Case Spotlight: Fired for Facebook Comments

Case Spotlight: Fired for Facebook Comments

Should an employee be held accountable for postings made on their personal Facebook account? The recent Industrial Court case of Roslan Ayob v Parkroyal Penang Resort & Ors [Award No. 444 of 2018, 27 February 2018] deals with this issue. Brief Facts The employee...
What is an Annulment of Marriage?

What is an Annulment of Marriage?

An annulment, like a divorce results in the end of a marriage. However, unlike a divorce, an annulment makes the marriage null and void and that results in the marriage having never existed. Annulments can be a relief for someone who was placed in a situation where...
Tourism Tax: Hotels, Airbnb and Me?

Tourism Tax: Hotels, Airbnb and Me?

Effective 1 September 2017, foreign nationals who stay at an accommodation premise in Malaysia are subject to a tourism tax of RM10 per room per night. Malaysians and permanent residents of Malaysia are exempted from paying the tourism tax. While it seems like the...