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Draft Law to create Trade Authority, empower Commerce Ministry

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has drafted a law to establish a trade development body made up entirely of cabinet ministers and empower the new authority and MoC to issue lists of restricted items and non-tariff regulations.

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Commerce Ministry resolves Trading Rights Issue

Foreign enterprises that export goods to the Lao market will no longer need a domestic business licence as the Commerce Ministry has resolved this contentious issue.
Date: 18 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Vientiane Times

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 13) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 26 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 119 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Trade Laws protecting Local Producers now being drafted: MOC

The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) is drafting new trade laws to safeguard local producers while promoting exports of domestically-produced goods, Minister of Commerce U Than Myint said.
Date: 23 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Myanmar Times

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 12) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 19 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 114 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Clariant Masterbatches (M) Sdn Bhd v Prestige Dynamics Industries Sdn Bhd

Date: 10 April 2019; Court: Federal Court; Citation: Rayuan Sivil No. 02(f)-70-06/2017(P); Source: Federal Court Registry

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 11) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 12 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 109 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Bill of the Trade Descriptions (Amendment) Act 2019

This Bill seeks to amend the Trade Descriptions Act 2011.
Date: 11 April 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 11 of 2019; Source: Parliament

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 10) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 05 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 105 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Maxwell Accent JV Sdn Bhd v Kuala Lumpur Aviation Fuelling System Sdn Bhd

Date: 04 April 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. W-02(C)(A)-827-04/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 9) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 96 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 8) Order 2019

This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 83 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Tan Chin Hock and 4 Others v Metro Laksana Properties Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal

Date: 15 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Sivil Nos. B-02(NCVC)(W)-2218-10/2017 & B-02(NCVC)(W)-2219-10/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

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.
Date: 20 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

SK M&E Bersekutu Sdn Bhd v Pembinaan Legenda Unggul Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal

Date: 12 March 2019; Court: Federal Court; Citation: Civil Appeal Nos. 02(f)-130-11/2017(W) & 02(f)-131-11/2017(W); Source: Federal Court Registry

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

Commerce Ministry resolves Trading Rights Issue

Foreign enterprises that export goods to the Lao market will no longer need a domestic business licence as the Commerce Ministry has resolved this contentious issue.

Electronic Signature Law will boost E-Commerce, Government tells NA New Law spells out Duties of Billboard Makers Government revokes Import Licence Requirement for Steel, Cement more

Draft Law to create Trade Authority, empower Commerce Ministry

The Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has drafted a law to establish a trade development body made up entirely of cabinet ministers and empower the new authority and MoC to issue lists of restricted items and non-tariff regulat ...

Trade Laws protecting Local Producers now being drafted: MOC E-commerce Legislation forthcoming on the Back of Growth Potential New Rule requires Imports to have Myanmar Language Labels 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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Labour Ministry opens Automation Center

BANGKOK, Jul 17 (NNT) - On efforts to push the Thai industrial sector into the 4.0 era, human resources must be capable of operating technology and automated systems, especially in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development project. To achieve this goal, the Ministry of Labour has established a human resources development center on automation and robots at the Institute for Skills Development 3, located in Chonburi.

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Guidebook on Parliamentary Constituencies launched

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today launched Wakil Kita di Parlimen, a 228-page guidebook containing relevant information on all the 222 parliamentary constituencies.

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Students among Plaintiffs in Lawsuit over Sungai Kim Kim Pollution

JOHOR BAHRU, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Thirty-four students are among 171 individuals who are suing the Johor state government, Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian and 10 others over the pollution in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang last March.

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Mandalay Region Hluttaw approves New High Court Judge

Mandalay Region Hluttaw was unanimously appointed a new regional high court judge on the second day of the second session of the hluttaw after being nominated by the regional chief minister.

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DOJ forms Special Team to probe Kidapawan Broadcaster's Slay

MANILA, Jul 12 (PNA) - Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday said he has ordered a special investigation team to look into the killing last Wednesday of radio commentator Eduardo Dizon who was gunned down on the way home in Kidapawan City, Cotabato.

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New BSP Deputy Governor sworn in

MANILA, Jul 12 (PNA) - Francisco G. Dakila Jr. received his oath of office as Deputy Governor for Monetary and Economics Sector (MES) in ceremonies administered by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno on Thursday.

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Chief Justice heads Penang Honours List

GEORGE TOWN, Jul 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat heads the list of 877 recipients of state honours and honorary medals in conjunction with the 81st birthday of the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Penang Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas.

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Prosecution failed to serve Summons on Shahrizat's Children, Court sets new Mention Date

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 12 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today set Aug 5 for mention of a lawsuit filed by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) against two children of former Women, Family and Community Development Minister Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil in connection with several offences allegedly committed by their company.

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Free Legal Service to be provided for the Poor

Legal aid groups will provide free legal services to poor people and those in need of legal assistance across the country in an effort to support the rule of law and restore public trust in the judiciary.

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Bill to increase Sabah State Seats to be tabled on July 17

KOTA KINABALU, Jul 11 (Bernama) - Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is confident the Bill for the additional 13 seats, to increase the number of state seats from 60 to 73, will be approved when it is tabled in Parliament on July 17.

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SolGen asks SC to dismiss Writ of Kalikasan Suit on WPS

MANILA, Jul 9 (PNA) - Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the petition filed against government agencies, which seeks unspecified action on the disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea.

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IRB records 486,360 Cases of Voluntary Tax Declaration

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 8 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB) has recorded 486,360 cases of voluntary tax declaration under the special voluntary declaration programme (PKPS) as of June 23.

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Sugar Tax: SME Traders can file Postponement Appeal

PARIT BUNTAR, Jul 7 (Bernama) - Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) traders affected by the sugar tax on sweetened drinks which came into effect this month, can file a postponement appeal to the relevant authorities.

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Sarawak Government has not Officially responded on the RM1 Loan Offer - MOF

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 6 (Bernama) - The Sarawak state government has yet to provide any official feedback to the Federal government on the proposed loan offer, amounting to RM1 billion, which will be allocated for repairs of dilapidated schools in the state.

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Government offers Tax Incentives, grants to boost Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

PUTRAJAYA, Jul 5 (Bernama) - The government has approved tax incentives and grants to encourage potential participating and contributing companies in the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai.

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PCC approves New Clark City Power Distribution Deal

MANILA, Jul 3 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the proposed joint venture between the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the consortium of Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and its Japanese partners to develop a power distribution system in New Clark City.

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Airbnb wants clearer Guideline on Tourism Tax

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 2 (Bernama) -- Online hospitality service brokerage company, Airbnb Inc urged the government to provide a clearer guideline on tourism tax for its type of business.

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Malcontento to take oath as New Prosecutor General on July 2

MANILA, Jul 1 (PNA) - Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said newly appointed Prosecutor General Benedicto Malcontento may assume office as soon as he takes his oath Tuesday.

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