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Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 9 October 2018.

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The “Long Bright”

Admiralty and Shipping - Practice and procedure of action in rem - Judicial sale of vessel - sale pendente lite; Admiralty and Shipping - Practice and procedure of action in rem - Release

Date: 03 October 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 216; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Government to urgently issue Policies on Maritime Resource Protection and Conservation

BANGKOK, Sept 28, (NNT) - The government is urgently working on policies on maritime resource protection and conservation, as evidence shows rising man-made maritime damage. The administration is also calling on all citizens to help protect the maritime ecosystem.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

MARINA implements Policies compliant with Maritime Safety Audit

MANILA, Sept 28 (PNA) - The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is implementing policies that will address various concerns on the maritime sector that were raised by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) during its audit last year, an official said Friday.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (Seletar Airport) (Amendment) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 589; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Duterte strengthens MARINA to comply with International Convention

MANILA, Sept 25 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an executive order (EO) further strengthening the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) to ensure the country’s strict and full compliance with the 1978 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).
Date: 25 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Transport Ministry to set up Aviation, Maritime councils

SEPANG, Sept 21 (Bernama) - The Transport Ministry will soon set up separate councils for two sectors of the transport industry, to be known as Malaysian Shipping and Maritime Council, and the Malaysian Aviation Council.
Date: 21 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Anglo-American Corp Sdn Bhd v The London Steam-ship Owners’ Mutual Insurance Association Ltd and Others

Civil Procedure - Striking out

Date: 11 September 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 201; Source: Singapore Law Watch

The “Swiber Concorde”

Admiralty and Shipping - Practice and procedure of action in rem - Payment out of proceeds of sale

Date: 07 September 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 197; Source: Singapore Law Watch

The “Nur Allya”

Civil Procedure - Extension of Validity of Writ - Settlement Negotiations

Date: 16 August 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHCR 12; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Reporting of Incidents Involving Singapore-Registered Ships

This is to notify the owners, managers, and shipmasters of Singapore-registered ships on the procedure of reporting of any marine casualty, marine incident or marine security-related-incidents involving Singapore-registered ships. Circular No. 11 of 2018/REV.1
Date: 05 September 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Maritime and Port Authority

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (Aviation Levy) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 September 2018.
Date: 31 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 522; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Air Navigation (125 - Complex General Aviation) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 20 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 501; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Air Navigation (137 - Aerial Work) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 20 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 502; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Malaysian Aviation Commission (Individual Exemption) (Transpacific Joint Venture Agreement between All Nippon Airways Co Ltd and United Airlines Ltd) Order 2018

This Order has effect for the period from 11 May 2017 to 10 May 2022.
Date: 07 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 187 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

MARINA implements Policies compliant with Maritime Safety Audit

MANILA, Sept 28 (PNA) - The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is implementing policies that will address various concerns on the maritime sector that were raised by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) during it ...

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Government to urgently issue Policies on Maritime Resource Protection and Conservation

BANGKOK, Sept 28, (NNT) - The government is urgently working on policies on maritime resource protection and conservation, as evidence shows rising man-made maritime damage. The administration is also calling on all citi ...

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SC allows Media Coverage of de Lima Drug Case Trials

MANILA, Oct 17 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) allowed news coverage of Senator Leila de Lima’s trials for alleged drug trading activities before the Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court (RTC).

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House supports Placement of Migrant Workers through One Channel

Jakarta, Oct 16 (ANTARA News) - Chairman of the House of Representatives` (DPR`s) Commission IX Dede Yusuf supported the placement of Indonesian migrant workers through the One Channel Placement System (SPSK) agreed upon by Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.

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Industry 4.0 to put Indonesia among Top 10 Economies

Jakarta, Oct 17 (ANTARA News) - The fourth industrial revolution, also known as industry 4.0, is expected to make Indonesia one of the top 10 economies in the world in 2030, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto said.

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Government encourages SMEs to go Digital

Jakarta, Oct 16 (ANTARA News) - The government encourages national small and medium enterprises or SMEs to take advantage of the digitalization era by using online networks to expand their businesses.

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WIPO Director General Conferred the Order of Sikatuna

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Director General Dr. Francis Gurry has received the highest Presidential honour of diplomatic merit in recognition of his extraordinary efforts to sustain and strengthen WIPO’s relations with the Philippine government, through the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL).

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PH Ambassador Promotes ASEAN Trade, Tourism in Spain

MADRID, Oct 16 (DFA) - To raise awareness about ASEAN and promote ASEAN trade and tourism in Spain, Philippine Ambassador to Spain Philippe J. Lhuillier and the other ASEAN Ambassadors in Madrid paid a courtesy call on the Spanish Minister for Industry, Trade, and Tourism Maria Reyes Maroto Illera.

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BOC, PCG Ink MOA for Strengthened Joint Anti-Smuggling Operations

The chiefs of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Philippine Coast (PCG), on Monday, October 15 signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which provides them guidelines in the conduct of anti-smuggling joint operations within the country’s borders.

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PH Showcases Best Practice on Anti-Poverty

NEW YORK, Oct 12 (DFA) - The Philippines underscored the crucial need to use the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) as an alternative measure of poverty during the High-level side-event on “Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index to guide innovative policies in all its dimensions” held on the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly High Level Week held at the UN Headquarters in New York on 25 September 2018

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21 Law Firms vow to create more chances for Young Lawyers

Twenty-one law firms, including Drew & Napier and Tan Rajah & Cheah, have pledged to provide more opportunities for young lawyers to represent their clients in court.

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Thailand hosts ASEAN Disaster Assessment and Mitigation Training Course

BANGKOK, Oct 16 (NNT) - Thailand is hosting the latest ASEAN training course on regional disaster assessment and mitigation to ensure timely assistance, and enhance the reach and capability of the region’s relief efforts.

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Del Castillo to head JBC Search for Next CJ

MANILA, Oct 16 (PNA) - Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo will sit at the helm of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) in screening aspirants for the vacancy in the Supreme Court (SC) following the retirement of Chief Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, JBC ex-officio member and Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Tuesday.

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SC reorganizes Three Divisions as Hernando assumes Post

MANILA, Oct 16 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC), under Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio, has reorganized the membership in its three divisions following the entry of its newest member, Associate Justice Ramon Paul Hernando.

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Non-infra Programs face Cancellation if Oil Excise Tax suspended

MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) - Some of the Duterte administration's non-infrastructure expenditures scheduled for 2019 face possible cancellation if the implementation the oil excise tax's second tranch is put on hold due to soaring world crude prices, Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said.

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SIAC signs Memorandum of Understanding with the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) to promote international arbitration as a preferred method of dispute resolution for resolving international disputes.

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Duterte will ‘definitely’ Order Oil Excise Tax Suspension

MANILA, Oct 15 (PNA) - Malacañang on Monday confirmed that President Rodrigo R. Duterte will soon order the temporary suspension of the second tranche of excise tax on fuel, but has yet to decide whether it will heed a senator's suggestion to suspend it "now or sooner."

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Indonesia's proposal on Tuna Labeling approved by Asean Ministers

Jakarta, Oct 15 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s proposal on the ASEAN Tuna Eco-Labeling (ATEL) policy has been approved and endorsed at the ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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IMF-WB - Indonesia to use OECD Recommendations to set up Policies

Nusa Dua, Bali, Oct 14 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia will use a recommendation on tourism development from the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation Development) as one of the references in setting up policies.

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Deterrent Punishment must be imposed if Death Sentence to be abolished - AADK

BANGI, Oct 15 (Bernama) - The National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) urged the government to decide on appropriate punishment for drug offences, if the mandatory death sentence to be abolished, says its director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Abdullah.

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