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Parties in Suit on Botched Circumcision advised to resolve Case out of Court

KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) - The High Court here today advised parties in a law suit filed by 19-year-old over a circumcision that went awry when he was 10 years old to resolve the matter out of court.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Guilty Plea 'can be retracted during Mitigation'

Guilty plea of an accused can be retracted during mitigation as long as the court is satisfied that here is no abuse of process, ruled the Court of Appeal.
Date: 06 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

MinLaw reviewing Proposed Changes to promote Mediation

The latest proposals which is being reviewd by the ministry of law includes attempt to seek an amicable resolution in a dispute before battling it out in court.
Date: 05 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Sun Travels & Tours Pvt Ltd v Hilton International Manage (Maldives) Pvt Ltd

Arbitration - Agreement - Breach; Arbitration - Anti-suit injunction

Date: 12 February 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2019] SGCA 10; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Syamsul Bahri v H Ambo Uleng

Date: 27 March 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 81 PK/Pdt/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Nelpa Enita v Menteri Keuangan RI

Date: 08 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 32 P/HUM/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Arifin Pranoto v Tjio Nara G Yulianti DK

Date: 27 September 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 144 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Muhammad Arif Bin Abdul Manaf Bin Abdul Muthalib DK v Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kota Pontianak DKK

Date: 08 October 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 159 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

A Sukiato Ongkoyuwono v Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kota Administrasi Jakarta Barat DK

Date: 08 October 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 167 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

PT Sea World Indonesia (SWI) v Kepala Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal RI

Date: 08 October 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 168 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

PT Usaha Handalan Sejahtera v Bupati Kapuas DKK

Date: 28 November 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 190 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

PT Victory Cemerlang Indonesia Wood Industri v Pejabat Penagih SPP-GR Dinas Perkebunan dan Kehutanan Kabupaten Keerom Provinsi Papua

Date: 10 December 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 213 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Dr Ridwan Tohopi M Si v Menteri Agama RI DK

Date: 27 November 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 210 PK/TUN/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Tune Talk Sdn Bhd v Padda Gurtaj Singh

Date: 18 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 477; Source: Federal Court Registry

Ministry issues Fresh Land Dispute Directive

Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara on Wednesday issued a directive to improve the ability of provincial governors to effectively manage and protect state land from land disputes.

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Parties in Suit on Botched Circumcision advised to resolve Case out of Court

KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) - The High Court here today advised parties in a law suit filed by 19-year-old over a circumcision that went awry when he was 10 years old to resolve the matter out of court.

Tune Talk Sdn Bhd v Padda Gurtaj Singh Taki Engineering Sdn Bhd v Ipoh Tower Sdn Bhd Committal Proceedings: Judge advices NFCorp, Rafizi to resolve Dispute Amicably more

NLA accepts Draft Amended Arbitration Act

BANGKOK, Dec 15 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly of Thailand (NLA) has accepted in principle the draft amended Arbitration Act which would allow foreigners to serve as arbitrators in Thailand.

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MAS scores, sets Benchmark for Others

The Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) enforcement report has revealed how it polices the financial markets under its charge, and is a welcome indicator of the greater openness the market has long sought, as the report mainly focused on market abuse, financial services misconduct, and money laundering-related control breaches.

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PRRD terminates Appointment of GRP Panel Members

MANILA, Mar 20 (PNA) - Malacañang on Wednesday confirmed the termination of the appointments of government peace negotiators with communist rebels "in view of the termination of the peace negotiations" with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF).

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Malanjum keeping Mum about his Successor

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 20 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, who is due for compulsory retirement in April only smiled broadly and chose to remain secretive when asked about his successor.

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MP Noh Omar expelled from Dewan Rakyat for Three Days

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 (Bernama) - Tanjung Karang MP Tan Sri Noh Omar has been expelled from the Dewan Rakyat for three days from today.

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ICC Prosecutors to be deported if they Probe Drug War

MANILA, Mar 18 (PNA) - Prosecutors of the International Criminal Court (ICC), who will enter the Philippines to investigate the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, may be deported, Malacañang said on Monday.

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Selangor wants tougher Environmental Laws

SHAH ALAM, Mar 17 (Bernama) - The Selangor government wants to enforce more stringent laws to address issues related to environmental pollution in the state, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.

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Rosmah's Graft Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 15 (Bernama) - The High Court here today allowed the prosecution's application to transfer from the Sessions Court to the High Court the case involving two graft charges filed against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is the wife of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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IBP condemns Slay of another Lawyer in DavNor

MANILA, Mar 14 (PNA) - The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Thursday urged authorities to take action on the latest killing of a lawyer, Rex Jasper Lopoz, who was gunned down last March 13 in front of a shopping mall in Tagum City, Davao del Norte.

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IPOPHL brings IP-focused MCLE Program to Cebu

MANILA, Mar 14 (PNA) - The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) will be mounting the 2019 edition of the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) this March in Cebu, to expand its education drive and reach out to IP practitioners in the Visayas.

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ASEAN aims at creating Future Digitally-Skilled Youths

Jakarta, Mar 14 (ANTARA) - Seven ASEAN member states, through the ASEAN Digital Innovation Programme initiated by the ASEAN Foundation in collaboration with Microsoft, aim to create digitally-skilled youths prepared to tackle challenges of the digital workspace in future.

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Tanintharyi Landholders sued under New Law

Local government officials and companies are already using the recently amended land law to remove villagers from disputed land, according to lawyers in southern Myanmar.

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SC to facilitate Greater Investor Inclusiveness

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - Opening local corporate bonds and sukuk to retail investors who meet the requirements set are among the steps taken by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to promote investors inclusiveness in the local market.

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SC aims Further Expansion of Islamic Capital Market, says Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission (SC), the regulatory body of the capital market, aim to foster growth that is premised on long-term value creation by intensifying efforts to further expand the Islamic capital market as well as the closely-linked sustainable finance segment.

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National E-Document Exchange Platform launched

Hanoi, Mar 12 (VNA) - The Government Office held a ceremony in Hanoi on March 12 to launch the National E-Document Exchange Platform, a move towards a digital government and economy.

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Cabinet approves 5Bn Baht Agro Subsidies

BANGKOK, Mar 13 (NNT) - The weekly Cabinet meeting has allocated another five billion baht to support rice agriculture during the current production year.

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CJ seeks to remove Parts of Hamid Sultan's Affidavit

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in the lawsuit by the late Karpal Singh’s daughter, claiming that it was outrageous, insulting and an attack to the Judiciary.

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Up to PM to shortlist Candidates for CJ's Post - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 12 (Bernama) - The Law Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that he has no information about the candidates shortlisted to be appointed as the new Chief Justice to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum who will retire from the post next month.

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Sabah helps Children without Documents through Legalization Program

KOTA KINABALU, Mar 12 (Bernama) - Children born in Sabah and categorised as foreigners even though one of their parents were local residents, will be given aid through a legalisation programme which will ensure a better future for them.

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