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Puncak Niaga appeals against Cancellation of Suit

SHAH ALAM, Feb 23 (Bernama) - Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd (Puncak Niaga) will file an appeal against the Shah Alam High Court ruling, here which has canceled a RM14 billion suit against former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and two other parties on the water industry restructuring in Selangor.

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Court strikes out RM14 Billion Suit by Puncak Niaga

SHAH ALAM, 22 Feb (Bernama) - Former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and two others today succeeded in dismissing an almost RM14 billion suit filed against them by Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd (Puncak Niaga) over the restructuring of the state's water industry.
Date: 22 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bill 355: High Court has Jurisdiction to hear Mohamed Tawfik's Lawsuit

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 (Bernama) - The High Court today dismissed the application by Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia and Dewan Rakyat Secretary Roosme Hamzah to strike out legal action brought by former Sungai Benut Member of Parliament, Mohamed Tawfik Tun Dr Ismail over PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang's motion to amend the ...
Date: 22 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

EC wins Appeal to set aside Leave for Judicial Review granted to 28 Segamat Voters

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 21 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today overturned a High Court´s decision which granted leave to 48 Segamat Parliamentary voters to commence their judicial review challenge on the inclusion of the names of 949 army personnel and their spouses as voters in the constituency.
Date: 21 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

PT Atlantic Permata Hotel v Nurohadi DKK

Date: 18 May 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 53 PK/Pdt.Sus-PHI/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Theresia (Tjia Ming Hoei) v PT Gistec Prima

Date: 19 October 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 134 PK/Pdt.Sus-PHI/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Menteri Perhubungan RI v PT Sari Indo Prima Line

Date: 06 September 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 126 PK/TUN/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Zuly Dony Arifandi DK v Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kota Balikpapan DKK

Date: 27 September 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 129 PK/TUN/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Suyono v Kepala Desa Cangkol

Date: 15 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 132 PK/TUN/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Bachmeer Capital Limited v Ong Chih Ching and Others

Evidence - Witnesses - Attendance - Giving evidence by video link
Date: 13 February 2018; Court: Singapore International Commercial Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC(I) 01; Source: Singapore Law Watch

AM Wenny Triastuti DKK v Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kota Probolinggo DK

Date: 21 November 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 189 PK/TUN/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Mukminah DKK v Kepala Kantor Pertanahan Kabupaten Lombok Barat DKK

Date: 21 November 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 190 PK/TUN/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

PT Fajar Bhakti Lintas Nusantara v Bupati Halmahera Tengah DK

Date: 04 December 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 208 PK/TUN/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

PT Kemakmuran Pertiwi Tambang (Perseroan) v Gubernur Maluku Utara DK

Date: 04 December 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 203 PK/TUN/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Abner Jolando A Md IP S Sos M Si v Badan Pertimbangan Kepegawaian (BAPEK)

Date: 08 June 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 58 PK/TUN/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Land Use Right Holders on 450 Year Road still reject Compensation

Owners of land use rights for the remaining 167 plots along the 450 Year Road in Vientiane are still refusing to accept the compensation offered in return for the land they lost to the US$104 million highway, an official ...

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Puncak Niaga appeals against Cancellation of Suit

SHAH ALAM, Feb 23 (Bernama) - Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd (Puncak Niaga) will file an appeal against the Shah Alam High Court ruling, here which has canceled a RM14 billion suit against former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sr ...

Court strikes out RM14 Billion Suit by Puncak Niaga Bill 355: High Court has Jurisdiction to hear Mohamed Tawfik's Lawsuit EC wins Appeal to set aside Leave for Judicial Review granted to 28 Segamat Voters more

Legal Moves again delay Defamation Trial of Ko Swe Win

The trial of Myanmar Now chief editor Ko Swe Win, who has been charged under Telecommunications Law Section 66(d), has been delayed by legal manoeuvres used by both sides, said U Khin Maung Myint, legal counsel for the d ...

Clothing Factory ordered to pay 52 Workers Parliament query OMI on ‘Amendments’ Comments District Court refuses to accept Civil Suit against State to abolish ‘08 Constitution more

Palace to Ombudsman: Only Congress can expel Garcia

MANILA, Feb 13 (PNA) - Malacañang on Tuesday said it respects the decision of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales to dismiss Cebu 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia for grave misconduct but reminded her that only th ...

SC junks Plea to clarify Congress voting on Cha-Cha Republic of the Philippines v Margarita C Mendiola and 12 Others SC orders Government to comment on Petitions Vs TRAIN more

Ombudsman denies Somchai’s Request to seek Constitutional Court Ruling on EC Law

BANGKOK, Jan 13 (NNT) - The Office of the Ombudsman has resolved to drop a petition filed by Election Commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn requesting the Ombudsman seek a Constitutional Court decision on the constitution ...

PM says Government never used Article 44 to intervene in Justice System CDC advises NLA to seek Constitutional Court ruling on NACC Bill CDC: Appeal in Rice Case must be filed by Defendant more

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DDG Pascua represents IPOPHL at HIPOC and WIPO High-Level Forum

Tokyo, Japan. Deputy Director General Teodoro C. Pascua presented the developments in the intellectual property system and the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) in response to global trends. DDG Pascua represented Director General Josephine R. Santiago and the IPOPHL at the Heads of Intellectual Property Office Conference (HIPOC) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) High-Level Forum 2018 held on February 19-23 in Tokyo, Japan. The HIPOC and the High Level Forum were co-organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO).

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NLA approves 14 Administrative Court judges

BANGKOK, 23 February 2018 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) approved the proposed nominees for 14 Administrative Court judges.

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IBP creates Task Force to probe Attacks Vs Lawyers

MANILA, Feb 24 (PNA) - After the attack on the lawyer of a self-confessed drug lord and the recent ambush of lawyer in Quezon City, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) has created a task force to investigate and prosecute those behind the killings of lawyers.

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President nominates Warjiyo as Central Bank Governor

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has proposed Perry Warjiyo as the sole candidate of Bank Indonesia (BI/the central bank) governor for 2018-2023 period, a legislator said.

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Cabinet reorganizes funding for Economic and Public Service Enhancement

BANGKOK, Feb 21 (NNT) - Thailand's Cabinet has resolved to increase the efficiency of public services by taking out a loan of 800 million baht while also approving over 5 billion baht to strengthen the domestic economy.

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DTI updates MSMES on PH’s Free Trade Pact

TAGAYTAY CITY, Cavite, Feb 21 (PNA) - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is boosting its Free Trade Arrangements (FTAs) with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEPT) ASEAN plus 6, PH-EU (27 countries) and Asia Pacific (APEC’s 21 member economies).

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Start-ups, SMEs Call for Greater Access to Loans by Foreign Banks

Start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are now calling for equal treatment of foreign and local banks as this will give them more options to borrow money for growth.

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More Support for Firms to innovate and go International Companies

The government will provide more support to firms that buy solutions and for those that develop their own innovations or team up with partners, in the form of tax reliefs.

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Ministry of Justice launches Mobile Campaign to promote Knowledge of Laws

AYUTTHAYA, Feb 20 (NNT) - The Ministry of Justice has launched a mobile campaign to educate people about laws and provide legal advice.

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DCA is now known as CAAM

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 19 (Bernama) - The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has been transformed into the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) effective today in line with the government's commitment to spur the nation's aviation industry to greater heights.

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PHL Embassy in Moscow issues Urgent Reminder: no Legal Status for Household Service Workers in Russia

MOSCOW, Feb 19 - In an advisory issued on February 13, the Philippine Embassy in Moscow reminded that “the category of household service worker is an occupation not open to Filipinos.” The Embassy issued the advisory after receiving queries from the public and media if Filipino household service workers could legally work in Russia.

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Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Central Bank of Egypt Bolster FinTech Cooperation

Singapore, 14 February 2018 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) signed an agreement to strengthen FinTech cooperation between the two countries on 6 February 2018. The Cooperation Agreement was signed at Seamless North Africa 2018 (under the patronage of the CBE), a conference focused on Payments, FinTech and eCommerce.

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