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Dewan Rakyat approves Motion on Mahathir's Speech at UNGA

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The Dewan Rakyat today approved a motion to make the address of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly as the basis of Malaysia’s foreign policy. Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, when winding up debate on the motion, explained that it had been planned to have Dr Mahathir’s speech at UNGA in New York on Sept 28 to be debated in Parliament before being adopted as the basis of the foreign policy.

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Bill amending Corporation Code hurdles Second Reading at House

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency
MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) - A bill seeking to amend the 38-year-old Corporation Code of the Philippines has hurdled second reading at the House of Representatives.

Dewan Rakyat approves MoF motion

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The Dewan Rakyat today approved a motion tabled by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to allow the government to transfer RM23.5 billion as Malaysian Government Investment Issues (MGII).

Abolishment of Death Sentence for All Offences - Liew

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - Abolishment of the mandatory death sentence will be for all offences, despite objections from various quarters, including families of murder victims, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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Molester gets longer Jail Term, Caning after Appeal

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch
A yoga instructor who repeatedly molested his student had his jail sentence increased from nine months to a year and was also given three strokes of the cane yesterday after the High Court allowed an appeal by the prosecution.

Ex-NegOcc Mayor faces Jail Term for Security of Tenure Violation

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency
MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) - A former mayor of Cadiz City, Negros Occidental is facing a five-year jail term for violation of the law on security of tenure in connection with his failure to reinstate several city hall employees in 1999.

DOJ mulls Precautionary HDO vs Seven Cops linked to Drugs

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency
MANILA, Oct 15 - The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Sunday said it will seek the issuance of a precautionary hold departure order (PHDO) against the five active and two dismissed police officials tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte as involved in illegal drug activities.

Two Indonesians jailed Nine Months for possessing Contraband Cigarettes

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - Two Indonesian retail shop assistants were sentenced to nine months' jail each by the Magistrate's Court here today for possessing 192,840 sticks of contraband cigarettes of various brands last week.

Two Men jailed for helping Members of Organized Criminal Group to enter Malaysia

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - Two Malaysian men were sentenced to three years’ jail each by the High Court here today for helping members of an organised criminal group, ‘Latino Dago Gang’ to enter the country two years ago.

Better and Easier Intellectual Property Protection in Malaysia from Next Year

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - Malaysian companies and international entities will see easier filing of Intellectual Property (IP) ownership and better protection of IP rights when the country accedes to the Madrid Protocol next year, said Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Chong Chieng Jen.

Man sentenced to Death for killing Woman in Confinement

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
SHAH ALAM, Oct 15 (Bernama) - A security guard was sentenced to death by the High Court here today after he was found guilty of murdering a woman in confinement, three years ago.

Parliament: Tax incentive for Industrial Estates not taken up - Guan Eng

Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The government has provided 100 per cent income tax exemption for five years to companies that undertake activities that are qualified in industrial estates, but it was not taken up, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

House approves Bill on Expanded Anti-sexual Harassment

Date: 10 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives
The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on second reading House Bill 8244 or the proposed “Expanded Anti-Sexual Harassment Act,” which aims to expand the definition of sexual harassment, strengthen the mechanisms to monitor compliance with policies against sexual harassment in the workplace and in educational and training insti ...

Committee approves Bill renaming Clark International Airport as Diosdado Macapagal International Airport

Date: 10 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives
The House Committee on Transportation chaired by Rep. Cesar Sarmiento (Lone District, Catanduanes) on Wednesday approved House Bills 8289 and 2274, both seeking to rename the Clark International Airport in Angeles City, Pampanga as Diosdado Macapagal International Airport.

Tharman tweaks MAS Prohibition Orders upon Appeal

Date: 11 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch
Orders barring two men from doing some kinds of financial work were tweaked upon appeal to Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, minister in charge of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), said the regulator on Wednesday.

Bill Promoting Positive, Non-violent Discipline for Children Hurdles 2nd Reading

Date: 11 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives
Spanking and other physical forms of punishment may soon be a thing of the past, as the House of Representatives on Wednesday approved on second reading a bill promoting positive and non-violent discipline of children.

House Approves PhilHealth Coverage of PWDs

Date: 11 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives
The House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading a measure which seeks to provide Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) access to health care.

House panel opens deliberations on SGMA bill creating centralized home financing program

Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives
Low-cost socialized housing may be right around the corner as the House Committee on Urban Housing and Development chaired by Rep. Alfredo Benitez (3rd District, Negros Occidental) began on Wednesday its deliberations on a bill seeking to establish a unified housing and urban development fund and a centralized home financing program.

House approves Anti-Game Fixing Bill

Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives
The House of Representatives this week approved on second reading House Bill 8204 which seeks to redefine the crime of game-fixing and prescribe stiffer penalties.

Daughter of Hour Glass Founders jailed

Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch
The daughter of founders of The Hour Glass watch retailer was sentenced to jail for 22 months by the District Judge for repeatedly abusing drugs.

EC permits Online Campaigning

Date: 14 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand
BANGKOK, Oct 14 (NNT) - Secretary-General of the Election Commission (EC) Pol.Col.Gen.Charungwit Phumma has confirmed that political parties can campaign on social media but they must not defame other people. He said the EC is finding appropriate methods for displaying campaign banners.

NLA keen to enact Important Laws before Term ends

Date: 14 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand
BANGKOK, Oct 14 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is asking the administration to submit all pending bills for deliberation before its term in office comes to an end.

EC clarifies New Election Law to Press Members

Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand
BANGKOK, Oct 12 (NNT) - The Election Commission (EC) has clarified the new election law to press members.

House pushes Incentives for Award-Winning Filmmakers

Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency
MANILA, Oct 12 (PNA) - A measure seeking to grant incentives to Filipino filmmakers, who have received honors in notable international film festivals, has hurdled second reading at the House of Representatives.

Sentence reduced for Man convicted of 623 Sexual Offences against Daughter

Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) - "Deep in your heart, you alone know what happened and only you can tell the pain your child had suffered. So do repent," Judge Datuk Azman Abdullah told a man who had pleaded guilty to sodomising, raping and sexually abusing his biological daughter.

Couple plead Guilty to stealing Auxiliary Cop's Wallet

Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
PETALING JAYA, Oct 12 (Bernama) - A couple pleaded guilty at the Magistrate's Court here, today, to a charge of stealing a wallet belonging to an auxiliary policeman, early this month.

Court dismisses PH's Petition, BN retains Jasin Seat

Date: 12 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) - Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate in the 14th General Election (GE14) Datuk Seri Ahmad Hamzah retained his Jasin seat after the High Court here dismissed the election petition by Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan today.

Two Friends jailed 13 Months for breaking into Boutique

Date: 11 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
PETALING JAYA, Oct 11 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to 13 months’ jail each by the Magistrate’s Court here today for breaking into a boutique and possession of stolen items.

Lorry Driver caught driving against Traffic Flow fined RM10,200

Date: 11 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
SHAH ALAM, Oct 11 (Bernama) - A lorry driver who drove against traffic flow, resulting in an accident at the North South (PLUS) Expressway was fined by RM10,200, in default 102 days jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today for various traffic offences committed in Shah Alam since 2008.
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Dewan Rakyat approves MoF motion

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The Dewan Rakyat today approved a motion tabled by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to allow the government to transfer RM23.5 billion as Malaysian Government Investment Issues (MGII).

House panel opens deliberations on SGMA bill creating centralized home financing program Cabinet approves Special Budget to help Sugar Cane Growers Former Investment Banker Sentenced to Six Months Jail and Fined RM 1 Million for Insider Trading more

House recommits Draft Federal Charter

MANILA, Oct 10 (PNA) - The House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon recommitted Resolution of Both Houses No. 15 (RBH 15), or the draft federal charter, to amend the transitory provision that skips over the Vice P ...

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) v Kerajaan Negeri Sarawak Dr Mahathir to pursue Appeal over Appointment of Former Top Judges Government to amend Article 1(2) of Federal Constitution to restore Status of Sabah, Sarawak more

Bill on Mining Fiscal Regime hurdles Second Reading at House

MANILA, Oct 10 (PNA) - The House of Representatives on Wednesday night approved on second reading a measure seeking to establish a fiscal regime for the mining industry.

Barter System in Sabah to start on January 1 - Mohd Shafie Government endorses Draft Sugarcane and Sugar Act Retailers hit with Liquor Import Ban more

Bill amending Corporation Code hurdles Second Reading at House

MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) - A bill seeking to amend the 38-year-old Corporation Code of the Philippines has hurdled second reading at the House of Representatives.

Ng Chong Wee v Ng Chong Geng & Sons Sdn Bhd Low Boon Eng and 2 Others v Teo Kiong Huat and 3 Others, and Another Appeal Re Swiber Holdings Ltd more

Molester gets longer Jail Term, Caning after Appeal

A yoga instructor who repeatedly molested his student had his jail sentence increased from nine months to a year and was also given three strokes of the cane yesterday after the High Court allowed an appeal by the prosec ...

Ex-NegOcc Mayor faces Jail Term for Security of Tenure Violation DOJ mulls Precautionary HDO vs Seven Cops linked to Drugs Two Indonesians jailed Nine Months for possessing Contraband Cigarettes more

House approves Bill on Expanded Anti-sexual Harassment

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on second reading House Bill 8244 or the proposed “Expanded Anti-Sexual Harassment Act,” which aims to expand the definition of sexual harassment, strengthen t ...

Helen Mujan Ngau v Konsortium Jaya Sdn Bhd Mohd Khaliff Bin Abd Aziz v Sunway Biz Hotel Sdn Bhd Five Customs Personnel dismissed for Failing DOF Lifestyle Check more

House approves Disaster Resilience Department Bill

MANILA, Oct 1 (PNA) - The House of Representatives on Monday approved on third and final reading a measure creating the Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR).

Central Provident Fund (Public Sector Employees) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 Government enacts Tougher Forest Law Protected Places (No. 9) Order 2018 more

Court reverses Mum's Move to change Child's Name, Race

A mother's move to change the name, surname and Eurasian race of her 10-year-old daughter - who is under the joint custody of a guardian - has been overturned by a district judge.

UMM v UML Senate approves Anti-Catcalling Bill 'Kept Man' must still pay Ex-wife, Judge rules more

Better and Easier Intellectual Property Protection in Malaysia from Next Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - Malaysian companies and international entities will see easier filing of Intellectual Property (IP) ownership and better protection of IP rights when the country accedes to the Madrid Pro ...

Laws to protect Intellectual Property, encourage Business in the Works Court orders 'Maxxoil' Trade Mark eliminated Apparel Shop Owner fined RM25,000, for having 1,000 Imitation Jerseys more

The “Long Bright”

Admiralty and Shipping - Practice and procedure of action in rem - Judicial sale of vessel - sale pendente lite; Admiralty and Shipping - Practice and procedure of action in rem - Release

Government to urgently issue Policies on Maritime Resource Protection and Conservation MARINA implements Policies compliant with Maritime Safety Audit Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (Seletar Airport) (Amendment) Notification 2018 more

Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) (No. 3) Notification 2018

This is to notify that sections 2, 4, 19, 22, 23, 24 and 26 to 29 of the Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2018 come into operation on 1 October 2018.

Re BSL Muhammad Yassein Bin Zuliskandar v Kerajaan Malaysia and 3 Others Law Society of Singapore v Wong Sin Yee more

Senate passes Bill creating Department of Human Settlements

MANILA, Oct 8 (PNA)  The Senate on Monday passed on third and final reading a proposed measure that would create the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development.

Developers (Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Bill Estate Agents (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 Tahps Group Berhad v Pentadbir Tanah Daerah Raub more

Parliament: Tax incentive for Industrial Estates not taken up - Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The government has provided 100 per cent income tax exemption for five years to companies that undertake activities that are qualified in industrial estates, but it was not taken up, said ...

Duterte to announce Oil Excise Tax Hike Suspension Government has no Plans to abolish Tourism Tax Boss of Interior Design Firm to pay Penalty of more than $400,000 for under-declaring Income more

Digital Government Act approved by Cabinet

BANGKOK, Oct 2 (NNT) - The cabinet approved the Digital Government Act which will upgrade the government's work in the course of becoming a digital one, said Government Spokesman Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd.

Final Public Hearing organized on Draft Law on Promotion of Journalistic Ethics Proposed Amendment to Communications and Multimedia Act would see higher Penalties - Gobind Comply with CCTVs Ordinance, QCPD reminds Business Owners more

Abolishment of Death Sentence for All Offences - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) - Abolishment of the mandatory death sentence will be for all offences, despite objections from various quarters, including families of murder victims, said Minister in the Prime Minister's ...

Dewan Rakyat approves Motion on Mahathir's Speech at UNGA Committee approves Bill renaming Clark International Airport as Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Tharman tweaks MAS Prohibition Orders upon Appeal more

IMF-WB - Indonesia to use OECD Recommendations to set up Policies

Nusa Dua, Bali, Oct 14 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia will use a recommendation on tourism development from the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation Development) as one of the references in setting up policies.

Indonesia, Japan sign MoC on Law and Human Right Indonesia, New Zealand to continue to improve Economic Cooperation Constitutional Court holds Second International Symposium in Yogyakarta more

Taxes, Fees temporarily cut in Governments Flood Recovery Plan

The government has agreed to cut various taxes and fees in flood-stricken areas in order to promote greater production during the coming dry-season to compensate damage by this year’s devastating floods.

Central Bank Governor gets New Legal Backing Commerce Ministry postpones New Business Registration System Automated Payment of Land Tax to start Next Year more

Deterrent Punishment must be imposed if Death Sentence to be abolished - AADK

BANGI, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) urged the government to decide on appropriate punishment for drug offences, if the mandatory death sentence to be abolished, says its director-general Datuk ...

Two Indonesians jailed Nine Months for possessing Contraband Cigarettes Dewan Rakyat approves MoF motion Abolishment of Death Sentence for All Offences - Liew more

Legal and Criminal Experts to study Rakhine Probe Findings

A group of legal, forensic and criminal investigation experts will analyse the information gathered by the independent commission of enquiry on northern Rakhine State, a member of the commission said.

Laws to protect Intellectual Property, encourage Business in the Works Logistics Zone, Transport Jetty to be built under Public-Private Partnership Retailers hit with Liquor Import Ban more

Ex-NegOcc Mayor faces Jail Term for Security of Tenure Violation

MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) - A former mayor of Cadiz City, Negros Occidental is facing a five-year jail term for violation of the law on security of tenure in connection with his failure to reinstate several city hall employee ...

Duterte will ‘definitely’ Order Oil Excise Tax Suspension Bill amending Corporation Code hurdles Second Reading at House DOJ mulls Precautionary HDO vs Seven Cops linked to Drugs more

Molester gets longer Jail Term, Caning after Appeal

A yoga instructor who repeatedly molested his student had his jail sentence increased from nine months to a year and was also given three strokes of the cane yesterday after the High Court allowed an appeal by the prosec ...

IPOS Assistant Chief Executive speaks at INTA Asia-Pacific Conference Singapore and Indonesia sign Bilateral Investment Treaty to promote Stronger Economic Ties Tharman tweaks MAS Prohibition Orders upon Appeal more

EC permits Online Campaigning

BANGKOK, Oct 14 (NNT) - Secretary-General of the Election Commission (EC) Pol.Col.Gen.Charungwit Phumma has confirmed that political parties can campaign on social media but they must not defame other people. He said the ...

NLA keen to enact Important Laws before Term ends Thai Lawmakers pass NESDB Act in Third Reading EC clarifies New Election Law to Press Members more
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Duterte will ‘definitely’ Order Oil Excise Tax Suspension

MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) - Malacañang on Monday confirmed that President Rodrigo R. Duterte will soon order the temporary suspension of the second tranche of excise tax on fuel, but has yet to decide whether it will heed a senator's suggestion to suspend it "now or sooner."

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Indonesia's proposal on Tuna Labeling approved by Asean Ministers

Jakarta, Oct 15 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s proposal on the ASEAN Tuna Eco-Labeling (ATEL) policy has been approved and endorsed at the ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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IMF-WB - Indonesia to use OECD Recommendations to set up Policies

Nusa Dua, Bali, Oct 14 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia will use a recommendation on tourism development from the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation Development) as one of the references in setting up policies.

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Deterrent Punishment must be imposed if Death Sentence to be abolished - AADK

BANGI, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) urged the government to decide on appropriate punishment for drug offences, if the mandatory death sentence to be abolished, says its director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah.

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Parliament building declared Smoke-Free Zone

PUTRAJAYA Oct 15 - Smoking-designated corners inside the Parliament building have been declared as smoke-free zones, effective today, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

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Launch of Professional Mobility Framework, Social and Sustainability Bond Standards

The ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF) met in Singapore and launched two key initiatives to drive a more connected and sustainable ASEAN capital market. These initiatives complement the measures introduced by the ACMF on collective investment schemes, corporate governance, disclosure standards and capacity building.

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IPOS Assistant Chief Executive speaks at INTA Asia-Pacific Conference

Assistant Chief Executive Mr Ng Kok Wan spoke at the International Trademark Association (INTA) Asia-Pacific Conference 2018, which took place on 11 Oct in Sydney, Australia.

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Total Abolition of the Death Penalty - The Right Time to Do the Right Thing, says Bar

The Malaysian Bar has wholeheartedly welcomed the decision of the Malaysian Cabinet to totally abolish the death penalty in Malaysia. "We commend the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law), Datuk Liew Vui Keong, for making the announcement on 10 October 2018, which coincided with the 16th World Day Against the Death Penalty. We look forward to seeing the legislation being tabled and passed by both houses of Parliament in the Parliamentary session that begins on 15 October", said the President of the Malaysian Bar, Mr. George Varughese.

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Singapore and Indonesia sign Bilateral Investment Treaty to promote Stronger Economic Ties

Singapore and Indonesia signed an Agreement on the Promotion and Protection of Investments, also known as the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), at the Singapore-Indonesia Leaders’ Retreat in Bali, Indonesia, today. Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing, who is attending the Leaders’ Retreat as part of the Singapore delegation, signed the agreement with Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi. The signing was witnessed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

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New EODB Law to impact 2020 doing Business Survey

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Rowel S. Barba said on 10 October that the new Ease of Doing Business (EODB) Act can significantly affect the country’s rankings in the upcoming 2020 Doing Business (DB) Survey if government agencies strictly implement the law.

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SC advocates Sustainable Investing at InvestSmart Fest 2018

InvestSmart® Fest 2018, an investor education initiative by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), was officiated by Yang Berhormat Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre today.

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Singapore needs to regain Edge in Legal Tech, says Chief Justice

Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon has urged the Singapore Academy of Law to strive to get the legal profession to step up in the area of legal technology, and help the country regain its status as the world leader.

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EC clarifies New Election Law to Press Members

BANGKOK, Oct 12 (NNT) - The Election Commission (EC) has clarified the new election law to press members.

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NLA approves Committee to vet Election Commission Candidates

BANGKOK, Oct 12 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has approved the establishment of a committee to vet the two Election Commission candidates.

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369,148 Ordinance Violators apprehended in Metro Manila: NCRPO

MANILA, Oct 12 (PNA) - Close to 370,000 persons in Metro Manila were apprehended for violation of local ordinances since June this year.

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Indonesia, Japan sign MoC on Law and Human Right

Jakarta, Oct 14 (ANTARA News) - The governments of Indonesia and Japan have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in Law and Human Right, the Indonesian embassy in Tokyo said in a statement received here on Saturday.

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Indonesia, Thailand Ombudsmen sign Memorandum of Understanding

Jakarta, Oct 13 (ANTARA News) - The Chairman of Ombudsman Commission of the Republic of Indonesia, Prof. Amzulian Rifai, and the Chairman of the Royal Thai Ombudsman signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between the Indonesian Ombudsman and the Royal Thai Ombudsman in Bangkok, Thailand, on Oct 10.

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ASEAN Secretariat seeks to improve Engagement with Private Sector

Jakarta, Oct 12 (ANTARA News) - The ASEAN Secretariat held the First ASEAN Economic Community Dialogue recently to seek a more proactive two-way communication with the private sector on matters related to the ASEAN Economic Community.

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