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KBGUM Undergraduates to attend Sessions conducted by Legal Aid Department - Azalina

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 (Bernama) - Undergraduates at University of Malaya's (UM) law faculty will be allowed to attend and observe legal aid sessions conducted by the Legal Aid Department at its offices throughout the country.

Union Government urged to recognize Student Unions

The government should recognise student unions at the union level to ensure their survival, urged U Thant Zin, a student of the 88-89 Generation and former chairman of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions of Upper Myanmar.

Union to appeal Expulsion of Student over Facebook Postings

The Chin Student Union of Myanmar will appeal the expulsion of a college student over postings in his Facebook account criticizing the military and the government.

i-Kad to be Gazetted as Valid Identification for Foreign Students - Mustafar

PUTRAJAYA, July 17 (Bernama) - The Immigration Department is in the process of gazetting the 'i-Kad' as a valid identification for foreign students studying at higher learning institutions registered with the Ministry of Higher Education.

University prepares for Entrance Exam Registration

The National University of Laos (NUoL) estimates that it will accept an intake of about 7,000 students to study at its 13 faculties in 2017-18.

Gap Year Programme: Response from Public University Students encouraging

BESUT, June 18 (Bernama) - The Gap Year programme to be introduced in September has received encouraging response from public university students, said Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Malaysian Bar Constitutional Law Committee

Calling on All Lawyers and Pupils in Chambers: Be a Part of the Constitutional Law Committee! (17 June 2017). Circular No. 106/2017; 29 May 2017

MyIPO allocates RM500,000 for Students to register Intellectual Properties - Hamzah

LARUT, April 29 (Bernama) -- The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has allocated some RM500,000 for school and university students in the country to register their intellectual properties (IP) this year, said Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.

Law Students can help MPs make better Legislation

Legal experts spoke of the advantages that MPs can get if they incorporate law students in their legislative functions, during the National Law Students Conference held at Yangon University’s Diamond Jubilee Hall.

First National Law Students Conference to be held

The first national law students conference of Myanmar will be hosted for law students from all universities in Myanmar on April 28, according to organiser Ko Kaung Myat Arkar from the Dagon university law students association.

New Candidates for MIA Qualifying Examination (QE) to register by 30 April 2017

In view of the changes that would take place in the accountancy profession based on the recommendations from the Committee to Strengthen the Accountancy Profession (CSAP), the MIA Council at its meeting dated 15 December 2016 had decided that the registration for the new MIA QE candidates must be done by 30 April 2017.

UUM Students embark on Charity Work in Samut Prakan, Thailand

SAMUT PRAKAN, April 16 (Bernama) - A total of 40 long distance learning programme students from Universiti Utara Malaysia Kuala Lumpur campus have embarked on a charity programme at a Muslim village in Phra Pradaeng, about 11 kilometres from Bangkok.

UP Law Team finishes as Semifinalist for the 2017 Price Media Law Moot Court Competition

The representatives of the University of the Philippines distinguished themselves in the international rounds of the 10th Monroe E. Price Media Law Moot Court Competition, garnering a place in the semi-finals, as well as the 2nd and 4th Best Speaker Awards.

Angara pushes for Summer, Holiday Fare Discounts for Students

Senator Sonny Angara has called on his colleagues in the Senate to fast-track the approval of his bill that expands and institutionalizes the 20 percent transport fare discount given to students.

UP Law wins Second Place in the 21st Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition

The UP College of Law placed second in the 21st Annual International Environmental Moot Court Competition held in Stetson University, Gulfport Florida, USA. This is the third year in a row that the UP team reached the championship round, an unprecedented accomplishment in the history of the competition.

UiTM Student wins ASEAN Oratory Competition

TANJUNG MALIM, March 26 (Bernama) - A student from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Shah Alam was crowned champion of the ASEAN Oratory Competition for the Aminuddin Baki Trophy, organised by Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI).

UPLB Student elected as the President of the First ASEAN Student Council Union

24 March 2017 JAPAN — The First ASEAN University Student Council Union Conference held from March 13 to 21 March in Hiroshima and Tokyo, Japan elected Mr. John Derrick Ordoñez, student of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), as its first President.

KLRCA, UM ink MoU to offer Internships for UM Law Students

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 (Bernama) - The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Malaya (UM) today to offer internship placements for UM students at the KLRCA.

Singapore Academy of Law unveils New Learning Tool for Legal Profession

Singapore, 9 January 2017 – Members of the legal community can soon chart a career path for themselves by identifying what requisite skills they need to acquire before they can move up to a higher-level role in their areas of practice or cross over to a different role within the legal sector.

Student Union plans a Survey

Yangon University’s second student union, which was formed on March 1, is planning a survey to get the views of students on what they think of the rebuilding of the Student Union Building at campus.

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Request for Feedback on Issues relating to Pekeliling Ketua Pendaftar Bil 2 Tahun 2017

The Bar Council Court Liaison Committee ("CLC") is requesting for Members to provide their feedback on issues faced since the coming into effect of Pekeliling Ketua Pendaftar Bil 2 Tahun 2017: Garis Masa (Timeline) Penyelesaian Kes Jenayah dan Sivil Bagi Mahkamah Rendah, pertaining to timelines for the completion of criminal and civil cases heard at the Subordinate Courts across Peninsular Malaysia.

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EC to request Clarity about Next Election from Constitutional Court

BANGKOK, Nov 22 (NNT) - The Election Commission plans to ask the Constitutional Court for clarification about its authority to hold the next general election.

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ETDA to produce 12,000 Cyber Security Experts by 2021

BANGKOK, Nov 23 (NNT) - The Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) and leading institutions in the country have banded together to develop cyper security personnel for the Thailand 4.0 digital era.

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No Reports of Terrorism Financing using Digital Currency in Malaysia - Bank Negara

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 (Bernama) - No cases have been detected in Malaysia of the use of digital currencies for terrorism financing, said Director of Financial Intelligence and Enforcement of Bank Negara Malaysia, Abd Rahman Abu Bakar.

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Government winning War against Contractualization - Bello

The labor department is winning the war to eliminate labor-only contacting and other forms of illegal contracting arrangements, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said yesterday.

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Attorney General to resurrect Court Cases against Thaksin Shinawatra

BANGKOK, Nov 22 (NNT) - The Office of the Attorney-General is planning to resurrect two cases against former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra as allowed by the new anti-corruption law.

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Roque is concurrent Presidential Adviser on Human Rights

MANILA, Nov 22 (PNA) - Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque has been appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as concurrent Presidential Adviser on Human Rights.

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KL Court Director meets Court Reporters to improve Ties

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 (Bernama) - Kuala Lumpur Court Director Ahmad Kamar Jamaludin today convened a meeting with court reporters from various media organisations to improve ties and discuss issues related to court reporting.

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MIDA to help SMEs Gain Access to Global Market

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) aims to create opportunities for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to access the global market and encourage multinational corporations (MNCs) to utilise local products and services.

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House to work on Priority Bills during SC Chief Impeach Proceedings

House leaders today assured that Congress will remain focused on passing its remaining legislative priorities for the year and will not be distracted by the hearings of the committee on justice on the determination of probable cause of the impeachment complaint filed against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

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Sussing out Weak Links in Cyber Defence

Cyber Security Agency Chief says that the new bill doesn't give agency broad powers to oversee every computer in Singapore, but are only linked to cyber security events.

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BoT allows Five Banks to operate E-Payment QR Codes

BANGKOK, Nov 18 (NNT) - The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has allowed five financial institutions to fully operate their National E-Payment services from today.

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