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Latest Best Management Practices to deter Piracy and enhance Maritime Security

This Shipping Circular is to draw the attention of the shipping community towards the latest Best Management Practices (BMP5) to deter piracy and enhance maritime security in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea. Shipping Circular No. 10 of 2018

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CAAP Powers to devolve

A technical working group of the Committees on Government Enterprises and Transportation last Tuesday started fine tuning House Bill 7306 or the proposed “Philippine Airport Development Corporation Act” aiming to create the PADC as the airport authority to ensure and accelerate development of air transport facilities and services.
Date: 15 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives

Cebu Pacific clarifies 'one hand-carry baggage' Policy

MANILA, July 14 (PNA) - Cebu Pacific (CEB) clarified on Saturday morning its reiteration of the "one hand-carry baggage" policy, and also extended the policy's strict implementation from July 17 to July 19.
Date: 14 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Air Navigation (119 - Air Operator Certification) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 30 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 443; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Air Navigation (121 - Commercial Air Transport by Large Aeroplanes) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 30 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 444; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Air Navigation (91 - General Operating Rules) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 30 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 441; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Air Navigation (98 - Special Operations) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 30 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 442; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Air Navigation (135 - Commercial Air Transport by Helicopters and Small Aeroplanes) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 30 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 445; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Scale of Dues, Rates and General Fees) (Amendment) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 1 July 2018.
Date: 29 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 440; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (Airport Development Levy) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 July 2018.
Date: 29 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 437; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (Service Charge) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 July 2018.
Date: 29 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 436; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Implementation of E-Application to enter Restricted Areas Surroundings

This Circular by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore is to notify that all vessels are prohibited from entering the restricted areas except with the prior approval of the Port Master. An electronic-applications system is introduced for entry to the Restricted Areas and hard copy of an application will only be accep ...
Date: 01 June 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Maritime and Port Authority

ASEAN, China to hold talks on South China Sea code in August

MANILA, June 2 (PNA) - The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China are set to convene negotiations for the crafting of the Code of Conduct (COC) on the South China Sea in August, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano announced Friday. Cayetano, however, admitted that all parties are still facing challeng ...
Date: 02 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Aviation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 29 June 2018.
Date: 14 May 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 296; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Malaysian Aviation Commission (Code of Conduct) Regulations 2018

These are Regulations made by the Malaysian Aviation Commission in exercise of the powers conferred by section 15 and paragraph 98(2)(d) of the Malaysian Aviation Commission Act 2015.
Date: 08 May 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 115 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Malaysian Aviation Commission (Code of Conduct) Regulations 2018

These are Regulations made by the Malaysian Aviation Commission in exercise of the powers conferred by section 15 and paragraph 98(2)(d) of the Malaysian Aviation Commission Act 2015.

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CAAP Powers to devolve

A technical working group of the Committees on Government Enterprises and Transportation last Tuesday started fine tuning House Bill 7306 or the proposed “Philippine Airport Development Corporation Act” aimin ...

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Latest Best Management Practices to deter Piracy and enhance Maritime Security

This Shipping Circular is to draw the attention of the shipping community towards the latest Best Management Practices (BMP5) to deter piracy and enhance maritime security in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean and t ...

Air Navigation (119 - Air Operator Certification) Regulations 2018 Air Navigation (121 - Commercial Air Transport by Large Aeroplanes) Regulations 2018 Air Navigation (91 - General Operating Rules) Regulations 2018 more

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CJ Bets face JBC Grilling Over Income, Properties in SALN

MANILA, Aug 16 (PNA) - The contents of the Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth were among the issues raised by members of the Judicial Council (JBC) in Thursday's public interview for aspirants vying for the Chief Justice post.

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Reyes, Tejano-Ang Wrap up JBC Interview for CJ Post

MANILA, Aug 16 (PNA) - Supreme Court Associate Justice Andres Reyes Jr., and Judge Virginia Tejano-Ang of the Regional Trial Court Branch 1 in Tagum City, Davao del Norte were the last two aspirants for Chief Justice who went under questioning by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Thursday.

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De Castro to revive Key Reform Projects once picked as CJ

MANILA, Aug 16 (PNA) - Despite her imminent retirement from the judiciary in less than two months, Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro on Thursday said she will be able to introduce reforms in the Supreme Court (SC) once named Chief Justice.

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Bersamin: No Pressure Felt from Gov't in Rulings on Cases

MANILA, Aug 16 (PNA) - Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin on Thursday said he has never felt any pressure from other government branches in rendering decisions on various cases.

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Court of Appeal Judge reprimanded by His Superior over Dissenting Judgment

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Bernama) – A Court of Appeal Judge has today disclosed that he had been reprimanded by a top judge for writing a dissenting judgment in unilateral conversion of M.Indira Gandhi case two years ago.

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Judicial Activism has Led to Renaissance in Administrative Law, says Academician

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) – There is more judicial activism now which has led to a renaissance in administrative law, according to an academician.

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Cabinet acknowledges Progress in Thailand-Myanmar Cooperation in fighting Drug Trade

BANGKOK, Aug 15 (NNT) - The Cabinet has acknowledged progress made in Thailand’s cooperation with Myanmar in tackling drug problems in the border area.

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NLA whip to decide on proposed Amendment of EC Act - VP Surachai

BANGKOK, Aug 15 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly whip will be the person responsible for the ultimate decision to proceed with a proposed amendment of the Election Commission Act, says the legislature’s Vice President Surachai Liengboonlertchai.

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CA confirms Poll Exec, Foreign Service, Military Officers' Appointment

MANILA, Aug 15 (PNA) - Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Marlon Casquejo and several foreign service and military officers hurdled the Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday.

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House installs Yap, Pichay as New Deputy Speakers

MANILA, Aug 15 (PNA) - The House of Representatives on Wednesday elected two new deputy speakers following the ascension of Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the speakership.

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Five CJ bets to face JBC Interview Thursday

MANILA, Aug 15 (PNA) - The five candidates for the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (SC) will walk into the line of fire with their Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) interview set on Thursday.

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IRD to build ICT System enabling Tax Payments

Taxpayers may soon be able to pay their dues to the government via mobile banking, said U Min Htut, director general of the Internal Revenue Department (IRD).

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Law Enforcement remains weak: Deputy Minister

Laos has enacted over 100 laws since national liberation in 1975, but law enforcement remains weak, a senior official has admitted.

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Exercise of Freedom must be in accordance to Federal Constitution - Eddin Syazlee

JOHOR BAHRU, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The exercise of individual’s right to freedom, be it freedom of religion or speech, must be done in accordance to the provisions in the Federal Constitution, says Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith.

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International Malaysia Law Conference 2018

The 4-day International Malaysia Law Conference (“IMLC”) 2018, the flagship biennial event of the Malaysian Bar themed “Raising the Bar: Innovate. Integrate. Emulate.” is underway.

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IMLC 2018: Change of Government an impetus for strengthening the Rule of Law, says Sultan Nazrin Shah

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The recent change of government in Malaysia has given a fresh impetus to strengthen the rule of law in the country, the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah said today.

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1Mine urges Government to postpone SST

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The government has been urged to postpone implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) come Sept 1 until a directive on the newly passed tax law is clearly outlined.

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Seizure of Equanimity made according to Legal Procedures - Liew Vui Keong

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong told the Dewan Rakat today that the seizure of the superyatch Equanimity was made according to Malaysian procedures and laws.

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