“Licence” in the news

Example collocations

driving licence
granted a licence
licence fee
royal licence

Publications and example sentences

www.theage.com.au
The Age
· Andrews government waves through late-night CBD bar for 1000 drinkers  
The O’Brien Group has applied for a licence to serve alcohol to up to 957 patrons until 3am in a sprawling bar and live music venue at 56 Bourke Street, in the old haberdashery known as the Job Warehouse.  Copy example sentence
www.channelnewsasia.com
CNA
· Unlicensed company director gets jail after crowdfunding more than S$15 million for SMEs  
SINGAPORE: A company director was sentenced to eight months' jail on Wednesday (Jun 3) for crowdfunding more than S$15 million without a licence.  Copy example sentence
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CNA
· Man fined for abusing dog that was found malnourished and near death in a cage  
A second charge of keeping the dog at a fish farm without a licence was taken into consideration.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Stanley Ho: The ‘king of gambling’ who built Macau  
Known as the “King of Gambling”, Ho dominated gaming in the former Portuguese colony after winning a monopoly licence in 1961.  Copy example sentence
www.malaymail.com
Malay Mail
· Caught buying from unlicensed food truck, FT minister says not to focus on punishing those during Covid-19’s trying times  
He also tweeted a picture of himself at the stall and his reply that he was only encouraging the food vendor to continue her business without fear of reprisal as her licence can be sorted later, following social media outcry at what was perceived to be preferential treatment.  Copy example sentence
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The Age
· 'Dangerous': Around the world, police chokeholds are being scrutinised  
Police said the man was driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol and without a licence and that he resisted arrest and insulted officers.  Copy example sentence
www.malaymail.com
Malay Mail
· Kedah govt will follow fed govt’s lead on sale of alcoholic drinks, says MB  
The conditions to obtain the licence were already very tight and not easily obtained, he told reporters after chairing the state executive council meeting.  Copy example sentence
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CNA
· Landlords to give SME tenants more rental relief under proposed amendments to COVID-19 laws  
“This relief will apply where, due to COVID-19, the tenant is unable to vacate a non-residential property after the end of the lease or licence and before the expiry of the prescribed period i.e.  Copy example sentence
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The Age
· Coal miner investigated for pollution spill as it eyes expansion  
Nitrogen - likely sourced from the mine's sewage, but not identified as a pollutant in the mine's operating licence - were also triple the levels likely to spur excessive algae growth and harm river ecosystems, Dr Wright said.  Copy example sentence
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Malay Mail
· Perak mulls overhaul of booze sale regulations to curb drink driving  
IPOH, June 3 — The Perak government could restrict the hours when liquor may legally be sold as part of plans to reduce drink driving accidents, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.He said that the state government will review the policies related to the sale and public consumption of alcohol, in line with the the Ministry of Housing and Local Government’s decision in the matter.“We will see whether there is a need to freeze (the issuance of new licence) temporarily or just issue stricter SOPs with the cooperation from police,” he said after launching the POP Travel Cer Citer at his office at the State Secretariat Building here.On the proposal to completely ban alcohol sales, he said this required a comprehensive study as it could push consumers towards bootleg liquor, which could then cause health problems.The MB said it would be more effective to conduct awareness campaigns to educate the public about the dangers of driving under the influence as well as the importance of responsible consumption.“The state government is really upset with the recent accidents caused by drunk driving, which affect the lives of innocent people.“Maybe people have a lot of time now and they drink irresponsibly.  Copy example sentence