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Government drafts Regulations on use of Unmanned Aircraft

Jakarta, Jul 17 (ANTARA) - ​​​​The government is drafting regulations on the use of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones.
Date: 17 July 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

The House approves Science and Technology Bill

Jakarta, Jul 16 (ANTARA) - The House of Representatives (DPR) passed a science and technology national system bill into law at its plenary session here on Tuesday.
Date: 16 July 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Algerian receives NIne - Month Jail Term in Denpasar

Denpasar, Bali, Jul 9 (ANTARA) - The Denpasar state court has sentenced Algerian defendant Mohammed Kherici (34) to nine months in jail for stealing two cameras from a room in a hostel, which he was sharing with a guest.
Date: 09 July 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Finance Ministry proposes Stamp Duty Tariff Change

Jakarta, Jul 4 (ANTARA) - The Ministry of Finance has proposed a change in stamp duty tariffs to maintain the continuity of adequate revenue from stamp duty. "The law on stamp duty of 1985 regulated the increase in stamp duty rates to a maximum of only six times the original tariff," Finance Minister Sri Mulyani said at a working meeting with the H ...
Date: 03 July 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Constitutional Court dismisses Appeal against Jokowi's Re-election

JAKARTA, Jun 27 (Bernama) - Joko Widodo or Jokowi has been confirmed winner of Indonesia’s 2019 presidential election, to lead the world's third largest democracy for the second term.
Date: 27 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Police Chief bans Mass Rally outside Constitutional Court Building

Jakarta, Jun 25 (ANTARA) - Police has banned mass rallying outside the Constitutional Court (MK) building during the court's Consultative Meeting of Judges before it gives a ruling on the presidential election dispute, Indonesian Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian emphasized.
Date: 25 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Bogor to issue Fines of RP50 Million for littering

Cibinong, Jun 11 (ANTARA) - The local government of Bogor district in West Java will impose a fine of 50 million Rupiah and a maximum imprisonment of three months for people convicted of littering.
Date: 11 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Judge awards One-Year Imprisonment to Ahmad Dhani for Defamation

Surabaya, East Java, Jun 11 (ANTARA) - A judiciary panel, led by R. Anton Widyopriono, awarded year-long imprisonment to Indonesian rock singer, song writer, and arranger Ahmad Dhani during a trial on a defamation case at the Surabaya District Court here, Tuesday.
Date: 11 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Court fines Meth Trafficker RP1 Billion, hands 11-Year Prison Term

Denpasar, Bali, May 30 (ANTARA) - The Denpasar District Court in Bali Province imposed a 11-year prison term against I Putu Adi Sastrawan on Tuesday for trafficking 63.58 grams of crystal meth and 94 ecstasy pills.
Date: 29 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia bans Boeing 737 MAX 8s to fly during Idul Fitri Season

Tangerang, Banten, May 26 (ANTARA) - Indonesian Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said Boeing 737 MAX 8s remain banned so that these aircraft could not yet be operated for carrying passengers during the Idul Fitri holiday season.
Date: 10 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

KPK bans Five People from traveling Abroad in Graft Case

Jakarta, May 21 (ANTARA) - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has imposed an overseas travel ban on five people, due to their alleged roles in a corruption case related to the purchase of patrol ships at the Directorate General of Customs and Excise and the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry.
Date: 22 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Constitutional Court Ready to accept Election Dispute Cases

Jakarta, May 21 (ANTARA) - The Constitutional Court (MK) is ready to accept cases dealing with disputes regarding the 2019 presidential and legislative elections, following the General Election Commission (KPU) announcing the presidential election results on Monday night (May 20).
Date: 21 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Irawan Gunawan v J Casanova DK

Date: 23 January 2019; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 197 PK/Pdt.Sus-HKI/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

House calls for Special Law on Oil Palm

Jakarta, Apr 14 (ANTARA) - A member of the House of Representatives' Commission on Economic Affairs, Firman Subagyo, said that oil palm has been designated as a national strategic commodity so it must be protected through a special law. He believes, if Indonesia already has a special law that regulates and protects oil palm, it is difficult fo ...
Date: 14 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Parliament passes into Law RAPBN 2019 in Plenary Session

Jakarta, Oct 31 (ANTARA News) - The House of Representatives (DPR) has passed into law the draft state budget (RAPBN) 2019 in a plenary session here on Wednesday. Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said the draf ...

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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.

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Algerian receives NIne - Month Jail Term in Denpasar

Denpasar, Bali, Jul 9 (ANTARA) - The Denpasar state court has sentenced Algerian defendant Mohammed Kherici (34) to nine months in jail for stealing two cameras from a room in a hostel, which he was sharing with a guest.

Police Officer gets 10 Years in Jail for Drug Trafficking Sinta Dewi Irawati DK Nasrudin alias Nas more

Irawan Gunawan v J Casanova DK

Date: 23 January 2019; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 197 PK/Pdt.Sus-HKI/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

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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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