Labuan traders want FT Ministry to look into their woes

KOTA KINABALU: The Federal Territories Ministry should review how the Labuan Corporation operates, Labuan Chinese Chamber of Commerce president Datuk Wong Kii Yii has urged.

He said it was high time Labuan Corporation upgraded its services for the benefit of traders.

Wong argued that in this day and age, it should have already introduced the use of online services, but instead it still relied on manual methods for business owners to renew their licences, forcing them to wait in long queues to have their applications processed.

As such, he urged the Federal Territories Ministry to review and upgrade Labuan Corporation’s system and services.

Wong said he also hopes that Labuan Corporation would relax certain requirements for people who want to set up a new business.

He noted that traders were already facing reduced business activity on the island as well as the loss of the duty-free cigarette business, while Indah Water Service was going to increase its charges.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 18
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Did you find this article insightful?


67% readers found this article insightful

Next In Nation

Sg Buloh ramming incident: Duo to be charged on Friday (March 5)
MACC investigating officer: Ahmad Zahid received two cheques worth RM6mil
Zahid slams Takiyuddin's 'refusal' to reconvene Parliament
Bersatu: Umno's decision to cut ties will have a major impact on any future cooperation
Retired cop shares experience of apprehending Botak Chin, Bentong Kali
Trader fined RM3,000 for molesting ex-lover
Sabah to allow more Covid-19-negative Malaysians to enter state
Sources: Bersatu to wait for Barisan’s stand on cooperation
Umno will not postpone party polls, says Nazri
Covid-19 clusters in nursing homes have claimed nine lives, says Health DG

Stories You'll Enjoy