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Calibrated approach can allay fear of curbs on free speech

Calibrated approach can allay fear of curbs on free speech

On concerns that laws against fake news would affect critical thinking, the committee said some saw legal action as complementary to media literacy education.

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Vital features spelt out for proposed laws

Vital features spelt out for proposed laws

Select Committee on fake news: countering the spread of online falsehoods.

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Tech giants may be compelled by law to act

Tech giants may be compelled by law to act

Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods: Countering the spread of online falsehoods

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Panel on online falsehoods unveils 22 recommendations to fight fake news

Panel on online falsehoods unveils 22 recommendations to fight fake news

On fact-checking coalition, Select Committee notes divergent views on whether govt should be part of it.

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Court orders winding-up of Stratech, appoints liquidators from BDO

Court orders winding-up of Stratech, appoints liquidators from BDO

The court sanction came after Stratech failed to garner enough support from its creditors on proposed schemes of arrangement.

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SGX assures it will act in clear cases of minority oppression

SGX assures it will act in clear cases of minority oppression

Call for exchange to help mediate disputes between companies and shareholders.

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Islamic scholars, teachers oppose Section 377A repeal

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

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Let's talk about discrimination against people with disabilities

Let's talk about discrimination against people with disabilities

Laws banning discrimination of people with disabilities will serve as a powerful signal of what is fair and acceptable treatment towards such an individual.

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Court rejects use of WhatsApp messages in CPF claim

Court rejects use of WhatsApp messages in CPF claim

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.

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Apex court rejects prosecution's call to jail, cane low-IQ teen rapist

Apex court rejects prosecution's call to jail, cane low-IQ teen rapist

Sentence of reformative training, aimed at rehabilitating young offenders, upheld.

Tough questions to ask about Section 377A: Forum

Tough questions to ask about Section 377A: Forum

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.

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Current approach to 377A is untenable: Forum

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.

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Calling for repeal of 377A, Action for Aids says law has negative impact on HIV prevention

Calling for repeal of 377A, Action for Aids says law has negative impact on HIV prevention

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

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More law grads taking the road less travelled

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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Contractor held liable for temple volunteer's fatal electrocution

Contractor held liable for temple volunteer's fatal electrocution

He has to pay damages in civil suit by victim's parents, and legal costs of event organiser, who is found not liable.

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More laws needed to tackle ageism in the workplace: Forum

More laws needed to tackle ageism in the workplace: Forum

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.

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Catholics urged to reject repeal of Section 377A

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

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Training next generation of lawyers: Supervisors set the bar in quality of trainee's experience

Training next generation of lawyers: Supervisors set the bar in quality of trainee's experience

Size of law firm also counts - bigger cases at larger firms, closer interaction and more front-line work at small ones.

How safe is your personal data collected by your smart devices?

How safe is your personal data collected by your smart devices?

IoT ecosystem involves multiple parties in multiple jurisdictions in multiple countries.

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