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Two Labourers get 14 Years Jail for Daesh-Related Offences

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 20 (Bernama) - Two labourers were sentenced to 14 years in jail by the High Court here today after pleading guilty to Daesh-related charges, including planning a bomb attack on a 'Better Beer Festival 2017'.
Date: 20 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ex-Malaysian Reality TV contestant gets Jail, Fine for abusing Stepdaughter

PETALING JAYA, Apr 20 (Bernama) - A former Malaysian reality television show contestant was sentenced to 14 days in jail and RM5,000 fine or another six months imprisonment by the Sessions Court here today for abusing his stepdaughter by dipping both her hands in hot water.
Date: 20 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Lawyer claims Trial to CBT of more than RM100,000

GEORGE TOWN, Apr 20 (Bernama) - A lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to criminal breach of trust involving more than RM100,000.
Date: 20 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Man gets 12-Month Jail for kicking, intimidating Wife

PETALING JAYA, Apr 19 (Bernama) - A man who kicked and criminally intimidated his wife over financial woes last Sunday was sentenced to 12 months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today.
Date: 19 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man gets Ten Years' Jail, Whipping for Armed Robbery

PETALING JAYA, Apr 18 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to 10 years' jail and two strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here today for armed gang robbery on an elderly woman four years ago.
Date: 18 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Special Prison for POCA Detainees to be built in Bagan Datuk

BAGAN DATUK, Apr 18 (Bernama) - A special prison specifically to house detainees under the Prevention of Crime Act (POCA) will be built in Bagan Datuk.
Date: 18 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Couple pleads Guilty to soliciting Bribe, impersonating Public Servant

KOTA KINABALU, Apr 17 (Bernama) - A married couple pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court here today to soliciting a bribe and impersonating a public servant.
Date: 17 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ex-Parcel Delivery Worker sent to Jail for stealing Parcels

PETALING JAYA, Apr 16 (Bernama) - A former parcel delivery worker was sent to prison for eight months for stealing from his then employer.
Date: 16 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Armed Robbery: Two Friends sentenced to 12 Years' Jail, Whipping

PETALING JAYA, Apr 13 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to 12 years' jail and ordered to be given seven strokes of the rotan each by the Sessions Court here today, for committing armed gang robbery in January.
Date: 13 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

AGC rejects Request from 'Pak Su' to withdraw Incest Charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 12 (Bernama) - The Attorney General's Chambers has rejected a letter of representation from an uncle known as 'Pak Su' requesting to withdraw 587 charges of incest and attempted rape involving three of his nieces.
Date: 12 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Car Salesman fined for cheating Pakistani

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 11 (Bernama) - A car salesman was fined RM8,000 by the Magistrate's Court here today for cheating a Pakistani man involving a car sale, four years ago.
Date: 11 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court upholds Eight-Year Imprisonment on Terrorist's Older Brother

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 11 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today upheld the eight-year imprisonment meted out on a former convenience shop storekeeper for dealing with property belonging to his younger brother, who is a terrorist.
Date: 11 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Judges need to be empowered with Terrorism Knowledge - US Legal Advisor

TUARAN, Apr 10 (Bernama) - Court judges around the world need to be empowered with knowledge in terrorism to enable them to make right and fair decisions when dealing with related cases, according to an embassy legal advisor.
Date: 10 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Vivian Lee spared Jail Time for insulting Islam

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - The former girlfriend of controversial blogger Alvin Tan, Vivian Lee, who was convicted of insulting Islam by making offensive postings on their Facebook and sentenced to five months and 22 days' jail for the offence, has been spared the jail time and replaced with a RM5,000 fine, in default six months' jail. This f ...
Date: 10 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Company Director jailed for CBT

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - A former director of an engineering and construction firm was sentenced to three years´ jail by the Sessions Court here today for two counts of Criminal Breach of Trust (CBT) involving RM18.9 million 11 years ago.
Date: 10 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Wan Ji gets Nine Months' Jail for Seditious Statements

SHAH ALAM, Apr 9 (Bernama) - A free-lance public speaker was sentenced to nine months' jail by the Sessions Court here today, for issuing seditious statements to insult the Sultan of Selangor via Facebook, six years ago.
Date: 09 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court rules No Proof on US$3.657 Billion Loss by 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The High Court here today ruled that there was no evidence that showed 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) suffered losses of US$3.657 billion, as well as proof of misconduct by members of the company's board of directors. Judge Datuk Nik Hasmat Nik Mohamad said the Attorney-General and the Malaysian Anti-Corrup ...
Date: 09 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Diving Coach freed of Rape Charge

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - National diving squad coach Huang Qiang was acquitted and discharged by the Sessions Court here today on a charge of raping a national diver without calling for his defence.
Date: 09 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Company Supervisor fined for using Force to deter Policemen from discharging Duty

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - A supervisor of a road construction company was fined RM2,500, in default three months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for using criminal force to deter two policemen from discharging their duties by clawing the hands of the enforcement personnel last Friday.
Date: 09 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Carrying Folding Knife in Public is an Offence

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 6 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today placed a mechanic on a RM10,000 good behaviour bond for two years for possession of a folding knife in public, three years ago.
Date: 06 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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Lawyer claims Trial to CBT of more than RM100,000

GEORGE TOWN, Apr 20 (Bernama) - A lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to criminal breach of trust involving more than RM100,000.

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IRBM confirms having issued Letters to International Schools

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 19 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) today confirmed that it had recently issued letters to the management of several international schools, here.

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Tax Exemption on Mega Projects given since 1980s - Customs DG

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 19 (Bernama) - Tax exemptions have been awarded to several large projects owned by the Government since the 1980s, and the issue of waiving the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for procurement of materials and services related to the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project should not be played up, said Customs Director-General Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy.

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GST Compliance good, says Customs Department

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 18 (Bernama) - The Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliance in Malaysia is good even though there is still a need to continue to promote tax education.

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Government will not raise GST Rate - DPM Zahid

BAGAN DATUK, Apr 18 (Bernama) - The government has given an assurance that the country's Goods and Service Tax (GST) of sic per cent will not be raised, even after the 14th General Election.

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Government approves Sekolah Menengah Chong Hwa's Federal Land Lease Application - Wan Junaidi

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 17 (Bernama) - The government has approved the application of Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa, Sentul, for a 1.2 hectare of federal land under 99 years' lease for the purpose of building the school's sports complex.

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World's First Crypto Currency Guarantee against Theft

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 18 (Bernama) - In a world's first, GoldCrypto will protect and guarantee its cryptocurrency tokens from any theft through hacking.

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Court's Judgments now available on Malaysian Judgments Portal

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 16 (Bernama) - Everyone can now read Malaysian courts' judgments on the Malaysian Judgments Portal for them to have better understanding of the law, Chief Justice Tun Raus Sharif said today.

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IRBM continues Drive to counter Tax Leakages

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 17 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) today said it will continue with the drive to counter the threat of aggressive tax planning, base erosion and profit shifting, and tax evasion practices that cause tax leakages.

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Bursa Malaysia launches Intraday Short-Selling for all Investors

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 16 (Bernama) - Bursa Malaysia Bhd has introduced Intraday Short-Selling (IDSS) for all investors as part of the exchange's strategy to boost market liquidity.

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Anti-Fake News Act Not just meant to protect Government

KOTA TINGGI, Apr 14 (Bernama) - The false message that claimed the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim would provide aid to the public at several supermarkets is the first case being investigated under the Anti-Fake News Act 2018, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

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AGC rejects Request from 'Pak Su' to withdraw Incest Charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 12 (Bernama) - The Attorney General's Chambers has rejected a letter of representation from an uncle known as 'Pak Su' requesting to withdraw 587 charges of incest and attempted rape involving three of his nieces.

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IRBM contributes Teaching Aid to Schools

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Apr 12 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) today handed out a teaching aid each to the District Education Office and four selected schools, here.

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Government declares May 9 as Public Holiday to allow People to go to the Polls

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 11 (Bernama) - There should be no more excuse for all registered voters not to cast their votes after the government announced that May 9, which is polling day for the 14th General Election (GE14), a public holiday in the country.

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Trade Unions urged to use PLWS in Employees' Wage Increase

PETALING JAYA, Apr 11 (Bernama) - Trade unions have been urged to use the Productivity Link-Wages System (PLWS) in determining the annual wage increase for outstanding employees.

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