Taylor’s University terminates services of bus operator for using its logo without permission


  • Nation
  • Friday, 18 Sep 2015

PETALING JAYA: Taylor’s University has terminated the services of a bus operator which used vehicles bearing the university’s logo to ferry passengers to the recent Himpunan Rakyat Bersatu rally.

“In view of this situation, the management has reviewed the contract with the bus operator and has decided to terminate it, in accordance to the terms and conditions of the contract, effective today,” the university said in a statement posted on it Facebook page on Friday.

The university said the two-month termination notice, which takes immediate effect, was done in with the contract of service with the third-party bus company.

“Wawasan Sutera bus services will continue to run according to the agreed schedule without disruption of services until 16 November 2015,” it stated, adding that this would ensure that the decision to terminate the contract does not inconvenience students and staff who rely on the shuttle service.

A new bus operator will commence services on Nov 17.

The university reiterated its stand that it did not authorise the service of the bus to ferry rally-goers nor ferry students to the protest.

Photographs of the bus, operated by Wawasan Sutera, were posted on a news portal on the day of the rally, drawing flak from netizens who said it implied that Taylor’s students were involved in the rally.  

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