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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.

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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

Insurance (General Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 18 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 841; 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).

PRRD signs Universal Healthcare Care law Bicam OKs Universal Health Care Bill's Consolidated Version Senate approves Universal Health Care Bill more

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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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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