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New Government Lottery Act increased Legal Penalties for Wrong Doing Lottery Vendors

BANGKOK, May 24 (NNT) - The new Government Lottery Act has increased legal penalties for the sales of lottery tickets to buyers aged under 20 years or in schools.

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Casino Control (Conduct of Gaming) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 4 April 2019.
Date: 03 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 285; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Casino Operations to be legalized under New Gambling Law

Casinos will soon be able to legally operate in Myanmar after the 2018 Gambling Law is enacted in May, replacing the existing 1986 legislation.
Date: 31 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Myanmar Times

Remote Gambling (Exemption) (No. 3) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Health Promotion Board is exempted from Sections 11, 13, 15 and 17 of the Remote Gambling Act 2014, with regard to the promotion and the draw from 22 March 2019 to 31 March 2019, subject to compliance of certain conditions specified in the Schedule.
Date: 21 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 146; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Government considers Tax to protect Environment from Industrial Pollution

Industries that produce pollution may have to pay more taxes now that the government has embraced the National Green Growth Strategy.
Date: 10 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

PRRD signs Law Establishing Sarangani Sports Training Center

MANILA, Mar 3 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law a bill establishing a primary sports development and training center for the province of Sarangani.
Date: 03 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippines News Agency

Remote Gambling (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Singapore Sports Council is exempted from Sections 11, 13, 15 and 17 of the Remote Gambling Act 2014, with regard to the promotion and the draw from 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019, subject to compliance of certain conditions specified in the Schedule.
Date: 28 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 120; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Proposed "National Music Competitions For Young Artists Act" passed on Final Reading

The House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading with 185 votes, House Bill 8918 which seeks to designate the National Music Competitions For Young Artists (NAMCYA) as the National Youth Development Program for Music.
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives

PRRD signs Law creating Philippine Sports Training Center

MANILA, Feb 19 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed a law establishing a state-of-the-art and highly-scientific sports complex to be known as the Philippine Sports Training Center (PSTC).
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Remote Gambling (Exemption) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Singapore Sports Council is exempted from Sections 11, 13, 15 and 17 of the Remote Gambling Act 2014, with regard to the promotion and the draw from 1 February 2019 to 28 February 2019, subject to compliance of certain conditions specified in the Schedule.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 58; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

House ratifies Bicam Report on Proposed Creation of Philippine Sports Training Center

The House of Representatives ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the consolidation of House Bill 5615 and Senate Bill 1716, seeking to establish a modern and highly scientific sports complex to be known as the Philippine Sports Training Center.
Date: 13 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives

Betting (Singapore Totalisator Board - Exemption) (Amendment) Notification 2019

This Notification is deemed to have come into operation on 27 December 2010.
Date: 07 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 20; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Betting (Singapore Totalisator Board - Exemption) Notification 2019

This Notification comes into operation on 7 January 2019.
Date: 07 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 22; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Singapore Totalisator Board (Prescribed Lotteries, Betting and Gaming Activities) (Revocation) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 7 January 2019.
Date: 07 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 27; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Betting (Casino Operators - Exemption) (Amendment) Notification 2019

This Notification comes into operation on 3 January 2019.
Date: 02 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 4; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Court overturns Casino Closure Order

On October 5, the Cambodian Court of Appeal issued a ruling in favour of Somboon Sukcharoenkraisri overturning the decision of the Banteay Meanchey Court of First Instance which was obtained by Donaco International Limit ...

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Government considers Tax to protect Environment from Industrial Pollution

Industries that produce pollution may have to pay more taxes now that the government has embraced the National Green Growth Strategy.

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Censorship Board to cut LBGT Elements, Scenes from Films, Dramas

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) - Any elements or scenes deemed to be promoting inappropriate culture such as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) will be not be approved for public viewing, the Dewan Rakyat was ...

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Casino Operations to be legalized under New Gambling Law

Casinos will soon be able to legally operate in Myanmar after the 2018 Gambling Law is enacted in May, replacing the existing 1986 legislation.

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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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