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Indonesia, Finland organize High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation

Yogyakarta, June 19 (ANTARA News) - The governments of Indonesia and Finland organized the second meeting of the Secretary- General's High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation in Helsinki on Monday, the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) Jakarta said in a statement.

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Date of coming into Operation of the Arbitration (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2018

This Amendment Act comes into operation on 8 May 2018.
Date: 07 May 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 265 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Arbitration (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2018

An Act to amend the Arbitration Act 2005.
Date: 04 May 2018; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1569 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

China Machine New Energy Corp v Jaguar Energy Guatemala LLC and Another

Arbitration - Award - Recourse against award - Setting aside

Date: 26 April 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 101; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Bauer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Jack-In Pile (M) Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal

Date: 22 February 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal Nos. B-02(C)(A)-1187-06/2017 & B-02(C)(A)-1188-06/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

Damansara Realty Berhad v Bungsar Hill Holdings Sdn Bhd and Another

Date: 06 April 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. W-01(IM)-3-01/2015; Source: Federal Court Registry

Guide to the AIAC Arbitration Rules

The Arbitration Rules of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (Malaysia) (AIAC) are in force as of 9 March 2018.
Date: 20 March 2018; Type: Guide; Source: Asian International Arbitration Centre

Dewan Rakyat passes Limitation, Arbitration Bills

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 3 (Bernama) - The Dewan Rakyat today passed the Limitation (Amendment) Bill 2018, which among others, gives extension to the time limit of up to three years to house buyers to lodge a complaint over latent defects at their homes.
Date: 03 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Guide to AIAC Fast Track Arbitration Rules

Fast Track Arbitration Rules of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (Malaysia) (AIAC) are in force as of 9th March 2018.
Date: 21 March 2018; Type: Guide; Source: Asian International Arbitration Centre

Guide to the AIAC Mediation Rules

Mediation Rules of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (Malaysia) (AIAC) are in force as of 9th March 2018. These Rules are designed for the mediation of any differences or disputes, whether or not they arise out of a contract between the parties.
Date: 22 March 2018; Type: Guide; Source: Asian International Arbitration Centre

Bill of the Arbitration (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2018

This Bill seeks to amend the Arbitration Act 2005, to enhance Malaysia’s profile in the international and regional arena as a safe-seat and arbitration-friendly jurisdiction.
Date: 29 March 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 5 of 2018; Source: Parliament

Indonesia, Finland organize High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation

Yogyakarta, June 19 (ANTARA News) - The governments of Indonesia and Finland organized the second meeting of the Secretary- General's High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation in Helsinki on Monday, the United Nations Infor ...

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China Machine New Energy Corp v Jaguar Energy Guatemala LLC and Another

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Emergency Decree to be lifted in More Areas

BANGKOK, June 24 (NNT) - The National Security Council (NSC) is considering withdrawing the Emergency Decree in more areas of the restive south after last week’s revocation of the special law in two districts.

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Chiang Mai Justice Office offers Guidance to Youth

CHIANG MAI, June 23 (NNT) - The Chiang Mai Justice Provincial Office is offering guidance to local youth to induce participation in preventing and solving the problem of crime in society.

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EC Member calls for use of Special Law to determine Constituencies

BANGKOK, June 23 (NNT) - The Election Commission (EC) has called on the government and the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to utilize Article 44 of the provisional constitution to speed up preparations for primary elections.

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Excise Department to take Tax Measure to encourage use of B20 Biodiesel

BANGKOK, June 22 (NNT) - The Excise Department is taking a tax measure to encourage the use of B20 biodiesel.

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Duterte appoints new CA Justice

MANILA, June  22 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Dorothy Montejo-Gonzaga as associate justice of the Court of Appeals (CA).

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President to issue Online Licensing System

Denpasar, Bali, June 24 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said the government will soon issue an integrated licensing system through "online single submission" to speed up the process of business licensing.

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Journalists banned from Trial of Thamrin Bombings' Defendant

Jakarta, June 22 (ANTARA News) - Journalists reporting on the verdict on accused Oman Rahman involved in the Thamrin bombing in 2016 were banned from the main courtroom in the South Jakarta district court where the trial proceedings were ongoing.

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Temporary Work Visit Passes revoked from 11th Year

PUTRAJAYA, June 22 (Bernama) - The Immigration Department has denied a newspaper report that the Home Ministry (KDN) was withdrawing the approval of extending the Visit Pass (Temporary Employment) or PLKS for the second and subsequent years approved by the previous government.

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French Judiciary pursuing Scorpene Corruption Scandal - Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 (Bernama) - Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today met French Ambassador Frédéric Laplanche who disclosed that the French judicial system is pursuing the 1 billion-euro Scorpene submarine corruption scandal.

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Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus appointed as the Bank Negara Malaysia Governor

His Majesty Yang di-Pertuan Agong has on 19 June 2018 granted his royal consent to the recommendation of YAB Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad to appoint Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus as the new Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia.

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Actions against Companies in Enforcement Operation targeting Machinery Safety and Amputation Hazards

The Ministry of Manpower mounted a two-month enforcement operation in April and May 2018 targeting machinery safety to address hand and finger injuries at the workplace. 380 inspections were conducted at 350 companies in the manufacturing, construction and marine sectors.

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House unveils New Website

The House of Representatives has unveiled its new website house.gov.ph., in its effort to bring legislation closer to the public. The website is easily navigable and uses simple, easy-to-understand language to engage the public and encourage interest in legislation.

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Agreement on curbing Illegal Drug use through Preventive Education signed in New York

The Philippine Consulate General in New York witnessed the signing of a landmark Memorandum of Agreement between non-profit organization Friends Indeed USA Inc., and Philippine-based non-government organization People’s Volunteer Against Illegal Drugs on 27 May 2018 at Astoria World Manor, Queens, New York City.

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Philippines Champions Small and Medium Entrepreneurs at APEC Senior Officials Meet

The Department of Foreign Affairs championed Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) at the Second Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM2) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

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DOJ-OOC continues Conduct of Judicial Training on Cybercrime for the ASEAN Prosecutors and Judges

The Department of Justice - Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC), in partnership with the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY+) Project, is set to conduct the Advanced Judicial Training Course on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence for Judges, Magistrates and Prosecutors for the ASEAN Region in Cebu, Philippines on 19-22 June 2018.

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