Category Archives: Legal & judicial

MALAYSIA: CABOTAGE POLICY EXEMPTION MEANS CHEAPER GOODS

KUALA LUMPUR-- The cabotage policy exemption for cargo shipping activities from ports in the peninsula to Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan FT is expected to lower goods price in East Malaysia. Transport Deputy Minister Ab Aziz Kaprawi said the exemption, effe...

Indonesian Official: Set a Forest Fire, Get Shot

JAKARTA, INDONESIA � A military official in the Indonesian province of Jambi said Saturday he has ordered that anyone who deliberately sets fire to forest areas be shot, as authorities struggle to contain fires that cause choking smoke in the

MALAYSIA’S TRADE SURPLUS WIDENS TO RM9.88 BLN, EXPORTS UP 10 PCT

KUALA LUMPUR, -- Malaysia's export growth continued to outpace import, with June 2017 trade surplus at RM9.88 billion, marking the 236th consecutive month of trade surplus since November 1997 and the highest surplus since April 2016.

In a statement, the Ministry

Repsol: Drilling Suspended on Vietnam Oil Block Disputed by China

MADRID � Spain's Repsol said it had suspended oil drilling in a block off Vietnam, where the prospecting in South China Sea waters claimed by China had infuriated Beijing and brought Chinese pressure on Vietnam to stop.

Tension has been

TUNISIAN LEADER IN AWE OF MALAYSIA’S SUCCESS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia --The founder and leader of the Ennahda Party in Tunisia , Rachid Ghannouchi said he was in awe of Malaysia's success being among the top 20 economies in the world despite having a small population. "Malaysia has

MALAYSIA: KAMPUNG CHOHONG ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE HAS TOURISM POTENTIAL

JASIN, Melaka state, Malaysia -- The archaeological site in Kampung Chohong here which has revealed a wide range of artifacts from human settlements between the 14th and 19th centuries has the potential to be developed as a tourist attraction. Melaka

OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO FIRST LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS DAY IN MALAYSIA

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 (NNN)--Nearly 800 participants attended the first Latin American Business Day event in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital Tuesday.

The overwhelming response to the function designed to expand trade and investment relations between Malaysia and the economies

MALAYSIA: GEELY-PROTON COOPERATION TARGETS PRODUCTION OF 280,000 CARS FOR CHINA, SEA MARKETS

TANJUNG MALIM, Malaysia -- The government has targeted the production of about 280,000 units of cars for the China and Southeast Asian markets from the strategic partnership between Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group and Proton Holdings Bhd (Proton).Second ...

MALAYSIA: TOTAL LOAN GROWTH HIGHER IN JUNE 2017- CENTRAL BANK

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia � Malaysian banks achieved higher loan growth in June 2017, driven by approvals to businesses, says Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).(BNM is Malaysia's central bank)

In a statement today, the central bank said outstanding loans increased to 5.7

MALAYSIA: WELFARE ACTIVITIES CREATE ‘MOMENTS OF UNITY’ – PM NAJIB

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Najib Tun Razak said welfare activities can create 'moments of unity' to strengthen the unity of the people. The Prime Minister said, besides sports, welfare activities aimed at helping the needy should be used as a