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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) by taking court action.
Date: 03 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Nightclub DJ fined again for Drunk Driving

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (Bernama) - A nightclub DJ who was fined RM1,800 for driving under the influence of alcohol last May, was today fined RM2,500 in default two months' jail by the magistrate's court here for committing a similar offence yesterday.
Date: 28 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

SEA Games Bus Driver sent to jail After failing to pay Fine of RM20,400

SHAH ALAM, Aug 24 (Bernama) - A Kuala Lumpur SEA Games bus driver was sent straight to Kajang Prison to serve six months' jail after he failed to pay a fine of RM20,400 meted out by the Magistrate's Court here, today.
Date: 24 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Overloaded Lorries At Jalan Sapulut-Kalabakan Need To Stop - Pairin

SEMPORNA, Aug 23 (Bernama) - Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan wants the relevant authorities to address the problem of overloaded lorries that cause road damage at Jalan Sapulut-Kalabakan in Tawau.
Date: 24 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Traffic Offenders advised to pay AES Summonses

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 18 (Bernama) - Traffic offenders with summonses for offences under the automated enforcement system (AES) issued since last April 15 are advised to pay their compound fines to avoid legal action.
Date: 18 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

e-hailing Regulations necessary for Safety of Drivers, Passengers - Nancy

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) - The same regulations imposed on conventional taxi drivers and e-hailing service providers are aimed at ensuring the safety of the passengers, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.
Date: 15 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

300 Summonses issued In KL Police Traffic Operation

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 (Bernama) - Police detained a car and 20 motorcycles and issued 302 summonses during a traffic operation at Dataran Merdeka and Jalan Raja Laut last night.
Date: 07 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

E-Hailing Services Legalization Important Milestone for Malaysians - Liow

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (Bernama) - The recent legalisation of e-hailing services such as Uber and Grabcar is an important milestone for the Malaysian public, according to Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
Date: 30 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Amendments to Act will improve Taxi, Uber, Grabcar Services

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 (Bernama) - Amendments to the Land Public Transport Act 2010 (APAD) by Parliament yesterday will improve and transform the quality of taxi and e-hailing services such as Uber and Grabcar throughout the country.
Date: 28 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

e-hailing Services now regulated - Nancy

KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 (Bernama) - Malaysia is the first country to legalise e-hailing services such as Grabcar and Uber said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.
Date: 27 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

270 Summonses issued, 17 Motorcycles seized in Ops Tutup at Dataran Merdeka

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - Police issued 270 summonses and seized 27 motorcycles in the Op Tutup at Dataran Merdeka here late last night.
Date: 23 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Parking Touts fined RM800 Each

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 (Bernama) - Two parking touts were fined RM800 each, in default eight days' jail, by the Traffic Court here today for forcing drivers to park their vehicles without lawful authority.
Date: 18 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Compulsory for 'e-hailing' Service Providers to submit Drivers' Records from June 16 - SPAD

KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 (Bernama) - The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has made it compulsory for 'e-hailing' service providers to submit their drivers' records to it, effective June 16.
Date: 13 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

RTD to review Enforcement of Private Vehicle Load Limit - Ab Aziz

KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 (Bernama) - The Road Transport Department (RTD) will be instructed to review the enforcement of private vehicle load limits to ensure that the number of victims in accidents are controlled.
Date: 12 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Four Ticket Touts fined RM5,000 each for selling Bus Tickets illegally

SHAH ALAM, June 8 (Bernama) - Four ticket touts including three women were fined RM5,000 each or five months jail if they failed to pay the fine, by the Magistrate's Courts here today for selling illegal bus tickets at the temporary bus terminal in Section 13, here yesterday.
Date: 08 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Uber, Grab Regulatory Act Amendment to be tabled for Second Time in July

KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 (Bernama) - The Land Public Transport Act Amendment to regulate Uber and grab services using e-hailing applications is expected to be tabled for second reading in the Dewan Rakyat in July. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Nancy Shukri said the amendment was to ensure that all aspects of the operations and ...
Date: 05 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Punitive Measures against E-hailing Service Operators found violating Law - SPAD

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 (Bernama) - The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) will not hesitate to impose punitive measures against e-hailing service operators or their drivers besides seizing their vehicles if they are to violate the law.
Date: 27 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

No more Cabotage from 1 June

SANDAKAN: Beginning June 1, goods shipped from Peninsular Malaysia to Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan will no longer need to be done via Malaysia-flagged vessels. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the two states and Labuan would be exempted from the cabotage policy. “However, the policy will still be applicable to cargo shipping o ...
Date: 08 May 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Ministry of Transport Malaysia

Issuance of Compound and Demerit Points allowed under RTD Act - Liow

KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 (Bernama) - Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has explained that the Road Transport Act 1987 allows traffic offenders to be issued a compound and imposed demerit points as implemented under the Automatic Awareness System (Awas).
Date: 20 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Lorry Driver fined RM8,000 for using Fake Motorcycle Registration Number

KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 (Bernama) - A lorry driver was fined RM8,000 in default 13 months imprisonment by the Traffic Court here today for using a fake registration number on his motorcycle.
Date: 10 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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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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SC establishes Fintech Cooperation with Three Financial Centres

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has signed a series of innovation cooperation agreements with three regulators in major financial centres, in a move to spur greater cooperation in facilitating and regulating innovations emerging within the digital finance industry.

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CIDB wants Governement to cut Machinery Taxes in Budget 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 (Bernama) - The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has asked the government to reduce taxes for construction machinery for the Industrialised Building System (IBS) projects to between five and zero per cent in Budget 2018.

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