Application for Five-year Multiple Entry Visa for Investors to open in Dec, says PM KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- In a move to facilitate the mobility of human capital with the implementation of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) next year, Malaysia, on its part, will open applications for five-year multiple entry visas for investors by December. In announcing this Tuesday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said applications can be made at the Expatriate Services Division of the Immigration Department which was launched in June.
Between 2000 and 3000 SMEs to register Daily for GST KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- The Royal Malaysian Customs Department expects between 2,000 and 3,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to register daily for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) beginning next week. Its Director of GST, Datuk Subromaniam Tholasy, said to date, the agency had received 20,625 applications from SMEs. The services sector made up a majority of the applications, h
Malaysian, Thailand Customs enhance Relations in MTJA KOTA KINABALU, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian and Thai Royal Customs Departments will widen and strengthen existing bilateral cooperation in the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area (MTJA). The decision was achieved at the 19th Meeting of the Joint Customs Committee for the Joint Development Area between both countries which was held in the full ASEAN cooperation and friendship spirit.
Bursa Malaysia introduces Asean Post Trade Services KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Bursa Malaysia Bhd has introduced the Asean Post Trade services to participating organisations (POs) for outbound (non-Bursa Malaysia Securities') trades executed in participating Asean stock exchanges. The services, available on subscription basis, will facilitate the clearing and settlement of outbound trades executed on the respective participating stock e
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The Securities Commission has issued a revised Guidelines on Private Debt Securities.
The Securities Commission has released the revised Guidelines on Sukuk.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has launched the Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk framework to facilitate the financing of sustainable and responsible investment initiatives.
BALIK PULAU, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- Six men out of 10 people charged with causing public unrest for stripping at a public place were sentenced to a month's jail and fined RM5,000 each, in default six months' jail, for committing the offence.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- Malaysian Airline System Berhad (MAS) on Thursday failed in an attempt to quash a ruling awarding a RM97,035 compensation to a former employee over wrongful dismissal for selling of perfumes that were not inflight sa
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal here Thursday upheld a High Court's dismissal of a civil suit which was filed against the police by a sibling of a toddy shop assistant who died five years ago in police custody.
GEORGE TOWN, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- The Election Court here Thursday dismissed with costs the application of a petition filed by independent candidate Abu Backer Sidek Mohamad Zan who wants to get statistical details on the results of the Bukit Gelugor
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 (Bernama) -- The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) has appointed four new members of commission and retained four others, including its Chairman, Tan Sri Siti Norma Yaakob, for the second term.
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 27 (Bernama) -- Tan Sri Halim Saad has failed in his appeal to reinstate a RM1.8 billion civil suit against Khazanah Nasional Berhad and two others over his settlement to give up control of Renong Berhad.
GEORGE TOWN, Aug 27 (Bernama) -- Seri Delima assemblyman R.S.N Rayer on Wednesday pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court to two charges of making seditious statements at the Penang state assembly sitting and ceramah (public talk) in Jalan Delima, I
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Bursa Malaysia Bhd has introduced the Asean Post Trade services to participating organisations (POs) for outbound (non-Bursa Malaysia Securities') trades executed in participating Asean stock exchanges. The services, available on subscription basis, will facilitate the clearing and settlement of outbound trades exe
KUALA LUMPUR: The conditional Block Exemption Order (BEO) granted by Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) for liner shipping agreements last December took effect yesterday and will be in force for three years. The BEO shall continue in force for three years from its gazetted date or until the same is cancelled by the MyCC. A review of the BEO wil
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak has called on companies to emulate international best practices with the inclusion of diversity policy. The prime minister said this could be done by disclosing workplace demographics that incorporate gender, ethnicity and age.
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal on Friday upheld a High Court decision which found the police force, former police constable V. Navindran and the government liable for the death of A. Kugan while under police custody in January 2009. However, in a unanimous decision, a three-man panel headed by Justice Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 11 (Bernama) -- The police took on the roles of judge and jury over a complaint lodged against their behaviour in the case of luxury car theft suspect A. Kugan, who died in police custody, about five years ago. The Court of Appeal in its 51-page of written judgment said this conduct, with respect, missed the point completely and that
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) -- The Royal Malaysian Customs seized 190 million contraband cigarettes worth RM11.72 million through 'Ops Outlet' carried out nationwide between early January to Aug 12. The total amount of duty evaded from these cigarettes amounted to RM97.06 million. Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad said
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Over the last decade prices of residential properties have escalated beyond the affordability of the average wage earner and it seems there is nothing to stop the prices from rising further. And now there are concerns that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will take effect on April 1, 2015 will further push up the pric
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (Bernama) -- The Royal Malaysian Customs Department expects between 2,000 and 3,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to register daily for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) beginning next week. Its Director of GST, Datuk Subromaniam Tholasy, said to date, the agency had received 20,625 applications from SMEs. The services sec
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