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Nazri: RapidKL is a problem for other bus operators

TRANSIT was disappointed to read today of the comments by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Abdul Aziz, made after a discussion and walkabout with second Finance Minister Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah and Federal Territories Minister Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin. Note 1: For your information, TRANSIT did send a representative to the discussion […]

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CVLB hotline, SMS scrapped

This information was in the newspaper today and elicited a laugh from the people at TRANSIT. CVLB hotline, SMS scrapped PUTRAJAYA: The Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board’s complaint system via its hotline 1800-88-9600 and SMS 39900 has been scrapped, said chairman Datuk Markiman Kobiran. However, he said the public could still send their complaints to aduanlpkp@mecd.gov.my […]

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30 days for CVLB to deliver – Nazri is in charge

TRANSIT also noted this article in the Malay Mail which gives details on who the CVLB will be reporting to in the Prime Minister’s Department – Nazri Abdul Aziz. It appears that Nazri is wasting no time in requesting answers from the CVLB. When will he request the resignation of Markiman Kobiran, the hapless director […]

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Express bus rams into car, killing mom and children

Just as we at TRANSIT finished another posting about the problems within the express bus industry, this news story caught our attention. Express bus rams into car, killing mom and children 16 April 2009 BATU PAHAT: A mother and her two young children were burnt to death after an express bus rammed into their car […]

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Ashfar: centralize public transport – planning, records and enforcement

MECD and CVLB In the wake of the dissolution of the MECD and movement of the CVLB, some people may ask, ‘why was the commercial vehicles licensing board part of the Ministry of Entrepreneur and Cooperatives Development (MECD)?’ The answer is simple – The purpose of the MECD is to create entrepreneurship opportunities for Malaysians […]

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CVLB and SPAD under EPU in PMD

Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Najib Razak disclosed yesterday that the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board (CVLB) will be placed under the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) in the Prime Minister’s Department (PMD). In addition, the National Land Transport Commission (SPAD) will also be placed under the EPU in the PMD. CVLB to come under Prime Minister’s Department“Similarly, […]

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last gasps of the CVLB?

After the recent embarrassing admission of failure by the director of the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board to improve taxi services, one has to wonder if the CVLB has finally outlived its usefulness. In the real world, a division that cannot do its job is restructured. An employee that cannot do their job is fired. The […]

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30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses

30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses – http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2009/1/23/nation/3093617&sec=nation > The Entrepreneur and Coopera­tive Development Ministry has agreed to a 30% increase in fares for express and short-trip buses, Berita Harian reported. A source told the newspaper that the request by bus operators was approved at a meeting between 200 public transport representatives […]