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It targets economic transformation as a long-term imperative, unveils Merdeka Gen Package details and tackles defence and security concerns.
Proportion will be cut from 40% to 38% on Jan 1 next year, and to 35% on Jan 1, 2021.
The AGC remarks last Thursday came in relation to the High Court's judgment a day earlier which found Ong Wui Teck guilty of "scandalising contempt and contempt in the face of the court".
A bankruptcy application taken against opposition politician Lim Tean by a Shanghai businessman over a US$150,000 (S$203,000) loan was formally withdrawn in the High Court yesterday.
Legal experts and computer scientists are developing tools they believe will give lawyers an edge by data-mining past decisions to predict judicial outcomes.
South Korean seeks damages for mental distress and cost of medical treatment in a test case.
Decision lies with investors voting on deal that will see 60% of firm's share capital going to consortium.
Beleaguered firm says investors and creditors would get less if it were to go into liquidation.
Recognising value of data in a digital economy will give the country a competitive edge.
The hard work to hammer out a trade deal between the European Union and Singapore is almost complete but some firms are still in the dark about the potential benefits.
The withdrawal of the bankruptcy application clears the way for Mr Lim Tean to take part in the next General Election, which is due by early 2021.
High Court: Let cases be brought to courts before setting guidelines.
A paedophile, who sexually violated the eight-year-old son of a friend despite the valiant efforts of another boy to protect the victim, pleaded guilty in the High Court yesterday .
Pact will do away with nearly all Customs duties; two more agreements with S'pore get go-ahead.
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18-member Corporate Governance Advisory Committee unveiled on Tuesday; it will act mainly as an advocacy body.
Incident shows how foreign interference can take place: Edwin Tong
AGC also assessed that any jail term under the OSA was likely to be concurrent with jail terms that he would serve under the other offences: Gan Kim Yong
Abetment of attempted suicide continues to be an offence under the Criminal Law Reform Bill proposed in Parliament on Feb 11.
Mr Singh called for a review of the Government Proceedings Act, which indemnifies members of the armed forces from negligence suits for deaths and injuries that occur during military duty.
There was no evidence to show that Zamri, 44, had resolved to do more than deliver drugs at the point of his arrest: CJ Menon.
Bill also widens coverage of such victims, raises Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility.
To determine if a relationship is exploitative, the court will consider a non-exhaustive proposed list of factors: MHA
MOH to discuss issues with medical profession to prevent defensive practices.
The law is part of efforts to boost Singapore's standards of anti-money laundering and countering the finance of terrorism.
Young offenders who are sentenced to reformative training can no longer have their stint backdated to take time spent in custody into account, if proposed tweaks to criminal procedure tabled in Parliament yesterday are passed.
The new rules should help avoid a repeat of a stand-off last September between a home owner and the condominium manager that held up vital repair works affecting the entire block.
It seeks answers to long list of queries to help securities holders make an informed decision in relation to company's restructuring.
An MPA spokesman said there were no reports of an oil leak. MPA is investigating the incident.
A marine consultancy has failed in its bid to sue the estate of its late company secretary after claiming she cheated it out of $1.6 million.
The Court of Appeal has upheld an earlier High Court order for a Commerzbank-owned unit to pay Long Well Group $41 million over a soured investment, Long Well said in a statement yesterday.
MSF proposes changes to support more young offenders as well as those who have been abused or neglected.
Ng Eng Hen to deliver ministerial statement after MPs file 20 questions on SAF safety standards and training deaths.
Firm accepts penalty and spells out measures to raise service quality, which includes hiring additional postmen.
Yesterday, he pleaded guilty to three charges of aggravated sexual assault by penetration. Another 18 charges of various sexual offences were taken into consideration.
Lawyers say American lover of doctor in HIV Registry leak case not subject of arrest warrant nor facing OSA charges.
The High Court has set aside a $10 million default judgment against an Australian-Chinese tycoon for alleged casino debts and allowed his appeal to enter his defence and contest the case in a court trial.
A judge who sentenced an offender to 14 months' jail for providing a remote gambling service, and added four weeks more for using an office as a common gaming house.
Why did the Singapore Medical Council tribunal impose a heavy fine on a doctor for not informing a patient of side effects of a common injection? And how will that decision affect how doctors practise medicine henceforth?
Money paid to keep two boats off market for 3 weeks, but tycoon later did not buy either.
The Family Justice Court (FJC)'s move to introduce new rules to prevent international child abduction by a divorcing parent is a positive step in considering the psychological well-being of children in the divorce process.
THE movie Crazy Rich Asians propelled Singapore into the limelight, as moviegoers around the world had a peek into the luxury lifestyles of Asia's super wealthy families.
Former Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili failed to have a lawsuit against a Swiss bank involving a US$1.1 billion (S$1.5 billion) trust heard in a court in Singapore instead of Geneva.
Long-term imprisonment came into law in 1998 to curb growing number of hardcore addicts who turned to crime to feed their habit.
Supreme Court registrar Vincent Hoong will become a judicial commissioner in April, the Prime Minister's Office announced yesterday.
To those upset by the timing, Hyflux says the law calls for this to be done at the time of restructuring.
An orthopaedic surgeon found guilty of professional misconduct by a disciplinary tribunal for certifying a migrant worker fit for work one day after his collarbone operation has appealed against his conviction.
Proposed revamp seeks to ensure law is flexible enough to protect creative people and society in years to come and in the face of change.
Proposed amendments to help more workers get compensation for on-the-job injuries.
He is also facing charges under the OSA, and has appealed against an earlier conviction.
These laws include a section in the Immigration Act that forbids HIV-positive foreigners from working or living long-term in Singapore, as well as certain provisions of the Infectious Diseases Act.
The information shared across the four hotels included the percentage discount that corporate customers asked for during confidential negotiations, and the responses of the hotels' sales representatives.
American complained to MOH his boyfriend had shared screenshots of HIV Registry.
The decision merely reminds doctors that they should document the fact that they have explained the treatment or procedure and the patient's consent: SMC
Are doctors now supposed to obtain consent from patients for simple procedures such as vaccination, blood taking, intravenous plug setting, ear syringing and suturing of wounds, the doctor asks.
Legal trio say excellence in international law, teamwork key in protecting nation's interests.
Defence Minister will also deliver statement in Parliament on recent NS training deaths.
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Chew Eng Han, 58, will serve the term after completing his jail sentence for his role in the misuse of church funds.
Experts told The Straits Times that this means a piece of information can spread quickly from user to user, making it difficult to stop its spread and retrieve it.
MAS wants to bring sexy back to Singapore's small- and mid-cap stock universe by funding more research initiatives and subsidising fresh hires and re-hires at equity research desks.
Stanley Tee Ching Wei, now 23, was sentenced by the High Court to 17 years’ jail and given 14 strokes of the cane.
Surrogacy is a matter of choice, not morality. It simply provides a means to the end of allowing a couple to have a child.
SGX proposing second audit on listed companies if things seem amiss.
Resources to focus on less well-off and disputes involving children, but move draws some flak.
National University of Singapore (NUS) law professor Tan Cheng Han will be leaving his role later this year to become the dean of a law school in Hong Kong.
They want minister to examine decision after doctor was fined $100k in disciplinary case.
The 35-storey building comprises 2 towers - Court Tower and Office Tower - which will be connected by 39 link bridges.
Davinder Singh, 61, was for 20 years the CEO at Drew & Napier. He was made the firm's executive chairman in 2017. He has litigated cases in almost every area of the law, including high-profile ones.
Singapore and China have agreed to set up a panel of international mediators that will help resolve disputes arising from projects under China's Belt and Road Initiative.
Independent shareholders will not be required to make a general offer if their share of voting rights is pushed past regulatory thresholds under certain circumstances.
Regulator says issuer did not comply with requirements to get prospectus exemption under Securities and Futures Act.
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Swiss firm's mark not similar, smart watch not part of Apple's application: Registrar
Singapore's Ministry of Law has reiterated that crypto currencies are not legal tender and businesses should do due diligence before accepting this form of payment.
Justice Aedit allowed the discharge of his lawyers, but not before warning Syed Maffi against discharging his future lawyers on similar grounds.
'Living document' will guide businesses and evolve along with changes in digital economy.
If every possible complication of a medication or procedure has to be explained to patients, it will be extremely difficult to practise medicine.
The criminal acts were "grave and indefensible" but noted that Ms Jaya was capable of change: Court
Lawyers from both sides are expected to reply to each other's written submissions next month. After that, a court date will be set for oral submissions before Justice Kannan Ramesh delivers his judgment.
Activist argues that criminalisation of sex between men inconsistent with Constitution.
The founder of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender news and social networking website was arrested on July 10 last year while out on bail, pending an appeal against his earlier conviction and sentence.
The accused, a 43-year-old food stall assistant, was sentenced in 2017 to 23 1/2 years' jail and 24 strokes of the cane for sexually assaulting his daughter.
Treatment appropriate but there was no 'informed consent': SMC
They say the club promised them new facilities. Exklusiv boss says he didn't misrepresent club's plans to them.
Both parties’ striking-out applications will be heard by a judge on Feb 25.
A woman who moved to the country where her husband was working discovered that he was cheating on her.
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Mr Peter Ezekiel had acted for both an employer and an employee who were charged with falsely declaring to the MOM that the latter's salary was $1,800, when it was in fact $1,200.