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

These Regulations come into operation on 15 January 2019.

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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

Yau Lee Construction (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Far East Square Pte Ltd

Building and construction law - Dispute resolution

Date: 27 November 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 261; Source: Singapore Law Watch

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

I-Lab Engineering Pte Ltd v Shriro (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Building and construction law - Suspension of performance - Right to recover loss or expenses

Date: 07 November 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHCR 15; Source: Singapore Law Watch

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

Senate Bill seeks to address Urban Poor's Housing Needs

MANILA, Oct 31 (PNA) - Senator "JV" Ejercito has filed a bill seeking the creation of a National Commission for the Urban Poor, an agency that will act as the focal facilitator in addressing socialized housing problems.
Date: 31 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Dewan Rakyat passes Amendment to Street, Drainage and Building Act

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 (Bernama) - Amendments to the Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974 will provide for a fine of RM100,000 to be imposed on anyone who causes damage to any public road and not just the streets belonging to the local authorities, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said t ...
Date: 16 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Building Control (Buildability and Productivity) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 25 September 2018.
Date: 24 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 583; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Housing and Development (Precincts for Upgrading Works) (Home Improvement Programme) (No. 5) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 17 September 2018.
Date: 14 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 564; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

BCA Super Low Energy Challenge for New and Existing Non-Residential Buildings

This is to notify that the Building & Construction Authority (BCA) has developed a Green Mark (GM) for Super Low Energy (SLE) buildings supplementary criteria. The SLE Challenge assures developers or building owners who are able to commit towards achieving at least one GM SLE project within the next 5 years to be given the GM SLE certification ...
Date: 05 September 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Building & Construction Authority

Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment (Amendment) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act.
Date: 10 September 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 38/2018; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Amendments to Act 133 will regulate Premises on Slopes - Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 6 (Bernama) - Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said amendments to the Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974 (Act 133) will enable local authorities (PBT) to periodically regulate buildings and premises located in sloping areas.
Date: 06 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Dewan Rakyat passes Amendment to Street, Drainage and Building Act

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 (Bernama) - Amendments to the Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974 will provide for a fine of RM100,000 to be imposed on anyone who causes damage to any public road and not just the streets belongi ...

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Construction Board to be formed under New Law

A law is being drafted to establish a Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) which will set standards for the construction industry, U Kyaw Lin, deputy minister of the Ministry of Construction told the Pyidaungsu ...

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Senate Bill seeks to address Urban Poor's Housing Needs

MANILA, Oct 31 (PNA) - Senator "JV" Ejercito has filed a bill seeking the creation of a National Commission for the Urban Poor, an agency that will act as the focal facilitator in addressing socialized housing problems.

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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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Judge unconvinced by Rapist’s Excuse

A supreme Court judge labelled a 72-year-old man’s excuse that police threats were the reason he confessed to raping a minor in Kampong Chhnang province in 2013 as “unreasonable”.

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Customs Department offers Online Payment Services

BANGKOK, Jan 16 (NNT) - Businesses needing to make payments to the Customs Department can now do so through online banking.

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January 21 Special Non-Working Day in ARMM, Two Other Cities

MANILA, Jan 17 (PNA) - Malacañang has declared Jan. 21, 2019 (Monday), a special non-working day in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Isabela City, and Cotabato City for the plebiscite of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).

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White Paper on Defence to be tabled in Parliament this Year

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 17 (BERNAMA) - The Ministry of Defence will table a White Paper on Defence which will detail the tasks and roles of the Malaysian Armed Forces, said Defence Deputy Minister Senator Liew Chin Tong.

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Chief Justice calls for Government Audit on Rights of Indigenous People

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 17 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today proposed that the government conduct an audit on the rights of the indigenous people to ensure that they are in line with the United Nations declaration.

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Rape victim testifies that Sex with Convicted Man was ‘Consensual’

A man who was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for a 2007 rape asked the Appeal Court on Tuesday to release him on bail as he was suffering from mental illness.

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PRRD appoints new Sandiganbayan Associate Justice

MANILA, Jan 16 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed former Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge Ronald Moreno as Associate Justice of the Sandiganbayan.

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Foreign Ministry continues Ban on UN Special Rapporteur Lee

THE government said it would not rescind its ban on UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee from entering Myanmar, despite her recent request, a Foreign Ministry official said Monday.

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Pay the Minimum Wage or face Legal Action, Employers told

Employers in Laos will be subject to legal action if authorities discover they are failing to pay their workers the minimum wage.

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DLT introducing Electronic Licenses

BANGKOK, Jan 15 (NNT) - The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has officially begun to introduce electronic drivers licenses, launching a downloadable application that can digitally hold driver authorizations and vehicle details.

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DOLE vows Aid for Workers displaced by Hanjin Bankruptcy

MANILA, Jan 15 (PNA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday vowed to assist 3,800 workers of Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil) who might be affected after the South Korean shipbuilder declared bankruptcy and applied for rehabilitation.

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Over 100 Medicine Brands for Treatment of Diabetes, Hypertension, High Cholesterol now cheaper under TRAIN Law

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted to the Department of Finance (DOF) a list of over 100 medicines with their corresponding generic names and brands for the treatment and prevention of diabetes, hypertension and high-cholesterol, the sale of which are now exempted from the payment of the value-added tax (VAT) beginning Jan. 1 as provided under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN).

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Tax Academy eyeing Campuses in Tagaytay, New Clark City

The Department of Finance (DOF) is planning to set up permanent campuses of the Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) in Tagaytay City in Cavite and New Clark City at the Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga.

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Courts urged to speed up Judicial Reform

Hanoi, Jan 14 (VNA) - General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong has stressed the need for courts at all levels to speed up judicial reform and improve the quality of judgment to minimise inaccurate verdicts and overlooking criminals.

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No Passport Data lost, breached: Government Printer

MANILA, Jan 14 (PNA) - No passport loss nor breach has occurred in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), APO Production Unit Inc. (APUI), the current Philippine e-passport maker said Monday.

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Complaint Boxes for Iskandar Puteri Schools to tackle Crimes

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Iskandar Puteri District police have suggested for the district’s schools to provide boxes for information or complaints to tackle various crimes involving students.

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Tax Amnesty Programme aims to reduce People's Burden, says IRB

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) is a clear indication of the government's desire to reduce the burden of the people through taxation, Inland Revenue Board (IRB) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sabin Samitah said.

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Tengku Abdullah to be proclaimed as New Sultan of Pahang on January 15

PEKAN, Jan 12 (Bernama) - The Regent of Pahang Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah will be proclaimed as the sixth Sultan of Pahang, succeeding Sultan Ahmad Shah, on Jan 15.

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