singapore - General & Misc

Foreigners departing Singapore no longer have to stamp Passport beginning Monday

SINGAPORE, Apr 17 (Bernama) - Beginning April 22, Singapore will no longer require all foreign travellers departing the republic to have the departure immigration endorsement or stamp of departure in their travel document.
Date: 17 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (Certification Marks) (Revocation) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 1 April 2019.
Date: 01 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 272; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Charities (Electronic Transactions Service) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 2 April 2019.
Date: 01 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 243; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Animals and Birds (Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 1 April 2019.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 213; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Fisheries (Fishing Gear) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 1 April 2019.
Date: 29 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 225; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Responsibility of the Minister for National Development) (Amendment) Notification 2019

This is to notify for general information that the Prime Minister has varied with effect from 1 April 2019, the Schedule to the Constitution of the Republic of Singapore (Responsibility of the Minister for National Development) Notification 2015 (G.N. No. S 675/2015).
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 147; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Public Health (Composition of Offences) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 25 March 2019.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 157; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Environmental Public Health (Water Suitable for Drinking) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 25 March 2019.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 156; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Public Utilities (Amendment) Act 2018 (Commencement) Notification 2019

This is to notify that Sections 2(o), 11, 18 and 19 of the Public Utilities (Amendment) Act 2018 come into operation on 25 March 2019.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 152; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Public Utilities (Water Supply) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 25 March 2019.
Date: 22 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 153; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Supplementary Supply (FY 2018) Act 2019

This Act seeks to make supplementary provision to meet additional expenditure for the financial year 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 17; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Supply Act 2019

This Act seeks to issue from the Consolidated Fund and the Development Fund of the sums necessary to meet the estimated expenditure for the financial year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 16; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Singapore Food Agency Act 2019

This Act seeks to establish the Singapore Food Agency, to repeal the Agri‑Food and Veterinary Authority Act and the Cattle Act, and to make consequential and related amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 18 March 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 15; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

National Parks Board (Amendment) Act 2019

This Act seeks to amend the National Parks Board Act and to make consequential amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 15 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 14; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Precious Stones and Precious Metals (Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing) Act 2019

This Act seeks to regulate persons who carry on a business of regulated dealing or as intermediaries for regulated dealing, so as to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, and to make consequential and related amendments to certain other Acts.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Federal Act; Citation: No. 12; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) (Amendment) Act 2019

This Act seeks to amend the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act.  
Date: 04 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 9; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Charities (Institutions of a Public Character) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 28 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 122; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Planning (Development Charges) (Amendment) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 1 March 2019.
Date: 28 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 118; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Parks and Trees (Planting Areas) (Exemption) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 8 March 2019.
Date: 27 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 117; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Supplementary Supply (FY 2018) Bill

This Bill seeks to make supplementary provision to meet additional expenditure for the financial year 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
Date: 26 February 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 9/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

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SEC urges Public to scrutinize Firms before investing

MANILA, Jun 26 (PNA) - As it intensifies the crackdown on suspected investment scams, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has advised prospective investors to scrutinize first the legitimacy of a company before making their investment decisions.

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SC sets Ground Rules for Oral Arguments on Writ of Kalikasan

MANILA, Jun 25 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday issued guidelines for the July 2 oral arguments on the writ of kalikasan suit filed by petitioners seeking assertive government action on the disputed Ayungin Shoal, Panganiban Reef, and Panatag Shoal.

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Police Chief bans Mass Rally outside Constitutional Court Building

Jakarta, Jun 25 (ANTARA) - Police has banned mass rallying outside the Constitutional Court (MK) building during the court's Consultative Meeting of Judges before it gives a ruling on the presidential election dispute, Indonesian Police Chief Gen. Tito Karnavian emphasized.

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Government plans to build New Shah Alam Court Complex - Liew

SHAH ALAM, Jun 24 (Bernama) - The government plans to build a new Court Complex in Shah Alam to replace the existing building, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.

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Niosh offers free needs Analyses for Sabah and Labuan Workplaces

KOTA KINABALU, Jun 24 (Bernama) - The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) stands ready to conduct free needs analyses of workplace safety for organisations in Sabah and the Federal Territory of Labuan, with the aim of identifying appropriate training required.

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Ministry launches Sexual Predation Awareness Campaign

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 24 (Bernama) - The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry today launched a sexual predation awareness campaign via digital medium Youtube.

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Ambushed fiscal named Mindoro judge

MANILA, Jun 21 (PNA) - A female prosecutor who was shot and wounded as she was entering her home in Oriental Mindoro last June 10 is among the newly-appointed judges, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevara announced on Friday.

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ASEAN Chamber of Commerce, UiTM ink MoU to collaborate in Various Areas

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 22 (Bernama) - ASEAN Chamber of Commerce and Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to pave the way for collaboration in various areas of entrepreneurship, including research.

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President Jokowi to attend 34th ASEAN Summit in Thailand

Jakarta, Jun 20 (ANTARA) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo will attend the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, from June 22 to 23, 2019.

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PCC OKs East West purchase of PBCOM Auto Loan Portfolio

MANILA, Jun 19 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) approved the acquisition by East West Banking Corporation (East West) of the auto loan portfolio of Philippine Bank of Communications (PBCom).

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RI hopes for Progress in Timor Leste joining ASEAN

Jakarta, Jun 19 (ANTARA) - The Indonesian government has expressed its hopes that the ongoing evaluation of Timor Leste will result in its becoming a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

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MyCC to focus Efforts on Monitoring Cement Industry

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 19 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) says it will focus its efforts on consistently monitoring the cement industry in order to complement the government’s initiative in protecting the welfare of consumers.

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Amended Code did not affect Conflict of Interest - Witness

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The Code of Ethics for Administration Members and Members of Parliament was amended by the Cabinet in 2013 but did not affect the conflict of interest provision, according to a Cabinet former deputy secretary-general (Constitution and Communication).

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Court urges Johor PTG to meet Orang Asli to settle Compensation Issue

JOHOR BAHRU, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The High Court here today encouraged the state Land and Mines Office (PTG) to engage in discussions with the Seletar tribe Orang Asli of Kuala Masai with the aim of settling compensation due as a result of wrongful acquisition of their land in Stulang Laut.

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Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 (Bernama) - Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.

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New Competition Commission already under Fire

Myanmar’s professed commitment to competition reform has come under fire after the government packed the new Competition Commission with bureaucrats serving under a minister.

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NA Deputies give Opinions on Revised Labour Code

Hanoi, Jun 12 (VNA) - The revised Labour Code will the focus during the sitting of lawmakers on June 12 in the ongoing 7th session of the 14th National Assembly.

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Ability to pay Taxes Online a Boon for Vietnam’s Import-Export Businesses

Hanoi, Jun 6 (VNS/VNA) - Around 99 percent of import and export tax payments in Ho Chi Minh City are made online, according to the customs department.

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