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Coronavirus: Public transport operators to beef up cleanliness at terminals

PUTRAJAYA: The Transport Ministry directed all public transport operators to undertake precautionary measures and increase the level of cleanliness to curb the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection. Its minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said at a post-cabinet

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Loke: Up to MACC to investigate Airbus’ deals in Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA: Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said it is up to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to undertake the necessary investigations into Airbus’ interest in Malaysia following the corruption allegations implicating the aircraft manufacturer and two executives of AirAsia. When met by

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Loke: No decision yet on restriction of flights from China

SEREMBAN: No decision has been made so far to restrict flights from China to Malaysia despite the World Health Organization (WHO) having announced a public health emergency of international concern over the global outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Transport

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PAS calls for heavier punishment against drunk drivers

PUCHONG: PAS wants the government to impose heavier sentence against drunk drivers, especially those who cause death. Its vice president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said the Pakatan Harapan government should amend Act 333 of the Road Transport Act 1987

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Loke: Use of CRS will be monitored during CNY celebration

BENTONG: The use of child restraint system (CRS) will be monitored by the authorities throughout road safety operations in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebrations. Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said although no compound notices had been issued

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Loke: Proposal to limit kapchai speed needs scrutiny

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said the proposal to limit the speed of low-capacity motorcycles, better known as ‘kapchai’, to 70km/hour requires a careful study because its implementation would involve about 10 million registered motorcycle owners. He

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Loke: No plans to extend child safety seat ruling to other vehicles

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said the government has no plans to extend the mandatory use of the Child Restraint System (CRS) in private cars to other types of vehicles. He said for now the focus of

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Govt to revisit cabotage policy liberalisation in Sabah, Sarawak: Loke

LONDON: Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said the government will revisit the issue of cabotage policy liberalisation in Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan following a thorough observation by the ministry. The cabotage policy in Malaysia, which began in 1980, was

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Loke: 91,978 e-hailing drivers have obtained PSV licence

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said a total of 91,978 e-hailing service drivers have obtained their Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence as of Dec 2. He said 42,818 candidates had failed, most of whom had taken the

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Transport Ministry yet to receive applications for bike-hailing

KUALA LUMPUR:  The Transport Ministry has yet to receive any application from intermediary businesses interested in providing bike-hailing services in the country, said its minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook today. He said the ministry through the Land Public Transport Agency

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