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25 Oct 2018
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
SME Corp hopes Adequate Budget for Development Programmes
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp) hopes the upcoming Budget 2019 would set aside an adequate allocation for SME development programmes under different ministries and government agencies.
MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
SC warns Public against purchasing Fake SC Licensing Exam Questions
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today warned the public against buying fake exam questions relating to the SC Licensing Examinations (SCLE) from unauthorised online and third-party sources.
MALAYSIAFAMILY & CHILD LAWNEWS
Over 500 Cases of Marriage without Permission recorded in FT
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 (Bernama) - The Federal Territory Islamic Religious Department (JAWI) has recorded over 500 cases of marriage without permission in the three federal territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan between October 2017 and Oct 5, this year.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Bill on National Security to be tabled Next Month - Muhyiddin
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - A bill to amend and abolish several laws relating to national security will be tabled in Parliament next month, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Two Friends jailed 40 Months, whipping for Robbery
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to 40 months' jail and a stroke of the cane each by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a reflexology shop and causing hurt on two people in the incident last July.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Federal Court upholds Acquittal of Four Cops accused of murdering Dharmendran
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 24 (Bernama) - Four suspended policemen walked out of court as free men after the Federal Court here today upheld their acquittal over the murder of a detainee, N. Dharmendran, in a police lock-up five years ago.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Neelofa's Defamation Suit against Oh My Media, Rotikaya settled
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - The defamation suits filed by popular TV host and actress Neelofa against two news portal operators, Oh My Media and Rotikaya, were settled amicably through the mediation process at the High Court here today.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Severe Punishment, License Suspension on Illegal Fishing Methods - Junz Wong
KOTA KINABALU, Oct 24 (Bernama) - Sabah Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry (MAFI) Datuk Junz Wong has advised fishermen to comply with legal fishing methods, failing which they would face severe punishment including suspension or termination of their fishing licenses.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
No Time Frame to implement Separation of Attorney General, Public Prosecutor
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - A comprehensive study is being carried out to look into the separation of powers between the Attorney-General's Chambers and the office of the Public Prosecutor in line with the government's desire to separate the roles of the two bodies.
MALAYSIAENVIRONMENTAL LAWNEWS
Three Environment-Related Laws to be amended
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - Three laws regarding environment and wildlife will be amended to improve its governance, management and enforcement, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji said the three a ...
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Retail Assistant jailed for stealing Employer's Money
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - An assistant at a convenience store at a MRT station was sentenced to 12 months' jail by the Sessions Court for stealing more than RM5,500 from his employer.
MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
KPDNHEP, Finance Ministry to discuss Petrol Subsidy Mechanism
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 24 (Bernama) - The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) and the Finance Ministry are discussing a new mechanism for subsidised petrol with various target groups.
MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
IRB organizes Seminar to illuminate 2019 Budget
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB) will be holding a seminar to help the public understand the changes being proposed to the Income Tax Act 1967 and other acts after the 2019 Budget is presented on Nov 2.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Taxi Drivers warned not to violate Peaceful Assembly Act
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) - The police have warned taxi drivers' associations not to violate the law including conducting unauthorised gatherings which result in traffic disruption in the capital.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
The Establishment of the Consultative Council on Foreign Policy
Following the endorsement by the Cabinet, the Consultative Council on Foreign Policy (CCFP) has been formally established under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The CCFP serves as a platform for the Government to solicit views and inputs from stakeholders, including Civil Societ ...
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Pushpanath A/L Savarathanam v Kexxel Group Sdn Bhd
Date: 05 Oct 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 2476 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Lim Boon Leong v Sime Darby Auto Selection Sdn Bhd
Date: 05 Oct 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 2483 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
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