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Government will disallow any Gay Party in Malaysia - Zahid

MANILA, Sept 21 (Bernama) - The Malaysian government will not allow the gay event or party planned for Sept 30 in Kuala Lumpur, said Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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Government agrees to introduce Guidelines on Herbal Medicine Clinical Trial - Dr Hilmi

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry has agreed to introduce proper guidelines for herbal medicine clinical trial next year, says its deputy minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya.
Date: 21 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Affected Users advised to re-register their Details - MCMC

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 21 (Bernama) - Users who are affected by the recent data verification exercise conducted by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and telecommunications companies (telcos) are advised to re-register their details and contact their respective service providers for specific enquiries on the data verification ex ...
Date: 21 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Taxing the Digital Economy

Malaysia wants to amend laws that will hit the pockets of foreign digital services firms.
Date: 19 September 2017; Type: Tax News; Source: MIDA

Enforcement Action against Company conducting Illegal Deposit Taking

A joint raid was conducted on MGSB Berhad led by Bank Negara Malaysia together with the National Revenue Recovery Enforcement Team of the Attorney-General’s Chamber (NRRET), Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) and Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) on 15 September 2017. MGSB Berhad was raided for suspected offence under the Financial Services Ac ...
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bank Negara

Lai Cheng Ooi (f) v Lim San Peen and Another, and 2 Other Appeals

Date: 21 September 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal Nos. S-01(IM)(NCVC)-145-04/2016, S-02(IM)(NCVC)-741-04/2016 & S-01(IM)(NCVC)-411-10/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

State Governments need not worry of Amendment to Education Act - Mashitah

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - State governments should not be worried of the proposed amendments to the Education Act 1996 (Act 550) as the federal government's involvement is meant to synchronise the safety and financial aspects of all 'tahfiz' religious schools.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Friends jailed for Robbery, impersonating Immigration Officers

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to eight and seven years' jail by the Sessions Court today after being found guilty of two charges of committing gang robbery and impersonating Immigration officers, last year.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Jerantut Forest Officer gets Jail, RM15,000 Fine for Graft

KUANTAN, Sept 20 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here sentenced a Jerantut district forest officer to three months' jail and a fine of RM15,000 after he pleaded guilty to five alternative charges of accepting bribes amounting to RM340,000 from a logging company since July 2016.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Tree Cutter gets Six Years Jail, Whipping for robbing Water Company Worker

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - A tree cutter was sentenced to six years jail and a stroke of the cane by the Ampang Sessions Court here today after being found guilty of robbing a Myanmar national, who was carrying out water pipe maintenance works.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

11 Indonesian Pirates jailed for hijacking Oil Tanker

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Eleven Indonesian citizens were sentenced to 16 years' jail each, with six of them to be given five strokes of the cane, by two Sessions Court here today after they pleaded guilty to hijacking an oil tanker in the waters off Terengganu early this month.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ambiga loses Leave to Appeal Bid over Travel Ban to Sabah

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Former Malaysian Bar president Datuk S. Ambiga loses her bid to obtain the green light from the Federal Court to appeal over the Sabah State Immigration Department's decision to ban her from entering Sabah in November 2014.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Court grants EC Leave to Appeal in Voters' Challenge on Boundary Alteration

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 20 (Bernama) - The Election Commission (EC) can proceed with its appeal against the appellate court's ruling which favoured three Hulu Selangor voters over boundary alteration of the Kuala Kubu Bahru (KKB) and Batang Kali constituencies.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man fined RM1,000 for offering Sex to Cop

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - A man who was dressed like a lady was fined RM1,000, in default three months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for offering sex service to a policeman, two days ago.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man jailed 25 Months for Theft, disposing off Stolen Item

PETALING JAYA, Sept 20 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to 25 months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today after he pleaded guilty to theft and disposing off several units of stolen vehicle components last week.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Enforcement Action against Company conducting Illegal Deposit Taking

A joint raid was conducted on MGSB Berhad led by Bank Negara Malaysia together with the National Revenue Recovery Enforcement Team of the Attorney-General’s Chamber (NRRET), Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) and Compani ...

BNM to provide Guidelines on Cryptocurrency by Year-end Businessman fined RM350,000 for lending RM10,000 without Permit Budget 2018 to address Cost of Living, Housing Issues - Najib more

Lai Cheng Ooi (f) v Lim San Peen and Another, and 2 Other Appeals

Date: 21 September 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal Nos. S-01(IM)(NCVC)-145-04/2016, S-02(IM)(NCVC)-741-04/2016 & S-01(IM)(NCVC)-411-10/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

Jack In Pile (M) Sd Bhd v Bauer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal SSM urges Online Businesses to obtain Digital Certification Gan Chiaw Ching v GW Builders Sdn Bhd more

Two Friends jailed for Robbery, impersonating Immigration Officers

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to eight and seven years' jail by the Sessions Court today after being found guilty of two charges of committing gang robbery and impersonating Immigration off ...

Jerantut Forest Officer gets Jail, RM15,000 Fine for Graft Tree Cutter gets Six Years Jail, Whipping for robbing Water Company Worker 11 Indonesian Pirates jailed for hijacking Oil Tanker more

Ambiga loses Leave to Appeal Bid over Travel Ban to Sabah

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Former Malaysian Bar president Datuk S. Ambiga loses her bid to obtain the green light from the Federal Court to appeal over the Sabah State Immigration Department's decision to ban her fro ...

Federal Court grants EC Leave to Appeal in Voters' Challenge on Boundary Alteration Federal Government ensures Transparency in Sabah, Sarawak Rights MACC refers to A-G on Legal Action against Guan Eng more

Affected Users advised to re-register their Details - MCMC

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 21 (Bernama) - Users who are affected by the recent data verification exercise conducted by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and telecommunications companies (telcos) are advi ...

Contractor fined RM4,000 for uploading Defamatory Comments on Facebook Telekom Malaysia Retiree fined RM5,000 for Transmission of False Communication Home Ministry to formulate CCTV-Related Law more

RTD confident of solving Unpaid AES Summonses by taking Court Action

TANAH MERAH, Sept 3 (Bernama) - The Road Transport Department (RTD) is confident of solving the problem of errant traffic offenders' refusal to pay their summonses imposed through the Automated Enforcement System (AES) b ...

Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation (Allocation of Expenses, Costs or Losses) (Amendment) Order 2017 Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) (No. 4) Order 2017 Local Speed Limit (Federal Roads) (West Malaysia) (Amendment) Order 2017 more

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ASEAN, Dialogue Partners hope for End of Marawi Conflict Soon

MANILA - The ASEAN member states and its dialogue partners are hoping that the more than three-month fighting in Marawi be resolved soon.

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ASEAN Public Relations strengthen Regional Structure

Badung, Bali (ANTARA News) - Public relations and communication are keys to obtain public understanding and participation in order to strengthen the regional organization's position at the global level, Director General of Public Information and Communication at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, stated here on Wednesday.

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Budget 2018: 13,837 Ideas, Proposals from the Public received

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today that 13,837 ideas and proposals were received through the Budget 2018 'crowdsourcing' campaign carried out for 15 days from Sept 4 to 18.

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Malaysia-Thailand to ink MoU on Security Cooperation

BANGKOK, Sept 20 (Bernama) - There will be closer security cooperation between Malaysia and Thailand with the establishment of a Joint Committee on Security Cooperation, according to a cabinet resolution document released by the Thai government.

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EPF to boost Investments in Shariah-Compliant Private Equity Funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is prepared to increase its investments in shariah-compliant private equity (PE) funds, said its Investment Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif.

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BNM seeks More Focused Delivery of Mandates under Malaysian Development Financial Institutions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is planning to work with the leadership of local financial institutions and other stakeholders in government to address a more focused delivery of mandates under the Malaysian Development Financial Institutions.

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Renewal Application for Special Scheme expiring 31st March 2018 onwards

Renewal application shall be made six months prior to the expiry date and must be submitted two months before the expiry date​.

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MTUC urges Local Authorities to take Stern Action against Illegal Premises

BUTTERWORTH, Sept 18 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on local authorities to take strict legal action against illegal buildings or premises, particularly educational institutions.

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ASEAN enhances Coordination to tackle Cyber Threats

SINGAPORE, Sept 18 (Bernama) - ASEAN member states have agreed on the importance of enhancing coordination to ensure that its cybersecurity efforts across various platforms in countering increasingly sophisticated cyber threats are focused, effective and in synergy with one another.

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UPNM Cadet Murder Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (Bernama) - The case involving six Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) students who are accused of murdering their fellow Navy cadet officer Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain and other related charges has been transferred to the High Court.

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Mega Malaysia-US Trade Deals to be positive in the Medium to Long-term

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (Bernama) - Mega bilateral trade deals concluded between Malaysia and the United States (US) during Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's just-concluded visit to the latter is poised to be very positive for the country's economy in the medium- to-long-term, says an economist.

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Mida approves RM1.3 Bln DISF Grant till July 2017

SUNGAI PETANI, Sept 14 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) has approved grants totalling RM1.3 billion under the Domestic Investment Strategic Fund (DISF) since the fund was established in July 2012 until July this year.

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