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ASEAN reaffirms Freedom of Navigation in WPS

MANILA, Nov 15 (PNA) - While no specific distinctions were given, freedom of navigation and overflight in the disputed South China Sea was reaffirmed in general by the Philippines and other member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said on Thursday.

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Government considers Formation of Aviation Court: Kalla

JAKARTA, Nov 7 (ANTARA News) - The government will consider the proposed formation of an aviation court, following the incident of the Lion Air JT 610 plane crash in Tanjung Karawang waters, Vice President Jusuf Kalla said.
Date: 07 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Indonesia tightens Aviation Safety Standards

Jakarta, Nov 1 (ANTARA News) - The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation will tighten aviation safety standards by conducting a comprehensive evaluation of the regulations for low-cost carriers and full service airlines.
Date: 01 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 9 October 2018.
Date: 08 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 683; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

The “Long Bright”

Admiralty and Shipping - Practice and procedure of action in rem - Judicial sale of vessel - sale pendente lite; Admiralty and Shipping - Practice and procedure of action in rem - Release

Date: 03 October 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 216; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Government to urgently issue Policies on Maritime Resource Protection and Conservation

BANGKOK, Sept 28, (NNT) - The government is urgently working on policies on maritime resource protection and conservation, as evidence shows rising man-made maritime damage. The administration is also calling on all citizens to help protect the maritime ecosystem.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

MARINA implements Policies compliant with Maritime Safety Audit

MANILA, Sept 28 (PNA) - The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is implementing policies that will address various concerns on the maritime sector that were raised by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) during its audit last year, an official said Friday.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (Seletar Airport) (Amendment) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 589; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Duterte strengthens MARINA to comply with International Convention

MANILA, Sept 25 (PNA) - President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an executive order (EO) further strengthening the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) to ensure the country’s strict and full compliance with the 1978 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).
Date: 25 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Transport Ministry to set up Aviation, Maritime councils

SEPANG, Sept 21 (Bernama) - The Transport Ministry will soon set up separate councils for two sectors of the transport industry, to be known as Malaysian Shipping and Maritime Council, and the Malaysian Aviation Council.
Date: 21 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Anglo-American Corp Sdn Bhd v The London Steam-ship Owners’ Mutual Insurance Association Ltd and Others

Civil Procedure - Striking out

Date: 11 September 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 201; Source: Singapore Law Watch

The “Swiber Concorde”

Admiralty and Shipping - Practice and procedure of action in rem - Payment out of proceeds of sale

Date: 07 September 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 197; Source: Singapore Law Watch

The “Nur Allya”

Civil Procedure - Extension of Validity of Writ - Settlement Negotiations

Date: 16 August 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHCR 12; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Reporting of Incidents Involving Singapore-Registered Ships

This is to notify the owners, managers, and shipmasters of Singapore-registered ships on the procedure of reporting of any marine casualty, marine incident or marine security-related-incidents involving Singapore-registered ships. Circular No. 11 of 2018/REV.1
Date: 05 September 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Maritime and Port Authority

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (Aviation Levy) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 September 2018.
Date: 31 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 522; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Government considers Formation of Aviation Court: Kalla

JAKARTA, Nov 7 (ANTARA News) - The government will consider the proposed formation of an aviation court, following the incident of the Lion Air JT 610 plane crash in Tanjung Karawang waters, Vice President Jusuf Kalla sa ...

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MARINA implements Policies compliant with Maritime Safety Audit

MANILA, Sept 28 (PNA) - The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) is implementing policies that will address various concerns on the maritime sector that were raised by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) during it ...

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Government to urgently issue Policies on Maritime Resource Protection and Conservation

BANGKOK, Sept 28, (NNT) - The government is urgently working on policies on maritime resource protection and conservation, as evidence shows rising man-made maritime damage. The administration is also calling on all citi ...

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Indonesia urges US to strengthen Economic Cooperation with ASEAN

SINGAPORE, Nov 15 (PNA) (ANTARA News) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has urged the United States of America to strengthen its economic cooperation with the ASEAN member countries based on a win-win solution instead of a zero sum game.

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APEC Ministers prioritize tackling Barriers to ensure Prosperity for All

JAKARTA, Nov 15 (ANTARA News) - Ministers from the 21 APEC economies have convened to align their ideas for improving Asia-Pacific connectivity and deepening economic integration for stronger economic growth that benefits all people in the region.

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Finance Ministry to launch Portal for Auction

JAKARTA, Nov 14 (ANTARA News) - The Ministry of Finance will launch a website named lelang.go.id to facilitate people to participate in the auction process as well as make this activity more informative and accessible.

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Corruption: Court allows Tengku Adnan Bail of RM1 Million

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) - Former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor who was charged in the Sessions Court here today with two counts of corruption and an alternative charge with accepting bribes of RM3 million in connection with an approval given to a company to raise the ratio plot for development at Jalan Semarak here in 2013 was allowed bail of RM1 million.

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64,632 Malaysians declared Bankrupt over last Five Years

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Department of Insolvency says 64,632 Malaysians aged between 18 and 44 have been declared bankrupt over the last five years.

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SMEs should use funding from Cooperatives for Adoption of Industry 4.0

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can use funding from cooperatives to scale up their business in adopting the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) technology, Minister of Entrepreneur Development, Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof said.

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92,682 Businesses have registered under SST - Lim

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Bernama) - A total of 92,682 businesses have registered under the Sales and Services Tax (SST) regime as of Oct 23, the Dewan Rakyat heard today.

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Lawyers raise Concerns over Move to cut Fees

In one of the Law Society's biggest townhall sessions, close to 1,000, or one in five, practising lawyers turned up on Monday to discuss with Law Minister K Shanmugam the recommended scale costs they could charge under the proposed civil justice reforms.

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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.

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President Jokowi highlights Indo-Pacific Concept at ASEAN Summit Plenary

SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo highlighted developments in the concept of Indo-Pacific regional cooperation during the plenary session of the 33rd ASEAN Summit held at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center in Singapore on Tuesday night.

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Leaders push for modernizing ASEAN at 33rd Summit

Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and leaders from other Asean member countries are pushing to modernise and strengthen Asean amid the growing digital revolution, the Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.

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Ministers' Pay Cut to remain in Force - Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 (Bernama) - The 10 per cent salary cut for all Cabinet ministers will remain in force, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.

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UM bags 13th LAWASIA International Moot Competition

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - A group of University of Malaya (UM) Bachelor of Law (LLB) students emerged as International Champion at the 13th LAWASIA International Moot Competition held early this month.

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Time for BNM to reimpose Financing Quota - HBA

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - It is time for Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to reimpose financing quota that the banks need to adhere to in order to assist first-time home buyers, said the National House Buyers Association (HBA).

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Non-Lawyers can now boost Legal Knowledge for Work

Working professionals can now build up their legal knowledge in industry-specific areas through courses at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Law Academy, which caters to both practising lawyers and non-lawyers.

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488K nabbed for Ordinance Violations since June: NCRPO

MANILA, Nov 13 (PNA) - A total of 488,526 individuals have been apprehended for violating local ordinances since June this year, the National Capital Region Police (NCRPO) announced Tuesday.

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Indonesia pushes ASEAN to complete RCEP Negotiation

SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has pushed ASEAN member countries to complete eight chapters within the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) framework in a bid to meet the negotiation target with its non-ASEAN participants.

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Awaiting ASEAN's Concrete Steps to develop e-Commerce

BOGOR, W JAVA, Nov 13 (ANTARA News) - Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita and his counterparts from nine other ASEAN member countries have signed an agreement on e-commerce at the 17th ASEAN Economic Community Council Meeting in Singapore on Monday.

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