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Singapore Law Watch / 16 Apr 2021

ADV: Career directions for the young lawyer, SAL-SCCA, 20 Apr

Ever felt like you’re at the crossroads of your career and wondered if law is the “right job” for you? Join us for a roundtable with our panelists who will share their career journeys and their motivations and feelings along the...
Business Times / 16 Apr 2021

SGX raps three former executive directors of Datapulse Technology

The directors failed to ensure that Datapulse had provided in its circular all information necessary for shareholders to make a properly informed decision on the disposal of its property at 15A Tai Seng Drive at the extraordinary general...
Straits Times / 09 Apr 2021

Right-funding for long-term infrastructure

This is an opportune time for the Government to borrow at favourable rates with infrastructure spending and social spending needs are likely to grow over the coming decade.

Business Times / 08 Apr 2021

Parcel-locker network: private or government-owned?

This is pertinent because parcel lockers are much more complex than traditional mailboxes and come with steeper costs due to tech elements and security requirements to ensure public safety.

Business Times / 07 Apr 2021

The case for a 9% GST

Raising GST is a straightforward means of ensuring that we only spend what we have.

Straits Times / 07 Apr 2021

Strong measures make roads safer for all

Official oversight of road users, vehicles and speed is key to sustaining safety and laws come into play to stop brutish behaviour in its tracks.

Straits Times / 06 Apr 2021

Judgment reserved on JM application

Lim Oon Kuin's Hin Leong failed in a year-long effort to restructure about US$3.5 billion in debts after the Covid-19-led oil crash laid bare huge losses.

Straits Times / 06 Apr 2021

Train, bus commuters could be subject to frisk searches

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill will amend the Road Traffic Act and the Rapid Transit Systems Act to give police officers and authorised personnel broader powers to screen and search commuters; Bill will be debated at the next...
Straits Times / 06 Apr 2021

Nationwide parcel locker network to be accessible to all

The Postal Services Act was also amended to grant IMDA the powers to deploy and operate the nationwide parcel locker network which comes at a time when e-commerce use and parcel volumes have skyrocketed, in part due to the pandemic.

Straits Times / 05 Apr 2021

The Singapore perspective

Minister of State for Manpower Gan Siow Huang said in Parliament last month that the Government will look at the experiences of other countries, such as Britain and Australia, which have introduced flexible work arrangement laws.

Business Times / 05 Apr 2021

Dentons expanding Asean footprint

Move by world's largest law firm comes as other players in Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines combine with the network this year.

Straits Times / 02 Apr 2021

Parliament to discuss digital vaccine passport system

Other questions include the redemption rate of SingapoRediscovers vouchers and whether their expiry date could be extended, and how many Build-To-Order flats have been delayed due to the pandemic.

Straits Times / 01 Apr 2021

NUS Law's pick for new dean relinquishes appointment

Professor Hans Tjio, who was supposed to take over in July, had relinquished his position for personal reasons; NUS to convene a global search for Prof Chesterman's successor within the first year of his new term.

Straits Times / 30 Mar 2021

Jail, caning for man who raped unconscious woman

Yap Chun Chieh had earlier pleaded guilty to one charge of rape and one charge of outrage of modesty and was sentenced to 12 years and three months' jail and 10 strokes of the cane.

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