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China: The Advertisement Law of the People's Republic of China was amended on April 24, 2015, since its adoption on October 27, 1994, and comes into force on September 1, 2015. It brings about significant changes to the regulatory regime for advertising activities in China. In particular, it prohibits the use of tobacco trademarks and brand names in the advertising of other products and services.

Thailand: The Copyright Act (No. 2) B.E. 2558 (2015) was published in the Royal Gazette on February 5, 2015, and came into force on August 4, 2015. The Act introduces amendments to the Copyright Act B.E. 2537 (1994) on Rights Management Information (RMI), Technological Protection Measures (TPMs) and exemptions from copyright liability for Internet Service Providers (ISPs).

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