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Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun and Another v Jan De Nul (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Another, and Another Appeal

Arbitration - Application of the Arbitration Act 2005 - Whether section 42 of the Arbitration Act 2005 automatically applies to an arbitration governed by the laws of Malaysia notwithstanding that one or more parties to the arbitration may be foreign

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Malaysia to file legal challenge in London High Court to set aside Consent Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 (Bernama) - The Government of Malaysia will be filing an application at the High Court in London to set aside a Consent Award by an Arbitration Tribunal which obliged the government to pay US$5.78 billion to International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC). Attorney-General Tommy Thomas in a statement today said the legal ...
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

BTY v BUA and Other Matters

Arbitration - Agreement - Scope; Arbitration - Stay of litigation - Mandatory stay under International Arbitration Act

Date: 15 October 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 213; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Marty Ltd v Hualon Corp (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Arbitration - Arbitral tribunal - Jurisdiction; Arbitration - Agreement - Repudiation; Arbitration - Agreement - Waiver

Date: 10 October 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] SGCA 63; Source: Singapore Law Watch

SC refers Financial Advisors' Compensation Row Case for Arbitration

MANILA, Sept 25 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) has referred for arbitration a collection suit between local and global financial advisers over payment for services rendered in the liquidation of the National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC)'s PHP40-billion Unified Home Lending Program (UHLP) portfolio 16 years ago.
Date: 25 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Kepala Pusat Laboratorium Forensik, Badan Reserse Kriminal Kepolisian RI (Kapuslabfor Bareskrim Polri) v Jos Sugiarto Mardanus

Date: 28 June 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 115 PK/FP/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Ketua Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah Kabupaten Pegunungan Bintang Provinsi Papua v Bupati Pegunungan Bintang

Date: 06 September 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1 P/KHS/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Lurah Siwalankerto v Bawon Pudjiastuti S Sos DKK

Date: 08 May 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 72 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

PT Indrapura Jaya Lestari v PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Medan

Date: 28 June 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 94 PK/Pdt.Sus-Pailit/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Mustakim DKK v Bupati Bojonegoro

Date: 17 May 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 14 P/HUM/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

H Kahardiman SH FCBArb DKK v Menteri Hukum dan Hak Asasi Manusia RI DK

Date: 08 May 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 232 K/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

La Kaffa International Co Ltd v Loob Holding Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal

Date: 27 June 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 199; Source: Federal Court Registry

Court proposes Mediation in Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Suit

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (Bernama) - The High Court today has proposed that family members of 10 victims of the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah centre fire and three former students who filed suit against the tahfiz owner and four others, to settle the case via mediation.
Date: 30 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

PT Mitra Lima R v Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kabupaten Bogor DK

Date: 15 February 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 13 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

PT Pilar Mutiara Pratama v Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kota Surabaya I DK

Date: 15 March 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 38 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

SC refers Financial Advisors' Compensation Row Case for Arbitration

MANILA, Sept 25 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) has referred for arbitration a collection suit between local and global financial advisers over payment for services rendered in the liquidation of the National Home Mortgag ...

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Indonesia urges US to strengthen Economic Cooperation with ASEAN

SINGAPORE, Nov 15 (PNA) (ANTARA News) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has urged the United States of America to strengthen its economic cooperation with the ASEAN member countries based on a win-win solution instead of a zero sum game.

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APEC Ministers prioritize tackling Barriers to ensure Prosperity for All

JAKARTA, Nov 15 (ANTARA News) - Ministers from the 21 APEC economies have convened to align their ideas for improving Asia-Pacific connectivity and deepening economic integration for stronger economic growth that benefits all people in the region.

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Finance Ministry to launch Portal for Auction

JAKARTA, Nov 14 (ANTARA News) - The Ministry of Finance will launch a website named lelang.go.id to facilitate people to participate in the auction process as well as make this activity more informative and accessible.

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Corruption: Court allows Tengku Adnan Bail of RM1 Million

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) - Former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor who was charged in the Sessions Court here today with two counts of corruption and an alternative charge with accepting bribes of RM3 million in connection with an approval given to a company to raise the ratio plot for development at Jalan Semarak here in 2013 was allowed bail of RM1 million.

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64,632 Malaysians declared Bankrupt over last Five Years

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Department of Insolvency says 64,632 Malaysians aged between 18 and 44 have been declared bankrupt over the last five years.

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SMEs should use funding from Cooperatives for Adoption of Industry 4.0

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can use funding from cooperatives to scale up their business in adopting the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) technology, Minister of Entrepreneur Development, Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof said.

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92,682 Businesses have registered under SST - Lim

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) - A total of 92,682 businesses have registered under the Sales and Services Tax (SST) regime as of Oct 23, the Dewan Rakyat heard today.

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Lawyers raise Concerns over Move to cut Fees

In one of the Law Society's biggest townhall sessions, close to 1,000, or one in five, practising lawyers turned up on Monday to discuss with Law Minister K Shanmugam the recommended scale costs they could charge under the proposed civil justice reforms.

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President to conduct Bilateral Meetings and Other Summit Activities

Singapore, Nov 14 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), on the second day of a working visit to Singapore, will hold various bilateral meetings and attend several ASEAN summits with partner countries.

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President Jokowi highlights Indo-Pacific Concept at ASEAN Summit Plenary

SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo highlighted developments in the concept of Indo-Pacific regional cooperation during the plenary session of the 33rd ASEAN Summit held at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center in Singapore on Tuesday night.

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Leaders push for modernizing ASEAN at 33rd Summit

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and leaders from other Asean member countries are pushing to modernise and strengthen Asean amid the growing digital revolution, the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.

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Ministers' Pay Cut to remain in Force - Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 (Bernama) - The 10 per cent salary cut for all Cabinet ministers will remain in force, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.

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UM bags 13th LAWASIA International Moot Competition

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - A group of University of Malaya (UM) Bachelor of Law (LLB) students emerged as International Champion at the 13th LAWASIA International Moot Competition held early this month.

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Time for BNM to reimpose Financing Quota - HBA

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - It is time for Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to reimpose financing quota that the banks need to adhere to in order to assist first-time home buyers, said the National House Buyers Association (HBA).

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Non-Lawyers can now boost Legal Knowledge for Work

Working professionals can now build up their legal knowledge in industry-specific areas through courses at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Law Academy, which caters to both practising lawyers and non-lawyers.

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488K nabbed for Ordinance Violations since June: NCRPO

MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - A total of 488,526 individuals have been apprehended for violating local ordinances since June this year, the National Capital Region Police (NCRPO) announced Tuesday.

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Indonesia pushes ASEAN to complete RCEP Negotiation

SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has pushed ASEAN member countries to complete eight chapters within the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) framework in a bid to meet the negotiation target with its non-ASEAN participants.

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Awaiting ASEAN's Concrete Steps to develop e-Commerce

BOGOR, W JAVA, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita and his counterparts from nine other ASEAN member countries have signed an agreement on e-commerce at the 17th ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting in Singapore on Monday.

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