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Police Officer gets 10 Years in Jail for Drug Trafficking

Mataram, W Nusa Tenggara, Apr 10 (ANTARA) - The Mataram district court in West Nusa Tenggara province has sentenced a police officer to 10 years of imprisonment and imposed on him a fine of Rp1 billion or another three months in jail for being part of a major drug trafficking operation in Mataram city.
Date: 10 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Two suspected Drug Couriers sentenced to death

Bengkalis, Riau, Sept 27 (ANTARA News) - The Bengkalis district court in the Indonesian province of Riau handed down death sentence to two suspected drug couriers for carrying 10 kilograms of crystal meth on Wednesday.
Date: 27 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Terror Convict Aman Abdurrahman sentenced to Death

Jakarta, June 22 (ANTARA News) - Terror convict Oman Rochman, alias Aman Abdurrahman, was sentenced to death by the South Jakarta District Court on Friday for his involvement in some terrorist attacks in the country.
Date: 22 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Australia discuss Cooperation on Cyber Security

Jakarta, June 5 (ANTARA News) - The Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Wiranto, had a discussion on Monday with the new Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Gary Quinlan AO, about cooperation on cyber security.
Date: 05 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Two Indonesians freed from Death Sentence in Saudi

Jakarta, June 5 (ANTARA News) - The Government of Indonesia has secured the release of two Indonesian citizens from death sentence in Saudi Arabia.
Date: 05 June 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Court sentences First Travel Boss to 20 Years in Jail

Depok, W Java, May 31 (ANTARA News) - A court in Depok, West Java, has sentenced two bosses of travel company First Travel, Andika Surachman and Anniesa Hasibuan, to 20 years and 18 years in jail respectively, for defrauding 63,310 Umrah pilgrims of RP905 billion.
Date: 31 May 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

House of Representatives passes into Law the Bill on Terrorism

Jakarta, May 25 (ANTARA News) - A plenary session of the House of Representatives agreed in acclamation to pass into law a bill on terrorism on Friday after being shelved almost two years. "Is the report of chairman of the Special Committee on Terrorism Bill is approved and to be passed into law?" Deputy House Speakers, Agus Hermanto, who chaired t ...
Date: 25 May 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Eight Taiwanese sentenced to Death for Drug Smuggling

Jakarta, Apr 26 (ANTARA News) - The South Jakarta court has sentenced eight Taiwanese to death for smuggling one ton of methamphetamine to Anyer Beach in Serang, Banten Province.
Date: 26 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Government to shut down remaining 43 Red Light Districts

Jakarta, Apr 20 (ANTARA News) - The government has set a target to close down the remaining 43 prostitution centers, in order to make Indonesia free of red light districts by next year, Social Affairs Minister Idrus Marham stated here on Thursday.
Date: 20 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Penal Code Revision to solve overcrowding in Prisons: Minister

Jakarta, Apr 19 (ANTARA News) - Law and Human Rights Minister, Yasonna Laoly, stated here on Thursday that the revision of the penal code bill (RUU KUHAP) would offer an alternative penalty for the prisoners, in order to trim overcrowding in jail.
Date: 19 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Amnesty International Indonesia calls for Moratorium on Death Penalty

Jakarta, Apr 13 (ANTARA News) - Amnesty International Indonesia has called on the Indonesian government to impose moratorium on execution in 2018, as a start toward abolishing the death penalty.
Date: 13 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Australia agree to intensify Cooperation to handle Transnational Crimes

Jakarta, Apr 10 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian National Police (Polri) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) have agreed to step up cooperation in handling transnational crimes.
Date: 10 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Non-active SE Sulawesi Governor gets 12 Years in Jail for Corruption

Jakarta, Mar 29 (ANTARA News) - The Jakarta Corruption Court on Wednesday night sentenced non-active Southeast Sulawesi governor Nur Alam to 12 years' imprisonment and fined him RP1 billion or face another six months in jail for being involved in a corruption case.
Date: 29 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Pangolin Smugglers jailed for Three Years

Bengkalis, Riau, Mar 8 (ANTARA News) - The Bengkalis Class II District Court here on Wednesday sentenced two smugglers of 101 protected pangolins (Manis javanica) for three years and one month subsidiary in prison in addition to a penalty of RP100 million.
Date: 08 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia renews Commitment to end Violence against Children

London, Feb 18 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian government has renewed its commitment to continue to halt all forms of violence against children during an international conference in Stockholm, Sweden, on Feb 14 and 15.
Date: 18 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Anti-Graft Body disappointed with Constitutional Court's Decision

Jakarta, Feb 9 (ANTARA News) - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is disappointed with the Constitutional Court (MK)'s decision rejecting a request for a judicial review of the legislative institution law regarding the House of Representatives' right of inquiry into the anti-graft body.
Date: 09 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Government urged to implement Decree on Corruption Elimination

Jakarta, Feb 5 (ANTARA News) - The House of Representatives (DPR) has called on the government to effectively implement the presidential decree on the prevention and elimination of corruption.
Date: 05 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Sexual Crime Victims should receive Restitution: Institution

Jakarta, Jan 6 (ANTARA News) - Chairman of the Indonesian Child Protection Institution Seto Mulyadi encouraged the restitution, or compensation for loss or injury, to child victims of sexual crimes in Tangerang.
Date: 06 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Three Indonesian Fishermen not guilty of Trespassing: Malaysian Court

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 22 (ANTARA News) - Malaysian court in George Town, Pinang Island, has found that three Indonesian fishermen who originated from Medan, North Sumatra province, were not guilty of trespassing to the former country.
Date: 22 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesian Worker escapes Death Penalty in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 10 (ANTARA News) - Masud bin Kamaruddin (37), a migrant worker from Mamuju district, West Sulawesi province, has been spared from a death "hanging" penalty by the Malaysian High Court in Sabah, an official said here on Tuesday.
Date: 10 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

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SC, DOJ Buildings declared Safe

MANILA, Apr 24 (PNA) - Work resumed at the Supreme Court (SC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday, after the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that shook parts of Luzon including Metro Manila last Monday.

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SC asked to allow Poll Watchers to take Photos

MANILA, Apr 24 (PNA) - Various individuals and groups asked the Supreme Court (SC) to lift the ban imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on digital photo taking by watchers of candidates in the May 13 mid-term polls.

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Makati Court hears Drug Case vs Ex-NBI Exec

MANILA, Apr 24 (PNA) - A prosecution witness positively identified the former acting regional director of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Central Mindanao as the owner of a 1,000-square meter lot in Virac, Catanduanes, where a shabu laboratory was uncovered three years ago.

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Mobile Application on Labour Market Information Launched

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 23 (Bernama) - Information on Malaysia's labour market is now available at the fingertips with the launch of a new mobile application, Labour Market Information Gateway or LMI Gateway today.

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Former Lawyer Pleads not Guilty to CBT Over Client's House Sale Proceeds

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A former lawyer pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to a charge of criminal breach of trust amounting to RM338,000 which was the proceeds from the sale of a house belonging to his client three years ago.

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Manila Court orders Arrest of Acierto, Seven Others

MANILA, Apr 23 (PNA) - A Manila court has ordered the arrest of former police official Eduardo Acierto and seven others implicated in the smuggling of shabu shipments inside magnetic lifters last year.

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SC orders Inspection of Court Houses in Quake-Affected Areas

MANILA, Apr 23 (PNA) - Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Tuesday ordered an inspection of all court houses in areas affected by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that hit Luzon on Monday afternoon.

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Cybersecurity Challenge should be viewed as an Opportunity - Gobind

CYBERJAYA, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A national innovation ecosystem needs to be developed to transform cybersecurity challenges towards forming new opportunities, ideas and solutions, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today.

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Malaysia signs ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 23 (Bernama) - Malaysia has signed the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) and the Fourth Protocol to Amend the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA).

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Former Lawyer charged with Criminal Breach of Trust

SEREMBAN, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A former lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to criminal breach of trust involving RM198,592.50, nine years ago.

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PCC seeks Own Probe on Luzon Power Outages

MANILA, Apr 22 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) announced that it will investigate allegations of collusion or abuse of dominance among energy companies that led to the recent series of power outages in Luzon.

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Right to Freedom of Religion guaranteed under Federal Constitution

KOTA BELUD, Apr 21 (Bernama) - The right to freedom of religion of every Malaysian is guaranteed under the Federal Constitution, said Sabah Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick.

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Sabah and Sarawak High Court Registrar's Office to move to Kota Kinabalu

SANDAKAN, Apr 21 (Bernama) -- Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today confirmed that the Office of the Registrar of the Sabah and Sarawak High Court will be relocated from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu.

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Government awaits Approval from Malay Rulers on New Chief Justice - Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Apri 19 (Bernama) - The government is awaiting approval from the Malay Rulers for the appointment of a new Chief Justice, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.

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Double Pay for Workers on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday

MANILA, Apr 17 (PNA) - Workers who will report to work on April 18 and 19 will receive twice their regular daily wages as both days have been declared regular holidays, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Wednesday.

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Palace suspends Government Work for Holy Week Exodus

MANILA, Apr 17 (PNA) - Malacañang suspended work on Wednesday (April 17), 12 noon onwards, to allow government employees to travel to their respective regions in time for the observance of Maundy Thursday (April 18) and Good Friday (April 19).

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JBC asks Applicant to comment on Gadon Opposition

MANILA, Apr 16 (PNA) - The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has asked an applicant for a vacancy in the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) to comment on an opposition to her appointment filed last month by senatorial candidate and lawyer, Lorenzo "Larry" Gadon.

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PCC approves Ayala-PHINMA Energy Deal

MANILA, Apr 15 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the acquisition of the majority stake in PHINMA Energy by Ayala Corporation’s power branch, AC Energy.

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