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Malaysia to resume Maritime Boundary Negotiations with Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 2 (Bernama) - Malaysia and Singapore will resume negotiations on the maritime boundary in the area of Pulau Batu Puteh (Pedra Branca), Batuan Tengah (Middle Rocks) and Tubir Selatan (South Ledge), the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

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Senate okays PH-Indonesia Pact on Maritime Boundaries

MANILA, Jun 3 (PNA) - The Senate on Monday passed on third reading a resolution concurring in the ratification of the agreement on the boundary line that delimits the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Philippines and Indonesia. With 20 affirmative votes and no negative vote, the upper chamber passed Senate Resolution 1048, which expresses c ...
Date: 03 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Indonesia bans Boeing 737 MAX 8s to fly during Idul Fitri Season

Tangerang, Banten, May 26 (ANTARA) - Indonesian Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said Boeing 737 MAX 8s remain banned so that these aircraft could not yet be operated for carrying passengers during the Idul Fitri holiday season.
Date: 10 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Antara

Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee agrees to establish Sub-committee

KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 (Bernama) - The Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee among others has agreed to establish a sub-committee to address the legal and technical aspects of delimitation between both countries. The Malaysian Foreign Ministry said in a statement here today that this was achieved during the committee’ ...
Date: 15 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Prohibited Anchorage Area - Suspension) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 8 April 2019 at 12.01 a.m.
Date: 07 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 302; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Civil Aviation (Security) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 30 March 2019.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 99 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Merchant Shipping (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2019

This Act seeks to amend the Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) Act 2014 and the Merchant Shipping Act to implement the International Convention on Salvage, 1989 and amendments to other maritime conventions, to make miscellaneous amendments relating to merchant shipping, and to make related amendments to the Maritime Conventions Act ...
Date: 11 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 11; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Consultation Paper on Guidelines on Fit and Proper Person

The Guidelines aim to set out the Commission’s approach to the fit and proper assessment of key responsible persons in an aviation service company. The Guidelines are intended to assist licence and permit applicants and holders to assess whether key responsible persons in an aviation service company are fit and proper to provide eff ...
Date: 22 February 2019; Type: Consultation Paper; Source: Aviation Commission

Prevention of Pollution of the Sea (Air) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 31 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 904; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Composition of Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 26 December 2018.
Date: 26 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 861; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Port Limits) (Amendment) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 6 December 2018.
Date: 06 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 790; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

MAVCOM fines AirAsia, AirAsia x for advertising misleading Ticket Prices

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) has imposed a financial penalty on AirAsia Bhd and AirAsia X Bhd, amounting to RM160,000 each, for advertising misleading air ticket prices.
Date: 04 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Assignment of Function) Notification 2018

This Notification is deemed to have come into operation on 15 November 2018.
Date: 23 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 772; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

PH, Switzerland sign New Air Services Deal

MANILA, Nov 21 (PNA) - The governments of the Philippines and Switzerland on Tuesday signed a new air services agreement, which is expected to lead to a notable increase in flights between the two countries.
Date: 20 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Malaysia, Indonesia achieve Breakthrough in Territorial Disputes

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 (Bernama) - After 13 years of negotiations, Malaysia and Indonesia have finally achieved a breakthrough with regard to the two maritime territorial disputes in Sulawesi Sea and the southern part of Melaka Straits.
Date: 21 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Indonesia bans Boeing 737 MAX 8s to fly during Idul Fitri Season

Tangerang, Banten, May 26 (ANTARA) - Indonesian Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said Boeing 737 MAX 8s remain banned so that these aircraft could not yet be operated for carrying passengers during the Idul Fitr ...

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PH, Switzerland sign New Air Services Deal

MANILA, Nov 21 (PNA) - The governments of the Philippines and Switzerland on Tuesday signed a new air services agreement, which is expected to lead to a notable increase in flights between the two countries.

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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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Labour Ministry opens Automation Center

BANGKOK, Jul 17 (NNT) - On efforts to push the Thai industrial sector into the 4.0 era, human resources must be capable of operating technology and automated systems, especially in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development project. To achieve this goal, the Ministry of Labour has established a human resources development center on automation and robots at the Institute for Skills Development 3, located in Chonburi.

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Guidebook on Parliamentary Constituencies launched

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today launched Wakil Kita di Parlimen, a 228-page guidebook containing relevant information on all the 222 parliamentary constituencies.

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Students among Plaintiffs in Lawsuit over Sungai Kim Kim Pollution

JOHOR BAHRU, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Thirty-four students are among 171 individuals who are suing the Johor state government, Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian and 10 others over the pollution in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang last March.

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Mandalay Region Hluttaw approves New High Court Judge

Mandalay Region Hluttaw was unanimously appointed a new regional high court judge on the second day of the second session of the hluttaw after being nominated by the regional chief minister.

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DOJ forms Special Team to probe Kidapawan Broadcaster's Slay

MANILA, Jul 12 (PNA) - Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Friday said he has ordered a special investigation team to look into the killing last Wednesday of radio commentator Eduardo Dizon who was gunned down on the way home in Kidapawan City, Cotabato.

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New BSP Deputy Governor sworn in

MANILA, Jul 12 (PNA) - Francisco G. Dakila Jr. received his oath of office as Deputy Governor for Monetary and Economics Sector (MES) in ceremonies administered by Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno on Thursday.

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Chief Justice heads Penang Honours List

GEORGE TOWN, Jul 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat heads the list of 877 recipients of state honours and honorary medals in conjunction with the 81st birthday of the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Penang Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas.

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Prosecution failed to serve Summons on Shahrizat's Children, Court sets new Mention Date

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 12 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today set Aug 5 for mention of a lawsuit filed by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) against two children of former Women, Family and Community Development Minister Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil in connection with several offences allegedly committed by their company.

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Free Legal Service to be provided for the Poor

Legal aid groups will provide free legal services to poor people and those in need of legal assistance across the country in an effort to support the rule of law and restore public trust in the judiciary.

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Bill to increase Sabah State Seats to be tabled on July 17

KOTA KINABALU, Jul 11 (Bernama) - Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is confident the Bill for the additional 13 seats, to increase the number of state seats from 60 to 73, will be approved when it is tabled in Parliament on July 17.

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SolGen asks SC to dismiss Writ of Kalikasan Suit on WPS

MANILA, Jul 9 (PNA) - Solicitor General Jose Calida on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to dismiss the petition filed against government agencies, which seeks unspecified action on the disputed areas in the West Philippine Sea.

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IRB records 486,360 Cases of Voluntary Tax Declaration

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 8 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB) has recorded 486,360 cases of voluntary tax declaration under the special voluntary declaration programme (PKPS) as of June 23.

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Sugar Tax: SME Traders can file Postponement Appeal

PARIT BUNTAR, Jul 7 (Bernama) - Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) traders affected by the sugar tax on sweetened drinks which came into effect this month, can file a postponement appeal to the relevant authorities.

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Sarawak Government has not Officially responded on the RM1 Loan Offer - MOF

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 6 (Bernama) - The Sarawak state government has yet to provide any official feedback to the Federal government on the proposed loan offer, amounting to RM1 billion, which will be allocated for repairs of dilapidated schools in the state.

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Government offers Tax Incentives, grants to boost Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

PUTRAJAYA, Jul 5 (Bernama) - The government has approved tax incentives and grants to encourage potential participating and contributing companies in the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai.

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PCC approves New Clark City Power Distribution Deal

MANILA, Jul 3 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved the proposed joint venture between the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the consortium of Manila Electric Company (Meralco) and its Japanese partners to develop a power distribution system in New Clark City.

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Airbnb wants clearer Guideline on Tourism Tax

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 2 (Bernama) -- Online hospitality service brokerage company, Airbnb Inc urged the government to provide a clearer guideline on tourism tax for its type of business.

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Malcontento to take oath as New Prosecutor General on July 2

MANILA, Jul 1 (PNA) - Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said newly appointed Prosecutor General Benedicto Malcontento may assume office as soon as he takes his oath Tuesday.

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