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Supreme Courts of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia bolster Cooperation

The supreme courts of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed to strengthen bonds in the combat against criminals and the settlement of trans-border civil cases.
Date: 16 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Cambodia Daily

Indonesia, Vietnam commemorate 63 Year of Bilateral Relations

Jakarta, Dec 16 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Vietnam are commemorating 63 years of bilateral relations through fashion diplomacy at the 2018 International Fashion Fair in Vietnam, as stated in a statement from the Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi received by ANTARA here Sunday.
Date: 16 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

ASEAN launches Safe Migration Campaign

Jakarta, Dec 12 (ANTARA News) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has launched a safe migration campaign to increase public awareness of the advantages of employing migrant workers.
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Vietnam, Laos boost Judicial Cooperation

Hanoi, Dec 10 (VNA) - Vietnamese Minister of Justice Le Thanh Long and his Lao counterpart Xaysi Santivong agreed to work closely together to launch a bilateral cooperation programme for 2019, during their talks in Hanoi on December 10.
Date: 10 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vietnam News Agency

Vietnam, Cambodia PMs attend Business Forum

Vietnam and Cambodia could make their two-way trade value at US$7-8 billion by 2020 as they have established sound cooperation across sectors and their governments have regularly taken measures to remove difficulties for businesses, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.
Date: 07 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Cambodia Daily

Cambodia, Laos set to boost Bilateral Trade

Cambodia and Laos have pledged to boost trade and investment across their border, while trade volume between the two countries last year was just over $27 million, according to the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce.
Date: 07 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Phnom Penh Post

ASEAN to create Joint Regulation on OTT Company

Ubud, Bali,  Dec 7 (ANTARA News) - The 2018 ASEAN Telecommunication and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) taking place in Ubud, Bali on December 3-6 has agreed on several issues. One of which is how ASEAN acts to over-the-top (OTT) companies.
Date: 07 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Need for effective framework in ASEAN to fight Cybercrimes - Gobind

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 6 (Bernama) - Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has stressed the need to set up an effective framework at the ASEAN level which can act as a body capable of taking action should there be threats or cybercrimes that transcend the borders of a country.
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Indonesia wants joint ASEAN Cybersecurity Regulation

Ubud, Bali, Dec 6 (ANTARA News) - Communication and Informatics Minister Rudiantara assessed that ASEAN cybersecurity was among important issues to be discussed at the Telecommunications and Information Technology Senior Officials Meeting (TELSOM) and ASEAN Telecommunications and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN).
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesian hosts ASEAN Telecommunication Ministerial Meeting

Ubud, Bali, Dec 6 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia is hosting the 19th Telecommunications and Information Technology Senior Officials Meeting (TELSOM) and the 18th ASEAN Telecommunication and Information Technology Ministers Meeting (TELMIN) in Ubud, Bali.
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Cabinet reviews Draft Statement on Third Thailand-Laos Cabinet Retreat

BANGKOK, Dec 5 (NNT) - The Thai cabinet has endorsed a draft statement for the 3rd Joint Cabinet Retreat between Thailand and the Lao PDR to be held next week.
Date: 05 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

PCOO, Other Agencies recognized for 2017 ASEAN hosting

MANILA, Dec 4 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday recognized the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) and other agencies and officials for their contribution to the successful chairmanship of the Philippines for Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in 2017.
Date: 03 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Philippine News Agency

PH Ambassador to Vietnam proposes improving Research on Harmonization of Legal Systems of ASEAN Countries

HANOI, Nov 23 - In his message at the 45th anniversary celebration of the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies in Hanoi on 14 November 2018, Ambassador to Vietnam Noel Servigon proposed that there should be more efforts to harmonize the legal systems of the Southeast Asian countries in order to ensure more efficient economic interaction in the reg ...
Date: 23 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Department of Foreign Affairs

ASEAN urged to promote Self Reliance to cope with Challenges

HÀ NỘI, Dec 1 - Over the past five decades since its foundation, ASEAN has made contributions to shaping peace, stability for development and promoting co-operation in the region.
Date: 01 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Viet Nam News

Asean and South Korea discuss Investment

SEOUL, Nov 29 (VIETNAM NEWS/ANN) - The sixth Asean Connectivity Forum, the only forum on investment in Asean countries, opened on Tuesday in Seoul, South Korea.
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Phnom Penh Post

ASEAN Labour Ministers' Meeting adopts Three Resolutions - Kula Segaran

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 (Bernama) - The 25th ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Meeting which concluded today adopted three resolutions - the Declaration on Promoting Green Jobs for Equity, Inclusive Growth of the ASEAN Community and the main agenda of the ASEAN Labour Sector’s deliberations for 2018-2020.
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Vietnam attends workshop on ASEAN in Algeria

ALGIERS, Nov 28 (VNA) - Vietnamese Ambassador to Algeria Pham Quoc Tru has highlighted the importance of joining ASEAN to the socio-economic development of Vietnam, as well as the country’s role in ASEAN at present at a workshop in Algiers on November 27.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Vietnam News Agency

Indonesia encourages Respect for Democracy, Human Rights in ASEAN

JAKARTA, Nov 28 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government continues to encourage the promotion of democracy and human rights in the Southeast Asian region, Foreign Ministry Director General of ASEAN Cooperation, Jose Tavares, said in Jakarta on Tuesday.
Date: 28 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesia seeks to build Asean-China Mutual Trust in Negotiation

JAKARTA, Nov 28 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government seeks to build mutual trust between ASEAN and China to encourage progress in the Code of Conduct (CoC) negotiations in the South China Sea dispute region.
Date: 23 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

ASEAN Committee in Rome delivers Talk on ASEAN at Scuola di Politche

ROME Nov 23 - The ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR), in cooperation with the Scuola di Politiche (SdP) and the Italy-ASEAN Association, held the first ASEAN Ambassadors’ Talk with the students and alumni of SdP on 15 November 2018.
Date: 23 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Department of Foreign Affairs

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Appeal Court hears Case of Couple sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment

The Appeal Court heard on Monday, the case of a couple sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for the murder of a woman in June 2016.

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Union leaders Set to Appeal

All six union leaders convicted for their roles in the 2013 Veng Sreng Boulevard protests plan to bring their case to the Appeal Court, spurred on by Prime Minister Hun Sen’s assertion that three of the six men were not involved in the violent protests.

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DSI holds Cyber Crime Seminar, proposes Cyber Security Bill

BANGKOK, Dec 18 (NNT) - Thailand's Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has organized a seminar on cyber security, while proposing a national cyber security bill.

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Min of Labor's five NY Gifts

BANGKOK, Dec 17 (NNT) - The Ministry of Labor has introduced five measures in support of employers and employees alike, calling them New Year’s gifts to the people.

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SC to decide on Bangsamoro Law's Constitutionality

MANILA, Dec 18 (PNA) - Malacañang said Tuesday it will let the Supreme Court (SC) decide on the constitutionality of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) after a group of framers of the 1987 Constitution asked the high court to declare it unconstitutional and void.

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Organizations appeal against Withdrawal of Trade Favour by the EU

In a joint statement released yesterday, businesses and trade unions appealed against the withdrawal of the European Union’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) currently enjoyed by Myanmar.

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Laos, Luxembourg review Rule of Law and Legal Education Programmes

Government officials met with representatives of the Luxembourg government in Vientiane yesterday to review the progress of the LAO-031-Legal Teaching and Training and Promotion of the Rule of Law Concept project and make plans for the year ahead.

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Najib's Legal Team' fail to get Letter of Appointment of Lead Prosecutor

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 18 (Bernama) - The defence team in former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd case has failed to get the letter of authorisation (fiat) on the appointment of lead prosecutor Datuk Sulaiman Abdullah after the High Court here today ruled that there was no legal requirement for the prosecution to do so.

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SMEs are ‘Engine of Economy’

The Ministry of Commerce declared on Saturday that it will solve market issues hindering the development of Cambodia’s Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME). But the announcement was met with scepticism by business owners in the Kingdom.

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Land Bank, TFBL ink Deal on Loan Program for Rebel Surrenderers

MANILA, Dec 17 (PNA) - In line with the ongoing efforts to reintegrate former rebels (FRs) and their families to mainstream society, Task Force Balik-Loob (TFBL) and Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) last Dec. 13 for the facilitation of loans to the former as part of the government's Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP).

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Prosecution to apply to Transfer Case of Businessman who offered Bribe to Tengku Adnan to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 (Bernama) - The prosecution in the case of a businessman charged with giving bribe of RM1 million to former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor will file an application to transfer the case, which is at the Sessions Court, to the High Court here.

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Seminar talks Human Rights Promotion

Hanoi, Dec 14 (VNA) - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document in the history of human rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, remains relevant today, heard a seminar in Hanoi on December 14.

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International Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Asset Recovery discussed

Hanoi, Dec 13 (VNA) - International judicial cooperation in criminal asset recovery was the main topic of a workshop held in Hanoi on December 13.

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Supreme Courts of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia bolster Cooperation

The supreme courts of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed to strengthen bonds in the combat against criminals and the settlement of trans-border civil cases.

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Indonesia, Vietnam commemorate 63 Year of Bilateral Relations

Jakarta, Dec 16 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Vietnam are commemorating 63 years of bilateral relations through fashion diplomacy at the 2018 International Fashion Fair in Vietnam, as stated in a statement from the Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi received by ANTARA here Sunday.

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Complaint against New Chief Justice to be reviewed

The Yangon regional parliament will review a complaint against new Yangon Chief Justice U Hla Aye, whose nomination was confirmed on Wednesday, a regional lawmaker said.

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Police Officer in Court to answer Charges on Unnatural Sex

KANGAR, Dec 13 (Bernama) - A senior police officer with the rank of Superintendent today was charged in the Sessions Court here for two counts of molestation and two charges of unnatural sex against two women, last year.

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Pushing SMEs, enhancing Bank's Role, Main Goal of New SME Bank CEO

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 (Bernama) - Pushing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to strive further and to enhance SME Bank Malaysia Bhd ’s role in providing financial assistance to targeted SMEs is the main goal of its newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer Aria Putera Ismail.

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