM400,000 in incentives to 267 civil servants last year for reporting bribery cases.
Date: 14 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Action to be taken against Employer who abused Maid - Rohani

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) - The government will ensure that appropriate action is taken against the employer who allegedly abused an Indonesian maid resulting in her death, so that justice is served.
Date: 13 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man gets Jail, Whipping, Fine for Robbery Charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) - A fast food restaurant worker who robbed two convenience stores within a month, was sentenced to four years' jail, fined RM1,000 and ordered to be given one stroke of the rotan by the Sessions Court, here today.
Date: 13 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Lorry Attendant sentenced to death for Drug Trafficking

IPOH, Feb 9 (Bernama) - A lorry attendant was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after he was found guilty of trafficking in drugs two years ago.
Date: 09 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man jailed, fined RM2,000 for Theft of Shirts worth RM142

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to seven days' jail and fined RM2,000, in default three months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for stealing seven shirts worth RM142 from a supermarket here.
Date: 09 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

28 Years, 18 Whippings for Rape, Sodomy

TEMERLOH, Feb 9 (Bernama) - A part-time worker at an ecotourism centre was sentenced to 28 years in jail and 18 strokes of the cane after pleading guilty to raping and sodomising a teenager, last December.
Date: 09 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court upholds Death Sentence of Two Tuhan Harun Followers

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 8 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today upheld the death sentence of two 'Tuhan Harun' followers for the murder of a Pahang Islamic Religious Department (Jaip) assistant enforcement chief in 2013.
Date: 08 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Youth Parliament wants Government to enact Sexual Harassment Act

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - Members of the Youth Parliament today want the government to enact the Sexual Harassment Act quickly to address and protect victims of sexual harassment.
Date: 08 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Company Directors plead Guilty to illegal Remittance

JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 7 (Bernama) - Two company directors were today sentenced to jail by the Sessions Court here for dealing in remittance transactions without a licence.
Date: 07 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

BAFIA: Rafizi sentenced to 30 Months Jail

SHAH ALAM, Feb 7 (Bernama) - Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli was today sentenced to 30 months' jail by the Sessions Court here today after he was found guilty under the Banking and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) with disclosing banking information of four parties to the media six years ago.
Date: 07 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Contractor gets 15 Months' Jail for concealing Money belonging to another Person

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) - A contractor was sentenced to 15 months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for concealing a private company executive's money totalling RM80,000 in August last year.
Date: 06 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Supervisor gets Jail, fined RM20,000 for Bribery

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) - A former landfill site supervisor was sentenced to a month's jail and fined RM20,000 or 20 months jail in default, by the Sessions Court here today, for offering a bribe to a Solid Waste And Public Cleansing Management Corporation deputy-director (Management) last year.
Date: 06 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Appeals Court upholds Engineer's Death Sentence

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 6 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today upheld the death sentence on an engineer who was convicted for murdering his girlfriend on Valentine's Day in 2013.
Date: 06 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man gets Three Years' Jail for abusing Girlfriend's Children

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to three years'jail by the Ampang Sessions Court here today on three charges of abusing his girlfriend's children last year.
Date: 05 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Home Ministry mulls Laws on Anti-Social Behaviour to curb 'Mat Rempit' Menace

JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 3 (Bernama) - The Home Ministry has proposed to the government to introduce laws to curb anti-social behaviour, especially the 'mat rempit' (illegal street racers) menace.
Date: 03 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Six-Month Jail for Man who threatens Woman at Knife-Point

PETALING JAYA, Feb 2 (Bernama) - An unemployed man who threatened a woman friend by pointing a knife at her was sentenced to six months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today.
Date: 02 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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Thailand, Cambodia discuss Nationality Verification for Migrant Workers

PHNOM PENH, Feb 14 (NNT) - Thailand's Labor Minister Adul Sangsingkeo and his Cambodian counterpart Ith Samheng discussed the nationality verification for undocumented migrant workers.

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Singapore RCEP Meeting crucial, says Mustapa

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) - The next Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meeting, which will be held at the ministerial level on March 2, 2018, will be a crucial one to discuss the progress of the trade deal.

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Universiti Malaya ranks 46th in Asia

Universiti Malaya (UM) has improved in its ranking from the 59th position last year to 46th this year according to Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings.

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Court Administrative Assistant charged with assaulting Workmate

TELUK INTAN, Feb 12 (Bernama) - A court clerical and operations administrative assistant was charged in the Magistrate's Court here today with assaulting and using criminal force on a workmate, two years ago.

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Bursa Malaysia announces Half-day and Full-day Trading Closure for CNY

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 (Bernama) - Bursa Malaysia Bhd announces that it will implement a half-day trading closure on the the eve of the Chinese New Year (CNY) on Thursday and all-day closure on Friday.

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UN Offices relocate to Putrajaya

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 7 (Bernama) - The United Nations (UN) offices in Malaysia have been relocated to the country's administrative capital, Putrajaya.

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Malaysia needs to develop Industry 4.0 Roadmap

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (Bernama) - Malaysia needs to develop its own national roadmap and framework for the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) to spur collaboration with developed countries in innovation industries.

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MITI eyes 10,000 e-commerce Companies joining DFTZ

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) is targeting to increase the number of companies coming onboard the Digital Free-Trade Zone (DFTZ) e-commerce platform to about 10,000 by year-end from 1,998 last November.

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KLRCA is now AIAC Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 February 2018: The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) was officially renamed the Asian International Arbitration Centre (Malaysia) in conjunction with its 40th anniversary. The name change is part of a larger rebranding for the Centre, which aims to further strengthen its regional footprint and global presence. Earlier on 10 Jan 2018, the Arbitration (Amendment) Act 2018 was passed and gazetted to give legal effect to the change of name.

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SUHAKAM on “Federal Court’s decision on Unilateral Conversion”

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 - The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) has endorsed the unanimous decision of the Federal Court in the case of Indira Gandhi on 29 January 2018 which invalidated the unilateral and/or forced religious conversion of minors, in line with the Cabinet decision in 2009. SUHAKAM said it hopes the Court’s decision will now guide with clarity administrative and policy directions to establish coherent and consistent standards for reconciling the principle of the best interests of the child with the Constitutional rights of parents in the exercise of their freedom of religion.

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Malaysia and Singapore to set up Stock Market Trading Link

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will work together to facilitate the establishment of a stock market trading link between Bursa Malaysia (BM) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) by the end of this year. The trading link will allow investors to trade and settle shares listed on each other’s stock market in a more convenient and cost efficient manner. Retail investors notably will benefit from such a link.

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Registrar can refer to Islamic Law, Federal Court told

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 7 (Bernama) - The Births and Deaths registrar can refer to Islamic law when registering the birth of a Muslim child to define its legitimacy, the Federal Court was told today.

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