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The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has collected RM4.23 billion in revenue for last year, the bulk of which was from road tax renewals, said transport minister Anthony Loke.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has collected RM4.23bil in revenue for last year, with the bulk of it coming from road tax renewals, said Anthony Loke.The Transport Minister said road tax renewals accounted for 69% of the amount, an increase of 3.32% as compared to the revenue collected in 2017.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) collected RM4.23bil in revenue for 2018, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno Youth today questioned if a deputy minister had lied about the purchase of a US$23 million 22-carat pink diamond popularly linked to Rosmah Mansor, wife of the former prime ministe...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s lawyer today rubbished allegations that his client had indeed purchased a pink diamond using money from state-owned 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
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KUDAT: A team from the Kudat Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has nabbed 16 Vietnamese fishermen and a boat skipper for allegedly breaking state and federal laws.
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SEREMBAN: Putrajaya’s disclosure that there was no purchase of a 22-carat pink diamond popularly linked to Rosmah Mansor does not negate the fact that it was bought with funds allegedly stolen from ...
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PARLIAMENT | Dewan Rakyat today passed the Departure Levy Bill 2019 and the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) (Amendment) Bill 2018.
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RANTAU: Najib Razak tonight criticised those who claimed his wife, Rosmah Mansor, had purchased a US$27 million (RM110.7 million) 22-carat pink diamond after Putrajaya confirmed no purchase took place...
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PUTRAJAYA: Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad today said the sugar tax which would come into force on July 1 is only limited to manufacturers for the time being.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Only jewellery which are imported through cargo shipments have to be declared to the Customs Department, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah said today.
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KUCHING: An administration manager fell victim to a Macau Scam and lost a total of RM329,400. Sarawak Commercial Criminal Investigation Department head Supt Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah said the 52-ye...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A sales agent had brought in a pink diamond, along with other jewellery, for the “wife of a VVIP” and declared them with the Customs Department, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Those who personally purchase jewellery from overseas need not declare the items to the Customs Department, deputy finance minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The much-anticipated Bill introducing a departure fee was tabled today in the Dewan Rakyat.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor police have confirmed a police inspector had been picked up Friday morning to assist investigations on the record seizure of 2.06 tonnes of syabu (methamphetamine) last month.
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JOHOR BARU, April 6 — Johor police have confirmed a police inspector had been picked up yesterday morning to assist investigations on the record seizure of 2.06 tonnes of syabu (methamphetamine) las...
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JOHOR BARU, April 5 — A police inspector was arrested here today for his alleged involvement in an international drug syndicate, which gave the state police a record seizure of 2.06 tonnes of syabu ...
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry will look into the sale of “mini-cigars” in East Malaysia using the brand of a prominent tobacco company which are believed to be smuggled or illicit as they do ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A centralised waste park will be set up to process and recycle plastic waste in every state, Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin says Putrajaya is looking to introduce a centralised plastic recycling hub to better monitor and manage the industry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — The government plans to establish a centralised waste park to process and recycle plastic waste, Zuraida Kamaruddin said in Parliament today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — The Finance Ministry today announced Datuk Paddy Abd Halim as the new Customs director-general as of April 1.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Paddy Abd Halim has been appointed the new Customs Department director-general effective April 1, says the Finance Ministry.
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KUANTAN: A man was duped into paying RM8,000 to get his son released after the latter was caught by the Customs Department for cigarette smuggling.
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KUANTAN: A person claiming to know someone in the Customs Department destroyed the hope of a father to get his son freed from detention, simultaneously scamming him of RM8,000 as payment for his relea...
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JOHOR BARU • A netizen said to be a tour guide has posted on Facebook that tourists entering Malaysia had to wait seven hours for Customs clearance, and ended up having packed dinners.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Police and two enforcement agencies seized 2.06 tonnes of drugs, believed to be syabu, worth RM103.2 million following the arrest of six members of an international drug smuggling and dis...
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PASIR GUDANG - Malaysian police have busted an international drug ring in Johor and seized a record two tonnes of syabu or crystal methamphetamine that were packed to look like Chinese tea packets.
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PASIR GUDANG, March 22 — The police have busted an international drug ring here with the seizure of 2.06 tonnes of syabu (crystal methamphetamine) worth RM103.2 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has reimbursed RM7.9 billion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) and income tax refunds since the start of the year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM7.9 billion in tax refunds has already been issued to taxpayers, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The government has paid off RM7.9 billion worth of goods and services tax (GST) and income tax refunds, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — The government has returned a total of RM7.9 billion of the outstanding Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Inland Revenue Board (IRB) owed payers, Lim Guan Eng told Parliament...
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PARLIAMENT | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Auditor-General's Department to verify the legitimacy of every GST refund application made, which amounts to RM19.4 billion in total.
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NILAI: Operating without a licence and not having air pollution control devices on processing machines were among the offences detected in the integrated operation on plastic recycling premises around...
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KOTA KINABALU: A trade group has warned that Sabah is at the risk of losing RM2 billion in cross-border trade due to the mismanagement of a rice transhipment from Vietnam.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy is set to retire tomorrow after 35 years in public service, according to Bernama.
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PUTRAJAYA: After a remarkable 35 years in service, Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy is finally retiring from the Customs Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): The Government is imposing anti-dumping duties up to 16.13% against certain flat-rolled steel products imported from China and Vietnam starting today after completing an invest...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed to postpone the excise duty on ready-to-drink packaged sweetened beverages to July 1, 2019, says the Customs Department.
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The government has decided to postpone implementing a tax on sugary drinks from April 1 to July 1 this year.Customs Department director-general T Subromaniam said the decision to delay the imposition...
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The government has decided to postpone implementing a tax on sugary drinks from April 1 to July 1 this year.
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KOTA KINABALU, March 6 — The Customs Department detained a man and seized 100kg of syabu worth about RM5 million in Penampang on February 21.
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KOTA KINABALU: Drugs worth over RM5mil weighing more than 100kg were seized by the Customs Department in three raids in Sabah recently.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 — The Customs Department has been urged to review its Service Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2018 for tourism management services which came into effect yesterday, fearing it coul...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 1): Only selected groups of manufacturers are facing problems of higher cost of doing business, said the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM). FMM’s recent poll revealed t...
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PETALING JAYA: The country’s largest manufacturer’s group has explained its claim that the cost of doing business escalated after the introduction of the sales and services tax (SST). In a stateme...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It has been a productive first two months of the year for the Customs Department as they seized alcoholic drinks and contraband cigarettes worth almost RM100mil including taxes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Close to 100 million cigarettes and 228,000 litres of alcoholic drinks have been confiscated by the Customs Department in the first two months of 2019.
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PETALING JAYA: Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will be recalling Customs Depart­ment director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy on March 7 to testify on the RM19.4bil Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund.
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SHAH ALAM, Feb 19 — The Kuala Langat District Council (MDKL) sealed the premises of 33 plastic recycling factories which were reported to be operating without licences in the Kuala Langat Distri...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — A new unit under the Customs Department formed just last month to weed out internal corruption has made its first arrests.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 13): The recent working trip to Turkey by Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, and several other top police officers to Turkey sponsored by the Malaysia Totalisator B...
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The Customs Department recently seized three million Erimin 5 pills worth some RM60mil shipped in from Taiwan.Customs director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy said the drugs which were hidden i...
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KOTA KINABALU: Scanning machines are vital for all checkpoints and entry points into Sabah in view of the evolving smuggling activities at these locations, says the Customs Department.
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Most of the claims for GST refunds submitted to the Customs Department have moved past the review process, with payouts having commenced and expected to proceed in stages until year-end, says director...
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IPOH: A Nigerian student and a local trader pleaded not guilty in the magistrate’s court here today for cheating a woman of more than RM8,000 early this month.
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The recent showdown between the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) and the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) over the approval of prices for new car models shows that transparenc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Harsher fines and jail terms for the sale of smuggled cigarettes and liquor under the recent amendments to the the Customs Act 1967 and Excise Act 1976 has yielded a positive outcome.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 — The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has blasted the Pakatan Harapan administration for the alleged delay in approving prices for new car models, saying that this is aff...
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 15 — The Federal government is considering heavier penalties to curb illegal plastic waste operations, Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said.
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IPOH: A businessman who is already facing 22 charges of making false claims on Goods and Services Tax refunds amounting to more than RM1 million, was slapped with 224 additional charges of the same in...
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IPOH, Jan 15 — A 52-year-old businessman, who was charged with 22 counts of making fraudulent Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund claims in 2017, was today slapped with an additional 224 charges amo...
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KLUANG: A total of 147 misconduct cases, involving bribery, breach of trust and abuse of power were recorded by the Johor Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) last year.
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The Royal Malaysia Police and the Customs Department have formed five joint committees to tackle multiple crimes, including the smuggling of illicit cigarettes and drugs, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Har...
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GENTING HIGHLANDS, Jan 13 — The police and Customs Department announced today that they will sign a memorandum of understanding to share information and protect officers during raids.
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GENTING HIGHLANDS: The Royal Malaysia Police and the Customs Department have formed five-joint committees to tackle multiple crimes, including the smuggling of illicit cigarettes and drugs, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 12 — The Bill for the establishment of the National Financial Crime Centre (NFCC) is expected to be tabled in Parliament in June this year.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 11): The National Financial Crime Centre (NFCC) is expected to be fully operational by June this year, said National Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) director-ge...
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PETALING JAYA: An Indonesian businessman was jailed eight months for possessing 3,480 sticks of illegal cigarettes – the first offender in the state to be convicted under new amendment to the Customs Act 1967.
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SERDANG: A warehouse here has been hiding illegal gambling machines for the past two months.
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The police seized 1,127 online gambling simulators, worth RM2.7 million, in a raid at a godown in Seri Kembangan early today.
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SERDANG: Over 1,000 simulator machines believed to be intended for use in online gambling were seized from a warehouse here in a police raid.
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GEORGE TOWN, Jan 1 ― The DAP Central Executive Committee (CEC) will select its candidate for the Cameron Highlands by-election in the next few days, said secretary-general Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN, Jan 1 ― The Pakatan Harapan government will fulfill its election promise to abolish tolls in the country but focus now has to be on improving the country’s financial situation, Financ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali has clocked out as the Immigration Department’s director-general for the last time.
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MELAKA: Come March 1, the sales and services tax (SST) will be imposed on four new types of services, including cleaning services.