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Asia Reg Roundup: Philippines Sets Short Reg System Deadline, Vietnam Defers, Malaysia Extends

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New regulatory systems for devices are proliferating in the ASEAN and South-East Asia region. Some have set short compliance deadlines that have turned out to be unworkable. Will the Philippines, which in January issued an Administrative Order establishing a new risk-based regulatory system, suffer the same fate? Medtech Insight discussed the issue with local regulatory experts Jack Wong and May Ng.

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