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72 Summonses issued during Chinese New Year Operations in Perlis - JPJ

KANGAR, Feb 16 (Bernama) - The Perlis Road Transport Department (JPJ) issued a total of 72 summonses for various offences in conjunction with a 2018 Chinese New Year Special Operation last night.
Date: 16 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Johor mulls imposing Surcharge for reloading Touch N Go at CIQ

JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 12 (Bernama) - The state government is considering a proposal to impose a SGD10 (RM40) surcharge to Touch n Go card holders who reload the card at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex, Bangunan Sultan Iskandar (BSI) and at the Sultan Abu Bakar Complex.
Date: 12 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Motor Vehicle Workshops must have Licence to operate

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 23 (Bernama) - More than 30,000 motor vehicle workshops in the country including service centres, tyre and accessories shops will be required to have a licence to operate when laws regarding maintenance and repair services of vehicles are enforced.
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Proposed Review of EJS Creates Better Navigational Efficiency - Liow

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 17 (Bernama) - The proposed review of the East Johor Straits (EJS) Pilotage Guideline to relax maritime traffic restriction of night operation of vessels in Singapore waters will create better navigational efficiency and productivity as well as improve overall safety of navigation along EJS, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Ti ...
Date: 17 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man jailed, fined for 'Superman' Stunt on Motorcycle

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 (Bernama) - A hell rider was sentenced to three months jail and fined RM5,500, in default six months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for riding his motorcycle in a dangerous manner by doing the 'superman' stunt.
Date: 04 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ministry revokes Licence of Labuan-Menumbok Ferry Service Operator

LABUAN, Dec 19 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Transport (MOT) had issued a letter to revoke the licence of an operator of the Labuan-Menumbok ferry service, it was learnt today.
Date: 19 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Singaporeans can Check, pay Traffic Summonses in the Republic

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 27 (Bernama) - Singaporean motorists can now check the status of traffic summonses issued in Malaysia and make payments at 900 kiosks erected in the republic or via online.
Date: 27 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Cabinet agrees on having National Transport Safety Board - Liow

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 24 (Bernama) - The Cabinet has agreed to the establishment of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) which will act as a multi-transport mode independent accident investigation body, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
Date: 24 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Parliament: Express Bus Drivers to be compelled to obtain Driver Card Next Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 8 (Bernama) - Starting next year, all express bus drivers will be compelled to obtain a driver card, while drivers of other bus classes will be allowed to obtain the card in stages until 2019.
Date: 08 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Government to compensate Two Highway Concessionaires for Toll Abolishment

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 (Bernama) - The Federal government will compensate PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) for the abolishment of toll collection at Batu Tiga, Sungai Rasau along the Federal Highway and, at the Bukit Kayu Hitam toll plaza in Kedah.
Date: 02 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Government to draft Plan to compensate PLUS for Toll Abolishment

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 (Bernama) - The government will draft a plan to compensate PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) following abolishment of the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau toll plazas in Selangor, as announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, when tabling the Budget 2018 last Friday.
Date: 30 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Study suitability of Vehicle Age Rule - Liow

BENTONG, Oct 28 (Bernama) - The Transport Ministry is mulling the suitability of creating a vehicle expiry policy which will decide the age limit of vehicles, said its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
Date: 28 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Toll Collection at Three PLUS Toll Plazas abolished effective January 1, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 (Bernama) - The toll plazas at Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau (Selangor) alongside Bukit Kayu Hitam (Kedah), will cease toll collection effective Jan 1, 2018.
Date: 27 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Parliament: Government mulls implementing OBD on Buses

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Transport is mulling the implementation of a drivers' score, which is aimed at monitoring the attitude of commercial vehicle drivers especially buses to avoid accidents.
Date: 26 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

MAVCOM (Amendment) Bill 2017 tabled for Second Reading

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) (Amendment) Bill 2017 which seeks to empower the Commission to impose a financial penalty, and to impose and collect charges on passengers at airports in Malaysia for regulatory services rendered by the Commission, was tabled for second reading at the Dewan Rakyat sitting t ...
Date: 23 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ex-JPJ Deputy D-G fined for using Emergency Lane

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 16 (Bernama) - A Road Transport Department (JPJ) former deputy director-general (Planning and Operations) was fined the maximum RM2,000 in default four months imprisonment for driving on the emergency lane.
Date: 16 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

RTD denies enforcing New Regulations for Dark Screens Next Year

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 10 (Bernama) - The Road Transport Department (RTD) has denied it will implement the new regulations for tinted car screens next year as claimed in a message which went viral on the social media.
Date: 10 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Validity Period of Vehicle Inspection to be extended to Six Months

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 (Bernama) - Puspakom's validity period for vehicle inspection will soon be extended from the current 30 days to six months, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
Date: 03 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

RTD confident of solving Unpaid AES Summonses by taking Court Action

TANAH MERAH, Sept 3 (Bernama) - The Road Transport Department (RTD) is confident of solving the problem of errant traffic offenders' refusal to pay their summonses imposed through the Automated Enforcement System (AES) by taking court action.
Date: 03 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Nightclub DJ fined again for Drunk Driving

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (Bernama) - A nightclub DJ who was fined RM1,800 for driving under the influence of alcohol last May, was today fined RM2,500 in default two months' jail by the magistrate's court here for committing a similar offence yesterday.
Date: 28 August 2017; 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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