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KBGUM Undergraduates to attend Sessions conducted by Legal Aid Department - Azalina

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 (Bernama) - Undergraduates at University of Malaya's (UM) law faculty will be allowed to attend and observe legal aid sessions conducted by the Legal Aid Department at its offices throughout the country.

Union Government urged to recognize Student Unions

The government should recognise student unions at the union level to ensure their survival, urged U Thant Zin, a student of the 88-89 Generation and former chairman of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions of Upper Myanmar.

Union to appeal Expulsion of Student over Facebook Postings

The Chin Student Union of Myanmar will appeal the expulsion of a college student over postings in his Facebook account criticizing the military and the government.

i-Kad to be Gazetted as Valid Identification for Foreign Students - Mustafar

PUTRAJAYA, July 17 (Bernama) - The Immigration Department is in the process of gazetting the 'i-Kad' as a valid identification for foreign students studying at higher learning institutions registered with the Ministry of Higher Education.

University prepares for Entrance Exam Registration

The National University of Laos (NUoL) estimates that it will accept an intake of about 7,000 students to study at its 13 faculties in 2017-18.

Gap Year Programme: Response from Public University Students encouraging

BESUT, June 18 (Bernama) - The Gap Year programme to be introduced in September has received encouraging response from public university students, said Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Malaysian Bar Constitutional Law Committee

Calling on All Lawyers and Pupils in Chambers: Be a Part of the Constitutional Law Committee! (17 June 2017). Circular No. 106/2017; 29 May 2017

MyIPO allocates RM500,000 for Students to register Intellectual Properties - Hamzah

LARUT, April 29 (Bernama) -- The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has allocated some RM500,000 for school and university students in the country to register their intellectual properties (IP) this year, said Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.

Law Students can help MPs make better Legislation

Legal experts spoke of the advantages that MPs can get if they incorporate law students in their legislative functions, during the National Law Students Conference held at Yangon University’s Diamond Jubilee Hall.

First National Law Students Conference to be held

The first national law students conference of Myanmar will be hosted for law students from all universities in Myanmar on April 28, according to organiser Ko Kaung Myat Arkar from the Dagon university law students association.

New Candidates for MIA Qualifying Examination (QE) to register by 30 April 2017

In view of the changes that would take place in the accountancy profession based on the recommendations from the Committee to Strengthen the Accountancy Profession (CSAP), the MIA Council at its meeting dated 15 December 2016 had decided that the registration for the new MIA QE candidates must be done by 30 April 2017.

UUM Students embark on Charity Work in Samut Prakan, Thailand

SAMUT PRAKAN, April 16 (Bernama) - A total of 40 long distance learning programme students from Universiti Utara Malaysia Kuala Lumpur campus have embarked on a charity programme at a Muslim village in Phra Pradaeng, about 11 kilometres from Bangkok.

UP Law Team finishes as Semifinalist for the 2017 Price Media Law Moot Court Competition

The representatives of the University of the Philippines distinguished themselves in the international rounds of the 10th Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition, garnering a place in the semi-finals, as well as the 2nd and 4th Best Speaker Awards.

Angara pushes for Summer, Holiday Fare Discounts for Students

Senator Sonny Angara has called on his colleagues in the Senate to fast-track the approval of his bill that expands and institutionalizes the 20 percent transport fare discount given to students.

UP Law wins Second Place in the 21st Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition

The UP College of Law placed second in the 21st Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition held in Stetson University, Gulfport Florida, USA. This is the third year in a row that the UP team reached the championship round, an unprecedented accomplishment in the history of the competition.

UiTM Student wins ASEAN Oratory Competition

TANJUNG MALIM, March 26 (Bernama) - A student from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Shah Alam was crowned champion of the ASEAN Oratory Competition for the Aminuddin Baki Trophy, organised by Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI).

UPLB Student elected as the President of the First ASEAN Student Council Union

24 March 2017 JAPAN — The First ASEAN University Student Council Union Conference held from March 13 to 21 March in Hiroshima and Tokyo, Japan elected Mr. John Derrick Ordoñez, student of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), as its first President.

KLRCA, UM ink MoU to offer Internships for UM Law Students

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 (Bernama) - The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Malaya (UM) today to offer internship placements for UM students at the KLRCA.

Singapore Academy of Law unveils New Learning Tool for Legal Profession

Singapore, 9 January 2017 – Members of the legal community can soon chart a career path for themselves by identifying what requisite skills they need to acquire before they can move up to a higher-level role in their areas of practice or cross over to a different role within the legal sector.

Student Union plans a Survey

Yangon University’s second student union, which was formed on March 1, is planning a survey to get the views of students on what they think of the rebuilding of the Student Union Building at campus.

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New OFB Bank to cover all Overseas Filipinos

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has welcomed Malacanang’s approval of the acquisition by the Land Bank of the Philippines of the Philippine Postal Savings Bank (PPSB), which, he said, will pave the way for a financial institution that will cater not only to the country’s migrant workers, but to other overseas-based Filipinos as well.

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Singapore's Fintech Dive now delves for Proof beyond Concept

The partnership between Singapore and Hong Kong to build a blockchain-powered trade network may set the standard for other jurisdictions to follow in financial technology.

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Juvenile Council helps Child Offenders through Art

MANILA, Nov 20 (PNA) - The Juvenile Justice Welfare Council (JJWC) kicked off its 6th JJWC Week on Sunday through an on-the-spot poster painting contest emphasizing the importance of promoting restorative justice and giving youth offenders who have gone astray a "second chance" to correct their mistakes.

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Far-reaching Bill for Cyber Security 'Not uncommon'

The far-reaching Bill to beef up cyber security is justifiable in the light of the potential damage from state-sponsored cyber espionage, says experts.  

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Self-Regulation, Digital Literacy, Best Ways to counter Fake News

MANILA, Nov 18 (PNA) - Self-regulation and digital literacy are the best antidotes to fake news, according to advocates of freedom of expression in Southeast Asia.

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Sereno Camp insists on CJ's Right to Counsel

MANILA  Nov 17 (PNA) - The camp of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Friday insisted anew that she has the right to have counsel and to cross-examine the witness during the impeachment proceedings against her before the Congress.

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President Jokowi urges Novanto to follow Legal Process

Jakarta Nov 18 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on House Speaker Setya Novanto to be willing to follow every legal process initiated by the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).

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IPOPHL MOU on Intellectual Property with the Russian Federation

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of Russia witnessed the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) and the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of the Russian Federation (Rospatent). The MOU was signed by IPOPHL Director General Josephine R. Santiago and Rospatent Head Grigory P. Ivlev. The MOU serves as the bilateral framework to improve the administration and effectiveness of the intellectual property systems in the Philippines and the Russian Federation. The signing ceremony was held on 13 November 2017 at the Coconut Palace.

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Supply of Lift Spare Parts for Maintenance of Lifts in HDB Estates: CCS consults on Proposed Voluntary Commitments by Suppliers

The Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) is conducting a public consultation from 15 to 28 November 2017 and invites interested parties to provide feedback on two proposed commitments separately provided by (i) BNF Engineering (S) Pte Ltd (“BNF”) in relation to the supply of spare parts for BNF brand of lifts, and (ii) C&W Services Operations Pte Ltd (“CWO”) in relation to the supply of spare parts for Ulift brand of lifts.

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Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Polish Financial Supervision Authority expands Co-operation in FinTech

Singapore, Nov 15 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (KNF) signed a FinTech Co-operation Agreement which lays out a framework for co-operation and referrals between the two regulators.

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Singapore and Hong Kong launch a Joint Project on Cross-Border Trade and Trade Finance Platform

Singapore, Nov 15 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Singapore today to jointly develop the Global Trade Connectivity Network (GTCN), a cross-border infrastructure based on distributed ledger technology (DLT), to digitalise trade and trade finance between the two cities and potentially with an aim to expanding the network in the region and globally.

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Managing Director of BAC Raja Singham appointed as Pioneer Mentor at the Launch of the ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network

Manila, Philippines, Nov 13 - Managing Director of Brickfields Asia College (BAC) Raja Singham was appointed as a Pioneer Mentor of the ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN), which was launched at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2017 (ABIS 2017) on Sunday, 12 November. Touted as the largest mentoring programme in the region, AMEN is the flagship programme of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and is designed to facilitate the scaling up of micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the ASEAN region through mentorship. Successful entrepreneurs, business practitioners and academicians from across the 10 ASEAN member states made up the 143 pioneer mentors present at the launch.

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