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Nation 01 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malacca CM offers his handphone number for info on VCD pirates

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam has offered his mobile phone number to the public, appealing for information via short message service on those involved in the pirated VCD business.

Nation 05 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

All-out VCD swoop

A massive operation to wipe out the sale, production and manufacture of pirated and pornographic VCDs was launched simultaneously last night in several parts of the Klang Valley.

Nation 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tampered codes may help Government nab licensed optical disc makers

Several licensed optical disc manufacturers are being investigated for producing pirated and pornographic video compact discs (VCDs) in the on-going and unrelenting crackdown on piracy.

Nation 11 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

War on VCD pirates extended to Aug 31

The deadline of the second phase of the nationwide crackdown to wipe out pirated and pornographic CD, VCD and DVD traders has been extended to Aug 31, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said Tuesday.

Nation 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Optical discs to come under Price Control Act

VCDs, other optical discs and all computer software will be made controlled items in an effort to force music and movie industries to bring down the prices, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced Wednesday.

Nation 01 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Pirated software exported worldwide

Malaysia is the largest exporter of pirated entertainment software in the world, according to the 2005 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE) by the US Trade Representative's (USTR) office.

Community 13 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Operation to clean JB of social problems

Johor Baru authorities have rounded up prostitutes, transvestites, drug addicts, loiterers and illegal immigrants since I>Ops Sikap/Istarted in March.

Community 23 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Study to resolve problem of illegal firms

A study on illegal factories commissioned by the Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) has identified 614 such factories in the municipality.

Community 10 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

The illegal factory quandary

AS development continues to sweep through the municipality, the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) is faced with ever more problems of how to deal with illegal industries that provide jobs for so many locals.

Community 20 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

MBSA issues temporary licences

ABOUT 1,400 illegal factories in Shah Alam have been issued with temporary licences recently, mayor Ramli Mahmud said.