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Table 1 Status data protection laws in some Asian countries (Primary source: DLA Piper 2017)

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Country Data protection law? Future plans
China No No comprehensive data protection law. However, Cybersecurity Law (2017) first national-level law that addresses cybersecurity and data privacy protection.
India No Draft Personal Data Protection Bill published 2018
Indonesia No Draft personal data protection law published 2018.
Japan Yes (2017)  
Malaysia Yes (2013)  
Philippines Yes (2012)  
Singapore Yes, only private sector (2012)  
Thailand No Draft is being reviewed (as of 2016).
Taiwan Yes (2012)  
South Korea Yes (2011)