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Task force has lot of ‘spade work’ to do, says ex-Suhakam...

Mah Weng Kwai says several witnesses did not have their statements recorded during the Suhakam inquiry into the disappearances of Pastor Koh and Amri and the new task force needs to seek them out.

Adakah kerajaan akan laksanakan kod etika berpakaian?

Bekas CEO Malaysia Airlines menjangkakan ia tidak akan berlaku.

Abolish tourism tax, budget hotels say it again

Budget hotel associations say the government has not approached them for discussions on the tax, and that foreign tourist arrivals have taken a hit from the RM10 fee.

Budget hotels seek exemption from tourism tax

Profits have dropped by 20% since the tax was introduced, says association president.

Cukai pelancongan halang kemajuan industri, kata persatuan hotel

MAH mengemukakan cadangan pemansuhan cukai itu kepada Majlis Penasihat Kerajaan.

Hotel tudung ban now extends to cleaners, kitchen workers, says group

Wafiq says nothing has changed in a 5-star hotel since the tudung ban controversy last November.

MCA, Gerakan to showcase unity at joint assembly

Leaders of both parties say the event is also to express their commitment to jointly prepare for GE14.

Malaysians urged to take stand against divisive elements

MCA president Liow Tiong Lai, in his Christmas Day message, says it is a time for sincerity, kindness, forgiveness and urges Malaysians to sow seeds of harmony and acceptance.

HR ministry: International hotels under probe over ‘tudung ban’

Labour Department deputy DG says 7 hotels in Putrajaya first on the line, with more hotels to be visited soon in Kedah, Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

Noh Omar: Withdraw licences of hotels banning hijab for staff

The minister says prohibiting Muslim staff from wearing the hijab contradicts the federal constitution.

Nazri: Irresponsible to bar hotel staff from wearing headscarves

Minister says such a prohibition is discrimination and cannot be accepted, especially in a Muslim-majority country like Malaysia.

Wear your tudung, no problem, says Penang hotel body

Penang chapter says no hotels in the state bar their staff from wearing the hijab.

Puteri Umno: Headscarf ban for hotel frontline jobs unfair

Its head, Mas Ermieyati Samsudin, says people have freedom to practise their religion, as enshrined in the constitution.

Sarawak hoteliers cry foul over additional costs of tourism tax

It says hoteliers will have to spend at least RM5,000 to upgrade their accounting systems, which had only recently been upgraded at a cost of RM20,000.

Homeless mom and son return to live at McD’s

Kechara volunteer finds the pair at McDonald's again after they disappeared from the hotel room he put them up in about two weeks ago.

Emulate Paris to control Airbnb, say hotels

They says regulating Airbnb accommodation providers, like what a Paris council has done, will provide a level playing field for all in the industry.

Tourism tax: How do BN MPs sleep at night, asks Warisan

Parti Warisan Sabah says tourism tax is akin to pouring sand in Sabah's rice bowl, as tourism is a billion-ringgit industry there.

Tourism tax: Hoteliers seek talks with Putrajaya

Industry players say the tax was pushed through without proper consultation and many things are unclear.

Cukai hotel baharu jejas minat pelancong, kata persatuan hotel

Pelancong akan kurang berbelanja dan tinggal tidak lama, kata ketua persatuan hotel di Pulau Pinang berhubung RUU Cukai Pelancongan 2017 yang diluluskan dengan undian suara majoriti Dewan Rakyat pagi tadi.

‘New hotel tax will turn off holidaymakers’

People will spend less and not stay as long, says hotel association chief in Penang on newly-passed Tourism Tax bill.

Hotels cannot stop raids by religious authorities, says spokesman

Hotel association president says hotel security will follow raiding party but no information on guests or rooms will be provided before or after a raid.

Hotel benarkan pihak berkuasa agama jalankan operasi khalwat

Bagaimanapun, pegawai perlu menyasarkan bilik spesifik, tidak boleh mengetuk dari pintu ke pintu, dan maklumat peribadi tetamu termasuk nombor bilik tidak boleh didedahkan.

BN meeting on Hadi’s controversial shariah bill put off

BN parties will now have more time to discuss the bill before the matter is brought to Prime Minister Najib Razak and his deputy, says Gerakan.

Hotel association: Buffets offer variety, not gluttony

It rubbishes call by Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) chief to ban buffets during Ramadan.