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CAA Technologies Pte Ltd v Newcon Builders Pte Ltd

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Interior Ministry promises Action if Fraud found in Khon Kaen Land Use

KHON KAEN, 14th September 2017 (NNT) - The Minister of the Interior has asserted action will be taken if any forging of documents is discovered in the process that allowed private use of a public area in Pa Huay Mek of Khon Kaen province, with local residents stating they had filed opposition to the approval.
Date: 14 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Building Security Bill timely but Firms say Cost a Concern

The move, that has been described as "timely", has led to concerns about funding.
Date: 13 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Amended Act aims to improve running of Property Management Organisations

Changes to the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act, aimed at balancing regulatory oversight and safeguarding the interests of subsidiary proprietors, were passed yesterday.
Date: 12 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

MP Louis Ng petitions for Single Parents to get Equal Public Housing Rights

The petition called for amendments to sections 47 and 65 of the Housing and Development Act so that people with legal custody of a child will not be restricted from purchasing a Housing and Development Board (HDB) flat, regardless of their marital status.
Date: 12 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Law mooted to boost Security at Iconic or Strategic Buildings

The Infrastructure Protection Bill, if approved, will allow the Ministry of Home Affairs to designate new buildings as "special developments", and existing buildings as "special infrastructures".
Date: 12 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Jose Audie Abagatnan and 7 Others v Spouses Jonathan Clarito and Another

Date: 07 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 211966; Source: Supreme Court

Kaliammah A/P Muthu v Valee A/P Karuppen

Date: 05 September 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. P-02(NCVC)W-1906-10/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

Esperanza Berboso v Victoria Cabral

Date: 10 July 2017; Court: Supreme Court of The Philippines; Citation: GR No. 204617; Source: Supreme Court

Ferdinand Quimson and 6 Others v The Mayor of the City of Kota Kinabalu and 2 Others

Date: 24 August 2017; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Case No. BKI-13NCvC-7/5-2017; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

National Land Code (Amendment of First and Fifth Schedules) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 30 August 2017.
Date: 28 August 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 247 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Date of Coming into Operation of the National Land Code (Amendment) Act 2016

Date: 28 August 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 426 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Date of Coming into Operation of the National Land Code (Amendment) Act 2016

Date: 28 August 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 427 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Ermin Dal, DKK v Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kota Tangerang, DK

Date: 18 July 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1941 K/Pdt/2017 of 2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Airbnb offers Concessions to get Home-sharing Rules relaxed

Private homeowners in Singapore barred from renting out their properties for less than three consecutive months.
Date: 28 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Govt Officials discuss Law on Settlements and Stable Work

Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Central provinces gathered in Vientiane on Thursday for discussions about the draft of the domicile allocation and stable vocation law of Lao people, and to pro ...

Illegal Land Titles emerge as Outstanding Issue in Vientiane Govt orders Action to resolve Illegal Occupation of Land more

Draft Condominium Bylaw to be ready in Two Months

The condominium bylaw which is currently being drafted will be enacted soon, and it will include the right for the buyers to be connected to banks and purchase with an instalment system, said U Min Htein, director genera ...

Speaker warns Ministry about issuing of Land-use Certificates Mandalay targets Rental Agreement Violations Land Rights Major Risk for EU-Myanmar IPA more

CAA Technologies Pte Ltd v Newcon Builders Pte Ltd

Building and construction law - Building and construction contracts; Building and construction law - Sub-contracts - Compensation for delays; Building and construction law - Terms - Implied terms ...

Building Security Bill timely but Firms say Cost a Concern Amended Act aims to improve running of Property Management Organisations MP Louis Ng petitions for Single Parents to get Equal Public Housing Rights more

Interior Ministry promises Action if Fraud found in Khon Kaen Land Use

KHON KAEN, 14th September 2017 (NNT) - The Minister of the Interior has asserted action will be taken if any forging of documents is discovered in the process that allowed private use of a public area in Pa Huay Mek of K ...

PM grants Land Documents to farmers DSI to reclaim Land acquired illegally by Foreigners Chiang Rai to reclaim 5,000 Rai of protected Forest from Illegal Farming more

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Work in all Courts Nationwide suspended Thursday: SC

MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) announced the suspension of work in all courts nationwide on Thursday, September 21, in connection with President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of the said date as National Day of Protest.

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Budget 2018: 13,837 Ideas, Proposals from the Public received

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today that 13,837 ideas and proposals were received through the Budget 2018 'crowdsourcing' campaign carried out for 15 days from Sept 4 to 18.

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Malaysia-Thailand to ink MoU on Security Cooperation

BANGKOK, Sept 20 (Bernama) - There will be closer security cooperation between Malaysia and Thailand with the establishment of a Joint Committee on Security Cooperation, according to a cabinet resolution document released by the Thai government.

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MAS sets up International Advisory Panel for Cyber Security

Singapore, 20 September 2017 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that it has established a Cyber Security Advisory Panel (CSAP), comprising cyber security thought leaders from around the world.

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SC asked to order Refund of Excess SMS Fee to Subscribers

MANILA - The Bayan Muna partylist filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to compel the country's major telecommunication companies to give a refund to their subscribers for overpriced text message rates amounting to more than PHP17.7 billion.

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Policymakers urged to study Proposed Shift to Federal System

MANILA - State think-tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) on Tuesday urged policymakers to undertake a comprehensive study of the proposed shift to a federal form of government which could address uneven developments in provinces and regions.

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BSP to continue Payment, Settlement Operations on September 21

MANILA - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP ) will continue its payments and settlement operations on Thursday despite Malacanang's suspension of works in government offices and schools nationwide for that day.

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Indonesia, Croatia agree to strengthen Economic Cooperation

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Croatia have agreed to enhance economic cooperation, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry said in a press statement released on Tuesday.

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Indonesia, Namibia agree to enhance Bilateral Trade Cooperation

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesias Foreign Affairs Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi has held a bilateral meeting with her Namibian counterpart Netumbo Nandi-Ndiatwah, and the two ministers agreed to intensify cooperation to boost bilateral trade.

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High Taxes, Competition choke Cheroot-Makers

Myanmar's traditional mini cigar, the cheroot, is near extinction as manufacturers struggle with high taxes, high production costs and stiff competition from imported and local cigarettes.

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EPF to boost Investments in Shariah-Compliant Private Equity Funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is prepared to increase its investments in shariah-compliant private equity (PE) funds, said its Investment Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif.

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BNM seeks More Focused Delivery of Mandates under Malaysian Development Financial Institutions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is planning to work with the leadership of local financial institutions and other stakeholders in government to address a more focused delivery of mandates under the Malaysian Development Financial Institutions.

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