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Business Times / 02 Dec 2021

SPH completes transfer of media business to CLG

Following the completion, SPH will no longer have to meet the requirements imposed on newspaper companies under the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act in Singapore. 

Straits Times / 27 Nov 2021

Apex court dismisses appeal by drug mule

Under the Misuse of Drugs Act, drug couriers who are issued a certificate of substantive assistance by the prosecution can be sentenced to life imprisonment and caning instead of the death penalty.

Straits Times / 25 Nov 2021

Jail for couple who lied to Covid-19 contact tracers

Shi Sha was sentenced to six months' jail and her husband Hu Jun was sentenced to five months' jail; They were the first two people to be charged under the Act in relation to the current pandemic.

Straits Times / 18 Nov 2021

Analysts mixed on effect of tighter rules for Rochor flats

Property analysts are split over the effectiveness of the subsidy recovery clause, with some saying it is difficult to tell as there is no precedent or a direct comparison of such a clawback in Singapore's housing market.

Straits Times / 09 Nov 2021

Jail and cane for raping ex-girlfriend to get her pregnant

High Court Judge Philip Jeyaretnam found that the man's act of trying to impregnate the victim so that she would have to marry him amounted to deliberate infliction of special trauma, which is an aggravating factor in sentencing.

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