Asean and Australia to strengthen Comprehensive Partnership BANGKOK, Sept 29 (Bernama) -- ASEAN and Australia reaffirmed their shared commitment to further strengthen their comprehensive partnership at the 4th ASEAN-Australia Joint Cooperation Committee (AAJCC) Meeting on Sept 25, at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia. During the meeting, they discussed preparations for the ASEAN-Australia Commemorative Summit that will be on Nov 12, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, to mark the 40th anniversary of ASEAN-Australia Dialogue Relations as an opportunity to elevate the matured ties to a higher level, said the ASEAN Secretariat in a statement.
Awareness on Importance of Intellectual Property to be intensified, says Hasan Malek KUALA PILAH, Sept 29 (Bernama) -- Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hasan Malek said an awareness campaign on the importance of intellectual property would be intensified across the country with the aim of providing knowledge and exposure to the public, especially producers, manufacturers and traders. In relation to this, he said, it was hoped that the Intellec
Academicians shouldn't oppose Move to amend Accountants Act - PAC Chairman KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 (Bernama) -- It is wrong for academicians running the accounting faculties of local universities to oppose the proposal to amend the Accountants Act 1967, which is aimed at strengthening the accounting profession, Parliamentary Public Accounts Commiteee chairman Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said on Thursday. Nur Jazlan, who was a council member of the Malaysian Institute of
IGP obtains Interparte Stay against High Court Order PUTRAJAYA, Sept 25 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal here today granted Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar an interparte stay against a high court order for him to arrest a Muslim-convert father and return his daughter to his Hindu ex-wife. Court of Appeal President Tan Sri Md Raus Sharif, chairing a three-member panel allowed Khalid's application for an interparte stay order
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MELAKA, Sept 29 (Bernama) -- From Nov 1, the Road Transport Department (JPJ) will enforce a new regulation on the tint for car windscreens and windows, JPJ director-general Datuk Seri Ismail Ahmad said today.
IPOH, Sept 29 (Bernama) -- The High Court here today sentenced a fisherman to death for discharging a firearm at the police wanting to arrest him with an intention to cause hurt to them eight years ago.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 (Bernama) -- Amendments to the relevant professional acts including those related to the engineering profession, with a view to embrace liberalisation of professional services, are in the final stages for tabling in Parliament.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a draft determination proposing to grant authorisation to the Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) and its current and future members to establish a retail tenancy database.
BANGKOK, Sept 26 (Bernama) -- The Asean Experts Group on Competition held a meeting in Bali on Sept 24 and 25 to discuss the process and substantive issues in formulating an effective Competition Policy and Law (CPL).
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 (Bernama) -- Debate on the 2015 Budget will be the highlight of the third meeting of the second term of the 13th Parliament when the Dewan Rakyat session begins on Oct 7.
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 26 (Bernama) -- A police chief inspector was today acquitted and discharged by the Court of Appeal here on a bribery charge.
The Bank is issuing this concept paper on compliance to promote higher standards of compliance in all financial institutions which are licensed persons under the Financial Services Act 2013 and Islamic Financial Services Act 2013, and development fin
Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today released its public response on the proposed equity crowdfunding (ECF) framework.
KOTA KINABALU, Sept 25 (Bernama) -- The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is investigating 47 cases involving various sectors and companies under the Competition Act 2010.
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As announced by the Prime Minister in the 2014 Budget Speech, Bank Negara Malaysia (the Bank) is leading an initiative to develop a netting legislation to further promote the development of the domestic financial market. The Netting of Financial Agreements Bill is envisaged to provide legal assurance for the enforceability of close-out netting mech
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) -- The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) has lauded the move by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to facilitate wider competition in the provision of health insurance coverage for foreign students for the benefit of the consumer. MyCC in a statement today said the commission had previously received a complaint in
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak has called on companies to emulate international best practices with the inclusion of diversity policy. The prime minister said this could be done by disclosing workplace demographics that incorporate gender, ethnicity and age.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) -- The High Court here today overturned a lower court decision and quashed the conviction and sentence for criminal breach of trust (CBT) on a former company accounts executive. Justice Amelia Tee Hong Geok Abdullah in acquitting Heow Siew Chun, said the court was satisfied that the sessions court judge had erred in
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 25 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal here today granted Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar an interparte stay against a high court order for him to arrest a Muslim-convert father and return his daughter to his Hindu ex-wife. Court of Appeal President Tan Sri Md Raus Sharif, chairing a three-member panel allowed Khal
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 (Bernama) -- The proposed exemption for micro companies or employers to pay minimum wage to their workers is tantamount to denying the rights of the workers, Human Resources Minister Datuk Richard Riot Jaem said. He said this was because employees of micro companies comprised mostly locals and did not receive any other allowan
KUALA PILAH, Sept 29 (Bernama) -- Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hasan Malek said an awareness campaign on the importance of intellectual property would be intensified across the country with the aim of providing knowledge and exposure to the public, especially producers, manufacturers and traders. In relation to
JOHOR BAHARU, Sept 20 (Bernama) - The Johor government will set new guidelines for buyers of affordable homes in the state to prevent them from selling their property within a five-year period. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said the condition would be imposed to avoid buyers from making easy profit. "The affordable houses by the st
KOTA KINABALU, Sept 22 (Bernama) -- Companies which register for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) after Dec 31 this year will be fined, says Deputy Finance Minister Chua Tee Yong. Businesses that are not registered for the GST will also be unable to claim input tax credits, thus affecting their operations, he said. Companies should register before
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