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He lived with 10 others in apartment with conditions of construction workers, he says.
The conclusion came after the plaintiffs were unsuccessful in obtaining two interim injunctions against REC on Sept 30.
Instead, she is seeking compensation from the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) under a provision that caps the sum at $10,000, the High Court heard yesterday.
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The second day of the criminal defamation trial of The Online Citizen editor Terry Xu and TOC contributor Daniel De Costa saw the latter's lawyer M. Ravi attempting to cast doubt on the credibility of the prosecution's witness.
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The present law is obviously inconsistent with the aim of counsellors to help victims towards recovery and the counsellors' ethical duty to maintain confidentiality of information given to them.
Collecting society Compass is seeking 1.5% of SingNet's annual pay-TV "net revenue" from April 2013 to March 2019.
Western financial centres see insolvency proceedings as gateways to potential business rescue. In Asia, insolvency is seen as a procedure ending in liquidation.
The notice comes after numerous breaches of the Securities and Futures Act and serious concerns over ability to comply with rules and regulations.
Singapore's corporate world provides many examples of questionable independence. The rules need tightening.
Former domestic helper Parti Liyani filed a complaint in June - before her acquittal - against the two DPPs handling her theft trial.
Changes to framework for environmental impact assessment include new guidelines.
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It was filed because Mr Ravi had neither apologised nor retracted statements he made earlier which the AGC had said were "false, misleading, and unfairly and illegitimately discredit AGC", the statement added.
While more on-road bike lanes are welcome, a lot more effort must go into clarifying rules, public education and promoting good road-usage habits.
Syed Suhail Syed Zin was sentenced to death on Dec 2, 2015, for trafficking 38.84g of heroin.
Penalty believed to be the largest imposed on a financial institution in Singapore.
Singaporean Sun Weiyeh has been accused of selling the bonds of a company at lower prices to a securities dealer, and then repurchasing them at slightly higher prices.
The perceived independence of IDs - or lack thereof - has become more contentious in merger and privatisation situations, noted NUS's Mak Yuen Teen.
The university provided a detailed timeline of when it first became aware of the allegations against Dr Jeremy Fernando.
Mr Fayyaz Ahmad and his brother Ansar are claiming a one-third share of the entire Mustafa business empire as well as assets owned by Mustafa Centre boss Mustaq Ahmad in Singapore and overseas.
AGC clarifies decision to reduce charges for 6 others who were initially accused of murder.
He also stated that Gobi and his family have given instructions for legal action to be taken against Mr Kumar, Attorney-General Lucien Wong and the prosecutors who worked on his case.
Jeffrey Ong slapped with 19 fresh charges - 14 counts of CBT and five counts of cheating.
Members intend to continue with court case; more have joined representative action, with the number now at 162.
Mr Ravi had told alternative news site The Online Citizen that the prosecutor had been "overzealous" in prosecuting Gobi, which "has led to the death sentence" for his client.
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Hyflux has been living on borrowed time since it filed for bankruptcy protection in May 2018.
Yesterday's decision was based on a change in legal position in a 2019 case involving Nigerian Adili Chibuike Ejike, who was spared the gallows upon appeal because he was found not to know of the presence of the drugs.
The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) has rebutted claims made by lawyer M. Ravi that prosecutors were "overzealous" in their prosecution of former death row inmate Gobi Avedian.
Lim Ghim Peow, now 52, was sentenced to 20 years' jail in 2014 for burning his ex-girlfriend to death. On Oct 19, 2020, the Court of Appeal rejected his application for a review of his case.
A Courts membership programme marketing e-mail sent out on Aug 31 last year exposed the personal data of 76,844 customers to the risk of unauthorised access and modification.
A Catalist-listed medtech firm that made strong gains this year as investors hunted for exposure to tech plays and Covid-19 test makers, has now claimed that a Japanese group breached intellectual property-related (IP) agreements.
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Dispute resolution centre quick to roll out virtual and hybrid hearing services in the wake of pandemic.
Singapore's Senior Counsel Davinder Singh led a team for the winning Australian party.
Pervasive unconscious bias may be why few women attain senior positions, study finds.
More needs to be done to support caregivers who may struggle to look after a family member with mental health conditions and other issues, said lawyers with experience in such cases.
Truce between marathoner and Singapore Athletics a major boost for new leadership.
Acquitted ex-maid had sought disciplinary inquiry into prosecutors at her theft trial.
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Call for universal minimum wage could leave workers and firms worse off: Koh Poh Koon
Sats officer Mohamad Fadli Mohd Saleh died after eating bento boxes prepared by Spize's River Valley outlet in November 2018.
It's a last chance for Hyflux to bring a firmer conclusion to one of the current three deals on the table, as Justice Aedit Abdullah on Wednesday agreed to grant adjournment to the judicial management (JM) application.
The High Court has resumed hearing a case in which a mother is seeking more than $5,000 a month in damages and losses from an in-law who is now in jail for fatally stabbing her son.
They include a former employee and 3 subcontractors; misdeeds were allegedly committed from 2014-2017.
Protected time would lead to safer workplaces, help address issues like burnout: Melvin Yong.
High Court grants OCBC's application to place ailing Singapore-listed oil services firm under judicial management.
Beh Chew Boo was sentenced to death in Jan 2020 by the High Court.
Members had demanded Exklusiv Resorts procure back one of the two hotels. In return, Mr Kwee said he had offered members the use of a newly built clubhouse.
Singaporean Dickson Yeo was sentenced to 14 months' jail in the United States for spying on the US for China.
It alleges that he cheated father, stepmother, step-siblings so his own family could line its pockets.
Mark Tan Teik Yu pleaded guilty in August to one count of meth consumption, and also admitted to being in possession of meth, drug paraphernalia, as well as Erimin-5 tablets.
Psychiatric assessment found he was in major depressive episode, facing significant caregiver stress.
Depending on category of contract, 1 to 5 months' extension to be given under Part 2 of Covid-19 Act.
Chong Hock Yen, who supplied luxury goods worth nearly $580,000 to North Korea, was sentenced to three weeks' jail.
The modified Montgomery test for medical negligence places a heavy burden on doctors for informed consent, requiring doctors to provide patients with all information relevant and material to proposed treatment.
In the case of [email protected] Tampines condominium, the question was whether the awnings should be allowed to remain.
They set up website with info on topics from financial aid to contracts to enable public to make sense of regulations.
Dickson Yeo, the Singaporean who pleaded guilty to spying for China in the United States, has been in jail since his arrest.
The revised laws are also meant to give employers of such riders greater responsibility towards their workers.
With a review of women's issues under way, it's time to look at legislation levelling the employment playing field for everyone.
Sathish Nair lied to his neighbour that he was an employee of Temasek Holdings and told the neighbour to put money into an investment programme under the company.
Eligible property developers hit by disruptions to construction timelines due to Covid-19 can take up a set of additional temporary relief measures with immediate effect, the government said on Thursday night.
He said it shows her intention to kill; victim stabbed over 90 times.
Zulfikar Mohamad Shariff allegedly made a false statement in his application for a Singapore passport in 2013.
Perhaps, there should be an independent audit of how such complaint cases are handled by the police, not unlike the Auditor-General's review of government agencies.
Blogger Leong Sze Hian does not take the stand; case adjourned until November.
Scheme aimed at guiding consumer decisions could raise standards for such gadgets globally.
Anyone can possibly be tempted to use any law to mete out justice. Do we really want to bring the toxic brand of citizen vigilantism seen online into our physical world too?
They say he continued to insist allegations in article were true even after taking down post.
Blogger's lawyer says suit not proportionate or justified, seeks award of nominal damages.
Law makes clear what doctors should tell patients in bid to cut litigation, defensive medicine.
An Indonesian domestic worker who stabbed her employer more than 90 times told the High Court yesterday that she was repeatedly raped by her older brother in her teenage years.
Licensing regime could drive up compliance costs, but is friendlier than other markets.
Lawyering is meant to be an honourable and noble profession but the conduct of many lawyers is anything but that, says the author.
Loan deferments peaked in Q2, but there's potential for new wave of distressed firms.
Singapore's current insolvency laws generally provide processes for companies with substantial assets.
Changes to the International Arbitration Act were passed yesterday to enhance the arbitration process and hold parties to their confidentiality obligations.
Changes to Act seek to give consumers more assurance on how personal data is protected.
Judicial managers of insolvent Inter-Pacific Petroleum seek to recover over $212m: Court papers
Who should be held legally responsible when a self-driving car hits a pedestrian? Should the finger be pointed at the car owner, manufacturer or the developers of the AI software that drives the car?
An app that has captivated Generation Z with the ability to create and share videos has been dragged into the US-China power struggle, becoming its latest flashpoint.
Thomas Cheng, who was jailed in New Zealand in 2018, sought to have a laptop in his cell, claiming a computer provided in the cell was "inadequate for the litigation".
It is meant for uncontested cases and where spouses have agreed on matters such as child custody. Going online will remove the need for the person to file the divorce papers at the Service Bureau.
High Court dismisses her application as one 'motivated by vendetta, perceived or real'.
Their blatant treatment of women as sex objects sullies whatever professional reputation they might have built up for themselves: Justice See Kee Oon
The judge made clear that Mr Kor was liable as he furnished the funds "for the purpose of obtaining a profit from the fruits of the litigation", based on the facts of the case.
High Court says that the other driver involved bears 35% liability for Clementi crash that left 1 of 4 passengers dead.
MinLaw plan also aims to boost innovation and development of legal industry here.
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From police investigation to prosecution, to the judicial role, something went seriously wrong. A review must address any systemic weaknesses.
Indoor park operator's Asia group is under interim judicial management, with employees and creditors left in limbo.
Over 1,000 investors across Asia coming together to sue Yau Kwok Seng, Capital Asia Group and Capital Asia Group Oil Management.