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OSK Trustees Berhad and Another v Metroplex Holdings Sdn Bhd

Date: 22 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 475; Source: Federal Court Registry

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Raja Syahrir Bin Abu Bakar and Another v Manjeet Singh Dhillon and 2 Other Appeals

Date: 16 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 474; Source: Federal Court Registry

Tenaga Nasional Berhad v Bukit Lenang Development Sdn Bhd

Tort – Trespass – Whether an action in trespass maintainable in law where the period of the alleged trespass is the same for which a stay order of the High Court was in force in respect of the subject land – Whether an action in trespass maintainable against Tenaga Nasional Berhad for supply of electricity to the occupants of t ...

Date: 31 October 2018; Court: Federal Court; Citation: [2018] MYFC 26; Source: Federal Court Registry

Trader fined RM1,400 for damaging DBKL's Wheel Clamp

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 (Bernama) - A dealer was fined RM1,400 by the Magistrate's Court here yesterday after pleading guilty to damaging a wheel clamp belonging to the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) early this month.
Date: 26 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court orders Ford to pay Damages to Buyers of Subpar Vehicles

BANGKOK, Sept 21 (NNT) - The Bangkok South Civil Court has ruled in favor of Ford customers who demanded damages from the car company after being sold substandard vehicles.
Date: 21 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Goh Bak Ming v Yeoh Eng Kong and 4 Other Appeals

Tort – Tort of conspiracy – Key ingredients – Whether the tort of conspiracy has been established

Litigation & court procedure – Limitation – Time period for the bringing of an action founded on the tort of conspiracy – Section 6(1)(a) of the Limitation Act 1953

Date: 07 August 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 278; Source: Federal Court Registry

Tony Pua Kiam Wee v Kerajaan Malaysia and Another Appeal

Tort – Tort of misfeasance in public office – Meaning of “public officer” for the purposes of the law of the tort of misfeasance in Malaysia – Whether Prime Minister a “public officer”

Date: 10 July 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 218; Source: Federal Court Registry

Bridge Collapse: Legal Action to be taken if Negligence involved

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) - Legal action will be taken against the parties concerned if there is an element of negligence in the bridge-collapse incident in Serdang, Kedah on Tuesday.
Date: 12 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Wah Shen Development Sdn Bhd v Success Portfolio Sdn Bhd

Tort – Private nuisance – Smell from the adjoining defendant’s pig farm adversely affecting the sale of residential houses and shophouses developed on the plaintiff’s land – Action for injunctive relief and damages

Tort – Private nuisance – Scope of the tort of private nuisance – Whether th ...

Date: 12 March 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 244; Source: Federal Court Registry

Manzer Medical Sdn Bhd and 2 Others v Bongsor Bina Sendirian Bhd

Tort – Conspiracy to defraud as a tortious claim – Standard of proof for conspiracy to defraud

Litigation & court procedure – Whether the trial court plainly wrong – Whether appellate intervention warranted

Date: 27 June 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 214; Source: Federal Court Registry

Hassan Bin Marsom and 6 Others v Mohd Hady Bin Ya’akop

Tort – False imprisonment – Damages for false imprisonment – Whether damages for false imprisonment could be awarded for detention under an order of a magistrate under section 117 of the Criminal Procedure Code

Tort – False imprisonment – Whether the arrest was lawful – Whether the detention under the ...

Date: 07 June 2018; Court: Federal Court; Citation: [2018] MYFC 16; Source: Federal Court Registry

Kee Boon Suan and 2 Others v Adventist Hospital & Clinical Services (M) and 3 Others, and 3 Other Appeals

Tort – Negligence – Duty of care owed by medical doctors to patients – Failure to obtain an informed consent from the patient’s father before surgery – Failure to request the hospital to supply requisite facilities for the surgery – Performance of spinal surgery without requisite facilities – Whether amo ...

Date: 23 May 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 188; Source: Federal Court Registry

Amm A/L Joy v Chuan Seng Sdn Bhd

Trespass – Damages – Assessment of damages – Legal principles applicable when assessing damages in a claim for trespass

Date: 28 March 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 134; Source: Federal Court Registry

Koperal Zainal Bin Mohd Ali and 6 Others v Selvi A/P Narayan and Another

Tort – Death in police custody owing to negligence – Exemplary damages – Quantum – Whether the exemplary damages awarded to the plaintiffs fair and reasonable

Date: 23 April 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 130; Source: Federal Court Registry

Yee Thian Futt and 4 Others v Liew San Kian and 4 Others

Date: 27 February 2018; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Suit No. KCH-22NCVC-58/9-2014; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

Court orders Ford to pay Damages to Buyers of Subpar Vehicles

BANGKOK, Sept 21 (NNT) - The Bangkok South Civil Court has ruled in favor of Ford customers who demanded damages from the car company after being sold substandard vehicles.

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Labour Ministry opens Automation Center

BANGKOK, Jul 17 (NNT) - On efforts to push the Thai industrial sector into the 4.0 era, human resources must be capable of operating technology and automated systems, especially in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development project. To achieve this goal, the Ministry of Labour has established a human resources development center on automation and robots at the Institute for Skills Development 3, located in Chonburi.

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Guidebook on Parliamentary Constituencies launched

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today launched Wakil Kita di Parlimen, a 228-page guidebook containing relevant information on all the 222 parliamentary constituencies.

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Students among Plaintiffs in Lawsuit over Sungai Kim Kim Pollution

JOHOR BAHRU, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Thirty-four students are among 171 individuals who are suing the Johor state government, Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian and 10 others over the pollution in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang last March.

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Mandalay Region Hluttaw approves New High Court Judge

Mandalay Region Hluttaw was unanimously appointed a new regional high court judge on the second day of the second session of the hluttaw after being nominated by the regional chief minister.

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DOJ forms Special Team to probe Kidapawan Broadcaster's Slay

MANILA, Jul 12 (PNA) - Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday said he has ordered a special investigation team to look into the killing last Wednesday of radio commentator Eduardo Dizon who was gunned down on the way home in Kidapawan City, Cotabato.

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New BSP Deputy Governor sworn in

MANILA, Jul 12 (PNA) - Francisco G. Dakila Jr. received his oath of office as Deputy Governor for Monetary and Economics Sector (MES) in ceremonies administered by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno on Thursday.

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Chief Justice heads Penang Honours List

GEORGE TOWN, Jul 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat heads the list of 877 recipients of state honours and honorary medals in conjunction with the 81st birthday of the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Penang Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas.

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Prosecution failed to serve Summons on Shahrizat's Children, Court sets new Mention Date

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 12 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today set Aug 5 for mention of a lawsuit filed by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) against two children of former Women, Family and Community Development Minister Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil in connection with several offences allegedly committed by their company.

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Free Legal Service to be provided for the Poor

Legal aid groups will provide free legal services to poor people and those in need of legal assistance across the country in an effort to support the rule of law and restore public trust in the judiciary.

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Bill to increase Sabah State Seats to be tabled on July 17

KOTA KINABALU, Jul 11 (Bernama) - Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is confident the Bill for the additional 13 seats, to increase the number of state seats from 60 to 73, will be approved when it is tabled in Parliament on July 17.

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SolGen asks SC to dismiss Writ of Kalikasan Suit on WPS

MANILA, Jul 9 (PNA) - Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the petition filed against government agencies, which seeks unspecified action on the disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea.

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IRB records 486,360 Cases of Voluntary Tax Declaration

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 8 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB) has recorded 486,360 cases of voluntary tax declaration under the special voluntary declaration programme (PKPS) as of June 23.

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Sugar Tax: SME Traders can file Postponement Appeal

PARIT BUNTAR, Jul 7 (Bernama) - Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) traders affected by the sugar tax on sweetened drinks which came into effect this month, can file a postponement appeal to the relevant authorities.

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Sarawak Government has not Officially responded on the RM1 Loan Offer - MOF

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 6 (Bernama) - The Sarawak state government has yet to provide any official feedback to the Federal government on the proposed loan offer, amounting to RM1 billion, which will be allocated for repairs of dilapidated schools in the state.

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Government offers Tax Incentives, grants to boost Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

PUTRAJAYA, Jul 5 (Bernama) - The government has approved tax incentives and grants to encourage potential participating and contributing companies in the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai.

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PCC approves New Clark City Power Distribution Deal

MANILA, Jul 3 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the proposed joint venture between the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the consortium of Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and its Japanese partners to develop a power distribution system in New Clark City.

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Airbnb wants clearer Guideline on Tourism Tax

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 2 (Bernama) -- Online hospitality service brokerage company, Airbnb Inc urged the government to provide a clearer guideline on tourism tax for its type of business.

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Malcontento to take oath as New Prosecutor General on July 2

MANILA, Jul 1 (PNA) - Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said newly appointed Prosecutor General Benedicto Malcontento may assume office as soon as he takes his oath Tuesday.

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