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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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Cabinet reorganizes funding for Economic and Public Service Enhancement

BANGKOK, Feb 21 (NNT) - Thailand's Cabinet has resolved to increase the efficiency of public services by taking out a loan of 800 million baht while also approving over 5 billion baht to strengthen the domestic economy.

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DTI updates MSMES on PH’s Free Trade Pact

TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite, Feb 21 (PNA) - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is boosting its Free Trade Arrangements (FTAs) with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEPT) ASEAN plus 6, PH-EU (27 countries) and Asia Pacific (APEC’s 21 member economies).

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Start-ups, SMEs Call for Greater Access to Loans by Foreign Banks

Start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are now calling for equal treatment of foreign and local banks as this will give them more options to borrow money for growth.

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More Support for Firms to innovate and go International Companies

The government will provide more support to firms that buy solutions and for those that develop their own innovations or team up with partners, in the form of tax reliefs.

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Ministry of Justice launches Mobile Campaign to promote Knowledge of Laws

AYUTTHAYA, Feb 20 (NNT) - The Ministry of Justice has launched a mobile campaign to educate people about laws and provide legal advice.

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DCA is now known as CAAM

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 19 (Bernama) - The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has been transformed into the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) effective today in line with the government's commitment to spur the nation's aviation industry to greater heights.

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PHL Embassy in Moscow issues Urgent Reminder: no Legal Status for Household Service Workers in Russia

MOSCOW, Feb 19 - In an advisory issued on February 13, the Philippine Embassy in Moscow reminded that “the category of household service worker is an occupation not open to Filipinos.” The Embassy issued the advisory after receiving queries from the public and media if Filipino household service workers could legally work in Russia.

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Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Central Bank of Egypt Bolster FinTech Cooperation

Singapore, 14 February 2018 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) signed an agreement to strengthen FinTech cooperation between the two countries on 6 February 2018. The Cooperation Agreement was signed at Seamless North Africa 2018 (under the patronage of the CBE), a conference focused on Payments, FinTech and eCommerce.

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Swiss Institute of Federalism ink Academic Cooperation with UP

MANILA, Feb 16 (PNA) - The University of the Philippines-National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) and the University of Fribourg’s Institute of Federalism (IFF) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for academic cooperation and exchange, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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Commerce Ministry keen to help SMEs expand Production Bases

BANGKOK, Feb 17 (NNT) - The Ministry of Commerce will assist Thai small and medium enterprises in their endeavors to expand their production capacity to meet the demand for their goods in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, also known as the CLMV region.

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Justice Ministry campaigns for Legal Awareness among Thais

BANGKOK, Feb 15 (NNT) - A transit advertising campaign is being organized by the Ministry of Justice in various provinces to raise awareness of the law and the justice system among public members and state agencies.

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Thailand, Cambodia discuss Nationality Verification for Migrant Workers

PHNOM PENH, Feb 14 (NNT) - Thailand's Labor Minister Adul Sangsingkeo and his Cambodian counterpart Ith Samheng discussed the nationality verification for undocumented migrant workers.

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