KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Bernama) -- The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, a clearly identified commercial jet, was in complete violation of international laws, standards and conventions, said the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Its director-general and chief executive officer Tony Tyler said the Boeing 777 was blown out of the sky while broadcasting its identity and presence in an open and busy air corridor at an altitude that was deemed to be safe. He noted that governments and air navigation service providers informed airlines about the routes that they could fly and with what restrictions, and airlines complied with
KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 (Bernama) -- The Sedition Act 1948 should not be abolished as it is seen as a barrier to curb acts to instigate the people on matters pertaining to the position of Islam and that of the Malays and the bumiputera. Former Chief Justice of Malaysia Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad said by abolishing the act, it would mean allowing those who are not happy with it to incite others. "T
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has been ordered by the High Court to file its defence in a suit brought by 1,065 gold investors against it and Genneva Malaysia Sdn Bhd for breach of contract. Deputy Registrar Norfauzani Mohd Nordin ordered Bank Negara to file its statement of defence by July 23. Norfauzani fixed the date after meeting counsel James Joshua Paul Raj who acted for the gold investors
KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Bernama) -- A Nigerian private college student was sentenced to death by the High Court here today, after he was found guilty of trafficking 26.533 kilogrammes of Canabis, four years ago. Judge Amelia Tee Hong Geok Abdullah held that the defence had failed to raise a reasonable doubt on the prosecution's case against Uchechukwu Nelson Ohaechesi, 37. In her judgement, Am
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The self-declaration mechanism for tax exemption has improved efficiency, saved time and reduced the cost of doing business in Malaysia, said Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) chief executive officer Datuk Azman Mahmud.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 (Bernama)-- The government has not yet prepared the National Harmony Bill draft, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Nancy Shukri, dismissing speculations.
IPOH, July 17 (Bernama) -- A former sales manager pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court today to three counts of accepting bribes amounting to almost RM500,000 five years ago.
PUTRAJAYA, July 17 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal today struck out an application brought by Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad (TV3) for a review of its decision finding the TV station liable of defaming former Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamm
PUTRAJAYA, July 17 (Bernama) -- Men afflicted with gender identity disorder (GID) condition are of unsound mind, the Court of Appeal here heard Thursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 (Bernama) -- The Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Amendment) Bill 2013 tabled in parliament today is aimed at combating monetary crimes as well as well as strengthening the country's security and economy. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said the bill also aimed at enhancing Malaysia's compliance w
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
KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Bernama) -- A Nigerian private college student was sentenced to death by the High Court here today, after he was found guilty of trafficking 26.533 kilogrammes of Canabis, four years ago. Judge Amelia Tee Hong Geok Abdullah held that the defence had failed to raise a reasonable doubt on the prosecution's case against Uchechuk
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has been ordered by the High Court to file its defence in a suit brought by 1,065 gold investors against it and Genneva Malaysia Sdn Bhd for breach of contract. Deputy Registrar Norfauzani Mohd Nordin ordered Bank Negara to file its statement of defence by July 23. Norfauzani fixed the date after meeting counsel James Josh
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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