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 

Quota for raw tobacco imports in 2019 proposed – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Việt Nam would import 56,284 tonnes of raw tobacco under tariff quota in 2019. — Photo chinhphu.vn Viet Nam News ​HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) is drafting a decree for imports of 56,284 tonnes of raw tobacco (HS code 2401) under a tariff quota in 2019. The import quotas follow the regulations on application of tariffs under the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) for its member countries. This quota is not applied for raw tobacco products originating from ASEAN countries. Importing raw tobacco…

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