Singapore 

Parliament: Proposed changes to Penal Code allow men to be considered rape victims, tackle revenge porn, Singapore News

Men can be considered victims of rape and peeping Toms, under a Bill introduced in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11) that will amend the Penal Code. The proposed changes under the Criminal Law Reform Bill seek to expand the definitions of rape and sexual assault to make them more gender-neutral and accommodate more scenarios. There are also provisions to introduce new offences that specifically tackle the act of voyeurism. It has been proposed that the definition of rape be expanded to include non-consensual penetration of the anus or the mouth…

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Vietnam 

Việt Nam considered gateway for RoK to enter ASEAN: forum – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is seen as a gateway for businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to enter the ASEAN market, said experts at a forum in Hà Nội on December 3. The forum on the RoK’s New Southern Policy and the importance of RoK-Việt Nam relations was co-organised by the National Centre for Socio-economic Information and Forecasting (NCIF) and the Korean Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP). In his opening speech, NCIF Director Trần Hồng Quang said over the past three decades, Việt…

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