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Ch’ng Ghee Weng and Another v Lee Khoon Eng T/A Prestige Construction

Date: 09 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Sivil No. P-02(NCVC)(W)-1264-07/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

CHL Construction Pte Ltd v Yangguang Group Pte Ltd

Building and Construction Law - Statutes and regulations - Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act - Termination of contract

Date: 08 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 62; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Chuang Long Engineering Pte Ltd v Nan Huat Aluminium & Glass Pte Ltd

Building and Construction Law - Statutes and regulations - Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act - Valuation of materials

Date: 05 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 55; Source: Singapore Law Watch

PRRD signs Law creating Human Settlements and Urban Department

MANILA, Feb 19 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed a law creating the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD).
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Government announces ‘Project Bank’ to get Myanmar Building

The government has announced the launch of an online “project bank” which will change the way infrastructure programmes are planned, determined and funded.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Myanmar Times

Bill modernizing Century-Old Warehouse Receipts Law approved

The House Committee on Trade and Industry chaired by Rep. Ferjenel Biron (4th District, Iloilo) recently approved an amended substitute bill which seeks to establish a legal framework to facilitate trade and commerce by strengthening and modernizing the Warehouse Receipts Law of the Philippines.
Date: 25 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Lift, Escalator and Building Maintenance) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 15 January 2019.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 875; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Control (Amendment) Act 2012 (Saving Provision for Temporary Buildings) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 806; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 808; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Maintenance (Strata Management) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 784; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Composition of Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 783; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Small Management Corporations - Exemption) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 781; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Strata Units) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 782; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment (Amendment) Act 2018

This Act seeks to amend the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act.
Date: 12 November 2018; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 42; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Government announces ‘Project Bank’ to get Myanmar Building

The government has announced the launch of an online “project bank” which will change the way infrastructure programmes are planned, determined and funded.

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Thailand imposes Strict Ban on Imports of Cassava Blocks

BANGKOK, June 3 (NNT) - The Thai government is putting a strict ban on the imports of cassava blocks after reports of mosaic virus spread in Cambodia.

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No Freeze in Intake of Foreign Workers - Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry has clarified that there is no freeze in the recruitment of foreign workers although many applications to bring in workers have been rejected for non-compliance with the law.

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Actions against those who tarnish Judiciary's Image, Dignity, says CJ

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - Actions will be taken against those who tarnish the judiciary's image and dignity, says Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.

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Right Decisions only Way for Judiciary to recover Glory - Attorney General

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says judges must always endeavour to make the right decisions, without fear or favour, and regardless of the personality of the party or the accused before them.

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Transport Ministry makes it More Flexible for e-hailing Drivers to obtain PSV Licence

KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Transport is willing to make it easier for e-hailing drivers to clock in the six hours of course time to obtain a Public Transport Vehicle (PSV) licence.

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RM1.56 Mln Fine on Poachers, highest so far for Wildlife Crimes

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court's decision to fine RM1.56 million each on two Vietnamese poachers has been the highest amount so far for wildlife crimes in the country's history, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

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Delegation of Lawmakers visit Netherlands

Hanoi, May 15 (VNA) - A delegation of the National Assembly’s Committee on Laws led by the committee’s vice chairman Pham Tri Thuc has just paid a working visit to the Netherlands.

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Adib Inquest: Lawyer grills Forensics Expert on 'Probability Report'

SHAH ALAM, May 16 (Bernama) - A lawyer questioned the ‘probability report’ of a specialist medical witness in the inquest into the death of Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, that injuries to the right chest of the firefighter were caused by a curb or road shoulder.

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Telecom Regulator proposes Online Sim Card Registration

The Lao Telecommunication Regulatory Authority is developing an application for use as a possible option to speed up sim card registration.

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Government agrees to appoint a Youth to represent them in the Senate

BANGI, May 15 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the government has agreed to appoint a member of the Senate from among the youths with wide expertise and knowledge in the field and issues on the development of youths.

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MoF sets up Debt Management Office

KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Finance has set up the Debt Management Office (DMO) to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities.

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Additional Appellate Court would be a timely upgrade

In order to curb the increased caseload on the Court of Appeal, a new appellate court may be introduced by the Government to support it, a move that may end up in restructuring of Supreme Court.

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RoK helps Vietnam accelerate Judicial Reform

Hanoi, Apr 26 (VNA) - The Supreme People’s Court and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) launched a project on improving trial transparency and quality at Vietnamese courts during a ceremony in Hanoi on April 26.

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DOLE announces 29 Job Fir Venues Nationwide on Labor Day

MANILA, Apr 29 (PNA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is inviting job seekers to a nationwide job fair on May 1.

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Universities, Industry Players to join forces for IR 4.0

GEORGE TOWN, Apr 29 (Bernama) - The joint forces of the brains in the universities and the capacity and capabilities of key industries will make a change for a better world through the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), said Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) vice-chancellor Prof Dr Asma Ismail.

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BNM appoints Two External Members to Monetary Policy Committee

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 29 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has reappointed Professor Dr Yeah Kim Leng and appointed Datuk Dr Gan Wee Beng as external members of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) effective April 1, 2019.

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Doing nothing about Disruptive Tech would be biggest Mistake: CJ

The speed at which law firms incorporating AI into their work processes poses threat to lawyers getting out of jobs, and urged the lawyers to seize the moment and be at the frontline of technological change, warning that the "biggest mistake" would be to do nothing.

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Government Agencies urged not to use Unlicensed Software

MANILA, Apr 26 (PNA) - The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) on Friday urged government agencies to use licensed software to prevent copyright infringement in the country.

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Kula Segaran to chair ASEAN Labour Minister Special Session in Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 28 (Bernama) - Human Resource Minister M. Kula Segaran will lead the Malaysian delegation to the Special Session of the ASEAN Labour Ministers and Singapore Conference on Future of Work which will be held in Singapore tomorrow (April 29).

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