Thank you MATTA for responding

Thank you MATTA for replying to my posting on the MATTA Travel Fair, in HERE.  Whilst I appreciate that all exhibitors are licenced by the Ministry of Tourism and also registered with SSM. Unfortunately, we still hear about travel agents absconded with big sum of monies collected from their customers for tour charges and/or flight tickets. Continue reading “Thank you MATTA for responding”

MATTA: Profits from travel fair come with responsibilities

On 04-03-2011 MATTA president, Yg Bhg Datuk Khalid Harun told the Star that “consumers can purchase tickets at the MATTA fair without any worry of falling prey to any fly-by-night scams“, in HERE.  I believed that he was responding to my posting of 28-02-2011, in HERE. He also said that all participants at the MATTA fair are vetted. During last September MATTA fair there was an unlicenced agent participated.  If what Datuk Khalid said was true,  why MATTA did not detect the unlicenced travel agent during the travel fair last year.  This fact was a clear proof that MATTA did not scrutinise the legal or financial status of the participants in the travel fair. Continue reading “MATTA: Profits from travel fair come with responsibilities”


Another MATTA Travel Fair March 11 – 13 as advertised in the national newspapers.   I am told that there will be many goodies in the MATTA Travel Fair.  However, there are many Malaysians who will also suffer from the “fly by night” tour agents/operators, who will cease operation few months after they have collected full payment for the tours and flight tickets.  The victims of such scams are not protected at all. Continue reading “BEWARE OF MATTA FAIR!”

Soalan-soalan untuk sesi Parlimen 07 March 2011

Soalan-Soalan Untuk Jawapan Lisan

1. Tuan Wee Choo Keong [Wangsa Maju] minta Menteri Dalam Negeri menyatakan bahawa memandangkan peningkatan ketara kes-kes jenayah di negara ini, apakah tindakan yang telah diambil oleh Kementerian untuk meningkatkan kadar nisbah anggota polis/rakyat kepada seorang pegawai polis dengan 400 rakyat dan apakah tindakan-tindakan yang telah diambil oleh pasukan polis dalam mengurangkan kadar jenayah khususnya di kawasan Wangsa Maju.

Tuan Wee Choo Keong [Wangsa Maju] ask the Minister of Home Affairs to state that in the light of the appalling increase crime rate in the country, what actions have been taken by the Ministry to increase the police/citizen ratio of 1 police officer to 400 citizen and what actions have been taken by the police force to reduce the crime rate generally and in particular in Wangsa Maju? Continue reading “Soalan-soalan untuk sesi Parlimen 07 March 2011”