indonesia - General & Misc

Yakob Jack Imbiri alias Imbiri

Date: 09 August 2017; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 39 K/Pid.Sus/2017; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Zulpiana S Pd v Maryam DKK

Date: 28 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1851 K/PDT/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Haji Irwanto SP MM DK v Haji Kurdi Raswita DK

Date: 17 May 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 829 K/Pdt/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Made Sukartanyana v Linda Sutanto

Date: 17 May 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 828 K/Pdt/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

President Jokowi signs Decree on National Wayang Puppet Day

Jakarta, Dec 31 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has signed Presidential Decree No. 30 of 2018 on National Wayang Puppet Day.
Date: 31 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

PT Indonesia Pratama yang diwakili oleh Direktur Utama Dato’ Dr Low Truck Kwong v Misran Leng

Date: 08 October 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 2441 K/Pdt/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Indonesia has Strong Belief in International Law: Ambassador

Jakarta, Dec 19 (ANTARA News) - Dutch Ambassador to Indonesia, Rob Swartbol, stated that Indonesia, Australia, and The Netherlands are middle powers with a strong belief in the rule of the international law from a geo-political perspective.
Date: 19 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

President discusses Pesantren Bill with Aceh Ulemas

Banda Aceh, Aceh, Dec 14 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with several ulemas and chiefs of Islamic boarding schools (Pesantren) across Aceh Province on Friday to discuss a Pesantren bill.
Date: 14 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Supreme Court suspends Judge over alleged Graft Case

Jakarta, Dec 8 (ANTARA News) - The Supreme Court has decided to temporarily suspend a Semarang district court judge after the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) named him a suspect in a graft case.
Date: 08 December 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Persero v Ny Dess Demona Slamet DKK

Date: 16 May 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 369 K/Pdt/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Law and Regulations need Periodical Evaluation: Expert

Jakarta, Nov 3 (ANTARA News) - Expert in constitutional law said law regulations need to be evaluated periodically to keep them effective in the changing condition.
Date: 03 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesia, USA strengthen Cooperation in combating Transnational Cyber Crimes

JAKARTA, Nov 20 (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Police Chief General Tito Karnavian met with US Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday for strengthening the two countries` cooperation in combating transnational cyber crimes.
Date: 20 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Surahman v PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk Cabang Denpasar DKK

Date: 18 July 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 55 K/Pdt/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Nur Istikharoh v Perseroan Terbatas Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) DK

Date: 10 August 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 1619 K/Pdt/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

Kepala Planetarium dan Observatorium Provinsi Dki Jakarta beralamat di Jalan Cikini Raya Nomor 73 Jakarta Pusat 10330 DKK v PT Bunga Lestari

Date: 16 May 2018; Court: Supreme Court of Indonesia; Citation: SC No. 358 K/Pdt/2018; Source: Supreme Court of Indonesia

President to conduct Bilateral Meetings and Other Summit Activities

Singapore, Nov 14 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), on the second day of a working visit to Singapore, will hold various bilateral meetings and attend several ASEAN summits with partner countries.
Date: 14 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Ministry actively develops Entrepreneurs in Creative Industry

JAKARTA, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto confirmed that his ministry is actively developing startup entrepreneurs in the creative industry sector.
Date: 13 November 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Pesantren Bill needs to be reviewed: VP

Jakarta, Oct 30 (ANTARA News) - Vice President Jusuf Kalla highlighted the need for the House of Representatives (DPR) to pay attention and review the proposed discussion of the bill on Islamic boarding school (pesantren) and religious education.
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia, Morroco want to promote Bilateral Trade

Jakarta, Oct 26 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Morocco will start negotiation on preferential trade agreement (PTA) in Jakarta next month to expand bilateral trade.
Date: 26 October 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Indonesia-Panama agree to promote Economic Cooperation

Jakarta, Oct 26 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and her Panamanian counterpart Isabel Saint Malo agreed at a meeting to seek to promote economic cooperation between the two countries.
Date: 26 October 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

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DLT introducing Electronic Licenses

BANGKOK, Jan 15 (NNT) - The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has officially begun to introduce electronic drivers licenses, launching a downloadable application that can digitally hold driver authorizations and vehicle details.

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DOLE vows Aid for Workers displaced by Hanjin Bankruptcy

MANILA, Jan 15 (PNA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday vowed to assist 3,800 workers of Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil) who might be affected after the South Korean shipbuilder declared bankruptcy and applied for rehabilitation.

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Over 100 Medicine Brands for Treatment of Diabetes, Hypertension, High Cholesterol now cheaper under TRAIN Law

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted to the Department of Finance (DOF) a list of over 100 medicines with their corresponding generic names and brands for the treatment and prevention of diabetes, hypertension and high-cholesterol, the sale of which are now exempted from the payment of the value-added tax (VAT) beginning Jan. 1 as provided under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN).

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Tax Academy eyeing Campuses in Tagaytay, New Clark City

The Department of Finance (DOF) is planning to set up permanent campuses of the Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) in Tagaytay City in Cavite and New Clark City at the Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga.

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Courts urged to speed up Judicial Reform

Hanoi, Jan 14 (VNA) - General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong has stressed the need for courts at all levels to speed up judicial reform and improve the quality of judgment to minimise inaccurate verdicts and overlooking criminals.

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No Passport Data lost, breached: Government Printer

MANILA, Jan 14 (PNA) - No passport loss nor breach has occurred in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), APO Production Unit Inc. (APUI), the current Philippine e-passport maker said Monday.

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Complaint Boxes for Iskandar Puteri Schools to tackle Crimes

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Iskandar Puteri District police have suggested for the district’s schools to provide boxes for information or complaints to tackle various crimes involving students.

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Tax Amnesty Programme aims to reduce People's Burden, says IRB

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) is a clear indication of the government's desire to reduce the burden of the people through taxation, Inland Revenue Board (IRB) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sabin Samitah said.

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Tengku Abdullah to be proclaimed as New Sultan of Pahang on January 15

PEKAN, Jan 12 (Bernama) - The Regent of Pahang Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah will be proclaimed as the sixth Sultan of Pahang, succeeding Sultan Ahmad Shah, on Jan 15.

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Judges, Judicial Officers receive DoJ Training not due to High Profile Cases - CJ

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum explained that the training of Malaysian judges and judicial officers by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) was not due to the high profile money laundering cases, such as the ones involving former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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Adapt Technology and Work from anywhere, CJ tells Lawyers

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - With the tagline ‘Now Anywhere Can Work’, lawyers can now deal with their cases from anywhere through the use of technology introduced by the judiciary in order to have an efficient court system, said Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today.

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Malaysian Bar will continue to voice Concerns over use of Oppressive Laws - President

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Bar will continue to voice its concerns on the continued use of oppressive laws, said its president George Varughese.

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Full Force of the Law to be applied to Wrongdoers, says AG

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said today the full force of the law would be applied to wrongdoers.

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Matrade appoints Halim Mohamad as Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has appointed Tan Sri Halim Mohammad as its seventh chairman, effective Jan 1, 2019.

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Vietnam requests other Countries to respect International Law

Hanoi, Jan 9 (VNA) - Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang underlined Vietnam’s stance on the US vessel USS McCampbell’s passage through Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) waters, while responding to reporters’ questions regarding the case on January 9.

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Justice Ministry should be “Goalkeeper” of Government in Legal Issues: PM

Hanoi, Jan 8 (VNA) - The Ministry of Justice should be the “goalkeeper” of the Government in international legal issues to ensure national rights and interests, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a conference of the sector in Hanoi on January 8.

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Rizal granted Permission to transfer Corruption Case to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 (Bernama) - The case of former special officer to the former Prime Minister, Datuk Rizal Mansor, who faces four corruption charges involving a solar hybrid system project for rural schools in Sarawak will be heard in the High Court.

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Law Society Chief, Three Others appointed Senior Counsel

The President of the Law Society, Gregory Vijayendran, fellow litigator Siraj Omar, 46, as well as two former judicial commissioners of the Supreme Court, Foo Chee Hock, 58, and Foo Tuat Yien, 65, were conferred the coveted designation when their appointments were announced by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon at the opening of the legal year.

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