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Straits Times / 28 Oct 2020

TOC defamation trial: Defence questions witness' credibility

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.

Straits Times / 28 Oct 2020

Forum: Clarity needed in legal duty to report crimes

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.

Straits Times / 19 Oct 2020

Arbitration cases continue to grow amid pandemic

This is the ninth in the ST Legal Series that highlights legal topics of interest. The aim of the articles by Senior Law Correspondent K.C. Vijayan is to inform and enhance awareness. Today's subject dwells on international arbitration and...
Straits Times / 18 Oct 2020

Amos Yee faces deportation if convicted of child porn charges

Singaporean Amos Yee allegedly exchanged nude photos with a 14-year-old Texas girl while in Chicago. He was jailed twice in Singapore, in 2015 and 2016, for wounding religious feelings. He has been living in the United States after being granted...
Business Times / 16 Oct 2020

Former CGS-CIMB broker jailed for manipulating Koyo shares

Lau Wan Heng, 62, was sentenced to 20 months' imprisonment for one count of engaging in a course of conduct which she knew would be likely to create a false or misleading impression of active trading in the shares under Section 197(1A)(a) of...
Straits Times / 13 Oct 2020

Lawyer jailed 21 months for consumption of meth

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.

Straits Times / 07 Oct 2020

Maid on murder trial tells of rape by brother

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.

Business Times / 03 Oct 2020

Social-media time bombs that go TikTok TikTok

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.

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