Target of 220,000 Companies registering for GST expected to be Met KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The target of 220,000 companies registering for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by year's end is expected to be met. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said this was because 201,440 companies had done so, including more than 4,000 companies which registered Wednesday.
Five-Tier Syariah Court to be implemented Soon - Jamil Khir KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The proposed implementation of the five-tier syariah court system could be realised soon, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom. He said all the states had agreed to add two more tiers of syariah court to the current three.
High Court allows Application by Najib, Wife, Seven Others to strike out Suit by Bala's Family KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The High Court on Thursday allowed an application by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and seven other people to strike out a suit filed by the family of the late private investigator P. Balasubramaniam. Balasubramaniam's widow A. Santamil Selvi and her children, B. Kishen, B. Menaga and B. Reeshi, had filed the suit
Malaysia should be Firm on Illegal Immigrant Issue - A-G Abdul Gani KOTA KINABALU, Dec 9 (Bernama) -- The government should make a firm stand in handling issues pertaining to illegal immigrants in the country, including those in Sabah, says Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail. He said immigrants should not be allowed to come into the country and leave as they pleased as the laws of the country should be respected.
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The Attorney-General has been invited to the Federal Court to advise whether it is constitutional for assessors to decide on compensation in land acquisitions by sitting with a High Court judge.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The Special Committee on Competition, spearheaded by the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC), recently convened for a second time to discuss various competition issues cutting across sector regulators.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- A consortium of property related professional bodies today urged the government to relook the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on stratified development properties.
SINGAPORE, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The Asean member states continue to move forward with their initiative to accede to the Madrid Protocol by end-2015 as part of the Asean Economic Community-building.
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal on Thursday awarded damages of more than RM4.55 million, inclusive of interest, to five people over their unlawful detention in 2001 under the now-defunct Internal Security Act (ISA).
SEREMBAN, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The government has no intention to extradite controversial blogger Alvin Tan but instead, will allow any country he is in now to take legal action against him as an illegal immigrant, following the revocation of his inte
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Controversial blogger Alvin Tan and political activist Ali Abdul Jalil have been ordered to surrender their passports to the Immigration Department or nearest Malaysian Mission.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The number of companies registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) stood at 201,440 as of Dec 10, an increase of 4,008 over the previous day, said the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.
KUCHING, Dec 10 (Bernama) -- Sarawak is expected to introduce a new legislation in the next state assembly sitting to impose heavier penalty on timber theft and smuggling, including imprisonment.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) -- The National Security Council (NSC) on Wednesday proposed that the government formulate an act that gives emphasis to enforcement in the management of disasters.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is seeking the public's feedback on the draft bill to amend the Development Financial Institutions Act 2002 (DFIA). In a statement Wednesday, the central bank said it also welcomes industry players, intermediaries and related stakeholders to provide their feedback to further strengthen th
As if open season has been declared in recent months, competition regulators around the world have been busy imposing fines and penalties against manufacturers and suppliers in the automobile sector. Least to say, 2014 has not been a good year for the industry thus far.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (Bernama) -- Parliament today passed three bills under the purview of the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) for more efficient administration and to avoid overlapping of jurisdiction. The bills are the Companies Commission of Malaysia (Amendment) Bill 2014, Business Registration (Amendment) Bill 2014 and Limited Liability
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 9 (Bernama) -- The government does not intend to extradite controversial blogger Alvin Tan and political activist Ali Abdul Jalil to Malaysia to face legal action, says Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. "So far, we have no plans to extradite them although we have an extradition agreement with the countries concerned," h
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The High Court on Thursday allowed an application by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and seven other people to strike out a suit filed by the family of the late private investigator P. Balasubramaniam. Balasubramaniam's widow A. Santamil Selvi and her children, B. Kishen
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 (Bernama) -- The Immigration Department guarantees that Malaysia will be free from illegal immigrants, come 2020. Deputy Director-General of Immigration (Control) Datuk Sakib Kusmi said the department was aiming to bring the illegal immigrants issue down to zero level.
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
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 3 (Bernama) -- Almost half a million individuals have so far received explanation on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) through the briefing and training programmes conducted nationwide. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said to date, 5,883 programmes had been held with 482,759 attendees," he said at the Dewan Negara sittin
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