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TWG to Finalize Bill strengthening Traditional and Complementary Health Care

The House Committee on Health, in a hearing presided by its Chairperson Angelina Tan (4th District, Quezon), created on Tuesday a Technical Working Group (TWG) to study and finalize House Bill 7950, seeking to empower the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC).

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Law on Certain Hospital Fees under Review

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry is reviewing legislation that requires patients to pay high fees for treatment at public hospitals if they are referred there from private or university hospitals.
Date: 02 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 588; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Misuse of Drugs Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 587; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Bill strengthening VMMC hurdles House Panel

MANILA, Sept 27 (PNA) - A House of Representatives' panel has approved a measure seeking to provide the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) its own juridical personality and modernize it to serve the medical needs of Filipino veterans, retired soldiers and their dependents.
Date: 27 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

House Panel okays National Integrated Cancer Control Program

MANILA, Sept 26 (PNA) - The House of Representatives ways and means committee on Wednesday approved a substitute bill which seeks to institutionalize a national integrated cancer control program.
Date: 26 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Minister to table Review on Consultation Fees of Private Medical Practitioners in Due Course - Health DG

SHAH ALAM, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad is expected to table a review on the consultation fees of medical practitioners at private clinics and hospitals at the Cabinet meeting in a week or two, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Date: 19 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Pharmacists Registration (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 17 September 2018.
Date: 17 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 576; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Human Organ Transplant (Declaration of Hospitals) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 19 September 2018.
Date: 14 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 565; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Medical (Therapy, Education and Research) (Approved Hospitals and Medical Schools) (Amendment) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 19 September 2018.
Date: 14 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 566; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

UHC Bill Passage to improve Health Service Delivery: DOH

MANILA, Sept 6 (PNA) - The passage of the universal health care (UHC) bill would correct the inefficiencies in the current health system as it will empower community health units in the provision of quality health care to every Filipino, the Department of Health (DOH) said.
Date: 06 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Medical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes (Approved Institutions) (Amendment No. 5) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 31 August 2018.
Date: 31 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 526; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Medical and Elderly Care Endowment Schemes (Medifund Committees) (Amendment No. 7) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 31 August 2018.
Date: 31 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 525; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

FDA is open to opinions, concerns over New Drug Bill

BANGKOK, Aug 22 (NNT) - The Secretary-General of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Wanchai Sattayawuthipong, said the FDA is open to all sectors' opinions and concerns over the new drug bill.
Date: 22 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Medical (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 3) Order 2018

This is to notify the amendment of the Second Schedule to the Medical Act 1971.
Date: 20 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 197 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Vaccination Law Safeguards, Accountability sought by Legislators

Potential side effects from vaccinations and responsibility for same was a topic of attention by National Assembly members at a debate on the newly drafted Law on Vaccination yesterday.

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Law on Certain Hospital Fees under Review

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry is reviewing legislation that requires patients to pay high fees for treatment at public hospitals if they are referred there from private or university hospitals.

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Government will enforce Rule to provide Instructions for Products

The Consumer Protection Central Committee of Myanmar has said all businesses must have a product usage guide describing how products such as medicines should be consumed and goods like electronics used. The announcement ...

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TWG to Finalize Bill strengthening Traditional and Complementary Health Care

The House Committee on Health, in a hearing presided by its Chairperson Angelina Tan (4th District, Quezon), created on Tuesday a Technical Working Group (TWG) to study and finalize House Bill 7950, seeking to empower th ...

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FDA is open to opinions, concerns over New Drug Bill

BANGKOK, Aug 22 (NNT) - The Secretary-General of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Wanchai Sattayawuthipong, said the FDA is open to all sectors' opinions and concerns over the new drug bill.

FDA Ban on Trans Fat meant to prevent Cardiovascular Diseases Oral Care Company to face Legal Action for False Advertisement New Law to allow Cannabis Research, Medical Use more

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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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