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Top 5 At 5: Pothole Payout Sets Precedent?

Salim Bashir, Lawyer & Former President, Malaysian Bar

30-Apr-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: Pothole Payout Sets Precedent?

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5. The Education Ministry is currently exploring solutions to reduce congestion and ultimately improve the quality of education for students in 86 high-density schools across the country.

4. A suggestion to give unlicensed old folk's homes a grace period of two years to comply with regulations has come up amidst a case of abuse at an unlicensed home in Kedah. Chai Sen Tyng, Senior Research Officer from MYAgeing at UPM comments on the prevalence of the issue, and whether the suggestion can bring about improvements.

3. QSR Brands Holdings, which owns and operates the KFC fast food franchise in the country, has purportedly suspended 108 outlets nationwide. Lawyer, Leow Ho Eng, shares his thoughts on what happens to affected employees.

2. Bersatu activist Chegubard was charged under the Sedition Act for a Facebook post regarding the rumoured Forest City casino. Zaid Malek, Director of Lawyers For Liberty adds to the discussion.

1. Our top story! A motorcyclist has been granted RM721,000 for damages to his motorcycle and injuries sustained, after his bike hit a pothole three years ago. We take a deep dive into the legalities of the case with lawyer, Salim Bashir.

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Produced by: Alia Zefri, Sudais Ferhard

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan

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