BANGKOK, July 23 (Bernama) -- Asean and Japan has reviewed their cooperation and future direction across political-security, economic and socio-cultural collaboration during the Seventh Asean-Japan Joint Cooperation Committee (AJJCC) Meeting at the Asean Secretariat in Jakarta. The meeting, held Wednesday, touched on developments in Asean and Japan, and preparations for the Post Ministerial Conference (PMC)+1 Session with Japan set for Aug 9 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, the Jakarta-based Asean Secretariat said in a statement. It said the meeting welcomed Japan's continued commitment towards the proposed Asean Community and its integration, includ
PUTRAJAYA, July 24 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal today ruled that the High Court has jurisdiction to hear former political and social activist, Dr Kassim Ahmad's application for a judicial review to quash the prosecution's decision of having charged him in the Syariah High Court. A three-member panel led by Justice Datuk Balia Yusof Wahi in an unanimous decision allowed Kassim's appeal aga
PUTRAJAYA, July 24 (Bernama) -- Two Court of Appeal judges have recused themselves from hearing an application by the Attorney-General and Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to intervene in appeals over recovery orders issued against the police in two interfaith custody cases. Justice Datuk Linton Albert, chairing a three-member panel, said he had consulted Datuk Mohd Zawawi Salleh and Datuk U
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 Pekeliling, No.2, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala L
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KUCHING, July 24 (Bernama) -- The government expects to earn an additional revenue of RM3 billion in the first year the Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduction starting April next year, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 (Bernama) -- The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) has discontinued an administrative review to determine whether anti-dumping duties should be imposed on newsprint rolls imports.
The Royal malaysian Customs has released a GST Guide on Transitional Rules.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd has introduced a set of best practices to enable independent advisers to discharge their duties and to improve the quality and practicality of the advice when preparing advisory letters for investors.
KUANTAN: A woman, who gained notoriety after she was filmed hammering an elderly man's vehicle with a steering lock, was fined RM5,000 or in default three months' jail.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Bernama) -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is likely to maintain the current overnight policy rate (OPR) for the rest of the year, says the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER).
KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 (Bernama) -- Malaysian exporters are advised to keep an eye on the new halal guideline in Canada, said Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade).
PUTRAJAYA, July 21 (Bernama) -- Former national junior athlete Nor Azleen Mohammad Mustafa has won her medical negligence suit in the Court of Appeal here Monday over a spinal surgery she underwent in 2005.
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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
GEORGE TOWN: A Casanova who admitted cheating a senior citizen of RM60,000 worth of jewellery has been ordered by a magistrate’s court here to be jailed five years and whipped once. Magistrate Sri Pracha Nanthini Balabedha ordered computer technician K. K. Prabaharan (pic), 45, to serve his jail sentence from the date of his arrest on Jan 2.
PUTRAJAYA, July 24 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal today ruled that the High Court has jurisdiction to hear former political and social activist, Dr Kassim Ahmad's application for a judicial review to quash the prosecution's decision of having charged him in the Syariah High Court. A three-member panel led by Justice Datuk Balia Yusof Wahi in an u
KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 (Bernama) -- Local designers and entrepreneurs now have the opportunity to list their intellectual property rights for business purposes at the international level. Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hasan Malek said this can be done through the IPR Marketplace portal which is a new initiative und
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, July 1 (Bernama) -- Industry players have been urged to equip themselves with the knowledge and capability to comply with the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on April 1, 2015.
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