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Drastic drop in number of complaints on smoking in eateries

Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad says this could either be a positive trend or reflect a lack of motivation in people making a report.

Grace period for smoking ban at eateries extended by 6 months

The 'education period' will end on Dec 31 of this year, says health ministry.

Eateries can continue using LPG tanks meant for home use

Deputy Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Chong Chieng Jen says this was done to prevent food prices from increasing.

Sarawak to implement smoking ban on March 1

The authorities will not compound any offender for the first six months as this period will be used to educate them on the ban.

5 gastronomic treasures along Datuk Sulaiman in TTDI

The cluster of eateries along Lorong Datuk Sulaiman are not only elegant but serve hearty and tasty food as well.

Najib: Are you saying they can only smoke in middle of...

Former prime minister says the rights of those who are not ready to quit smoking must also be respected.

Stop misleading customers by displaying Quranic verses, food premises without halal...

Complaints have been received that this is meant to mislead or confuse consumers, especially Muslims.

Ban on lighting up at eateries won’t work, say smokers

They point to the failures of previous public service announcements, saying smokers will only stop smoking if they decide to do so of their own accord.

No smoking ban: 4 eateries in Perlis receive warning notices

Health department says 'No Smoking' signs were not of correct size.

Hardcore smokers defy ban on lighting up at eateries

Others say ban may result in them smoking less.

No smoking ban in Sabah yet but patrons reluctant to light...

Conflicting statements from government leaders cause patrons to refrain from smoking.

Over 5,000 officers ready to enforce smoking ban, says health ministry

Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye says no additional funding required to monitor the smoking ban when it takes effect on Jan 1.

6 months of warnings before smokers punished for violating ban, says...

The government admits it will have problems in enforcing the nationwide ban.

10-foot smoking rule ‘a silly idea’, eateries tell government

Eateries associations suggest that the government instead categorise restaurants as smoking or non-smoking to give consumers the option to choose.

Putrajaya stands firm on smoking ban despite protest from restaurant owners

Consumer groups voice support for the ban, urging the government not to compromise on the matter.

SST threshold for restaurants pushed to RM1.5 million

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says this is to take into account feedback from restaurants and eateries which were unhappy with the initial RM500,000 threshold.

What’s more important in food: flavour or filth?

Restaurants and hawker stalls with questionable hygiene are nothing new, but this needs to change.

Foreign worker rules give eatery owners indigestion

Under immigration laws, foreign workers are only allowed to be cooks, but the challenge is finding locals to wait on tables, say associations.

Nonsense, says Indian Muslim body to closing mamak shops at midnight

The Malaysian Indian Muslim Congress says 24-hour eateries not only provide food but also other services, such as helping prevent khalwat and being a place for students to discuss assignments.

Special town to come up in Kuching within 6 months

RM20 million will be spent to transform an old 10ha PWD warehouse into a vibrant hub, dedicated to young entrepreneurs, eateries and sports activities.

RM200k fine for any Ramadan buffet without halal cert

Jakim warns that the use of any Islamic object, symbol or phrase implying the food is halal by premises without halal certification is a violation of the Trade Descriptions (Definition of Halal) Order 2011.

8 eateries found displaying incorrectly printed Quranic verses

Selangor Islamic Religious Department (JAIS) says these displays were ordered to be brought down in checks in Shah Alam..