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Mr Jolovan Wham had previously been instructed to publish a correction notice on his online platform.
The use of simpler language is one step in a broader effort to redesign the law to be more human-centred and intelligible.
The author had wanted to get a law degree since graduating from a polytechnic in 2006.
The polarised manner in which the debate was conducted has set back the effort to sensitise S'poreans to the danger of foreign interference.
Local farm and eatery Bollywood Veggies had appealed to the Valuation Review Board against the amended annual value, but lost its case.
Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said Singapore's carbon price today is too low and its carbon tax needs reviewing.
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The Monetary Authority of Singapore caught most experts by surprise by tightening its monetary policy on Oct 14, 2021.
Absence of administrative protocols makes VCC funds particularly conducive for tokenisation, say InvestaX and partners in proof-of-concept study.
Activist Jolovan Wham had posted a correction notice on his Twitter account, but subsequently said he planned to make an application to cancel or vary it.
The parties to which Pofma and Fica are targeted at occupy the same cyberspace, but it is necessary to be mindful of the nuances in assessing the constitutionality of each statute.
The papers show Singapore-based Asiaciti Trust helped to set up trusts and shell companies in secrecy jurisdictions for clients.
In what appears to be the first bank-fintech BNPL tie-up in the region, this partnership will initially include BNPL services and later expand to include digital lending products.
The news comes as a big shock as iSwitch was widely deemed as a solid and nimble player in the retail market.
The SDP was issued with three Pofma correction directions in 2019 for two Facebook posts and an article on its website on jobs in Singapore and the employment of professionals, managers, executives and technicians.
The mother of a teenager said that her son withdrew into his shell after his interrogation by the police and subsequent arrest.
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The costs order came after PM Lee Hsien Loong won his suits against Mr Terry Xu, the chief editor of The Online Citizen, and article author Rubaashini Shunmuganathan.
Organisations cannot hope to be sustainable without looking after the safety, health and welfare of their most vital resource - their employees.
Lian Beng was in the news recently, but among its peers, at least 3 other companies paid key executives or directors more even as net profits fell.
Tan Wee Beng is on the FBI's most wanted list for crimes including bank fraud, money laundering and conspiracy to defraud the US.
The judgment is said to provide some clarity on the concept of frustration of contracts; previously, it was unclear how Singapore courts would view Covid-19's consequences in that context.
There is no denying that Raffles Education's balance sheet is extremely weak, with financial leverage at almost 2.5 times.
The burden of proof in a court challenge against correction directions issued under Singapore's fake news law lies from the outset on the recipient of the direction being challenged.
The Court of Appeal rejected arguments by the SDP and The Online Citizen, but partly allowed SDP's appeal.
Businesses can have disclosure policies for themselves and their stakeholders, akin to conflict of interest disclosures.
The inquiry committee was appointed to look into the fatal explosion at the Stars Engrg workshop at 32E Tuas Avenue 11 on Feb 24.
MHA has issued letters to nine entities, asking them to correct false statements and apologise for misquoting what Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam had said on the rule of law.
Filing corporate taxes will be a quicker and simpler process this year, with the introduction of several new initiatives.
The so-called Pandora Papers have uncovered some startling facts about the secretive financial dealings of high-profile individuals in some of the world's tax havens.
Intangible assets such as patents and trademarks have become more important as the economy is increasingly driven by innovation and new technologies.
Anne Fong, a legal secretary, had opened multiple bank accounts in Singapore after befriending a man online which were used to receive more than $1 million in proceeds from criminal activities.
The construction industry needs to evolve and thrive in a Covid-resilient Singapore.
According to the Pandora Papers, Asiaciti Trust has set up and managed trusts and shell companies in secrecy jurisdictions.
It was announced earlier this year that Tafep guidelines will be enshrined into laws tackling discrimination across gender, age, race, religion and disability.
New offences to address common types of harassment and abuse faced by security officers while on official duties were introduced.
The Act had criminalised inciting hate and contempt against the Government, among other conduct: Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam
The author notes that there seems to be little legislation regulating the practice of crowdfunding to ensure the transparency and accountability of funds raised through platforms in Singapore.
The Fica Bill was passed with 75 MPs saying "yes", 11 MPs from the WP and PSP objecting, and two NMPs abstaining.
These structural changes aim to put both services on a better footing for the future, by allowing them to reap the benefits of greater specialisation: MinLaw
The tribunal will be appointed by the President and chaired by a High Court judge. It is not part of the Singapore judicial system.
Home recovery is the default for fully vaccinated people, but it is not rigid, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung.
If adopted, the Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill will see the GST on such low-value goods introduced from Jan 1, 2023.
The framework seeks to include elements of the Infocomm Media Development Authority's Data Protection Trustmark, which focuses on compliance with Singapore's Personal Data Protection Act.
The tribunal has ruled that the society seek a judicial review of the case in the High Court.
Industry players are not surprised at the overall increase in Singapore’s number of law firms, saying the rise has been in tandem with the number of new lawyers entering the profession in recent years.
UN Ambassador Umej Bhatia told a UN meeting that Singapore's intent is not to prevent all forms of foreign influence, only those which are aimed at manipulation.
Fica will be debated when Parliament sits today.
The trio's application was dismissed by the board which found that the applicants were hoping to win by a walkover on a technicality.
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Cosmic will allow financial institutions to securely share in a timely manner with one another information on customers or transactions, where they cross material risk thresholds.
This offence under Section 494 of the Penal Code was repealed from Jan 1 last year onwards. It is now an offence under the Women’s Charter.
From April 1, she succeeds Mr S. Dhanabalan, who will remain on the board and be designated chairman emeritus.
The Green Bonds Programme Office will work with statutory boards and develop a framework for green bond programmes.
A rebuttal to points raised about over-broad language and restrictions on courts’ role.
Concerns about its broad definitions and restrictions on judicial review have been raised by legal practitioners, civil society activists, and the Workers' Party, whose Members of Parliament have proposed amendments.
Since it was tabled in Parliament on Sept 13, the draft law has sparked some public debate.
Singapore's regulations are seen to be crypto-friendly and have been attracting global cryptocurrency firms to set up offices here.
The Bill is underscored by the recognition that foreign interference takes place in both online and offline settings.
Among one of the reasons for reducing the damages awarded was to prevent double counting.
The WP said it believes in the legitimate need to counter malign acts of foreign interference, but disagrees with the current form of the Bill in achieving this objective.
Companies in the built-environment sector are set to benefit from an extension of reliefs under the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Act as well as changes to address risk allocation in building contracts.
Mr Terry Xu, chief editor of The Online Citizen website, said that the Infocomm Media Development Authority has overstepped its authority in ordering the site to suspend its social media pages.
Zhang Shaopeng was one of the first to be charged here with faking vaccination credentials to gain entry into an eatery.
The development of family law in Singapore has been catalysed by the evolving role and status of women in the last 100 years.
Border closures have made the movement of lawyers at international law firms challenging, and this has led to them paying more for the cream of the crop in Singapore qualified lawyers.
The deal will take StarHub's broadband market share to 40 per cent - a threshold that the regulator considers as one factor likely to increase the risk of unilateral anti-competitive conduct.
But the tech giant's global head of cyber-security policy stressed that Facebook and the Singapore Government ultimately share the same goal.
Several sub-contractors are now staring at sizeable losses on unpaid fees by Greatearth, while more than 2,900 home buyers are facing long delays.
SGX said Marketnode will continue to work with partners and the industry to jointly create applications that bring greater efficiency to capital markets.
The Fica Bill as currently drafted is problematic because of its extremely broad language, restrictions on judicial review and questionable procedural rules.
Users in Singapore are advised to cease all related trades, withdraw fiat assets and redeem tokens by noon on Oct 26, 2021.
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AGC says it has directed the CAD to take no further action against Lee and Zainudin, still in consultation with the CAD to review their investigation findings against other individuals involved in the case.
MHA said the intent of draft laws on foreign interference is not to stifle political expression or activity but to prevent foreign influence via local proxies.
Colin Chua Yi Jin had filmed 11 women mostly during gatherings at his home.
This was the first prosecution of its kind under the Stamp Duties Act.
From January to September last year, the Housing Board logged about 11,400 complaints about noise from residents.
The apex court said the charges against the men have also been amended.
The proposals include letting third parties apply for personal protection orders for those experiencing violence, even without their consent.
The new Copyright Act does not change the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act; A couple can withdraw earlier given consent, in which case the published photo has to be taken down.
Seet Cher Hng was convicted of a reduced murder charge by the High Court last week, after he indicated that he would not be contesting the charge.
The minister was speaking at the opening segment of this year's TechLaw.Fest, an annual conference on law and technology.
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