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Activists submit online petition, but Govt has ‘no plans’ to repeal S377A

Activists submit online petition, but Govt has ‘no plans’ to repeal S377A

The Ready4Repeal team, which launched the petition on September 9, said during a townhall that it submitted the document to the authorities on Friday. 

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Man who was fined gets five weeks' jail on appeal for assaulting fellow motorist over parking space

Man who was fined gets five weeks' jail on appeal for assaulting fellow motorist over parking space

Justice Chan Seng Onn allowed the appeal, noting that the district judge had relied on the wrong precedents which looked at cases where both parties were guilty of using violence against each other.

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Foreman gets jail for molesting colleague after High Court appeal fails

Foreman gets jail for molesting colleague after High Court appeal fails

On Friday (Sept 28), the High Court rejected his lawyers' appeal to overturn the ruling.

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Buddhist leader supports 377A repeal

Buddhist leader supports 377A repeal

Buddhist Fellowship president speaks in personal capacity; activist group holds townhall.

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Why criminalising suicide is the right way to go: Forum

Why criminalising suicide is the right way to go: Forum

Would the state not nullify its legal power to mandate people to be helped if suicide is decriminalised?

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MOH puts a stop to foreign patient referral contracts

MOH puts a stop to foreign patient referral contracts

Public hospitals told to stop engaging agents who bring in overseas patients and get paid.

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Section 377A: An impotent anachronism

Section 377A: An impotent anachronism

Time for serious reconsideration of Section 377A.

Failed bid to register firm: Thum Ping Tjin's appeal rejected

Failed bid to register firm: Thum Ping Tjin's appeal rejected

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.

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Speeding up disciplinary proceedings against docs

Speeding up disciplinary proceedings against docs

Proposed changes to Medical Registration Act come amid criticism that process is slow.

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Chief Justice calls for Asian insolvency laws to keep pace with region's growth

Chief Justice calls for Asian insolvency laws to keep pace with region's growth

A culture that encourages restructuring will support Asia's development, he says.

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