Corporatisation will boost Customs Department, says Ahmad Maslan KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (Bernama) -- The corporatisation of the Malaysian Royal Customs Department next year will boost the department, as what happened to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB). Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan told the Dewan Rakyat today that the IRB had contributed to high revenues to the nation after it was corporatised.
Dewan Rakyat Ppasses Three Bills under Purview of CCM 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 Partnership (Amendment) Bill 2014.
Parliament: Government plans to set up Special Court for GST Cases KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- The government plans to set up a special court for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in an effort to monitor GST implementation starting April 2015. Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said the special court would hear cases against unscrupulous traders who increased their price indiscriminately after
Hearing of Kassim Ahmad's Application for Judicial Review Next Tuesday KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 12 (Bernama) -- The High Court (Appellate and Special Powers Division) here has set next Tuesday to hear an application by former social and political activist Dr Kassim Ahmad to obtain a judicial review to quash a decision by the FederalTerritories Syarie Prosecution chief in having him charged at the Syariah High Court in Putrajaya. Kassim's counsel Andy Tan told this to r
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (Bernama) -- Bursa Malaysia will implement Straight Through Processing (STP) for the registration of individuals such as dealer's representatives, futures brokers representatives and directors of brokers, effective Dec 1, 2014.
KUALA TERENGGANU, Nov 26 (Bernama) -- Over 2,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Terengganu have registered for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and enjoyed the e-Vouchers for November.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (Bernama) -- A bill was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat Wednesday to ensure continuity of service of the national airline.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (Bernama) -- The Magistrate's Court, Wednesday fined a ceiling installer RM2,000 in default four months' jail for preventing a policewoman from conducting a body check on his wife at a dance club here last Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (Bernama) -- The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) and the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) today jointly hosted a briefing and launch on competition law compliance and a compliance checklist.
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 25 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal here Tuesday upheld a High Court order that The New Straits Times Press (M) Sdn Bhd (NSTP) pay RM200,000 in damages to People's Progressive Party (PPP) president Tan Sri M. Kayveas for defamation.
MELAKA, Nov 25 (Bernama) -- A Nigerian man was sentenced to death by the High Court here Tuesday for trafficking in 251.66 gm of methapethamine, two years ago.
SHAH ALAM, Nov 25 (Bernama) -- A Guinean handphone salesman was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after he was found guilty of trafficking 70 Methamphetamine capsules which were hidden in his stomach, two years ago.
KOTA BAHARU, Nov 25 (Bernama) -- A labourer will be spending three years in jail for threatening his mother with a knife on Oct 17.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (Bernama) -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has raided the offices of two companies here on suspicion of their having conducted the remittance business without a licence, the central bank said today.
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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
SHAH ALAM, Oct 30 (Bernama) -- Three former college students were sentenced to death by the High Court here today, when they were found guilty of murdering their differently-abled lecturer, Zara Eleena Omar Peter and her father, two years ago. Judge Datuk Abdul Halim Aman made the decision after he was satisfied that the defence of Mohamad Zul Shah
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 12 (Bernama) -- The High Court (Appellate and Special Powers Division) here has set next Tuesday to hear an application by former social and political activist Dr Kassim Ahmad to obtain a judicial review to quash a decision by the FederalTerritories Syarie Prosecution chief in having him charged at the Syariah High Court in Putraj
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
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 17 (Bernama) -- The government plans to set up a special court for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in an effort to monitor GST implementation starting April 2015. Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said the special court would hear cases against unscrupulous traders who
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