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All Health, Dental Clinics to implement TPC-OHCIS Next Year - Dr Dzulkefly

SEREMBAN, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (MoH) is expected to extend the implementation of Teleprimary Care and Oral Health Clinic Information System (TPC-OHCIS), to all health and dental clinics beginning next year, says its Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

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Duterte declares June as ‘Scoliosis Awareness Month’

MANILA, Nov 12 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has declared the month of June every year as “Scoliosis Awareness Month” to raise awareness on the disorder and promote its early detection.
Date: 12 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Health Ministry enforces Product Guideline on Cell Therapy and Gene 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (KKM) will enforce the Guideline of Cell and Gene Therapy Products (CGTPs) for all industry players in 2021. Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye said the guideline had already existed since 2016 to advise academicians, researchers, doctors and industrialists to abide voluntarily. &ldqu ...
Date: 10 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Farmers calls on Government to amend Public Health Act

BANGKOK, Nov 4 (NNT) - The Thai Agriculturist Association has called for the amendment of Public Health Act B.E. 2535 which it claims is driving up the cost of rice production.
Date: 04 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Doc fined, suspended for working Illegally as Locum

The Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) disciplinary tribunal found him guilty of working as a locum on 47 occasions, issuing medical certificates (MCs) to himself in such a way as to give the impression that they had been issued by another doctor, and backdating one of his MCs.
Date: 24 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Singapore Law Watch

High Court upholds RM70,000 Fine on Vocational Student for operating Dental Clinic without Licence

MELAKA, Oct 22 (Bernama) - The High Court here today upheld the RM70,000 fine meted out by a lower court on a vocational college student who operated a dental service without a licence.
Date: 22 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

TWG to Finalize Bill strengthening Traditional and Complementary Health Care

The House Committee on Health, in a hearing presided by its Chairperson Angelina Tan (4th District, Quezon), created on Tuesday a Technical Working Group (TWG) to study and finalize House Bill 7950, seeking to empower the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC).
Date: 02 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: House of Representatives

Law on Certain Hospital Fees under Review

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry is reviewing legislation that requires patients to pay high fees for treatment at public hospitals if they are referred there from private or university hospitals.
Date: 02 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 588; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Misuse of Drugs Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 28 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 587; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Bill strengthening VMMC hurdles House Panel

MANILA, Sept 27 (PNA) - A House of Representatives' panel has approved a measure seeking to provide the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) its own juridical personality and modernize it to serve the medical needs of Filipino veterans, retired soldiers and their dependents.
Date: 27 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

House Panel okays National Integrated Cancer Control Program

MANILA, Sept 26 (PNA) - The House of Representatives ways and means committee on Wednesday approved a substitute bill which seeks to institutionalize a national integrated cancer control program.
Date: 26 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Philippine News Agency

Minister to table Review on Consultation Fees of Private Medical Practitioners in Due Course - Health DG

SHAH ALAM, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad is expected to table a review on the consultation fees of medical practitioners at private clinics and hospitals at the Cabinet meeting in a week or two, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Date: 19 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Pharmacists Registration (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 17 September 2018.
Date: 17 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 576; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Human Organ Transplant (Declaration of Hospitals) Notification 2018

This Notification comes into operation on 19 September 2018.
Date: 14 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 565; 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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All Health, Dental Clinics to implement TPC-OHCIS Next Year - Dr Dzulkefly

SEREMBAN, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (MoH) is expected to extend the implementation of Teleprimary Care and Oral Health Clinic Information System (TPC-OHCIS), to all health and dental clinics beginning next y ...

Health Ministry enforces Product Guideline on Cell Therapy and Gene 2021 High Court upholds RM70,000 Fine on Vocational Student for operating Dental Clinic without Licence Law on Certain Hospital Fees under Review more

Government will enforce Rule to provide Instructions for Products

The Consumer Protection Central Committee of Myanmar has said all businesses must have a product usage guide describing how products such as medicines should be consumed and goods like electronics used. The announcement ...

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Duterte declares June as ‘Scoliosis Awareness Month’

MANILA, Nov 12 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has declared the month of June every year as “Scoliosis Awareness Month” to raise awareness on the disorder and promote its early detection.

TWG to Finalize Bill strengthening Traditional and Complementary Health Care Bill strengthening VMMC hurdles House Panel House Panel okays National Integrated Cancer Control Program more

Doc fined, suspended for working Illegally as Locum

The Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) disciplinary tribunal found him guilty of working as a locum on 47 occasions, issuing medical certificates (MCs) to himself in such a way as to give the impression that they had been ...

Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2018 Misuse of Drugs Act (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2018 Pharmacists Registration (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2018 more

Farmers calls on Government to amend Public Health Act

BANGKOK, Nov 4 (NNT) - The Thai Agriculturist Association has called for the amendment of Public Health Act B.E. 2535 which it claims is driving up the cost of rice production.

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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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