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 07 Dec 2018
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Malaysia's first Geothermal Power Plant approval Withdrawn
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Parliament was informed today that the approval given to Tawau Green Energy Sdn Bhd to build the country's first geothermal power plant was cancelled on Aug 29 by the government.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Malaysia's ePassport recognised as Regional ID Document of the Year
KUALA LUMPUR, 6 Dec (Bernama) - The Malaysian Immigration Department received the 2018 Regional ID Document of the Year Award, an acknowledgement for its innovative and class leading Malaysian ePassport.

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWNEWS
PTPTN loans: Employers have no right to deduct staff salaries
GEORGE TOWN, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Employers have no right to directly deduct loan repayments from the salaries of their staff who are the PTPTN (National Higher Education Fund Corporation) borrowers without their (employees) consent.

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWNEWS
EPF to align Monthly Contribution with New Minimum Wages Order
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Beginning Jan 1, 2019, the minimum contribution of employees and employers to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will be aligned with the Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018 of RM1,100 for both Peninsular Malaysia, and Sabah and Sarawak.

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
SC, BNM working on Regulations for Digital Assets
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Regulations are currently being put in place to bring digital assets within the remit of securities laws to promote fair and orderly trading and ensure investor protection, the Securities Commission (SC) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said today. ...

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Zainurul Hisham Bin Mohd Yusoff v DHL Supply Chain (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Date: 28 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3058 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Raja Mohar Badiozaman Bin Raja Sukri v Taib Landscape Sdn Bhd (Malay)
Date: 29 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3062 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Soundarajan A/L Subramaniam v Premium Sound Solutions Sdn Bhd
Date: 29 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3067 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIACONTRACTS & COMMERCIALJUDGMENTS
Yogananthy A/P A S Thambaiya v Idris Bin Osman
Date: 30 Nov 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 406; Source: Federal Court Registry

MALAYSIAMEDICAL LAWLEGISLATION
Dental (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 4) Order 2018
This Order notifies the amendment of the Second Schedule of the Dental Act 1971 in relation to the country of India.

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Kannan A/L Kuppusamy v Lafarge Concrete (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Malay)
Date: 13 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 2913 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAMEDICAL LAWLEGISLATION
Registration of Pharmacists (Amendment of First Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2018
This Order notifies the amendment of the first schedule to the Registration of Pharmacists Act 1951.

MALAYSIAMEDICAL LAWLEGISLATION
Medical (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 5) Order 2018
This Order notifies the amendment of the Second Schedule of the Medical Act 1971.

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