This morning, I read with amusement this news item from Malaysia:
Melaka RTD to collect RM1.5m for ‘MCA’ licence plates
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 28 – The tender results for car licence plates bearing registration numbers from MCA 1 to MCA 9999 will be put up for public viewing at the Melaka Road Transport Department (RTD) starting tomorrow.
The Transport Ministry in a statement today, said the results would also be made available at the department’s website at www.jpj.gov.my.
A total of 965 tender applications for the MCA car licence plates were received between November 24 and December 15.
“MCA 1 received the highest bid price of RM300,100, followed by MCA 2 at RM101,000 and MCA 8 at RM88,168,” the statement said.