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Operating without Licence: Mawar Medical Centre fined RM100,000

SEREMBAN, Mar 20 (Bernama) - The Mawar Medical Centre (MMC) was today fined RM100,000 by the Sessions Court here for operating a private hospital without a licence.

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B2C2 Ltd v Quoine Pte Ltd

Contract - Breach; Contract - Mistake - Mistake of fact; Trusts - Breach of trust

Date: 14 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC(I) 3; Source: Singapore Law Watch

SC reinstates raps vs Parojinog over Anomalous Building Contract

MANILA, Mar 18 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) reinstated the graft case against embattled Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess E. Parojinog-Echavez in connection with irregularities in the contract for the renovation of the city’s multi-purpose building 10 years ago.
Date: 18 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippines News Agency

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 7) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 15 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 80 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Kosbina Konsult (K) Sdn Bhd v Madu Jaya Development Sdn Bhd

Date: 15 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. W-02(C)(W)-1200-06/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

Mitsubishi Corp RTM International Pte Ltd v Kyen Resources Pte Ltd

Commercial transactions - Sale of goods - Rights of unpaid seller - Retention of title clause

Date: 05 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHCR 6; Source: Singapore Law Watch

World Fuel Services (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Xie Sheng Guo

Contract - Illegality and public policy - Restraint of trade

Date: 05 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 54; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Goodluck Garden appeal Dismissed, Sale to go Ahead

Goodluck Garden's plan for sale gets the nod of the Court of appeal, which has agreed with the High Court that although there were missteps, there was no bad faith in the transaction.
Date: 08 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 6) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 08 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 70 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

CB Media Sdn Bhd and Another v Kesas Sdn Bhd

Date: 04 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. B-02(NCVC)(W)-1495-08/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

MCH International Pte Ltd and Others v YG Group Pte Ltd and Others, and Other Suits

Contract - Breach; Contract - Contractual Terms; Tort - Conspiracy; Companies - Directors - Duties; Companies - Winding Up; Equity - Remedies - Equitable Compensation; Equity - Remedies - Loss of Chance

Date: 27 February 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 43; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 5) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 01 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 65 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Liberty Sky Investments Ltd v Goh Seng Heng and Another

Contract - Misrepresentation - Fraudulent - Misrepresentation Act, section 2(1) - Innocent misrepresentation; Equity - Remedies - Rescission - Bar to rescission

Date: 20 February 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 39; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Clear Rules on revoking Franchises of under-performing DUs sought

MANILA, Feb 22 (PNA) - A senator on Friday stressed the need for a clear policy on the recommendation for revocation of franchises to hold underperforming distribution utilities (DUs) accountable for failing to fulfill their duties and responsibilities under the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) law.
Date: 22 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Company fined RM9,000 for supplying Fake Gucci Eyeglasses

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 (Bernama) - A company was fined RM9,000 by the Sessions Court here today for supplying 694 pairs of fake Gucci eyeglasses three years ago.
Date: 22 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Four Businesses fined for selling Goods above MRP

Three companies were issued compound fines of BND500 each and one with BND700 by the Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE), Ministry of Finance and Economy through the Department of Competition and Consu ...

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Draft Regulation on E-Commerce to prioritize Domestic Products

Jakarta, Feb 20 (ANTARA News) - The draft government regulation on e-commerce will prioritize domestic products, Director General of Domestic Trade of the Trade Ministry Tjahya Widayanti stated.

PT Karya Bangun Mandiri v PT Bumi Mangun’s Karya Government wants Report from Contractors failing to return Tender Document Indonesia signs Four Oil, Gas Contracts under Gross Split Scheme more

Electronic Signature Law will boost E-Commerce, Government tells NA

The government has told the National Assembly (NA) that Laos needs to have an electronic signature law in place to boost E-commerce and facilitate E-governance.

New Law spells out Duties of Billboard Makers Government revokes Import Licence Requirement for Steel, Cement Propose Law to promote Public Private Partnerships, NA instructs more

E-commerce Legislation forthcoming on the Back of Growth Potential

E-commerce in Myanmar is expected to develop fast over the next five years, when legislation governing the industry is targeted to come into force.

New Rule requires Imports to have Myanmar Language Labels Retailers hit with Liquor Import Ban Legislation in the Works to regulate Multi-Level Marketing more

SC reinstates raps vs Parojinog over Anomalous Building Contract

MANILA, Mar 18 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) reinstated the graft case against embattled Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess E. Parojinog-Echavez in connection with irregularities in the contract for the renovation of ...

Clear Rules on revoking Franchises of under-performing DUs sought Startups, MSMEs soon to benefit from Twin Bills on Innovation Sps Felix A Chua and Carmen L Chua and 8 Others v United Coconut Planters Bank and 4 Others more

Government endorses Draft Sugarcane and Sugar Act

BANGKOK, Oct 9 (NNT) - The government has endorsed the draft Sugar Cane and Sugar Act to ensure that the Thai sugar industry thrives systematically and benefits the farmers.

Cabinet OKs New Cane and Sugar Bill Cabinet nods to Southern Economic Corridor Project Government to enact New Law to promote Community Enterprises more

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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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