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Govt to ensure e-hailing fares stay reasonable

Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook says his ministry will work closely with e-hailing operators and the Land Public Transport Agency to ensure fares don’t go up after July 12.

Taxi group plans protest rally against transport minister

Taxi drivers from all over Malaysia are expected to join the gathering outside the Prime Minister’s Department later this month.

Police accept govt’s decision on new tint ruling

Traffic enforcement director Azisman Alias says they respect the decision of the transport ministry to allow cars to tint their rear windshield and rear passenger seats as dark as they want.

End-of-Life Vehicle policy still under study, says deputy minister

Ong Kian Ming says the policy needs to be thought about carefully because it affects different people in different ways.

Cabbies give minister 2 weeks to meet them

They accuse Loke Siew Fook of trying to create mistrust between the government and taxi drivers.

Putrajaya won’t regulate peak season airfares

But it could consider floor and ceiling prices if interim measures fail to halt spiralling ticket prices.

Loke unfit to be transport minister, says taxi coalition

Gabungan Teksi Se-Malaysia accuses Loke Siew Fook of failing to resolve the issues between cabbies and Grab drivers.

More professionals to head port authorities, says transport minister

However, he says political appointees will remain in the mix and PM will decide who will be Penang Port Commission chairman.

LRT not the best option for Penang, says Loke

Transport Minister Anthony Loke says the ministry is proposing alternatives after a study finds LRT may not be the best bet for the state.

Airport checks to be more stringent, says Anthony Loke

Operating procedures at VIP lanes will be tightened and hand luggage checked more thoroughly, says transport minister, following allegations that millions in cash is being brought into the country.

No ceiling price for airfares, says transport minister

However, Anthony Loke says, to reduce airfares, a pilot project will be carried out to increase flights by at least 20% during three main festive seasons.

CALLme e-hailing app to be introduced at KLIA next month

CALLme will give passengers option to use airport taxis at fixed prices gazetted by government without any hidden charges such as toll payments.

AES: Govt will only repay RM555 mil to LTAT

Anthony Loke says transport ministry is not bound by the deal signed between the board and the previous government.

Sorry, I can’t accept these phones, Loke tells organiser

Transport Minister Anthony Loke says the Pakatan government is walking the talk in refusing gifts.

Tony: Yes to passenger service charge review for KLIA, klia2

AirAsia boss, in welcoming transport minister’s call, says the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 provide different facilities and, therefore, the charges should be different.

Loke cancels RM800,000 PR contract given by predecessor

He says the public relations company was hired to help the former transport minister write a weekly column in a newspaper, among others.

UK transport minister orders inquiry, compensation into train cancellations

Chris Grayling apologised to rail passengers and said that rail companies were not sufficiently prepared.

New minister Loke wants SPAD under transport ministry

SPAD is currently under the purview of the Prime Minister’s Department.

Cabinet nod for National Transport Safety Board

Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai says the board will act as an independent accident investigation body to probe accidents involving all modes of transport, including land, maritime and air.

Liow directs Miros to probe cause of Penang bus crash

Liow Tiong Lai says transport ministry will look into ways to ensure stricter enforcement of rules for drivers of factory buses.

Liow caught off guard by Bellew’s resignation

The transport minister, however, is confident Bellew’s departure will not affect the transformation plans of Malaysia Airlines.

Malaysian ports remain efficient, says Liow

Transport minister says the current inactivity in the ports are only a short-term ripple effect due to the move by Ocean Alliance to relocate operations to the Port of Singapore.

Families intent on justice 3 years after downing of MH17

Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai pleads for person guilty of striking down MH17 to step up and turn himself in to the authorities.

Liong Sik: I never received money from Mahathir while in MCA

Dr Ling Liong Sik says during his time as MCA president, the party had been capable of earning money and funding its own political activities.