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The issue of how the Pofma interacts with journalism was canvassed yesterday when the five-judge apex court questioned both sides on their arguments.
Apex court reverses 2015 conviction after new evidence on his mental health comes to light.
Raeesah Khan apologises online, saying it wasn't her intention to cause social unrest or division.
Recent leaks raise concerns as both firms manage digital currencies.
Former V-P can now hold office, withdraws High Court application for judicial review.
The SDP case concerns claims that the party had made about employment statistics for Singaporean professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) in two Facebook posts and an article on its website in June last year.
A regulatory void exists with MAS regulating the financial aspects of health insurance providers, but no agency regulating the health coverage provided.
On the second day of his trial yesterday, Ler Teck Siang argued that he did not believe officers were giving him a "legal order" to provide a urine sample after he was arrested for drug-related offences in 2018.
He will make ministerial statement on case involving former maid acquitted of theft.
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It is heartening to read about the latest steps that will be taken to ease the divorce process, in particular for those without legal representation (Online portal to ease process of uncontested divorces: CJ, Sept 15).
Tech-celerate for Law, which helps law practices adopt technology, has been extended to January next year.
Bangladeshi painter faces death penalty for 2018 murder of Indonesian domestic worker.
Strong stance needed to ensure safety of servicemen remains paramount, says judge.
The Courts have in 2019, issued a variety of authoritative decisions in the building and construction sphere. Presenters will deal with these cases and discuss the amendments to the SOPA.
A former doctor involved in the HIV Registry data leak saga is claiming trial to a charge of failing to provide a urine specimen to narcotics officers in relation to drug offences.
Couples in such cases and without lawyers will soon not have to attend court hearings.
ZenRock owes HSBC about US$49 million, while its total debt to banks is understood to stand at around US$165 million.
Under joint protocol, firms will have access to mediation at lower fees starting from $6,500.
According to a written decision by the PDPC published last Thursday, a software update to Grab's ride-hailing app on Aug 30 last year exposed the personal data of 21,541 GrabHitch drivers and passengers to the risk of unauthorised access.
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SCDF can now prosecute immediately, as part of amendments to Fire Safety Act.
Viktor Cheng Choong Hung faces 43 charges, mostly of cheating, conspiring to cheat NTU and its subsidiaries, and concealing criminal proceeds between 2014 and 2016.
An international convention that aims to help businesses resolve cross-border disputes and further facilitate international trade took effect yesterday.
Mr Balchandani has garnered widespread praise for securing the acquittal of Indonesian Parti Liyani, yet the engineer-turned-lawyer has been quick to deflect the plaudits and shuns the limelight.
While reviews of the dramatic case go over what led to a wrongful conviction of a domestic maid that was overturned on appeal, the authorities must also probe deeper to look at systemic weaknesses and underlying biases.
Transaction will make entity one of South-east Asia's largest insurers and biggest in S'pore.
Case will resume after Court of Appeal rules on two other appeals related to Pofma.
No major competition issues were identified in the local e-commerce sector despite worries over industry players expanding into multiple market segments, a study by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) found.
False claims relating to discounts or benefits among top complaints.
Case involving 2 lawyers, another man linked to probe by Singapore Customs.
Jaromel Gee Ming Li, 29, was sentenced to three years in jail and 12 strokes of the cane yesterday.
MAS said it is looking to shape ethical business practices, as well as prudent risk-taking behaviour and robust risk management. The IAC guidelines supplement the existing regulatory framework.
Landmark ruling departs from previous position that such accounts can't be garnished.
John Soh Chee Wen and Quah Su-Ling are facing 189 charges and 178 charges respectively for their role in the 2013 penny stock crash.
Deputy A-G Hri Kumar Nair to lead review into issues raised in High Court ruling.
Key challenge is how to encourage market participants to shift from SOR-based market, which is still deep and liquid, to nascent but developing Sora-based market: top official
Sengkang Town Council has appointed an independent panel to handle all matters related to the pending appeals against a High Court judgment involving Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC).
Charge of fraudulent possession of property unrelated to 4 theft charges she was acquitted of.
The case also led to some questioning whether the class and status gulf between Ms Parti and the Liews had contributed to unfairness in the way the case was handled.
CJ, Judge of Appeal find family had no fair chance to contest Indonesian court orders.
For nearly five years, a boy was sexually abused by his uncle, who started touching the victim inappropriately when he was about five or six years old, and then progressed to more heinous acts.
Views wanted on relevance of exceptions that allow for digital reproduction of such works.
The Variable Capital Companies regime is a game changer for funds moving here, including those from Hong Kong.
The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC), the police and the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) are looking into the case of a former domestic worker acquitted of stealing from Changi Airport Group chairman Liew Mun Leong and his family.
Lawyers say people now more aware of their rights, most cases settled before going to trial.
It was about 6am in Galway, Ireland, when Dr David Breen, chairman of the Lung Cancer Group of the Republic of Ireland's National Cancer Control Programme, testified in the High Court in Singapore via videoconference on Zoom.
She had been accused of stealing $34k worth of items from Liew Mun Leong and family.
Move will help lower risk of Covid-19 transmission even after restrictions are relaxed.
The $8 billion support packaged will be used to save jobs, create new ones and seize new growth opportunities.
Bill follows June move requiring landlords to waive rent for eligible SMEs hit by pandemic.
A look at the trends that are becoming noticeable as business models are restructured, and the principles that could be relevant to decision-making.
Ashley Liew said that the "numerous comments, blog posts" disputing his act of sportsmanship had cast him in a "very negative light".
WP's Jamus Lim concedes policy cannot be implemented now, given the pandemic fallout.
The two-storey semi-detached house in Neram Road has been estimated to be worth between $5.7 million and $7.8 million.
Lorry driver in case of swerving into cyclist had paid fine, but system not updated.
Ler Teck Siang was sentenced to a two-year jail term for abetting his American former partner to commit cheating and for providing false information to the police and MOH.
Move aimed at helping people behind these businesses avoid financial damage in the long run.
Directors of listed companies should disclose whether or not they intend to subscribe to a rights issue by their company, the Corporate Governance Advisory Committee (CGAC) said on Wednesday.
A 45-year-old man originally sentenced to five years' jail and six strokes of the cane for molesting a married woman he invited to his home was acquitted yesterday, after his appeal to the High Court.
There is scope for the EPC criteria to be reviewed to take into consideration a company's size as well as its business dealings and systemic importance.
The country’s management of imported labour goes beyond slowing down the growth of work pass holders, and also requires tilting the balance in the favour of Singaporeans: Josephine Teo
Kris Taenar Wiluan, former chairman and chief executive of KS Energy and KS Drilling, is facing 112 charges for alleged market rigging and false trading.
The hearing, which is set to take place from Oct 6 to 9, was confirmed at a pre-trial conference with Justice Aedit Abdullah yesterday.
Labour MP Patrick Tay singles out infocomm technology and professional services sectors. Professional services include law, accountancy and consultancy.
Public prosecutor partners law enforcement, uses latest tech to find evidence in complex cases.
Reviewing remand numbers, tracking remand cases and considering moves to offer bail to more, instead of keeping accused persons in remand.
Three recent drug trafficking appeal cases, which all led to acquittals before the apex court, have clarified key issues in these laws.
Keppel Corporation, which owns a 40 per cent stake in upstream oil and gas company KrisEnergy, on Sunday (Aug 30) said it is prepared to support the final restructuring proposal of the debt-hit firm.
15-month jail term upheld; sentence to start after he serves current 2-year term.
The High Court has allowed the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) to make some amendments to its claims against Workers’ Party (WP) members for losses it suffered while under their management.
OCBC has filed applications with the High Court of Singapore to place KS Energy and its principal subsidiary, KS Drilling, under judicial management, although the troubled offshore and marine group is suggesting an alternative solution.
The author says divorcing couples should consider mediating issues such as custody and maintenance before going to court to file a writ of divorce.
Prosecution shouldn't withhold them from defence, even if relevance is in doubt: Judge
More than two decades ago, a Pakistani national applying to be a permanent resident here lied to the authorities that his highest academic qualification was an arts degree from the University of Punjab.
Founding chairman of Criminal Legal Aid Scheme lauded for his work and character.
A Briton who had taught in Singapore for about 30 years was sentenced to nine months' jail yesterday after he pleaded guilty to consuming drugs.
Judicial mercy granted to mother convicted of contempt of court in divorce-related case.
The proposed merger between Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has been cleared by the competition watchdog.
The legislative overhaul sought to create a healthy ecosystem for troubled firms and nervous creditors to rehabilitate debt as opposed to rushing down the least resistant path of winding up.
528 applicants called to the Bar; first time annual ceremony is being held remotely.
Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon said that new lawyers will have to be adept at arguing their cases remotely.
Muhammad Shahrukh Khan Mohamed Rosli pleaded guilty to reduced charges of trafficking and possessing at least 499.99g of cannabis.
These ex-employees said that in November last year, they were asked to resign from honestbee and sign a new employment contract under Fundeology, with their job scopes remaining unchanged.
The maritime industry's transition to the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 0.50 per cent sulphur in fuel limit, that came into force on Jan 1, "has not been without problems".
He has nine other charges outstanding.
It argues course of disease would have been same if patient was diagnosed a few months earlier.
The opening of Parliament follows the July 10 General Election, in which the ruling People's Action Party took 61.24 per cent of the valid vote, and the opposition Workers' Party won a historic 10 seats.
Mr Tan Kay Kheng, Head of Tax at WongPartnership LLP, will provide a review of the judgements delivered by the High Court in the year in review.
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