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Straits Times / 20 Sep 2018

Islamic scholars, teachers oppose Section 377A repeal

According to syariah objectives, the purpose of the family unit is to give birth to the new generation and protect the existence of mankind through legal marriage between a man and a woman: Pergas

Straits Times / 20 Sep 2018

Current approach to 377A is untenable: Forum

How was the decision to not enforce the law taken?...Taken to the extreme, this also raises worrisome questions of how the laws of our land could potentially be suspended without any due process.

Straits Times / 19 Sep 2018

More law grads taking the road less travelled

Under the new professional training regime from 2023, law graduates who pass Part B can be admitted to the Bar without needing to complete the practice training contract.

Straits Times / 19 Sep 2018

Catholics urged to reject repeal of Section 377A

'By accepting homosexual acts as a social norm, the dreadful consequences for the stability of our families, the well-being of our children, and the risks to the common good will be long term and irreversible': Archbishop Goh

Straits Times / 18 Sep 2018

Court dismisses ex-CEO's lawsuit over 'betrayal'

Former Netccentric CEO Cheo Ming Shen claimed his co-founder "engineered" his resignation and thus breached an agreement not to interfere with his leadership. But his contentions cut no ice with the court.

Business Times / 18 Sep 2018

No systemic failure by Datapulse in M&A due process: review

Reviewer at Lee & Lee unable to find express discussions of the implications of the interested person transactions and acquisitions and realisations sections of the SGX Listing Manual in Datapulse's meeting minutes, resolutions or...
Straits Times / 16 Sep 2018

Why repeal v remain is a hot issue in Singapore

The Penal Code's Section 377A, which criminalises sex between men, is in the spotlight again. Insight examines why the issue continues to stir up strong debate between opposing camps.

Straits Times / 14 Sep 2018

Proposal to curb money laundering via precious stones, metals

To close the gap on the use of precious stones and metals for money laundering and terrorism financing, the Government is proposing a new law which is "crucial to combating crime and improving security, both domestically and globally".
TODAY / 14 Sep 2018

How we should approach the debate on S377A

The author says both camps of the 377A debate should not let the issue narrowly define who they are, nor feel that the other side poses an existential threat to it.

Straits Times / 14 Sep 2018

Yang wants a resolution

Pole vaulter seeks meeting with track body over compensation after she was not picked for Asiad.

Singapore Law Watch / 14 Sep 2018

ADV: White or Black?

Who moves first in chess and win a copy of Singapore White Book 2019

Straits Times / 11 Sep 2018

Experts back repeal of marital rape immunity

A committee reviewing the Penal Code is recommending that husbands who force themselves on their wives will no longer get protection from being prosecuted for rape.

Straits Times / 08 Sep 2018

Man guilty of perverting course of justice

He made multiple fraudulent Productivity and Innovation Credit scheme applications to cheat the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore of more than $1 million

Straits Times / 06 Sep 2018

CCCS issues note on airline alliances

The guidance note highlights procedural and substantive issues commonly encountered during CCCS' review process, and how airlines can take steps to avoid them.

Straits Times / 03 Sep 2018

Raising bar keeps legal standards high

Committee for the Professional Training of Lawyers' recommendations would help improve the quality of legal training here and law graduates would be equipped better with the expertise to meet the evolving demands of the economy and...

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Straits Times / 19 Sep 2018

More law grads taking the road less travelled

Under the new professional training regime from 2023, law graduates who pass Part B can be admitted to the Bar without needing to complete the practice training contract.

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