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13 Feb 2019
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Economic Action Council formed
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 (Bernama) - The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) today announced the establishment of the Economic Action Council, which is tasked with scrutinising and making decisions regarding economic and financial affairs as well as the people's well-being.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
SC Chairman elected Vice Chair of International Organisation of Securities Commission
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) chairman Datuk Syed Zaid Albar has been elected vice-chair of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Growth and Emerging Markets (GEM) Committee.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
New Policies, Incentives needed under EAC to spur Investments
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 (Bernama) - New policies and incentives must be formulated to encourage both domestic and foreign private investments for the newly minted Economic Action Council (EAC) to achieve its aim of stimulating sustainable growth.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Jail Sentence on former Army Officer increased from One Day to one Week
KUANTAN, Feb 12 (Bernama) - An army officer, who was sentenced to a day's jail by a Sessions Court here for graft, had his jail sentence increased to a week after the High Court here allowed an appeal by the prosecution against the sentence.

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWNEWS
Tabling of Sexual Harassment Bill not in March to ensure Comprehensiveness - Hannah Yeoh
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (Bernama) - The Sexual Harassment Bill will not be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat next month because the results of a just-completed feasibility study are still under scrutiny, it was stated today.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Najib's New Money Laundering Case transferred to High Court
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (Bernama) - The case of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak involving three additional charges of money laundering to the tune of RM27 million of SRC International funds will be heard in the High Court.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Court allows Tengku Adnan's Bid to get Passport temporarily
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (Bernama) - The High Court here today allowed an application by former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor to obtain his passport temporarily in order to visit his children in Australia as well as to attend business meetings in ...

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Najib gets Stay, SRC International Trial will not Proceed tomorrow
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 (Bernama) - Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's trial on seven charges relating to SRC International Sdn Bhd funds will not proceed tomorrow. This followed a unanimous decision by the Court of Appeal three-man bench today to allow Najib's applica ...

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Siti Noorbaiyah Binti Abdul Malek v UKM Holdings Sdn Bhd/Unipeq Sdn Bhd
Date: 31 Jan 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 446 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Mohan A/L Vythialingam v Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad
Date: 31 Jan 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 465 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIACONTRACTS & COMMERCIALLEGISLATION
Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) Order 2019
This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.

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