East Asia Competition Policy Forum News, Vol. 84 (10/8/2010)







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East Asia Competition Policy Forum News, Vol. 84 (10/8/2010)
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I. News from East Asia Competition Policy Forum (EACPF) Web Site
http://www.jftc.go.jp/eacpf/

Media News Headline Updated!

[Indonesia]
"Understanding RI's logistics costs"
Jakarta Post, July 30, 2010
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2010/07/05/understanding-ri%E2%80%99s-logistics-costs.html

[Japan]
"Japan to extend review of BHP-Rio Tinto deal"
Nikkei, July 12, 2010
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSSGE66B0IH20100712

"Japanese Antitrust Officials Defends Approval Of Google Deal"
National Journal, July 28, 2010
http://techdailydose.nationaljournal.com/2010/07/japanese-antitrust-official-de.php

[China]
"China steps up antitrust capacity building -cartels a focus"
Mayer Brown LLP, July 20, 2010
http://www.mayerbrown.com/antitrust/article.asp?id=9366&nid=112

"China Antitrust Alert:Chinese Pricing Enforcers Impose Higher Fines as New Rules Proposed"
Jones Day, July 26, 2010
http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=106170

[Korea]
"Antitrust regulator going after predatory big firms"
Korea Times, July 21, 2010
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/biz/2010/07/123_69902.html

"S.Korean firms should gird for foreign antitrust rules "
Yonhap News, July 21, 2010
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/business/2010/07/21/12/0502000000AEN20100721002400320F.HTML

[Chinese Taipei]
"FTC approves Epistar and Huga alliance"
DIGITIMES, July 8, 2010
http://www.newzfor.me/news/63187773.aspx

[Vietnam]
"Circular regulating the operation of the competitive electricity generation market"
Mayer Brown LLP, July 22, 2010
http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=106024

"Consumers soured by high milk prices"
Vietnam News, July 19, 2010
http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/Economy/Business-Beat/201635/Consumers-soured-by-high-milk-prices.html

"Self defence measures to protect domestic production"
Vietnam Business News, July 28, 2010
http://vietnambusiness.asia/self-defence-measures-taken-to-protect-domestic-production/

"Vietnam issues first price fixing fines"
Global Competition Review, August 2, 2010
http://www.globalcompetitionreview.com/news/article/28849/vietnam-issues-first-price-fixing-fines/


II. News from the JFTC
Press Releases from the JFTC English Web Site
http://www.jftc.go.jp/e-page/pressreleases/


III. Other News
[ICN]
The ICN Agency Effectiveness Workshop was held on 12th and 13th
of July, 2010, in London, UK, hosted by Office of Fair Trading.

[JFTC/JICA Training Course on Market Research in the area of Competition Law for Indonesia]
The Training Course on Market Research in the area of Competition Law for Indonesia was held by the JFTC in cooperation with JICA in Tokyo, Japan from 2nd to 6th of August, 2010. ten officials from Indonesian competition authority participated in the training course and learned mainly about practices of market and policy research in the area of competition law, focusing on telecommunication section.

[Japan- India]
The 14th round of negotiations for the Japan- India Economic Partnership Agreement was held in Tokyo, Japan, on 7th and 8th of July 2010
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