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Government considers Tax to protect Environment from Industrial Pollution

Industries that produce pollution may have to pay more taxes now that the government has embraced the National Green Growth Strategy.

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PRRD signs Law Establishing Sarangani Sports Training Center

MANILA, Mar 3 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law a bill establishing a primary sports development and training center for the province of Sarangani.
Date: 03 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippines News Agency

Remote Gambling (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Singapore Sports Council is exempted from Sections 11, 13, 15 and 17 of the Remote Gambling Act 2014, with regard to the promotion and the draw from 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019, subject to compliance of certain conditions specified in the Schedule.
Date: 28 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 120; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Proposed "National Music Competitions For Young Artists Act" passed on Final Reading

The House of Representatives unanimously approved on third and final reading with 185 votes, House Bill 8918 which seeks to designate the National Music Competitions For Young Artists (NAMCYA) as the National Youth Development Program for Music.
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives

PRRD signs Law creating Philippine Sports Training Center

MANILA, Feb 19 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed a law establishing a state-of-the-art and highly-scientific sports complex to be known as the Philippine Sports Training Center (PSTC).
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

House ratifies Bicam Report on Proposed Creation of Philippine Sports Training Center

The House of Representatives ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the consolidation of House Bill 5615 and Senate Bill 1716, seeking to establish a modern and highly scientific sports complex to be known as the Philippine Sports Training Center.
Date: 13 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives

Betting (Singapore Totalisator Board - Exemption) (Amendment) Notification 2019

This Notification is deemed to have come into operation on 27 December 2010.
Date: 07 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 20; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Betting (Singapore Totalisator Board - Exemption) Notification 2019

This Notification comes into operation on 7 January 2019.
Date: 07 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 22; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Singapore Totalisator Board (Prescribed Lotteries, Betting and Gaming Activities) (Revocation) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 7 January 2019.
Date: 07 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 27; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Betting (Casino Operators - Exemption) (Amendment) Notification 2019

This Notification comes into operation on 3 January 2019.
Date: 02 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 4; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Casino Control (Casino Layout) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 3 January 2019.
Date: 02 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 5; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Censorship Board to cut LBGT Elements, Scenes from Films, Dramas

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) - Any elements or scenes deemed to be promoting inappropriate culture such as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) will be not be approved for public viewing, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman said this was based on the guidelines set by the Film Censorship Boar ...
Date: 10 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ex Police Chiefs jailed for running Online Gambling Ring

PHÚ THỌ, Nov 30 - Two former police chiefs who backed a nationwide online gambling ring worth trillions have been sentenced to years in prison for abusing their power.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Viet Nam News

Judgments announced for 92 Defendants in Huge Online Gambling Case

Phu Tho, Nov 30 (VNA) - The People’s Court of the northern province of Phu Tho announced its judgments on November 30 for the 92 defendants involved in the major online gambling ring.
Date: 30 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Vietnam News Agency

Common Gaming Houses (Exemption) (No. 48) Notification 2018

The Minister for Home Affairs exempts Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd from the provisions of the Common Gaming Houses Act from 1 December 2018 to 15 December 2018, subject to the compliance with the conditions specified in the Schedule.
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 776; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Court overturns Casino Closure Order

On October 5, the Cambodian Court of Appeal issued a ruling in favour of Somboon Sukcharoenkraisri overturning the decision of the Banteay Meanchey Court of First Instance which was obtained by Donaco International Limit ...

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Government considers Tax to protect Environment from Industrial Pollution

Industries that produce pollution may have to pay more taxes now that the government has embraced the National Green Growth Strategy.

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Censorship Board to cut LBGT Elements, Scenes from Films, Dramas

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) - Any elements or scenes deemed to be promoting inappropriate culture such as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) will be not be approved for public viewing, the Dewan Rakyat was ...

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Bill enabling Casinos to operate submitted

The Public Affairs Management Committee submitted the Gambling Bill 2018 to Pyithu Hluttaw on August 21. If the bill, which includes amendments the 1986 Gambling Act, is accepted by the hluttaw, foreigner-only casinos wi ...

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Remote Gambling (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Singapore Sports Council is exempted from Sections 11, 13, 15 and 17 of the Remote Gambling Act 2014, with regard to the promotion and the draw from 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019, subject ...

Betting (Singapore Totalisator Board - Exemption) (Amendment) Notification 2019 Betting (Singapore Totalisator Board - Exemption) Notification 2019 Singapore Totalisator Board (Prescribed Lotteries, Betting and Gaming Activities) (Revocation) Regulations 2019 more

NLA organizes Seminar on Online Football Gambling Prevention

BANGKOK, Nov 2 (NNT) - The Committee on Social, Children, Youth, Women, the Elderly, the Disabled and the Underprivileged of Thailand's National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has held a seminar on online football gambling t ...

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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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