Ferry commuters inconvenienced because of Rapid Ferry incompetence

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked by how Rapid Ferry is operated, without alerting the public of a schedule change to one-trip-an-hour from two-trips-an-hour previously. It grossly lacked foresight and planning, causing inconvenience to motorists and pedestrian commuters taking the ferry. We cannot comprehend how an entire fleet of six ferries between Penang …

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, …