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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.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

"Super Deductible Tax" Incentives to be completed in March: Mulyani

Jakarta, Feb 20 (ANTARA News) - Finance Minister Sri Mulyani said that fiscal incentives in the form of tax cuts to industries that undertake vocational education and training activities as well as for building research and development centers (RnD) in Indonesia are targeted to be completed in March 2019.
Date: 20 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Judge rejects Exception of Musician Ahmad Dhani

Surabaya, E Java, Feb 19 (ANTARA News) - Surabaya District Court's Chief of the Judge Panel R. Anton Widyopriono rejected an exception put forward by prominent musician Ahmad Dhani's lawyer and decided to proceed with witness examination in an alleged defamation case.
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Legislator receives Two-Month Sentence for using State Car for Campaign

Sleman, Yogyakarta, Feb 4 (ANTARA News) - The Sleman district court, Monday, sentenced Vice Chairman of the Gunung Kidul District Legislative Council (DPRD) Ngadiyono to two months' imprisonment, with a four-month probation period, for using a state car for a legislative campaign.
Date: 04 February 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

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

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

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

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

Jokowi gives Three Directives for Indonesia-Saudi Bilateral Talks

Bogor, W Java, Oct 23 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has given three directives that Indonesian and Saudi foreign ministers will discuss during their bilateral meeting on Tuesday.
Date: 23 October 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

Liquor Maker sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Bandung, W Java, Oct 22 (ANTARA News) - A panel of judges of the Bale Bandung District court, Baleendah, in West Java Province sentenced a liquor maker to 20 years in prison after he was found guilty of mixing and selling liquor which caused the death of dozens of people.
Date: 22 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Supreme Court officiates Operation of 85 New Courts

Jakarta, Oct 20 (ANTARA News) - The Supreme Court (MA) will formalize the operation of 85 new courts throughout Indonesia, in a symbolic inauguration carried out in Melounguane, Talaud Islands Regency, North Sulawesi Province.
Date: 20 October 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

House absent at Court during Advocates' Law Judicial Review Session

Jakarta, Oct 18 (ANTARA News) - The House of Representatives (DPR) did not attend the Constitutional Court (MK) session on the judicial review of Article 16 Law No.18/2003 regarding advocates immunity rights.
Date: 18 October 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Antara

House supports Placement of Migrant Workers through One Channel

Jakarta, Oct 16 (ANTARA News) - Chairman of the House of Representatives` (DPR`s) Commission IX Dede Yusuf supported the placement of Indonesian migrant workers through the One Channel Placement System (SPSK) agreed upon by Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.
Date: 17 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

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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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CJ warns against allowing Politics to be Judicialized

Courts should not be invited to resolve issues usually addressed through the political process such as matters of national identity and religious freedom, said the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, who has also reminded that Court's business is not to formulate policy but to find the facts presented and apply the law.

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ICC violating Own Provisions: Palace

MANILA, Mar 12 (PNA) - If the International Criminal Court (ICC) will force its jurisdiction over the Philippines to investigate the Duterte administration’s war on drugs, this would mean that it would be violating its own provisions, Malacañang said on Monday.

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