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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.
Date: 20 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Government wants Report from Contractors failing to return Tender Document

Jakarta, July 14 (ANTARA News) - The government will summon seven oil and gas contractors which have failed to return their tender document until the registration deadline of July3 this year was over.
Date: 14 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia signs Four Oil, Gas Contracts under Gross Split Scheme

Jakarta, July 11 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government, on Wednesday, signed four oil and gas block operation contracts, which will terminate in 2019 and 2020, under a gross split scheme.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Asean asks Indonesia to conclude RCEP Negotiations with Six Partner Countries

Singapore, Apr 28 (ANTARA News) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has asked Indonesia, as the coordinator of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), to conclude the negotiations with six partner countries soon.
Date: 13 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Government to complete Draft Regulation on e-Commerce soon

Jakarta, Apr 13 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government will soon complete a draft regulation on e-commerce, in order to create business equality in the country, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita said. E-commerce is inevitable; however, the government wants business equality between e-commerce traders and conventional traders, he stated, wh ...
Date: 13 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Somalia agree to enhance Trade Ties

Nusa Dua, Bali, Apr 10 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Somalia have agreed to intensify trade ties during a bilateral meeting between Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Somalian Vice Foreign Minister Mukhtar Mahat Da'ud here on Wednesday.
Date: 10 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

EU scraps Anti-Dumping Duty for Indonesian Biodiesel

Jakarta, Mar 23 (ANTARA News) - The European Union (EU) has removed an anti-dumping duty for biodiesel imports of Indonesian and Argentine producers, after the former country won an appeal at the European Court of Justice.
Date: 23 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Australia foster Economic Ties

Jakarta, Mar 18 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Australia continued to foster their economic ties in the face of shifting of the economic center from the Atlantic to the Pacific region.
Date: 18 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Trade Ministry to strictly implement Import Rules

Surabaya, E Java, Mar 15 (ANTARA News) - The Ministry of Trade will implement strict import rules through border and post border inspection schemes due to some business players still attempting to flout rules without receiving approval from one of the authorized ministries.
Date: 15 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Jokowi inaugurates Micro Wakaf Bank to assist Small, Medium Enterprises

Serang, Banten (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has inaugurated the operation of Micro Wakaf Bank program in An Nawawi Tanara Islamic Boarding School of Serang District, Banten Province, to assist the funding of micro, small and medium enterprises.
Date: 15 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Jokowi calls on Parliament to finalize Law on Entrepreneurship

Jakarta, Mar 8 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called on the House of Representatives to finalize the formulation of the law on entrepreneurship to boost the country's economy.
Date: 08 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Energy Ministry revokes 22 Regulations

Jakarta, Feb 12 (ANTARA News) - The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has revoked 22 regulations that were hampering the investment process.
Date: 12 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

President Joko Widodo holds Bilateral Meeting with Vietnamese PM

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo held a bilateral meeting with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Taj Enclave Diplomatic Hotel, New Delhi, to discuss the enhancement of economic and maritime cooperation.
Date: 27 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia, India commit to boost Trade

New Delhi, India, Jan 27 (ANTARA News) - The governments of India and Indonesia expressed their commitment to boost trade during the bilateral meeting held on the sidelines of the 2018 ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit hosted in here on Jan 25-26.
Date: 27 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

President Jokowi to strengthen Trade Cooperation with Pakistan

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANTARA News) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will discuss ways to enhance trade ties with Pakistan during his state visit to the South Asian country.
Date: 27 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Sri Lanka explore New Cooperation Opportunities

Jakarta, Jan 26 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Sri Lanka, with diplomatic ties dating back 66 years, are determined to strengthen and open new cooperation opportunities in various fields.
Date: 26 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Too Many Regulations hinder Development Efforts: President

Jakarta, Oct 24 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo expressed concern over the number of regulations in the country which is too many and so has the potential to become overlapping and hinder development efforts.
Date: 24 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia to ease Permit Procedures for Foreign Experts, Investors

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government will soon ease the procedures for visa and stay permit applications by foreign experts and investors, Head of Immigration Office Ronny F. Sompie declared in a joint statement with the Foreign Affairs Ministry. He made the statement on the sidelines of the 4th Host Country Committee Meeting on I ...
Date: 09 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Government to revoke Freeport License over Failure to build Smelter

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesias Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry would revoke the concentrate export license for PT Freeport Indonesia, if the giant mining company failed to finish the construction of the mineral smelter facility within five years.
Date: 27 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Government to ease Laws on Local Products

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The government will ease several regulations on local products, so they can meet the standards already set in the Technology Readiness Level, Coordinating Maritime Affairs Ministrys Deputy Ridwan Djamaluddin stated here, Wednesday.
Date: 26 April 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

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Phone Call not from Officer or Staff of Penang Courts - Chief Registrar's Office

PUTRAJAYA, May 21 (Bernama) - The Federal Court Chief Registrar’s Office (PKPMP) has denied an individual’s claim about receiving a phone call from an officer or employee of the Penang courts.

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ASEAN told to improve Production Technology and Capacity

KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) - Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia, should focus on improving production technology and capacity, as well as regional integration in order to benefit from the shifting of supply chains due to changes in global trade, says HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd.

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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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