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

These Regulations come into operation on 4 April 2019.

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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.
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

Casino Control (Casino Layout) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 3 January 2019.
Date: 02 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 5; 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 ...

Pool Betting Act 1967 Amendment to Sports Development Act will safeguard Interests of Participants Entertainment Outlets Operating Hours studied more

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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NLA organizes Seminar on Online Football Gambling Prevention

BANGKOK, Nov 2 (NNT) - The Committee on Social, Children, Youth, Women, the Elderly, the Disabled and the Underprivileged of Thailand's National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has held a seminar on online football gambling t ...

AMLO expands Enforcement of Anti-Money Laundering Act Anti-Gambling Messages will be screened during World Cup 2018 more

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Palace suspends Government Work for Holy Week Exodus

MANILA, Apr 17 (PNA) - Malacañang suspended work on Wednesday (April 17), 12 noon onwards, to allow government employees to travel to their respective regions in time for the observance of Maundy Thursday (April 18) and Good Friday (April 19).

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JBC asks Applicant to comment on Gadon Opposition

MANILA, Apr 16 (PNA) - The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has asked an applicant for a vacancy in the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) to comment on an opposition to her appointment filed last month by senatorial candidate and lawyer, Lorenzo "Larry" Gadon.

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PCC approves Ayala-PHINMA Energy Deal

MANILA, Apr 15 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the acquisition of the majority stake in PHINMA Energy by Ayala Corporation’s power branch, AC Energy.

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8,254 Workers Re-employed after getting Assistance from ESO

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 16 (Bernama) - A total of 8,254 unemployed workers have been re-employed after receiving assistance from the employment service officers (ESOs) since the Re-Employment Placement Programme for Employment Insurance System (EIS) commenced in August 2018.

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Two Indonesians fined RM100,000 for Possessing Illicit Cigarettes

KLANG, Apr 16 (Bernama) - Two Indonesian retail shop workers were fined RM100,000 by the Magistrate Court here today after pleading guilty to possessing 854 packs of illegal cigarettes of various brands valued at RM1,668.56.

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"Go to the Mosque, get Closer to God," Judge advises Robber

IPOH, Apr 16 (Bernama) - "Go to the mosque, get closer to God, be a good person and stop taking drugs," Sessions Court judge Azman Abu Hassan told a palm oil fruit collector.

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Fake News Bill: Law Society refutes Online Flak over Alleged Silence

Law Society president Gregory Vijayendran said that the organization will share their views over the draft Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act privately with policymakers, and has refuted online flak about its so-called "deafening silence".

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SC suspends Work in Courts for Holy Week

MANILA, Apr 15 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday announced its modified work schedule for the Holy Week, starting with a half-day work on Wednesday.

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Fourth 'Justice Zone' opens in Pampanga

MANILA, Apr 13 (PNA) - The fourth Justice Zone in the country has been formally opened in Angeles, Pampanga by the Justice Sector Coordinating Council (JSCC).

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Indonesia Industrial Summit to be held on April 15-16

Jakarta, April 13 (ANTARA) - The Industry Ministry will organize the 2019 Indonesia Industrial Summit (IIS) themed "Implementation of Making Indonesia 4.0 Toward Top Ten Global Economies", in ICE BSD, Tangerang, Banten Province, on April 15 and 16.

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200 Lawyers gather in Kuala Lumpur for TerraLex

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 13 (Bernama) - A total of 200 lawyers from 50 countries have gathered here for the TerraLex Global Meeting to discuss a wide variety of legal and economic issues impacting Malaysia.

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Chief Justice pens Touching Farewell to Colleagues

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 13 (Bernama) - "All I ask from you is to protect the judiciary no matter what others may say," said Tan Sri Richard Malanjum in his farewell message to the judges, officers and employees of the judiciary upon his retirement yesterday.

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Chief Justice Richard Malanjum retires

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retires today after serving 27 years in the judiciary.

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SC launches New Public-Friendly Website

BAGUIO CITY, Apr 11 (PNA) - Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Thursday launched the High Court's new and improved website, which includes a court locator directory for lower courts and an e-library of the tribunal's decisions and resolutions.

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Appointment of Suhakam Commissioner for Children to be announced this Month

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 11 (Bernama) - The Legal Affairs Division in the Prime Minister's Department is expected to announce the appointment of a Suhakam (Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) commissioner for the portfolio of children this month.

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Proposed Amendment to Constitution not done in haste - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today brushed off claims that the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution was done in haste, saying the MPs from Sabah and Sarawak were given ample time to deliberate the matter.

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Re-tabling of Amendment Bill depends on Needs - Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 10 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said re-tabling of the bill to amend the Federal Constitution to give Sabah and Sarawak equal status with Peninsular Malaysia, which failed to get two-thirds majority support in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday, would depend on needs.

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Hearing of Najib's Appeal to disqualify Gopal Sri Ram as Prosecutor Rescheduled to April 23

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 10 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal has rescheduled to April 23 to hear Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's appeal against a High Court's dismissal of his application to disqualify former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram from leading the prosecution team in his 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) cases.

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