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PUB issued a notice to Hyflux yesterday to terminate their water purchase agreement, and will take over its Tuaspring plant next month.
Sit Kwong Lam vouched for $40.6m of goods bought by S'pore firm but payment not made.
Neo Kian Siong has been sentenced to a year and nine months' jail for collecting more than $740,000 in bribes.
$2.5 million lawsuit claims negligence left housewife in permanent vegetative state after brain surgery.
More than 600 legal practitioners and in-house counsel who engage in cross-border transactions in Asia were polled, and 63 per cent of them picked Singapore as their preferred venue for dispute resolution.
Hyflux has been undergoing a court-supervised restructuring process since May last year after chalking up debts amounting to nearly S$3 billion.
The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network aims to eliminate all forms of maritime corruption with the support of ICS and IMO.
Mr Wong contended that as the sole director of the companies, Dr Lee was able to make ad hoc claims as there were no checks on her. She disagreed.
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Delivery of Legal Technology Vision (LTV) Programme, and manage the lifecycle of existing and LTV initiated Legal Tech Services.
Hyflux has fired the first legal salvo in its dispute with its former suitor SM Investments (SMI) as it filed a lawsuit on Monday in the SHC for the alleged repudiation of the rescue deal and is claiming the S$38.9m deposit.
Called to the Bar last week, he has fond memories of his late dad Subhas Anandan.
Ethics can be a competitive advantage for business success, and companies today need to embrace ways to ensure this is embedded into their DNA.
Liew, who committed the offences between 2011 and 2014, was the second person to be convicted for taking part in the scam.
A man who allegedly provided money to support the ISIS propaganda efforts yesterday became the first Singaporean to be charged under the Terrorism (Suppression of Financing) Act.
A delivery driver who failed to convince a High Court judge that he did not know he was delivering drugs has been handed the death penalty after being convicted of drug trafficking.
They seek court order to declare him legally dead after all search efforts come up blank.
A group of academics has said it cannot accept the Ministry of Education's (MOE) assurances that the proposed law against online falsehoods will not affect their work.
But relief may not be long-lasting, court orders can be contested.
Singapore's draft law to curb the spread of online falsehoods does not restrict opinion and will not affect academic research work, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said in response to concerns raised by a group of academics.
The High Court heard that the girl was taking the train with her grandparents when the accused, who was in the same carriage, noticed her.
Lawyer for investor suing aesthetics doctor Georgia Lee calls the arrangement a 'sham'.
Small-cap companies fall short when it comes to costs and stamina in the listing game.
Unable to obtain sufficient appropriate evidence to conclude whether the use of the going concern assumption to prepare these financial statements is appropriate: EY
Judge says he'll need to see feasible plan before agreeing to any extension; company restarting talks with creditors to explore outcomes other than liquidation.
Doctor sued over $2m investment denies using celebrity status to attract investors.
Agencies and training provider seek heavier penalties for those who abuse private guards.
Defensive medicine raises costs and corrodes the central doctor-patient relationship. Studies show doctors resort to this when the operating environment gets uncertain and excessively punitive.
The risk of cyber attacks against companies grows by the day.
No requirement for by-election when a single vacancy arises in a GRC, says court.
In a statement yesterday, the police said this is the first case of its kind.
They worked separately for HSBC, UOB and NTUC Income.
Joash Family Clinic and Surgery has made numerous non-compliant Chas claims, such as claims for patient visits with no relevant supporting documentation, according to audits conducted by the ministry.
The focus now should be for stakeholders and creditors to give the firm time and space to find an alternative white knight by the end of April.
Imposing more taxes on the rich ends up hurting the middle class.
Court of Three Judges sets out new three-tier structure of sanctions to deal with misconduct.
They say WP councillors did not act in good faith in hiring FMSS.
Dr Imran was, in many ways, the 'last in line' at the material time to diagnose a lung opacity: Court of Appeal
The case, which opened in the High Court yesterday, was described by Ms Hatta's lawyer as "a high-society game of bait and switch".
Business allowed to be funded by gym members despite heavy debts: Liquidators
Both leaders also agreed that their respective Attorneys-General should continue their dialogue, and understand each other's perspectives and concerns on the price of raw water sold to Singapore under the 1962 Water Agreement.
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It calls for regulator to define code of practice, with penalties that include hefty fines.
Rosewood logs worth US$50 million were imported by Singaporean Wong Wee Keong and his firm Kong Hoo from Madagascar without a permit.
The High Court has rejected an injured motorist's bid to pursue a personal injury claim against a car insurer, pointing out he had signed a discharge voucher releasing the insurer from any further liability.
Both governments working on GPS-based approach procedures for Seletar Airport too.
Malaysia and Singapore mutually suspended the implementation of their overlapping port limits on Monday, going back to the port limits in place prior to Oct 25, 2018 and Dec 6, 2018 respectively.
SC Tan Chee Meng to prosecute case, while former A-G Walter Woon joins defence team.
New elective gives seniors a chance to engage in clinical legal education in the sector.
Online vigilantes' practice of publishing personal info of individuals online set to be outlawed, but observers see challenges ahead.
The aim of the code of practice is to enable measures to be taken to enhance disclosure of information concerning paid content directed towards a political end.
He responds to public feedback on costs of challenging govt action.
He says no party leadership consensus on gay sex law, moots 5 principles to move forward.
Accounting regulator keeping close watch as investors ask why auditors failed to flag risks.
To say that ministers will permit the courts to be the ultimate arbiters of truth in the long term may satisfy the historian, but it is of no comfort to citizens concerned about the here and now: Cherian George
However, the judge found that his dismissal was unfair.
The two parties are also laying claim to the S$38.9m deposit that Salim-Medco put into escrow last year, when it agreed to be Hyflux's white knight.
Chances of liquidation have risen; experts say another saviour not likely to appear.
Public Sector Data Security Review Committee to review and strengthen data security practices across the entire public service.
Firms must remove material such as live-streamed terror attacks quickly or face penalties such as fines or jail terms.
The new laws do not set a high bar for individuals to prove that what he or she wrote is true: Mr Tong
A tiered tax structure takes effect from March 2022; higher levies start Thursday.
SGX RegCo's moves will no doubt prompt many to question just how far a director's duty extends. Is one liable to go down with the sinking ship, or to abandon the craft when one has bailed out enough water?
Penalties will double for offenders who harass their intimate partners or the physically or mentally infirm under proposed changes to the Protection from Harassment Act (Poha).
There are major problems afflicting the Singapore Medical Council's (SMC) disciplinary process, such as long delays and unfair sentences, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.
The family claims that IMH had failed to meet the standard of medical care required in feeding Mr Cheng Jia Ning.
Appeal against award in another case could impact outcome against CGH.
Though Govt will make initial call to act on a falsehood, this decision can be challenged.
Research has found that fake accounts and bots have been used by organised fake news operators, which use them to undermine the sovereignty of their target countries.
* Those who spread falsehoods with malicious intent face penalty * Ministers to get power to order content correction or removal * Opinions, criticisms, satire or parody not included in the Bill
Decentralised approach aimed at dealing with online falsehoods in a speedy manner.
They may also be fined under proposed introduction of new offence which criminalises act known as 'doxxing'.
Individuals and companies which cannot get their harassers to take down false statements about them online can turn to the courts for corrections to be posted, under a proposed law introduced in Parliament yesterday.
The apex court held that service of the papers on Mr Li complied with a provision in the Rules of Court that permits papers to be served out of Singapore in cases where a claim is made under any written law.
Ministry intends to conduct a public consultation on this and other enhancements to International Arbitration Act.
Mr Cheong Chee Hwa had claimed the sum for breaches alleged to have been committed by the company in relation to the sale of his shares in China Star Food to the company in connection with its reverse takeover.
Programme helps families torn apart by divorce rebuild broken parent-child relationships: Ministry
In a career of two decades, Mr Ong has built a substantive practice, focusing on tax litigation and dispute resolution.
Panel to study how citizens' personal data is collected and protected; move follows series of recent data breaches.
The 34-year-old also swore, in a written statement filed with a US court on Friday, that he had removed or would remove all online posts and references related to any information from the Singapore Government.
It will require them to carry corrections on fake news or even remove articles in extreme cases.
SingPost had 20 incidents of non-compliance last year, compared with nine in 2017. SingPost said it is conducting a comprehensive and fundamental review of its postal operations.
But water contract is non-negotiable to avoid unhealthy precedent, says national water agency.
In his new role at Rajah & Tann Singapore, Mr Ang will prioritise training and mentoring young partners in their 40s to ready them for leadership roles in the company: Mr Lee
But businessman says he should not have to pay up as errors were made in the games he played in.
Move will bar import and sale of products with EU-origin names but are made elsewhere.
John Soh Chee Wen and Quah Su-Ling are accused of manipulating 189 trading accounts of 60 individuals and firms to create a false market for three penny stocks.
But Hyflux says it will reassess only if SMI 'reveals its true intentions'.
Depositors and insurance policy owners will enjoy enhanced protection from next Monday if their bank, finance company or insurance company fails.
How do you tax digital companies? Will a flat tax on turnover work? And should firms with no physical presence but many users in a country be taxed ? Such issues will challenge tax systems throughout the world.
The need for lawyers to embrace technology is an existential question for the legal sector, amid the proliferation of credible and cheaper alternative service providers.
Conference panellists also highlight key role of govts as stewards of emerging sector.
He reverses earlier ruling in divorce case that gave husband 18% share, based on a formula.
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