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PUTRAJAYA, April 19 — Transport Minister Anthony Loke today said that Berjaya Air owner Tan Sri Vincent Tan has the right to make personal statements regarding Subang Airport runway collision involv...
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PETALING JAYA: National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has yet to approve the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) proposal, says Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 19): Construction works on the 192-kilometre Gemas-Johor Bahru double tracking (PLBEGJB) project is now 37 percent complete, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 18): Construction works on the 192-kilometre Gemas-Johor Bahru double tracking (PLBEGJB) project is now 37 percent complete, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook.
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JOHOR BARU: Eight places of worship affected by the Gemas-Johor Baru electric double-tracking rail project here will be relocated, says the Transport Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s move to amend regulations under the Road Transport Department to allow people with disabilities (OKU) to register as e-hailing drivers will provide an opportunity for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin n...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas LRT project, part of the multi-billion ringgit Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin n...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang's multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government will not implement an End of Life Vehicle (ELV) policy to get rid of old vehicles on the road.
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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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PUTRAJAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government has no plans to reintroduce a policy to eliminate old vehicles from the road, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) in Penang has been approved by the Environment Department (DOE).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Prasarana Malaysia Bhd has not received the funds needed to overhaul Penang’s ageing ferry service nearly eight months after the Transport Ministry said it would allocate ...
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PETALING JAYA: In a bid to enhance safety for its drivers, Grab Malaysia is implementing facial recognition technology into its app.
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PETALING JAYA, April 11 — Grab Malaysia officially launched today its in-app facial recognition system for ride-hailing users to submit their photographs so the firm can visually identify them in th...
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PETALING JAYA: In a bid to enhance the safety for its drivers, Grab Malaysia is implementing facial recognition technology in its app.
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PETALING JAYA, April 11 — Grab Malaysia officially launched today its in-app facial recognition system developed with the Transport Ministry to let ride-hailing drivers capture their identities.
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THE deadline for all e-hailing drivers to possess a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence is July 12.
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PETALING JAYA: The eHailing industry may be hit with a shortage of drivers after the July deadline to comply with the new regulations as these companies foresee between 20% and 50% of their drivers qu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Local taxi company, the Big Blue Taxi Facilities Sdn Bhd, has urged the Transport Ministry not to extend the registration period for registration of Public Service Vehicle (PSV...
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The Penang state government has denied claims that its Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) and Bayan Lepas LRT (BL-LRT) projects have obtained approval from the authorities.
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A Penangite forwarded me this Exclusive news from thestar.com.my and asked if it’s now the best time to buy Penang properties since the PIL and LRT will start in June 2020.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 8): The light rail transit (LRT) line and the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) have been scheduled to begin in June next year.
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EXCLUSIVE:GEORGE TOWN: Construction on the RM9bil light rail transit (LRT) line and the RM9.6bil Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) are scheduled to start in June next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 6 — Drivers with Riding Pink are already abandoning the e-hailing service ahead of the July 12 deadline for them to get public service vehicle (PSV) licences, the firm asserted.
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RAWANG (April 4): A years-long dispute between Prasarana Malaysia Bhd and Scomi Engineering Bhd has come to an end with the signing of a new contract worth RM303 million between the two parties today.
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RAWANG (April 4): A years-long dispute between Prasarana Malaysia Bhd and Scomi Engineering Bhd has come to an end with the signing of a new contract worth RM303 million between the two parties today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Padiberas Nasional Bhd (Bernas), Puspakom Sdn Bhd, Pharmaniaga Bhd and My E.G. Services Bhd are being scrutinised by a cabinet committee on monopolies, according to domestic tr...
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PETALING JAYA: A third link to ease traffic congestion between Johor and Singapore could take the form of a tunnel or rail link, an economist said today amid renewed talk of a third bridge across the ...
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LANGKAWI: “Ministers (Defence Ministers) come and go, the success of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA’19), however, is due to all the parties involved,” said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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LANGKAWI, March 30 — “Ministers (Defence Ministers) come and go, the success of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA’19) this time is the success of all partie...
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LANGKAWI, March 29 — The Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA’19) is a major event that can position Malaysia as a hub for the defence industry in Southeast Asia, sa...
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The Public Accounts Committee will be calling on the chief secretary to the government Ismail Bakar on the Road Charge Collection System (RC) and Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) projects.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — The Public Accounts Committee will be calling on the Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Ismail Bakar on the Road Charge Collection System (RC) and Vehicle Entry Pe...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 27): Former Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has justified the decision to award the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system contract through direct negotiations in 2014, say...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai today defended the Transport Ministry’s direct negotiations for the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system when he was the Transport Minister.
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LANGKAWI: The navy’s role is not limited to national security as it also holds a key role in nation-building, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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The navy’s role is not limited to national security as it is also holds a key role in nation-building, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A pilot, whose jet ran into a car on the tarmac of the Subang Airport in Selangor this week and seriously injured a worker, claimed to have been cleared to ...
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The Transport Ministry has delivered a proposal paper to the Public-Private Partnership Unit to privatise the management of six marinas it is currently handling – including the marina on Pulau Menta...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Transport Ministry will not issue personalised vehicle registration plates due to the complications that could arise, including in enforcement, its minister Anthony Loke...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has asked the Transport Ministry to investigate YTL Corporation Bhd’s accountability in the Pulau Mentagor public marina project.PAC chairman Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee said the committee viewed seriously the project as it was initially supposed to be built in Lumut, Perak.
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GEORGE TOWN: Former Gerakan stalwart Datuk Dr Goh Cheng Teik has died at the age of 76.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): The Public Accounts Committee has urged the Transport Ministry to investigate the role of YTL Corp Bhd in the failure of an RM24.27 million Government-commissioned marina in P...
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PETALING JAYA: A Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) staff was severely injured after a private jet aircraft slammed into a vehicle after landing on a runway at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) wants the Transport Ministry to investigate if YTL Corporation Bhd should be held accountable for the failure of the Pulau Mentagor public marina project.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 — Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Datuk Seri Ronald Kiandee today said that the lack of feasibility study prior to the construction of 11 government-commissioned mari...
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The Public Accounts Committee has called on the Transport Ministry to investigate whether YTL Corporation Berhad can be held responsible for the construction of a RM24.27 million government-commission...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 13 — The Penang International Airport (PIA) expansion project will start next year, according to a reply by the Transport Ministry in Parliament.
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Singapore takes "very seriously" the air traffic management responsibilities it has been entrusted with by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and will continue to invest in enhancing...
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SINGAPORE, March 7 — The Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) link project will likely face further delays as Malaysia has “repeatedly delayed” confirming its joint venture partner fo...
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SUBANG JAYA (March 7): Transport Minister Anthony Loke today confirmed that news on the disbandment of the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) was just a rumour, and that it was operating as usual.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — The Transport Ministry is looking to resolve the conundrum that is the management of derelict vehicles, which minister Anthony Loke said is financially burdensome and time-consu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three people from the Malaysian Aviation Commission's (Mavcom) has been reappointed by the Transport Ministry for three more years, starting March 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: As families of those on board the ill-fated Flight MH370 renewed calls for the government to resume the search, the Transport Ministry says it is awaiting fresh proposals and credible leads in order to do so.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic) wants Transport Ministry Anthony Loke to produce the letter from the Chinese government officially inviting Loke's wife to a bilateral meeting.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 28): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pictured) would like to get “conditional approval” on major components of the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) soon, he told radio st...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 28 — The Transport Ministry has notified airlines in the country for their aircraft to avoid using Pakistan airspace following escalating tensions between India and Pakistan since a s...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 28 — Putrajaya launched a new road safety education module (PKJR) today amid heightened concern about the rising number of traffic-related deaths, hoping it will nip the problem in th...
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ALOR SETAR (Feb 26): All Dragon Star Shipping Sdn Bhd passenger ferry services have been suspended with immediate effect after one of its ferries caught fire yesterday.
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ALOR STAR: All Dragon Star Shipping Sdn Bhd passenger ferry services have been suspended with immediate effect after one of its ferries caught fire yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN: It has been nine months since Pakatan Harapan took over the federal government, and the Penang Port Commission (PPC) is still operating without a chairman.
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PETALING JAYA: Puspakom assures the e-hailing industry that it is prepared to inspect e-hailing vehicles nationwide.
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The Taman Mutiara MRT station where a woman was attacked and robbed in the lift on Feb 14 is one of six stations that authorities identified as hot spots for crime.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has begun investigations into allegations of wrongdoing in the awarding of contracts for the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system, between Johor and Sing...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 20 — In efforts to reduce the cost of living, the Transport Ministry announced a 20 per cent discount on all Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) rides beginning April 1 this year.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 20 — The Transport Ministry announced today a special task force to protect MRT passengers after a woman was violently robbed at an MRT station.
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YOURSAY | ‘Make RTM an independent body answerable to Parliament, not to a minister.’ Aide's threat against RTM 'smacks of arrogance' - Latheefa Jasmine: From what I understand, this national-leve...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 15): A supply vessel, Ocean Cooper 2, yesterday capsized and sank in Malaysian waters, the Transport Ministry confirmed today.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 15): A supply vessel, Ocean Cooper 2, capsized and sunk in Malaysian waters yesterday, the Transport Ministry confirmed today.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 15 — A supply vessel, Ocean Cooper 2, yesterday capsized and sunk in Malaysian waters, the Transport Ministry confirmed today.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 15 — The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) is considering adding a few more crucial items to the list of controlled goods in order to lower the cost of living.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trend of installing the dashboard camera or dashcam in vehicles has been hailed as a positive development.
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Grab Malaysia, the technology company that connects drivers with passengers, has listed facial recognition among its list of improvements to safety measures in a bid to better protect all parties.
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PUTRAJAYA: Providing designated motorcycle lanes on all roads is likely to reduce the risk of accidents involving the vehicle, especially those with small capacity engines, according to Malaysian Inst...
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 4): Police have not decided to abolish the discount offer on traffic summonses as suggested by the Transport Ministry for implementation by the Road Transport Department (RTD), said Ins...
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SHAH ALAM: Police have not decided to abolish the discount offer on traffic summonses as suggested by the Transport Ministry for implementation by the Road Transport Department (RTD), said Inspector-G...
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SHAH ALAM, Feb 5 — Police have not decided to abolish the discount offer on traffic summonses as suggested by the Transport Ministry for implementation by the Road Transport Department (RTD), said I...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB)’s attempt to compare klia2 charges with full-scale terminals in other Asian countries is not only duplicitous but also a disservice to the public, says AirAsia Bhd CEO Riad Asmat.
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Police have not decided to abolish the discount offer on traffic summonses as suggested by the Transport Ministry for implementation by the Road Transport Department (RTD), said inspector-general of p...
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SHAH ALAM: Bukit Aman needs to get the full details behind Transport Minister Anthony Loke’s statement that his ministry will speak to police and local authorities about doing away with discounts on traffic summonses, said Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd's (MAHB) attempt to compare KLIA2 charges with full-scale terminals in other Asian countries is fundamentally wrong and is a disservice to the public, says AirAsia Bhd.
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Amanah vice-president Mahfuz Omar is urging the government to review the demerit point system under the automated awareness safety system (Awas), which is seen as a burden to the people.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief Penang MCA says pro-death penalty drive catching on Penang MCA Youth chief Lim Swee Bok said the party's campaign to g...
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E-hailing company Grab is planing to recruit 400 more employees for its new 54,000sq ft office.
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PETALING JAYA: Following the tragic death of a man whose car plunged into the Penang Bridge, the Transport Ministry and Projek Lebuhraya Utara Selatan Bhd (PLUS) are in talks about installing speed cameras along the bridge and adding more cameras on highways nationwide.
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Delays in appointing former staff members of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) into agencies under the Transport Ministry have caused operational problems at the Land Public Transport Agency...
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PETALING JAYA: The delays in appointing former staff members of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) into agencies under the Transport Ministry is due to the processes that have to be followed under the Public Services Commission (SPA), says Anthony Loke Siew Fook.
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KOTA KINABALU: MASwings has been allowed to continue operations in Sabah and Sarawak following a renewed Public Service Obligation (PSO) Agreement for Rural Air Services (RAS) effective Jan 1, 2019, to Dec 31, 2024.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Johor Chief Minister Osman Sapian on Thursday (Jan 17) defended his decision to visit a Malaysian vessel anchored in Singapore waters, adding that his actions have been supported by gra...
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PETALING JAYA: Are housemen at our government hospitals getting enough time to rest or are they being made to work long hours?
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said that he had an “an open and candid discussion” with Malaysian Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed A...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said on Sunday (Jan 13) that he had “an open and candid discussion” with Malaysian Minister of Economic Affairs Mohamed Az...
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LETTER | In the past few years, public transport in Malaysia has had a flurry of developments - from the completion of the Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT line to the myBAS initiative in state capitals.