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Government okays debate on Medicinal Marijuana

The government has given a green light to debate and study the possibility of using marijuana for medicinal purposes.

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Law to be amended before Two Vaccines become Mandatory

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 10 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (KKM) has to amend the existing law before the proposal to make two vaccinations compulsory for children is implemented.
Date: 09 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

NUH Doctor fined $50,000 for sharing Patient's Info

A psychiatrist who had breached medical confidentiality by giving confidential information about a patient's condition to  a third party was fined $50,000.
Date: 07 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Medical (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2019

This is to notify the amendment of the Second Schedule of the Medical Act 1971.
Date: 01 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 64 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Duterte signs Integrated Cancer Control Law

MANILA, Feb 19 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a bill institutionalizing a ‘national integrated’ program to control cancer, one of the leading causes of death in the Philippines.
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippines News Agency

Health Products (Cosmetic Products - ASEAN Cosmetic Directive) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 89; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Health Products (Good Manufacturing Practice Certificate - Cosmetic Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 91; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Health Products (Licensing of Retail Pharmacies) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 93; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Health Products (Medical Devices) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 90; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Health Products (Oral Dental Gums) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 95; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Health Products (Therapeutic Products as Clinical Research Materials) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 94; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Health Products (Therapeutic Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 92; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Medicines (Export Licence for Psychotropic Substances) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 98; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Medicines (Good Manufacturing Practice Certificate) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 99; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Medicines (Licensing, Standard Provisions and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 97; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Vaccination Law Safeguards, Accountability sought by Legislators

Potential side effects from vaccinations and responsibility for same was a topic of attention by National Assembly members at a debate on the newly drafted Law on Vaccination yesterday.

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Law to be amended before Two Vaccines become Mandatory

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 10 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (KKM) has to amend the existing law before the proposal to make two vaccinations compulsory for children is implemented.

Medical (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2019 Health Ministry allows Doctors 14-day Leave to help in Humanitarian missions Dental (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2019 more

Duterte signs Integrated Cancer Control Law

MANILA, Feb 19 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a bill institutionalizing a ‘national integrated’ program to control cancer, one of the leading causes of death in the Philippines.

House approves Bill expanding List of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases House approves Medical Marijuana Bill on Final Reading House Panel approves Proposed "National eHealth System and Services Act" more

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MAS scores, sets Benchmark for Others

The Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) enforcement report has revealed how it polices the financial markets under its charge, and is a welcome indicator of the greater openness the market has long sought, as the report mainly focused on market abuse, financial services misconduct, and money laundering-related control breaches.

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PRRD terminates Appointment of GRP Panel Members

MANILA, Mar 20 (PNA) - Malacañang on Wednesday confirmed the termination of the appointments of government peace negotiators with communist rebels "in view of the termination of the peace negotiations" with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF).

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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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