There’s no doubt about it, MAVCOM must stay!

Once more there has been talk of abolishing the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM); but the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) feels that for the sake of upholding airline passengers’ rights MAVCOM must stay. Since the inception of MAVCOM there have been calls by certain parties in the aviation industry for the commission to be shutdown. …

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 …