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Amendments to Malaysia's privacy law expected in parliament by October

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 04 Aug 2022 06:26
  • 04 Aug 2022 06:26

The long-awaited amendments to Malaysia’s personal data-protection act could finally be submitted to parliament by October, according to the country’s communications minister.

Responding to a question from a parliament member today, Communications and Multimedia Minister Annuar Musa said the proposed amendments had been submitted to the Attorney General’s Chambers, or AGC, on June

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta


Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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