SHAH ALAM, Aug 19 (Bernama) -- Malaysians should be grateful to be able to live in peace in a country free from war and violence, said Chief Justice Tun Arifin Zakaria. He said this allowed the people to move about without fear or worry. "How peacefull our country is...no war, no terrorism. We have no problems in visiting any place we want to.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- A portal technology reporter was fined RM10,000 by the Sessions Court here today for two charges of insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong through his '10befiend' twitter. Effi Nazrel Saharudin, 35, was ordered to pay the maximum RM5,000 fine in default three months' jail on each count, by Judge Zulqarnain Hassan. He claimed trial on June 5 when charged with com
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) -- The Royal Malaysian Customs seized 190 million contraband cigarettes worth RM11.72 million through 'Ops Outlet' carried out nationwide between early January to Aug 12. The total amount of duty evaded from these cigarettes amounted to RM97.06 million. Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad said 4,317 outlets had been inspected nationwide
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will see accountants and tax agents play an important role before and after the new tax regime is implemented on April 1, 2015. The implementation of GST has a wide-ranging implications on businesses and companies are required to get their businesses a GST-compliant financial system and GST-accounting sofware.
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Bank Negara Malaysia has released the Economic and Financial Developments in the Malaysian Economy in the Second Quarter of 2014.
KOTA BAHARU, Aug 19 (Bernama) -- The High Court here Tuesday sent an unemployed man to the gallows after finding him guilty of trafficking 66.2gm of heroin last year.
Our judges, regardless of their race and religion, must always be mindful that they have taken an oath to preserve, protect and defend our Constitution not for some but for all Malaysians.
Bursa Malaysia Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia” or the Exchange”) has issued a Public Consultation Paper to seek public feedback on the proposal to simplify the requirements on the opening of trading and securities accounts for individual i
GEORGE TOWN, Aug 18 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) does not investigate based only on the reports received but instead monitors all types of cases with elements of corruption from the various media.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- Malaysia has reduced the export duty on crude palm oil for September to 4.5 per cent, according to the Malaysian Palm Oil Board website Friday.
ALOR SETAR, Aug 13 (Bernama) -- The new Kedah State Housing Policy (DPrNK) will be enforced in October once three aspects involving the levy, composition and house price have been finalised.
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 14 (Bernama) -- The Federal Court has fixed Oct 28 and 29 to hear Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's final appeal against his conviction and five-year jail sentence for sodomising his former aide, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, six years ago.
GEORGE TOWN, Aug 14 (Bernama) -- A gravestone maker was sentenced to one week's jail and fined RM5,000 in default seven months' jail by the Magistrate Court here today after he pleaded guilty to signing a police summons book with obscene words last month.
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Monday, 21 July 2014 - Eight directors as well as three gold-trading companies were convicted at Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today for committing 76 counts of offences under the Companies Act 1965. They were from Genneva Sdn Bhd, Genneva Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Samudra-GV Sdn Bhd which had a common registered address at Suite D23, 2nd Floor, Plaza Pek
KUALA LUMPUR: The conditional Block Exemption Order (BEO) granted by Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) for liner shipping agreements last December took effect yesterday and will be in force for three years. The BEO shall continue in force for three years from its gazetted date or until the same is cancelled by the MyCC. A review of the BEO wil
PUTRAJAYA, July 4 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Friday announced four high impact programmes (HIPs) under the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Masterplan to accelerate the annual growth of SMEs from 6.3 per cent to 9.3 per cent. Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said the four HIPs -- creating a single window to integ
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal on Friday upheld a High Court decision which found the police force, former police constable V. Navindran and the government liable for the death of A. Kugan while under police custody in January 2009. However, in a unanimous decision, a three-man panel headed by Justice Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 11 (Bernama) -- The police took on the roles of judge and jury over a complaint lodged against their behaviour in the case of luxury car theft suspect A. Kugan, who died in police custody, about five years ago. The Court of Appeal in its 51-page of written judgment said this conduct, with respect, missed the point completely and that
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) -- The Royal Malaysian Customs seized 190 million contraband cigarettes worth RM11.72 million through 'Ops Outlet' carried out nationwide between early January to Aug 12. The total amount of duty evaded from these cigarettes amounted to RM97.06 million. Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad said
KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) -- The government will issue a new guideline on relief for the property industry under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) after taking into consideration requests from the Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (Rehda) and the public. The Deputy Director of the Royal Malaysian Customs Department from the GST Di
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will see accountants and tax agents play an important role before and after the new tax regime is implemented on April 1, 2015. The implementation of GST has a wide-ranging implications on businesses and companies are required to get their businesses a GST-compliant financial system and GST
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