• Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:21
    Australia's Queensland state legalises abortion
    Queensland lawmakers have voted to legalise abortion, overturning a century-old "morality" law and capping a 50-year campaign in Australia's most conservative state.
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:16
    Phuket Immigration affirms commitment to ‘Operation X-ray Outlaw Foreigner’ crackdown
    Phuket immigration officers say they are committed to the national crackdown called “Operation X-ray Outlaw Foreigner”, especially on visa overstayers.
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  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:58
    Malaysian leader in waiting Anwar in triumphant return to parliament
    Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's leader in waiting Anwar Ibrahim returned to parliament as a lawmaker Monday, and vowed to give former nemesis Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad space to get on with running the country.
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  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
    Bangladesh’s drift toward digital absolutism
    On September 19, Bangladesh passed the latest iteration of its digital policy. Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar, who proposed the Digital Security Bill 2018 to parliament, called it a “historic” and “heavenly” law, compared to digital laws in other countries.
  • Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:00
    New law offers unprecedented medical benefits for workers
    Nearly 10 million Thai employees nationwide would enjoy enhanced healthcare benefits under the Workmen’s Compensation Act (second edition 2018).
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:45
    Mallet's visa denied for disrespecting Basic Law: Tong
    Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet’s work visa might have been denied because of a lack of respect for the Basic Law, Executive Councilor Ronny Tong Ka-wah said.
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  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
    Asia News Network calls for the immediate release of the three Eleven Media editors
    We, the members of the Asia News Network, express solidarity with our arrested colleagues from Eleven Media Group, Managing Editor Nari Min, Editor in Chief Kyaw Zaw Linn, and Chief Reporter Phyo Wai Win and condemn their arrest under provisions of the law that allow no bail.
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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 18:06
    Political party fundraising still banned: EC
    Political parties formed under the new law are allowed to collect only seed funding from founding members and membership fees from all members, the Election Commission (EC) and junta leader Gen Prawit Wongsuwan reaffirmed on Friday, following the Future Forward Party (FWP) controversy.
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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:47
    Malaysia frees 11 Uighurs, defying China handover request
    Malaysia has freed 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who escaped from immigration detention in Thailand, their lawyer said Friday, ignoring a request from Beijing to deport the group to China.
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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:58
    Jeweller to go ahead with RM60mil suit against Najib's wife
    Lebanese jeweller Global Royalty Trading SAL will proceed with its RM60mil suit against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor (pic) for the return of 44 pieces of jewellery following the dismissal of her bid to strike it out.
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  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:45
    ‘Fake’ lawyer held after visa probe
    A 50-year-old Thai man wanted for fraud was arrested on Thursday in Nonthaburi's Muang district, Immigration Bureau commissioner Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn told a press conference in Bangkok.
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    Cabinet backs draft law on financial services
    THE CABINET yesterday approved a draft law from the Finance Ministry that governs financial service providers as officials seek to deal with an increasingly diverse landscape for financial services.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:00
    Senate election draft decree approved
    The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft decree for election to the Senate. The law is expected to come into effect next month and the 250 senators should be finalised by late April.
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  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:09
    Complaints can be made at any police station nationwide, under new reform measures
    Victims of crime can now lodge their complaints at any police station nationwide, under a regulation amended in line with law enforcement reform.
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:44
    Chula Sukmanop, director-general of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, said after a meeting yesterday that the board had agreed in principle to a plan to revise an aviation law to allow funds established under the Thai exchange law and provident funds to hold shares in airlines.
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