General & Misc Headlines

Rudi Hardi v Ny Nyoman Yanti Dharmayanti

Date: 12 October 2016; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 2235 K/Pdt/2016; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Gerson Leo DKK v Johan Julius Tuy DKK

Date: 31 October 2016; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 2234 K/Pdt/2016; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Moh Kasim Pandedjori v Paulina Sebo (Isteri Alm Payung) DKK

Date: 15 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1414 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Appointment of Members and Alternate Members of the Malaysian Rubber Board

This is to Notify the appointment of the persons named in the Schedule as Members and Alternate Members of the Board.
Date: 12 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 12 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Appointment of Director General of the Malaysian Rubber Board

The appointment of Dr. Zairossani bin Mohd Nor as the Director General of the Board takes effect from 1 November 2017.
Date: 12 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 13 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 2) Notification 2018

The Minister for Home Affairs exempts Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd from the provisions of the Common Gaming Houses Act from 13 January to 25 December 2018, subject to the conditions specified in the Schedule.
Date: 12 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 22; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Requisition of Resources Order 2018

The Minister for Defence makes this Order to state that the provisions of Part III of the Requisition of Resources Act come into and remain in operation on 13 January 2018.
Date: 12 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 21; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Evie Husna v Pemerintah RI Cq Kepala Bpn Cq Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kota Administrasi Jakarta Selatan DKK

Date: 15 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1413 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Imam Mustofa v Abdul Manan

Date: 16 August 2016; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1318 K/Pdt/2016; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

PT Intitacon Lestari DKK v PT Duta Jakarta Sejahtera DKK

Date: 16 August 2016; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1320 K/Pdt/2016; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

H Herdian SH v Dra Hj Sulastriningsih DK

Date: 11 July 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1324 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Yetty Sulastri DK v Maria Margaretha Endang Srikayah DK

Date: 21 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1329 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Tourism Industry (Amendment) Act 2018

An Act to amend the Tourism Industry Act 1992.
Date: 10 January 2018; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1562 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Suharsono v Andi Wijaya DKK

Date: 21 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1330 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Zaenal Afendi v Thomas Laxholm

Date: 15 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1415 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Kejaksaan Agung Republik Indonesia cq Kejaksaan Tinggi Dki Jakarta cq Kejaksaan Negeri Jakarta Selatan DK v Kusnandar DKK

Date: 27 July 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1440 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board (Conformity Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations are come into operation on 15 January 2018.
Date: 11 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 15; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

H Fatahillah Chan v Komari Ramadhoni binti Abu Kosim DKK

Date: 15 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1377 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Kariati DK v Yeni Utami

Date: 21 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1361 K/Pdt/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

DSWD simplifies Accreditation Process of CSOs as Beneficiaries of Projects, Programs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently amended the “Guidelines on the Accreditation of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) as Beneficiaries of DSWD Projects and/or Programs” to further simplify the process of accreditation and address various policy issues raised during the implementation of the old guidelines, ...
Date: 09 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Department of Social Welfare and Development

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CCCS clears Proposed Merger between Essilor and Luxottica

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) has issued a clearance decision on the proposed merger between Essilor International (Compagnie Generale d’Optique) S.A (“Essilor”) and Luxottica Group, S.p.A. (“Luxottica”) (collectively “Parties”). CCCS has concluded that the merger, if carried into effect, will not infringe the section 54 prohibition of the Competition Act (Cap. 50B).

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House and Senate successfully hold “Sports Dual Meet 2018”

The House of Representatives and the Senate on Thursday successfully held their second congressional sports invitational tournament dubbed “Sports Dual Meet 2018” at the House Sports Complex in Batasan Hills, Quezon City.

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President Joko Widodo to attend ASEAN Summit in Singapore

Jakarta Apr 20 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo will attend the the 32nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore on April 27-28, 2018.

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Police probes Facebook over Data Privacy Violation

Jakarta, Apr 19 (ANTARA News) - The National Police is currently investigating third-party applications on Facebook that have allegedly violated the data privacy of users, an official stated here on Thursday.

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Lawyer claims Trial to CBT of more than RM100,000

GEORGE TOWN, Apr 20 (Bernama) - A lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to criminal breach of trust involving more than RM100,000.

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IRBM confirms having issued Letters to International Schools

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 19 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) today confirmed that it had recently issued letters to the management of several international schools, here.

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Role of In-house Lawyers must evolve, says Judge

In an event that unveiled a study of local general counsel by the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association and global law firm CMS, Judge of Appeal Steven Chong has given in-house counsel several pointers on what they need to do in their evolving role.

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Passenger-Facing Cameras: encrypt Recordings and restrict Access

The new rule that allows the cab and private-hire car drivers to install infacing cameras should not threaten the passenger privacy according to customer feedback.

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Cabinet confirms Appointment of New Permanent Secretary of Finance

BANGKOK, Apr 18 (NNT) - The Cabinet has officially confirmed the appointment of the new Permanent Secretary of the Finance Ministry.

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Thailand preparing to host 12th ASEAN Skills Competition

BANGKOK, Apr 18 (NNT) - Thailand is making preparations to host the 12th ASEAN Skills Competition, the objective of which is to urge adolescents and workers in the region to be enthusiastic about developing their skills in line with new technology.

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Government pardons nearly 8500 Prisoners, including Student Activists’ Killer

The Presidential Office announced on Tuesday that 8541 prisoners, including 51 foreigners, were released from prisons across the country.

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Tax Exemption on Mega Projects given since 1980s - Customs DG

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 19 (Bernama) - Tax exemptions have been awarded to several large projects owned by the Government since the 1980s, and the issue of waiving the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for procurement of materials and services related to the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project should not be played up, said Customs Director-General Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy.

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GST Compliance good, says Customs Department

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 18 (Bernama) - The Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliance in Malaysia is good even though there is still a need to continue to promote tax education.

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Illegal OFWs in Kuwait have until Thursday to avail of Amnesty Program

KUWAIT, Apr 18 (PNA) - Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Villa has announced that the Kuwaiti Department of Immigration under the Ministry of Interior has officially declared Thursday (April 19) as the last day for Filipinos to file their application for the amnesty program set to expire on April 22.

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Indonesia, Vietnam discuss Cooperation in Fisheries and Maritime Affairs

Jakarta Apr 18 (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi discussed cooperation in maritime affairs and fisheries with her Vietnamese counterpart, Pham Bihn Mihn, during the third joint commission meeting between the two countries.

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