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National Assembly adopts Law on Architecture

Hanoi, Jun 13 (VNA) - With 88.64 percent of approval votes, the National Assembly passed the Law on Architecture at its ongoing seventh session in Hanoi on June 13.

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BWN v BWO

Building and Construction Law - Building and construction related contracts - Guarantees and bonds; Credit and Security - Performance bond

Date: 12 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 94; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Ch’ng Ghee Weng and Another v Lee Khoon Eng T/A Prestige Construction

Date: 09 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Sivil No. P-02(NCVC)(W)-1264-07/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

PRRD signs Law creating Human Settlements and Urban Department

MANILA, Feb 19 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed a law creating the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD).
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Government announces ‘Project Bank’ to get Myanmar Building

The government has announced the launch of an online “project bank” which will change the way infrastructure programmes are planned, determined and funded.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Myanmar Times

Bill modernizing Century-Old Warehouse Receipts Law approved

The House Committee on Trade and Industry chaired by Rep. Ferjenel Biron (4th District, Iloilo) recently approved an amended substitute bill which seeks to establish a legal framework to facilitate trade and commerce by strengthening and modernizing the Warehouse Receipts Law of the Philippines.
Date: 25 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Lift, Escalator and Building Maintenance) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 15 January 2019.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 875; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Control (Amendment) Act 2012 (Saving Provision for Temporary Buildings) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 806; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 808; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Maintenance (Strata Management) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 784; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Composition of Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 783; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Small Management Corporations - Exemption) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 781; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Strata Units) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 782; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment (Amendment) Act 2018

This Act seeks to amend the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act.
Date: 12 November 2018; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 42; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Senate Bill seeks to address Urban Poor's Housing Needs

MANILA, Oct 31 (PNA) - Senator "JV" Ejercito has filed a bill seeking the creation of a National Commission for the Urban Poor, an agency that will act as the focal facilitator in addressing socialized housing problems.
Date: 31 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Government announces ‘Project Bank’ to get Myanmar Building

The government has announced the launch of an online “project bank” which will change the way infrastructure programmes are planned, determined and funded.

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Thailand imposes Strict Ban on Imports of Cassava Blocks

BANGKOK, June 3 (NNT) - The Thai government is putting a strict ban on the imports of cassava blocks after reports of mosaic virus spread in Cambodia.

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Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 (Bernama) - Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.

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New Competition Commission already under Fire

Myanmar’s professed commitment to competition reform has come under fire after the government packed the new Competition Commission with bureaucrats serving under a minister.

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NA Deputies give Opinions on Revised Labour Code

Hanoi, Jun 12 (VNA) - The revised Labour Code will the focus during the sitting of lawmakers on June 12 in the ongoing 7th session of the 14th National Assembly.

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Ability to pay Taxes Online a Boon for Vietnam’s Import-Export Businesses

Hanoi, Jun 6 (VNS/VNA) - Around 99 percent of import and export tax payments in Ho Chi Minh City are made online, according to the customs department.

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OWWA joins Urban Poor Caravan

MANILA, Jun 8 (PNA) - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will be joining the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) caravan to inform the public of its programs on overseas employment.

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Palace declares June 24 Holiday in Manila

MANILA, Jun 6 (PNA) - Malacañang has declared June 24 as a special, non-working holiday in the City of Manila in celebration of its 448th founding anniversary.

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Legal Profession faces inherent Risks not Exclusive to NUPL

MANILA, Jun6 (PNA) - A state lawyer of the Office of the Solicitor General said Thursday the legal profession faces "inherent risks not exclusive to the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL)".

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DOJ forms Panel to probe Jacky Co Case

MANILA, Jun 6 (PNA) - A prosecution panel has been assigned for the preliminary investigation on the complaints filed against alleged Chinese drug lord Jacky Co and others implicated in the smuggling of PHP1.8 billion worth of illegal drugs into the country.

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Myanmar still short of Judges, says Supreme Court

The number of judges in the country is just two thirds of the number required, according the 2018 annual report of the Union Supreme Court.

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RCI on Judicial Misconduct is what People Want - Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 5 (Bernama) - The government agreed to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct because this is what the people want, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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CJ stresses Importance of beefing up Legal Education

MANILA, Jun 3 (PNA) - Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin emphasized the commitment of his administration to leave no stone unturned in reforming the country's legal education system.

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Double Pay for Workers on June 5

MANILA, Jun 3 (PNA) - Private sector workers, who will report to duty on Wednesday, June 5, will be paid twice their regular daily wages, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Monday.

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Complaints via Whatsapp: RTD issues More than 200 Notices

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 (Bernama) - More than 200 notices have been issued by the Road Transport Department (RTD) as result of consumer complaints via the Whatsapp application during the three days enforcement operation, in conjunction with Adilfitri, which began on May 29.

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Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0

KOTA BHARU, Jun 2 (Bernama) - The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers.

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Vietnam attends ASEAN Plus Three, EAS SOMs

Bangkok, May 30 (VNA) - Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, who is head of the country’s SOM ASEAN, attended the ASEAN Plus Three SOM and East Asia Summit (EAS) SOM, which were held within the framework of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) in Bangkok on May 30.

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JBC sets Public Interviews for SC Aspirants

MANILA, May 31 (PNA) - The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has released the schedule of the public panel interview of hopefuls vying for a Supreme Court (SC) post, to be vacated by Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo who will compulsorily retire on July 29.

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Mohd Roze Shaari is New Intelligence/Operations Deputy Director

KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) - Bukit Aman's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has a new Intelligence/Operations deputy director.

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Give Mandatory Counselling, Community Service Sessions to Road Bullies - MCPF

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has suggested that compulsory counselling and community service sessions be meted out to individuals detained for dangerous driving and road rage.

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