Many countries have introduced anti-spam legislation. Here are links to the relevant information.

Australia – Australian Communications & Media Authority – Spam Act
China (Chinese) (English) Ministry of Information Industry
Hong Kong – Office of the Communications Authority – Hong Kong Unsolicited Electronic Messages Ordinance
Indonesia – Ministry of Communications and Informatics – Law Number 11 on Electronic Information and Transactions
Japan – Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications – Act on Regulation of the Transmission of Specified Electronic Mail
Malaysia – Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission – Communications & Multimedia Act
New Zealand – Department of Internal Affairs – Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act
Singapore – Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore - The Spam Control Act
South Korea – Korea Association of Information and Telecommunication – Act on Promotion of Information & Communication Network Utilisation and Information Protection
Vietnam – (Vietnamese) (English) Ministry of Information and Communication – Anti-spam Decree

data privacy

Many countries have introduced data privacy legislation. Here are links to the relevant information.

Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities

Australia – Office of the Australian Information Commissioner – Privacy Act
China – (Chinese) (English) – no official data protection law
Hong Kong – Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data – Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
India – The Department of Electronics and Information Technology – Information Technology Act
Indonesia – Ministry of Communication and Information Technology – Draft Regulation of the Minister of Communication and Information (RPM) of the Protection of Personal Data in Electronic Systems (Bahasa) (English)
Japan – Consumer Affairs Agency – Personal Information Protection Act
Macau – Office for Personal Data Protection – Personal Data Protection Act
Malaysia – Department of Personal Data Protection – Personal Data Protection Act
New Zealand – Office of the Privacy Commissioner – The Privacy Act
The Philippines – National Privacy Commission – Data Privacy Act
Singapore – Personal Data Protection Commission – Personal Data Protection Act
South Korea – Korea Internet and Security Agency & Personal Information Protection Commission – Personal Information Protection Act
Taiwan – Ministry of Justice – Personal Information Protection Act
Thailand – Office of the Official Information Commission – Draft Data Protection Bill
Vietnam – Vietnam e-Commerce and Information Commerce and Information Technology Agency – no general data protection law, however, personal data may be protected by the civil law