Thursday, October 26, 2017

RM1 flight levy starts January 2018

RM1 flight levy starts January 2018

ALL passengers leaving Malaysia by air will have to pay a levy of up to RM1 from January, following changes to the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) Act 2015.

“The Government spent almost RM30mil on Mavcom’s operational costs last year. The levy for air travellers is justified, considering the services Mavcom provides, which range from receiving and processing complaints to conducting educational activities,” he said.

The changes to the law also allows Mavcom to impose penalties for any non-compliance over guidelines on competition, regulatory fees and charges.

~News courtesy of The Star~

Bentong to host global durian fest

Bentong to host global durian fest

The Malaysia International Durian Cultural Tourism Festival 2017 will be held in Bentong, Pahang, on Nov 25 and 26, says MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

The event, organised by MCA’s Belt and Road Centre (Mbrace) and executed by Hunan Broadcasting System Company’s Mango Entertainment, hopes to attract at least 50,000 visitors to Bentong.

The thorny King of the Fruits was more than an agricultural product, Liow said, as it played a unique role in the friendship and diplomatic relations between people of Malaysia and China.

“Bentong, which is famous for Musang King, was chosen as the venue to host this festival. This will elevate Bentong as a charming international eco-tourism spot,” said Liow, who is Bentong MP. Hunan TV is well-known for reality shows Where Are We Going, Dad? and Super Voice Girls.

Mango Entertainment deputy chief executive officer Wang Pingbo said Hunan Broadcasting System would reach out to its audience to promote the festival via various channels, including social media, radio and TV stations.

Besides durian and durian-related products, the two-day festival will also feature other tropical fruits and agro products, such as Bentong ginger.

Nirvana Asia Group is the title sponsor, YY Dynamic Resources Sdn Bhd is the gold sponsor while Mah Sing Group is the silver sponsor.

At the event, MCA’s Mbrace also signed a strategic partnership agreement with Mango Entertainment for cooperation on trade, tourism and culture for the next five years.

~News courtesy of The Star~


国会三读通过 明年起离境征收1令吉








Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Happy Deepavali!

Happy Deepavali!
தீபாவளி நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள்!


彭州大臣宣布刁曼岛获准建新机场 马来西亚彭亨州务大臣旺罗斯迪宣布,中央政府已批准在著名海岛刁曼岛建设新机场的计划。 他昨天在彭州政府官方面簿发表声明指出,中央政府与彭州政府经过数年讨论,终于达成协议,决定落实有关计划。 他说:“根据公共工程部的建议,刁曼岛机场将建...