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Provincial Bus Ban along EDSA starts Wednesday: MMDA

MANILA, Aug 14 (PNA) - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will start its implementation of the provincial bus ban along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) during rush hours on Wednesday (August 15).

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Anti-overloading Policy extended until December 2018

Suspension of enforcement of the maximum allowable Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) for trucks and trailers with a total of 18 and 22 wheels has been extended by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Transportation (DOTR).
Date: 03 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Department of Public Works and Highways

Metro Mayors approve High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes on EDSA

MANILA, Aug 7 (PNA) - In an effort to encourage carpooling among motorists, the Metro Manila Council (MMC) has approved the implementation of High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes (HOVLs) on Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) during rush hours.
Date: 07 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Land Transport (Enforcement Measures) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend certain Acts to strengthen enforcement capacity and measures relating to land transport management and regulation.
Date: 06 August 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 29/2018; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Road Traffic (Electronic Road Pricing System) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 6 August 2018.
Date: 03 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 488; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Government thinking of opening up Vehicle Inspection Services to other Firms

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 (Bernama) - The government is looking into opening up its vehicle inspection service to other providers apart from Puspakom Sdn Bhd (Puspakom), to improve and upgrade the quality of the service.
Date: 01 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Sales Manager fined RM1,000 in Road Rage Incident

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 (Bernama) - A sales manager was fined RM1,000 in default a month's jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for breaking a windscreen in a road rage incident.
Date: 01 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Public Transport Council (Ticket Payment Service Licence) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 August 2018.
Date: 31 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 481; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 5) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 31 July 2018.
Date: 30 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 178 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Republic Act renaming the Montevista-Cateel National Highway to the Benigno S Aquino Jr National Highway

This Republic Act renames the Montevista-Cateel National Highway Traversing the Municipality of Compostela to the Benigno S. Aquino Jr. National Highway. Republic Act No. 11041
Date: 29 June 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11041; Source: Official Gazette

Provincial Bus Ban on EDSA to take effect August 15

MANILA, July 27 (PNA) - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will implement the ban on provincial buses on Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) starting August 15.
Date: 27 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 30 July 2018.
Date: 27 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 171 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Local Speed Limit (Federal Roads) (West Malaysia) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 30 July 2018.
Date: 27 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 175 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Senate okays Bill on Free Wi-Fi, Clean Toilets in Transport Stations

MANILA, July 24 (PNA) - The Senate on Tuesday approved on third and final reading a bill seeking to improve the restroom facilities in land transportation and roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) terminals nationwide.
Date: 24 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) (No. 5) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 24 July 2018.
Date: 23 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 168 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Online Taxi Safety Standards deemed Weak

Jakarta, Mar 23 (ANTARA News) - Online taxi safety standards are viewed as being weak due to rampant crimes by drivers of such services as was experienced by 29-year-old Yun Siska Rohani.

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Most Youths don’t understand Traffic Regulations: Police

Most young people aged between 15 and 20 still lack knowledge of the traffic regulations and this is contributing to road accidents, according to traffic police.

Festival Committee to regulate Parking Fees Lower Logistics Costs to boost Business, Competitiveness Measures revealed to resolve Illegal Car Imports more

Government thinking of opening up Vehicle Inspection Services to other Firms

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 (Bernama) - The government is looking into opening up its vehicle inspection service to other providers apart from Puspakom Sdn Bhd (Puspakom), to improve and upgrade the quality of the service.

Sales Manager fined RM1,000 in Road Rage Incident Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 5) Order 2018 Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 2018 more

Government to issue New Licenses for Commercial Vehicles

The government will install a new vehicle licensing system under which a new domestic operator license will be issued to firms or individuals who own and operate vehicles for commercial purposes.

Strategy to build up Logistics Sector, Boost National Transport Plan Revealed Yangon Government to issue permits to Vehicles Registered in the City Government to regulate Ride-Hailing Mobile Apps more

Provincial Bus Ban along EDSA starts Wednesday: MMDA

MANILA, Aug 14 (PNA) - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will start its implementation of the provincial bus ban along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) during rush hours on Wednesday (August 15).

Anti-overloading Policy extended until December 2018 Metro Mayors approve High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes on EDSA Republic Act renaming the Montevista-Cateel National Highway to the Benigno S Aquino Jr National Highway more

Police to introduce Traffic Offences Points System

BANGKOK, May 28 (NNT) - The Royal Thai Police plans to introduce a penalty point system to deal with traffic offences in an effort to improve road safety in Thailand.

NLA endorses Protection of National Maritime Interests Bill in First Reading NLA approves Amendment to Thai Ship Act Applicants for Driving Licence must show Medical Certificate more

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CJ Bets face JBC Grilling Over Income, Properties in SALN

MANILA, Aug 16 (PNA) - The contents of the Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth were among the issues raised by members of the Judicial Council (JBC) in Thursday's public interview for aspirants vying for the Chief Justice post.

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Reyes, Tejano-Ang Wrap up JBC Interview for CJ Post

MANILA, Aug 16 (PNA) - Supreme Court Associate Justice Andres Reyes Jr., and Judge Virginia Tejano-Ang of the Regional Trial Court Branch 1 in Tagum City, Davao del Norte were the last two aspirants for Chief Justice who went under questioning by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Thursday.

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De Castro to revive Key Reform Projects once picked as CJ

MANILA, Aug 16 (PNA) - Despite her imminent retirement from the judiciary in less than two months, Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro on Thursday said she will be able to introduce reforms in the Supreme Court (SC) once named Chief Justice.

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Bersamin: No Pressure Felt from Gov't in Rulings on Cases

MANILA, Aug 16 (PNA) - Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin on Thursday said he has never felt any pressure from other government branches in rendering decisions on various cases.

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Court of Appeal Judge reprimanded by His Superior over Dissenting Judgment

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Bernama) – A Court of Appeal Judge has today disclosed that he had been reprimanded by a top judge for writing a dissenting judgment in unilateral conversion of M.Indira Gandhi case two years ago.

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Judicial Activism has Led to Renaissance in Administrative Law, says Academician

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) – There is more judicial activism now which has led to a renaissance in administrative law, according to an academician.

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Cabinet acknowledges Progress in Thailand-Myanmar Cooperation in fighting Drug Trade

BANGKOK, Aug 15 (NNT) - The Cabinet has acknowledged progress made in Thailand’s cooperation with Myanmar in tackling drug problems in the border area.

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NLA whip to decide on proposed Amendment of EC Act - VP Surachai

BANGKOK, Aug 15 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly whip will be the person responsible for the ultimate decision to proceed with a proposed amendment of the Election Commission Act, says the legislature’s Vice President Surachai Liengboonlertchai.

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CA confirms Poll Exec, Foreign Service, Military Officers' Appointment

MANILA, Aug 15 (PNA) - Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Marlon Casquejo and several foreign service and military officers hurdled the Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday.

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House installs Yap, Pichay as New Deputy Speakers

MANILA, Aug 15 (PNA) - The House of Representatives on Wednesday elected two new deputy speakers following the ascension of Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the speakership.

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Five CJ bets to face JBC Interview Thursday

MANILA, Aug 15 (PNA) - The five candidates for the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (SC) will walk into the line of fire with their Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) interview set on Thursday.

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IRD to build ICT System enabling Tax Payments

Taxpayers may soon be able to pay their dues to the government via mobile banking, said U Min Htut, director general of the Internal Revenue Department (IRD).

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Law Enforcement remains weak: Deputy Minister

Laos has enacted over 100 laws since national liberation in 1975, but law enforcement remains weak, a senior official has admitted.

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Exercise of Freedom must be in accordance to Federal Constitution - Eddin Syazlee

JOHOR BAHRU, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The exercise of individual’s right to freedom, be it freedom of religion or speech, must be done in accordance to the provisions in the Federal Constitution, says Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith.

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International Malaysia Law Conference 2018

The 4-day International Malaysia Law Conference (“IMLC”) 2018, the flagship biennial event of the Malaysian Bar themed “Raising the Bar: Innovate. Integrate. Emulate.” is underway.

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IMLC 2018: Change of Government an impetus for strengthening the Rule of Law, says Sultan Nazrin Shah

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The recent change of government in Malaysia has given a fresh impetus to strengthen the rule of law in the country, the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah said today.

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1Mine urges Government to postpone SST

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The government has been urged to postpone implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) come Sept 1 until a directive on the newly passed tax law is clearly outlined.

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Seizure of Equanimity made according to Legal Procedures - Liew Vui Keong

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong told the Dewan Rakat today that the seizure of the superyatch Equanimity was made according to Malaysian procedures and laws.

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