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September 4, 2018 4:30 AM Ministry open to other companies competing with Astro

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Communication and Multimedia (KKMM) is open to the suggestion of other companies competing with digital broadcast service provider Astro, to provide paid television broadcasting services in the country, the Dewan Negara was told today. Deputy Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith (pix) said KKMM was ready to grant rights or Content 47

September 2, 2018 2:53 PM Licence for foreign deep sea fishing boat to be abolished

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry will cease with the issuing of deep sea fishing licence to foreign fishermen to protect the interest of local fishermen, said its minister, Datuk Salahuddin Ayub. He said 828 deep sea fishing licences had been issued by the Malaysian Fisheries Department to foreign and local fishermen 13

July 31, 2018 8:08 AM Govt assures Malaysia will not become world's solid waste bin

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has given assurances that Malaysia will not become the world's solid waste bin after China banned imports of solid waste from developed countries and refused to recycle more of the world's trash. As such, Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said the government had taken a drastic 13

July 11, 2018 4:05 PM Now, only one licence required for oil & gas exploration, prospecting and mining in Sarawak

PETALING JAYA: The Sarawak State Assembly has passed the Oil Mining (Amendment) Bill 2018 which requires only one licence for exploration, prospecting and mining of oil and gas, a move which Sarawak feels will encourage more investments into the state. According to the Hansard of that day’s sitting, Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah 14

June 26, 2018 1:35 PM GrabCar, taxi drivers in Sabah, Labuan should have same rules, regulations

TAWAU: The government has been urged to impose similar regulations and requirements on taxi and GrabCar e-hailing driver. Chairman of the Federation of the Sabah and Labuan Taxi, Car Rental and Limousine Drivers Associations Tamrin Eraba said their members were subjected to various conditions and regulations such as obtaining special driving licences 12

June 23, 2018 11:49 PM Saudi women driving ban ends

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia allowed women to drive from Sunday, overturning the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform that is expected to usher in a new era of social mobility. The lifting of the ban, which follows a sweeping crackdown on women activists, is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's reform drive to modernise the conservative 16

June 22, 2018 1:20 PM Call for probe over sale of illegal driving licence

PETALING JAYA: The police have been urged to investigate the claims over the sale of "lesen terbang" (illegally-obtained driving licence) to members of the public via social media, including Facebook. Special functions officer to the Transport Minister Chung Yi Fan said there had been an illegal syndicate offering such a licence on the social media with the price 11

June 20, 2018 9:09 AM Syndicates offer black market licences at inflated prices

FANCY getting a driving licence without the hassle of registering with a driving school and taking the driving test? Questions of legality aside, the so-called genuine driving licence does not come cheap on the black market. According to a report in China Press today, a syndicate is selling them online from RM350 to RM2,900 each, depending on the class 9

April 2, 2018 7:47 AM E-Hailing: Gov't ready to consider establishing tribunal

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is ready to consider establishing a tribunal to help resolve disputes between e-hailing companies and their drivers, should the need arise in the future. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said at the moment, all the disputes between the two parties are addressed by the Complaint Management 13

February 27, 2018 7:15 AM Sarawak govt in talks with Motac to allow licences to be issued by state ministry

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is in talks with the Federal Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) to allow tour guide licenses to be issued here to overcome the acute shortage of licensed tour guides in the state. State Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the dialogue was crucial as there 14