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Bogor to issue Fines of RP50 Million for littering

Cibinong, Jun 11 (ANTARA) - The local government of Bogor district in West Java will impose a fine of 50 million Rupiah and a maximum imprisonment of three months for people convicted of littering.
Date: 11 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Judge awards One-Year Imprisonment to Ahmad Dhani for Defamation

Surabaya, East Java, Jun 11 (ANTARA) - A judiciary panel, led by R. Anton Widyopriono, awarded year-long imprisonment to Indonesian rock singer, song writer, and arranger Ahmad Dhani during a trial on a defamation case at the Surabaya District Court here, Tuesday.
Date: 11 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Court fines Meth Trafficker RP1 Billion, hands 11-Year Prison Term

Denpasar, Bali, May 30 (ANTARA) - The Denpasar District Court in Bali Province imposed a 11-year prison term against I Putu Adi Sastrawan on Tuesday for trafficking 63.58 grams of crystal meth and 94 ecstasy pills.
Date: 29 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Constitutional Court received 333 Electoral Dispute-Related Cases

Jakarta, May 25 (ANTARA) - The Constitutional Court (MK) confirmed that until Saturday at 9.00 WIB, it had received 333 registrants for applications over disputes related to election results for the House of Representatives (DPR), Regional House of Representatives (DPRD), and the Regional Representatives Council (DPD).
Date: 25 May 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

House rejects Four Candidates for Chief Justice

Jakarta, May 22 (ANTARA) - The House of Representatives (DPR) Commission III rejected four candidates proposed by the Judicial Commission for chief justice during a plenary session held in Jakarta on Tuesday.
Date: 22 May 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Constitutional Court Ready to accept Election Dispute Cases

Jakarta, May 21 (ANTARA) - The Constitutional Court (MK) is ready to accept cases dealing with disputes regarding the 2019 presidential and legislative elections, following the General Election Commission (KPU) announcing the presidential election results on Monday night (May 20).
Date: 21 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

House calls for Special Law on Oil Palm

Jakarta, Apr 14 (ANTARA) - A member of the House of Representatives' Commission on Economic Affairs, Firman Subagyo, said that oil palm has been designated as a national strategic commodity so it must be protected through a special law. He believes, if Indonesia already has a special law that regulates and protects oil palm, it is difficult fo ...
Date: 14 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

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.
Date: 13 April 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesia to file Lawsuit over Palm Oil in European Court

Jakarta, Apr 8 (ANTARA) - Indonesia will file a lawsuit with the European Court, if the Delegated Regulation Supplementing Directive of the EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED) II, which will impact palm oil, is finally approved by the EU parliament.
Date: 08 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

MK to decide Judicial Review on Election Law

Jakarta, Mar 28 (ANTARA) - The Constitutional Court (MK) will make its verdict on the judicial review of several articles in Law No. 7 of 2017 on general elections, that stipulates electronic identity cards (KTP-el) as among key requirements to cast votes in the 2019 election.
Date: 28 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Law and Human Rights, Religion Offices Collaborate to serve Community

Jayapura, Papua, Mar 27 (ANTARA) - The Papua Regional Office (Kanwil) of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights (Kemenkum HAM) is collaborating with the Religious Affairs Office of Nabire District to serve the community.
Date: 27 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

ASEAN aims at creating Future Digitally-Skilled Youths

Jakarta, Mar 14 (ANTARA) - Seven ASEAN member states, through the ASEAN Digital Innovation Programme initiated by the ASEAN Foundation in collaboration with Microsoft, aim to create digitally-skilled youths prepared to tackle challenges of the digital workspace in future.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

"Super Deductible Tax" Incentives to be completed in March: Mulyani

Jakarta, Feb 20 (ANTARA News) - Finance Minister Sri Mulyani said that fiscal incentives in the form of tax cuts to industries that undertake vocational education and training activities as well as for building research and development centers (RnD) in Indonesia are targeted to be completed in March 2019.
Date: 20 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Judge rejects Exception of Musician Ahmad Dhani

Surabaya, E Java, Feb 19 (ANTARA News) - Surabaya District Court's Chief of the Judge Panel R. Anton Widyopriono rejected an exception put forward by prominent musician Ahmad Dhani's lawyer and decided to proceed with witness examination in an alleged defamation case.
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Legislator receives Two-Month Sentence for using State Car for Campaign

Sleman, Yogyakarta, Feb 4 (ANTARA News) - The Sleman district court, Monday, sentenced Vice Chairman of the Gunung Kidul District Legislative Council (DPRD) Ngadiyono to two months' imprisonment, with a four-month probation period, for using a state car for a legislative campaign.
Date: 04 February 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

President Jokowi signs Decree on National Wayang Puppet Day

Jakarta, Dec 31 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has signed Presidential Decree No. 30 of 2018 on National Wayang Puppet Day.
Date: 31 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia has Strong Belief in International Law: Ambassador

Jakarta, Dec 19 (ANTARA News) - Dutch Ambassador to Indonesia, Rob Swartbol, stated that Indonesia, Australia, and The Netherlands are middle powers with a strong belief in the rule of the international law from a geo-political perspective.
Date: 19 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

President discusses Pesantren Bill with Aceh Ulemas

Banda Aceh, Aceh, Dec 14 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with several ulemas and chiefs of Islamic boarding schools (Pesantren) across Aceh Province on Friday to discuss a Pesantren bill.
Date: 14 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Supreme Court suspends Judge over alleged Graft Case

Jakarta, Dec 8 (ANTARA News) - The Supreme Court has decided to temporarily suspend a Semarang district court judge after the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) named him a suspect in a graft case.
Date: 08 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Law and Regulations need Periodical Evaluation: Expert

Jakarta, Nov 3 (ANTARA News) - Expert in constitutional law said law regulations need to be evaluated periodically to keep them effective in the changing condition.
Date: 03 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

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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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