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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.

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.

UP Law wins 2017 Stetson International Environmental Moot Court - Southeast Asian Regional Rounds

The team representing the University of the Philippines College of Law won the championship of the 2017 Southeast Asian Regional Rounds (SEARR) of the Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, held from January 5 to 7, 2017 at the College of Law.

Outline for the UP Law Center 2016-2017 Advanced Bar Review Now Available Online

The UP Law Center Training and Convention Division has released the outline for the 2016-2017 Advanced Bar Review.

Job Search Kiosks in Campuses

MANILA, Dec. 22 (PNA) - Students will soon have faster and easier time looking for career opportunities as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) starts deploying Job Search Kiosks (JSK) in campuses of big Metro Manila universities, according to Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III.
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Indonesia, Croatia agree to strengthen Economic Cooperation

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Croatia have agreed to enhance economic cooperation, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry said in a press statement released on Tuesday.

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Indonesia, Namibia agree to enhance Bilateral Trade Cooperation

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesias Foreign Affairs Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi has held a bilateral meeting with her Namibian counterpart Netumbo Nandi-Ndiatwah, and the two ministers agreed to intensify cooperation to boost bilateral trade.

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High Taxes, Competition choke Cheroot-Makers

Myanmar's traditional mini cigar, the cheroot, is near extinction as manufacturers struggle with high taxes, high production costs and stiff competition from imported and local cigarettes.

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EPF to boost Investments in Shariah-Compliant Private Equity Funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is prepared to increase its investments in shariah-compliant private equity (PE) funds, said its Investment Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif.

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BNM seeks More Focused Delivery of Mandates under Malaysian Development Financial Institutions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is planning to work with the leadership of local financial institutions and other stakeholders in government to address a more focused delivery of mandates under the Malaysian Development Financial Institutions.

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Renewal Application for Special Scheme expiring 31st March 2018 onwards

Renewal application shall be made six months prior to the expiry date and must be submitted two months before the expiry date​.

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Singapore and China Mediation Centres work together to help Businesses resolve Disputes along Belt and Road

1. The Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) and the Mediation Center of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade / China Chamber of International Commerce (CCPIT/CCOIC Mediation Center) will work together to support businesses and help them resolve disputes that may arise in cross-border commercial transactions under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The two mediation centres signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today at the International Mediation Summit held in Hangzhou, China.

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Senate urged to view Ethics Complaints with Caution

MANILA - Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Monday urged his colleagues to view complaints filed before the Senate Ethics Committee with extreme caution as the number of complaints continue to pile up.

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Government reveals Aims of Mobile Cabinet Meeting

SUPHAN BURI, 18 September 2017 (NNT) - The Prime Minister has led his Cabinet on a retreat in the central region, aiming to foster development and connectivity between the country’s two oceans.

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MTUC urges Local Authorities to take Stern Action against Illegal Premises

BUTTERWORTH, Sept 18 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on local authorities to take strict legal action against illegal buildings or premises, particularly educational institutions.

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ASEAN enhances Coordination to tackle Cyber Threats

SINGAPORE, Sept 18 (Bernama) - ASEAN member states have agreed on the importance of enhancing coordination to ensure that its cybersecurity efforts across various platforms in countering increasingly sophisticated cyber threats are focused, effective and in synergy with one another.

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Peace, Security and Stability take Center Stage in AIPA discussion

MANILA, Philippines - Lawmakers and delegates at the 38th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) on Saturday discussed intensively the issues and challenges confronting the ASEAN region and the international community.

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