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Complete Switch to Driver Curriculum e-book by 2020

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 30 (Bernama) - The usage of e-book on driver education curriculum (KPP) at driving institutes will be fully implemented by 2020, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
Date: 30 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

MOT to review Issuance of Vehicle Stickers for disabled, Dewan Negara told

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 28 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Transport (MOT) will be reviewing the issuance of disabled persons (OKU) vehicle stickers to avoid misuse by family members, the Dewan Negara was told today.
Date: 28 March 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Acts on e-hailing Services to be gazetted in Q2

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 20 (Bernama) - The acts on e-hailing services like Uber and Grabcar will be gazetted in the second quarter of this year.
Date: 20 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Government drafting Ceiling Price for Domestic Airfares - Ab Aziz Kaprawi

KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 (Bernama) - The government is in the midst of drafting the ceiling price to control the airfares for domestic flights.
Date: 19 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

MAVCOM resolves 99.7 pct of Complaints from July-December 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) successfully resolved and closed 99.7 per cent of the 735 complaints lodged with it for the period of between July-December 2017.
Date: 13 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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

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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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Tunku Abdul Rahman honoured with Inaugural 'Tokoh Hawana' Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 11 (Bernama) - The late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra A-Haj, the Father of Independence and Father of Malaysia, was today honoured with the inaugural Tokoh Hawana´ National Journalists´ Day 2017/18 Award for his contributions and services to developing and promoting journalism and the media in the country as well as his invaluable contributions in the international arena.

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NSIC to widen tie-ups to foster MSME Growth

“National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) is set to widen the tie-ups to ‘more’ foreign organisations/bodies which were dealing with MSMEs in their respective nations and also plans to work closely with State governments on skill development, to foster MSME sector’s overall growth in India”.

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