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Court rejects Bid by Motorist to pursue Personal Injury Claim

An injured motorist's bid to pursue a personal injury claim against a car insurer was rejected  by the High Court pointing out that the discharge voucher signed by him made it clear that the settlement has been accepted.

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Government considering extending MySalam Coverage Age Limit

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 28 (Bernama) - The government will examine extending the eligibility age for the MySalam insurance protection scheme for the B40, Dewan Rakyat was told today.
Date: 28 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Deposit Insurance and Policy Owners' Protection Schemes (Amendment) Act 2018

This Act seeks to amend the Deposit Insurance and Policy Owners’ Protection Schemes Act and to make a related amendment to the Insurance Act.
Date: 08 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 10; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Duterte signs Law requiring PhilHealth Coverage for all PWDs

MANILA, Mar 4 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law a measure that provides mandatory PhilHealth coverage for all persons with disabilities (PWDs).
Date: 04 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

PRRD signs Universal Healthcare Care law

MANILA, Feb 20 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday signed the Universal Health Care Act into law which will automatically enroll all Filipinos under the government’s health insurance program.
Date: 20 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News

Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation (Provision of Information on Deposit Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 1 August 2019.
Date: 25 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 21 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Deposit Insurance and Policy Owners’ Protection Schemes (Deposit Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 31 December 2018.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 873; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Insurance (Approved Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance Brokers and Approved Reinsurance Brokers) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 30 December 2018.
Date: 26 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 864; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Insurance (Approved Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurers) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 30 December 2018.
Date: 26 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 865; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Insurance (Accounts and Statements) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 844; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Insurance (Corporate Governance) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 842; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Insurance (Financial Guarantee Insurance) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 838; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Insurance (General Provisions and Exemptions for Captive Insurers) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 835; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Insurance (General Provisions and Exemptions for Marine Mutual Insurers) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 836; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Insurance (General Provisions and Exemptions for Special Purpose Reinsurance Vehicles) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 837; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Myanma Insurance to cover 60 per cent of CGI-Backed Loans

The Central Bank of Myanmar, in a notice released earlier this month, announced that state-owned Myanma Insurance, under a new Credit Guarantee Insurance (CGI) scheme for banks, will bear 60 percent of a loan in the even ...

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Duterte signs Law requiring PhilHealth Coverage for all PWDs

MANILA, Mar 4 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law a measure that provides mandatory PhilHealth coverage for all persons with disabilities (PWDs).

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NLA accepts New Draft Life Insurance Bill for consideration

BANGKOK, Nov 22 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly has accepted the new draft of the Life Insurance Act for consideration.

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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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