KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) and its affiliated associations have requested of the government to allow them time to comply with the amendments to the Employees’ Minimum Standards of Housing, Accommodations and Amenities Act 1990 (Act 446).
PETALING JAYA (April 6): The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has urged the construction industry to use drones or remote sensing devices to reduce the risk of accidents at work.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) hopes that the government can further improve the Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Act 2020 to offer more solid and permanent protection to construction industry players.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): The construction industry has urged the Government to allow a one-year grace period before enforcing the latest amendments to Act 446 or Workers' Minimum Standards for Housing and Amenities Act 1990.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has urged the Government to look into giving full subsidy on the cost of quarantining, Covid-19 screening and medically treating foreign workers.
The government has announced the extension of the “effective period of inability to perform contractual obligations” under the Covid Act to March 31, 2021, which covers sale and purchase agreements, lease contracts and credit sales contracts for those affected by Covid-19.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 19): Real Estate and Housing Developers Association Malaysia (Rehda) Malaysia president Datuk Soam Heng Choon believes that the political climate in the country will pose a big challenge to an economic recovery post Covid-19 pandemic.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 27): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) points out that the recent gazetted Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Diseases 2019 (Covid-19) Act did not address the key issues faced by contractors.