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Select Committee on fake news: countering the spread of online falsehoods.
Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods: Countering the spread of online falsehoods
The court sanction came after Stratech failed to garner enough support from its creditors on proposed schemes of arrangement.
Black or White? Who moves first in chess?
On fact-checking coalition, Select Committee notes divergent views on whether govt should be part of it.
On concerns that laws against fake news would affect critical thinking, the committee said some saw legal action as complementary to media literacy education.
Call for exchange to help mediate disputes between companies and shareholders.
Sentence of reformative training, aimed at rehabilitating young offenders, upheld.
A woman's bid to use WhatsApp messages from her former husband before he died to support her claim that he had wanted all his CPF money to go to their two sons, has been dismissed.
Laws banning discrimination of people with disabilities will serve as a powerful signal of what is fair and acceptable treatment towards such an individual.
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
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.
To resolve the issue of the viability of Section 377A, we all need to ask ourselves some hard questions and be honest with our answers.
Size of law firm also counts - bigger cases at larger firms, closer interaction and more front-line work at small ones.
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.
He has to pay damages in civil suit by victim's parents, and legal costs of event organiser, who is found not liable.
'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
It is regrettable that the Tripartite Guidelines on the Re-employment of Older Employees, which offer good re-employment practices, do not have the force of law and are not binding on employers.
Stigma and discrimination are the main barriers to early HIV testing and treatment while the number of HIV cases in Singapore, especially among men who have sex with men, continues to rise: Prof Chan
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.
Younger lawyers face declining oral advocacy opportunities, says counsel in journal article.
IoT ecosystem involves multiple parties in multiple jurisdictions in multiple countries.
Four years after the last legal challenge was squashed, and 11 years after Parliament decided to retain it, Singapore once again finds itself divided over an 80-year-old law - Section 377A of the Penal Code that criminalises sex between men.
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.
Senior Legal, Trust and Banking experts sharing on Strategies and Structures for High Networth on Oct ‘18.
Owner of tower, from which stone panels fell in two incidents, wins High Court lawsuit.
The Chief Justice noted that the basic criteria for probation as an option were met in this case and called for a probation report.
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.
Singapore is a nation that remains unique in its strong preservation of family values - including its view on marriage as a union between a man and a woman: NCCS
Pole vaulter seeks meeting with track body over compensation after she was not picked for Asiad.
Tax disputes are threatening to wipe out more than half the profit growth of Fortune 500 companies in the US - and the amount involved is predicted to grow in the coming years: Baker McKenzie
Who moves first in chess and win a copy of Singapore White Book 2019
Family Succession Planning, Wills, Trusts, HNW advisory by senior legal and trusts experts over a two-day conference.
Court rules against Dragages and Builders Shop; it says cladding was structurally unsafe.
Amount is the highest total financial penalty in a single case to date: CCCS
Mr Ong’s case will highlight the concept of human dignity, which was not argued in a previous challenge filed four years ago.
In the first ruling of its kind, the High Court has made a declaration that gives the liquidators of two Trikomsel subsidiaries the green light to proceed with a commercial third-party funding arrangement.
The Singapore Variable Capital Company Bill is a game changer for asset management.
Ban Ah Ping cheated DBS of hundreds of thousands of dollars; he and daughter now face jail time in Perth over murder.
Mr Johnson Ong Ming, 43, who goes by the stage name DJ Big Kid, filed his challenge with the High Court on Sept 10. He is represented by lawyer Eugene Thuraisingam.
It also attracts six-month marketing ban for not warning investors of Bangkok project risks.
The three methods - voluntary delistings, general offers and schemes of arrangement - all differ in shifting the power play between minority shareholders and offerors.
Cyber-security experts may be invited to present their views before the Committee of Inquiry.
Social workers, lawyers welcome proposal as younger kids often can't fully understand their actions and consequences.
Omnibus Bill also aims to strengthen debt restructuring regimes and regulate insolvency practitioners.
Among them: Specifying actions when ballot box is lost or destroyed, and during contingencies like riots and fires.
The proposed changes will give the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore more powers to investigate specified serious tax crimes, or where the suspect attempts to destroy evidence.
Job, family demands see 7 out of 60 students quit night-class law degree or defer studies.
Mr Aadil says many of his friends in school have the community at heart.
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.
A total of 750 Singaporean citizens and permanent residents aged 15 to 65 took part in the study.
MOH ought to spell out the legal responsibilities of all parties involved in the NEHR.
If it so happens that mothers have largely been the ones to stick around and care for the child, then the court is right in according care and control to the mothers.
Wide-ranging suggestions include changes to laws on marital rape, sex abuse of minors
New offences have been created, such as "no-outcome fraud", which addresses the limitations in the Penal Code in dealing with persons who have committed fraud here.
Fight over use of footpath, neighbour's $63m claim caused anxiety
Mechanisms within to ensure that safety and interests of stakeholders synced with choices made by decision makers
New offence proposed to adequately reflect culpability after recent spate of such cases
Proposed changes include new categories of sex offences and harsher punishment
Repeal would provide equal access to protection for sexually abused wives and ensure consistency with other sexual offences.
Current law is gender-specific and creates an "anomaly" in the way offenders are prosecuted and sentenced
A committee reviewing the Penal Code has called for attempted suicide to be decriminalised: criminal justice system not ideal for managing people who are suicidal.
Children below the age of 10 will not face criminal responsibility for offences, up from the current age of seven
The return of $15.3 million of seized funds related to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd scandal has been approved by the Singapore State Courts.
Shanmugam says depending on the legislation, public opinion is often relevant during policymaking
Singapore society has to decide which direction it wants to go on the issue of Section 377A, the law which criminalises sex between men, said Minister for Law and Home Affairs K. Shanmugam.
Pink Dot Singapore hopes that Parliament will consider abolishing Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalises gay sex
He made multiple fraudulent Productivity and Innovation Credit scheme applications to cheat the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore of more than $1 million
Regulator is proposing to make six existing guidelines legally binding.
Last week, the managing director of Peter Low and Choo LLC was singled out by CJ Sundaresh Menon as a role model that younger lawyers should emulate.
Dispute heads to Industrial Arbitration Court and case may be heard by end of next month.
Research has shown that shared care and control is beneficial to children despite the initial conflict.
Even as the legal profession strives to remain relevant, it must resolve to be steadfast and true to its calling, says the author.
Rifle association members to regain privileges, but it may yet 'reserve rights to pursue losses'.
The guidance note highlights procedural and substantive issues commonly encountered during CCCS' review process, and how airlines can take steps to avoid them.
Both sides have also committed to resume work on the project by the end of May 2020, failing which it will be deemed to be terminated.
Collusion with a foreign power in order to bring down any government is an anathema in all jurisdictions.
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The doctors admitted that they did not ensure Mr Heng was adequately monitored during the procedure.
Judge rules that driver, who has since died, did not wholly lose control of vehicle.
OUE Lippo Healthcare has been served with court documents by its former executive director, Lim Beng Choo, following Ms Lim's commencement of court proceedings against the company on Aug 15, 2018, over unpaid dues.
Ms Indranee said in order to strengthen Singapore's IP-rich industries, the country should continue to grow science, technology, engineering and maths expertise.
Mr Lee said in a Facebook post yesterday that the decision vindicates "our belief that Shengwu has raised serious issues that need proper consideration".
The law intended to tackle both the illegal conduct of medical procedures by unqualified individuals, as well as unauthorised practice accompanied by misleading behaviour: CJ
One of the key issues that will be argued before the SGCA is whether a rule which allows court papers for contempt to be served outside Singapore can be applied retroactively.
The accident in 2014 put an end to Captain Teng Ling Ying's flying career.
The agreement was signed by CJ Sundaresh Menon and his Chinese counterpart Zhou Qiang last Friday on the sidelines of the second Singapore-China Legal and Judicial Roundtable.
Husniyati Omar returned to a life of crime just one month after she was released from prison in August 2015: DPP Lee
He allegedly failed to prevent actions of servicemen that led to NSF's death.
Plaintiff says they convinced her to invest in alleged ponzi scheme promising pro gamblers' profits
New rules in Muslim law Act a move to strengthen families in the community
Cheo Ming Shen alleges he was forced out as CEO of Nuffnang's parent company Netccentric
Stricter exam, longer training will open up spots for those who really want to practise
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Company claims he entered into transactions that caused it to suffer loss and damage.
Taking such a route would cripple financing options and is equivalent to an 'advance inheritance': lawyers