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01 Apr 2019
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
National Press Club Malaysia has a New President
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 (Bernama) - Prominent journalist and blogger Datuk Ahirudin Attan has been elected as president of the National Press Club (NPC) for 2019-2021.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Ex-CID Chief withdraws Appeal against Najib
PUTRAJAYA, Mar 29 (Bernama) - Former Kuala Lumpur CID chief Datuk Mat Zain Ibrahim today withdrew his appeal against a High Court decision allowing an application by Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak to strike out a suit brought by him alleging that the then prime minister had altere ...

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Unemployed Man jailed 54 Months for Company Registration Fraud
SEREMBAN, Mar 29 (Bernama) - The Seremban Magistrate's Court today sentenced an unemployed man to 54 months in jail after he pleaded guilty to cheating another man, claiming he could register the latter's company as a contractor for several companies, two months ago.

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Security Guard jailed Seven Years for robbing Mobile Phone
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 (Bernama) - A security guard was left in tears after he was sentenced to seven years' jail by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a mobile phone belonging to a female sales assistant last year.

MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDURENEWS
Disciplinary Board's Decision clearing Lawyer of Misconduct upheld by the Federal Court
PUTRAJAYA, Mar 29 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today upheld the decision of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (DB) and two lower courts, clearing lawyer Tan Sri Cecil Abraham of professional misconduct. A five-man bench led by Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanju ...

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
UEC Recognition for Eligibility for Certificate of Legal Practice Exam
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 29 (Bernama) - The Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) qualification at Senior Middle 3 level is acceptable to fulfill the requirement of being equivalent to the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) level for the purposes of eligibility to sit for the Ce ...

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Federal Court frees Late Karpal Singh from Sedition Charge
PUTRAJAYA, Mar 29 (Bernama) - Almost five years after his death, the Federal Court acquitted the late Karpal Singh of a sedition charge for allegedly questioning the late Sultan of Perak's action relating to the Perak crisis.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Stand-alone Tobacco Control Act to designate All Public Places as No-smoking Areas - Dzulkefly
MELAKA, Mar 31 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry is committed to enacting a stand-alone Tobacco Control Act in the near future that will designate all public places as no-smoking areas, with a limited list of places where smokers can light up their cigarettes.

MALAYSIAINTERNATIONAL LAWNEWS
Singapore and Malaysia need further Discussions to solve Water Issue - Saifuddin
KUBANG PASU, Mar 31 (Bernama) - Negotiations on the sale of water to Singapore through the 1962 Water Agreement will require continuous efforts from both parties to find a mutually beneficial solution.

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Tiong Ee Ping v Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Date: 07 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 883 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Selamat Bin Sulaiman and Another v Euromobil Sdn Bhd
Date: 07 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 884 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Ravindran A/L C M Renganathan v Rangkaian Hotel Seri Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Date: 07 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 885 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIACONTRACTS & COMMERCIALJUDGMENTS
Sivananthan A/L Krishnan v Jade Homes Sdn Bhd
Date: 27 Feb 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Sivil No. B-02 (C)(W)-2184-10/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCJUDGMENTS
Mohd Affandi Bin Yusoff v Hong Leong Bank Berhad and Another
Date: 27 Feb 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. B-02(NCVC)(W)-527-03/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

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