Reforms and oversight on co-operative loans are long overdue

We refer to the Malaysia Co-operative Societies Commission’s (SKM) statement on 10 June 2019 that it will investigate allegations of certain co-operatives being involved in a syndicated loan scam, and in falsifying payslips for civil servants and employees of government-linked companies. The loan scam, which allegedly involves the Malaysian National Co-operative Movement (ANGKASA) and various individual co-operatives, is gaining traction and is currently being investigated, …

Car dealers should share vehicle repair technology with independent car workshops

Malaysian car owners are in a dilemma. They are unable to send their cars with computerised engines anywhere to repair except at designated authorised service centres. It becomes a monopoly and independent workshops are unable to compete. Moreover, car owners are unable to seek a ‘second opinion’ or choose a repairer of his choice. In …

Car dealers should share vehicle repair technology with independent car workshops

Malaysian car owners are in a dilemma. They are unable to send their cars with computerised engines anywhere to repair except at designated authorised service centres. It becomes a monopoly and independent workshops are unable to compete. Moreover, car owners are unable to seek a ‘second opinion’ or choose a repairer of his choice. In …