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New Child Law comes into effect

Society

New Child Law comes into effect

A new law on protecting and caring for children became effective on June 1, with a variety of regulations aiming to comprehensively intensify children’s right enforcement.

Philippines foils seajacking plot in Sulu sea

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Philippines foils seajacking plot in Sulu sea

Navy boats and air force helicopters of the Philippines have foiled a seajacking attempt on a cargo vessel in Sulu sea off the southern province of Zamboanga del Norte, the Philippine military reported on April 19.

Top court mulls penal code change

Society

Top court mulls penal code change

The Supreme People’s Court on March 28 looked into issues relating to the draft law revising the 2015 Penal Code, including the scope of criminal responsibility by those aged 14 to 16 and the criminal liability of adults in commerce.

Vietnamese cargo ship rescued in Malaysia

World

Vietnamese cargo ship rescued in Malaysia

A Vietnamese merchant ship was saved from robbery or kidnapping recently thanks to the Malaysian Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom), according to the country’s Bernama News Agency. ​

Amendments to 2015 Penal Code discussed

Society

Amendments to 2015 Penal Code discussed

The National Assembly Standing Committee disagreed with a congressional vote which would mean juveniles are fully subject to criminal charges for rape, deliberately injuring people or kidnapping.