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WP chairman disagrees with lawyer's claim she misled them on why town council software had to be upscaled.
Davinder questions whether ex-WP chief should be allowed to clarify previous answers.
The Senior Counsel also charged that Mr Low had already conceived a plan to fund the newly formed FMSS using monies from the AHTC.
EU trade chief confident trade pact, to be signed today, will be in force early next year.
THE signing of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement is a panacea for Singapore, and for Asean as a region.
He clarified yesterday that he had not agreed to a previous assertion by Davinder Singh SC that FMSS had been "locked in" as the managing agent.
Mr Low said that FMSS was "the best possible option we had at the time".
Lawyer asks how matter could have escaped attention of experienced town councillor.
By stopping TPAs, MOH not only upheld the ethical standard in the healthcare industry, but also facilitated fair competition.
The Workers' Party (WP) plan to hire a new managing agent for its town council in 2011 was not devised as a contingency against the withdrawal of its existing agent: SC Singh
That would have been the 'responsible' thing to do, he accepts in reply to lawyer's question.
Businessman seeks at least $2m in damages for 492 alleged defects in Sentosa Cove home.
Pointer among checklist for good writing Justice Choo Han Teck gives at seminar.
New scheme will see young lawyers given chance to advocate as lead counsel in court.
Ong also faces another set of drug charges relating to the cannabis that was found in his home.
PwC contests claim that report went beyond its remit and failed to consider certain issues.
SGX RegCo also studying crypto-assets and ICOs and intends to publish guidance soon.
They include over 20 doctors and dentists; some formed firms just to get tax breaks.
Sycamore Tree and Laurel Tree due to get TOP in 2016, but still under construction.
The authorities are proposing more initiatives, similar to the Mandatory Parenting Programme, even before couples file for divorce, to reduce the impact on children.
Step-by-step tool promises to cut hassle, but some lawyers do not see it taking off here.
Witness in Australia fears prosecution if he returns to testify in suit over property deal.
Lawyer noted that AHTC's managing agent cost more as WP ran just one town council.
There were good reasons why Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) did not extend some contracts and chose not to award other contracts to the lowest bidders: SC Rajah
The right professionals to act as the first responder should be trained counsellors and family therapists - not lawyers who stand to profit from perpetuating the conflict.
APL and Pan have pleaded not guilty to breaching the Import and Export Ordinance. The maximum sentence is a jail term of seven years and an unlimited fine.
Yoga instructor's sentence raised from 9 months to 1 year; he also gets 3 strokes.
He cites advances in China's courts, says law academy working on initiatives to close gap.
Move showed town council's concern over major accounting lapse by its managing agent.
22-month term for repeated drug abuse, as well as ban and fine for driving without due care.
While arresting and punishing offenders is one way to stop crimes, there should also be a focus on preventing crimes from being committed in the first place.
Razor-thin margins appear to be Achilles heel; but new legal developments hold out hope for smaller companies facing insolvency.
An alternative calculation of how much an incumbent managing agent would have charged Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) compared with hiring a new one was put forth by defence lawyer Leslie Netto yesterday.
There are, at times, grey areas as to whether a statement might be prejudicial in nature: Legal experts
What can we expect from the new market then, taking into account Grab’s business model, the CCCS directions as well as any other restrictions under Competition Law?
People under MAS prohibition orders can appeal to the minister in charge. A three-person committee holds a hearing and submits a written report to the minister, which he considers in making his final decision.
Yancoal, which is labelled as a potential "other scheme creditor", is also set to challenge the jurisdiction of the English courts.
Civil activist and SDP politician found to have scandalised judiciary in their Facebook posts.
LST Architects was deemed to be more efficient than DM: SC Chelva Rajah
The bulk of the $1.5 million in payments made by a Workers' Party-led town council to its managing agent were not improper, and should not be recovered even if they were because they were for services the town council used: SC Rajah
Mr Rajah also argued that an invoice of more than $106,000 paid to FMSS was not improper.
MAS says law will be enacted to require mobile wallet operators to ringfence deposits and payments so they don't function as unregulated banks.
More than $1.2 million that Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) made to its managing agent, FM Solutions & Services (FMSS), being classified wrongly as "improper": SC Rajah
A system was in place to ensure that the monthly payments Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) made to its managing agent were signed off and approved by Workers' Party (WP) chairman Sylvia Lim.
He argues that past actions showed PAP tried to make things difficult for opposition.
Hyflux has reached advanced talks with two interested parties; hopes that "something can be said in November": WongPartnership lawyer Manoj Sandrasegara
Justice Chua Lee Ming took into account the circumstances leading to the slashing, his old age and that his risk of committing such an offence again was assessed to be low.
Both parties thanked the SGX for facilitating the settlement and "bring(ing) this unhappy episode to an end".
Who moves first in chess? White or Black?
Its shifting meaning, when unthinkingly coupled with the principle of non-discrimination, would potentially upend inherently gendered institutions like marriage and family.
Recent scam puts spotlight on risks, possible safeguards such as mandatory disclosures.
Existing managing agent had two years left on contract but WP appointed new agent.
10-year-old girl in guardian's care has grown up as Eurasian, identifies with name: Judge
The S$362 million collective sale of Cairnhill Mansions will proceed at that price, thanks to a settlement that gives the penthouse owner who objected to the sale an extra S$867,004.79.
Foreigners who turn to loan sharks may be repatriated, barred from working here.
Move aimed at creating electronic bill of lading for shipping industry.
Each new PP could very well take a different and subjective view of what circumstances merit prosecution.
There is “simply no room for doubt” that town councillors and officers of town councils are custodians of residents' and public monies, Mr Singh said in his opening statement.
“No basis” to imply that his clients have fiduciary duties that are over and above those set out in the Town Councils Act and the Town Councils Financial Rules: Chelva Retnam Rajah, SC
Many international human rights pertaining to marginalised groups begun as controversial political claims before they became more widely accepted and later codified under international law.
Scathing letter of reference had cost him a job at rival Prudential.
Prosecutors handling future drug trafficking trials have to specify which presumption under the Misuse of Drugs Act (MDA) they are invoking to prove their case, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Recent sexual offence cases raise concerns about reforming and protecting these people.
Talks by lawyers every other month aim to help individuals make informed decisions.
The order by the High Court, called a dynamic injunction, will block new means of accessing the 53 infringing websites without the studios having to return to court, unless there is a dispute.
The High Court hearing ends in favour of the collective sale committee after several failed rounds of mediation.
Suggestions include pre-filing mediation and counselling, upskilling lawyers and judges.
But industry players say sweeteners needed to draw funds away from established domicile centres.
Businesses and governments face an intricate policy and regulatory landscape.
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While the PP is entitled to consider public policies in exercising his discretion, these do not fetter the exercise of prosecutorial discretion.
Prosecutors claim the man enticed the two witnesses to testify at the appeal hearing that his penis was deformed, a condition that rendered him unable to have carried out the attacks on the girl.
.A new type of entity - the Variable Capital Company - will allow funds to both manage from and domicile in Singapore.
Hyflux an example that could have benefited from the omnibus Bill that consolidates personal and corporate insolvency and debt restructuring laws into a single piece of legislation: Edwin Tong
The new law lays out, among other things, what to do when ballot papers are lost or destroyed. It will ensure the integrity of the election process: Chan Chun Sing
As a full-time investor, a writer and regular Facebook commentator on current affairs and financial issues, Mr Sabnani’s remarks were “fair comment”: lawyers Abraham Vergis and Zhuo Jiaxiang.
Proceedings are expected to run until Nov 2.
Scientific evidence has often been cited as a compelling reason for why Section 377A should be repealed. Interestingly, scientists themselves raise concerns about biologically-based theories.
To restrict the discussion to "sin versus crime" is also a misleading approach which obscures the real issue - what do the majority of Singaporeans think about the LGBT culture?
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Would the state not nullify its legal power to mandate people to be helped if suicide is decriminalised?
Buddhist Fellowship president speaks in personal capacity; activist group holds townhall.
Time for serious reconsideration of Section 377A.
Public hospitals told to stop engaging agents who bring in overseas patients and get paid.
The Ready4Repeal team, which launched the petition on September 9, said during a townhall that it submitted the document to the authorities on Friday.
A culture that encourages restructuring will support Asia's development, he says.
Proposed changes to Medical Registration Act come amid criticism that process is slow.
Acra had rejected the application by Dr Thum and freelance journalist Kirsten Han to register OSEA Pte Ltd, on the grounds that it would be contrary to Singapore's national interests.
On Friday (Sept 28), the High Court rejected his lawyers' appeal to overturn the ruling.
He failed to properly supervise man he hired to drum up business despite 'red flags'.
But humans are still needed to train AI and interpret the information and data produced.
So long as there are people willing to push the boundaries of rules, possibilities and limits, lawyers will always have a fundamental role in society and the economy.
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Religious leaders may view homosexuality as a sin, like adultery and fornication, but there is no reason for the state to make it a crime.
Laws, even when not enforced, shape the moral ecology of the society we live in.