Cabotage policy a good move for nation

THE Social and Economic Research Initiative (Seri) welcomes the recent decision by the Malaysian Cabinet to reinstate the cabotage policy exemption for non Malaysian vessels to conduct undersea cable repairs (“Cabinet has decided to reinstate cabotage policy exemption for undersea cable repairs”, The Star, March 1; online at

The announcement made on Friday by Transport Minister Anthony Loke marks a significant stride towards enhancing foreign investment in the data centre industry.

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