Close

RESULTS

Singapore Budget doubles down on restructuring

Singapore Budget doubles down on restructuring

It targets economic transformation as a long-term imperative, unveils Merdeka Gen Package details and tackles defence and security concerns.

Categories: Headlines
'Judge-shoppers' who make false allegations face stern action: AGC

'Judge-shoppers' who make false allegations face stern action: AGC

The AGC remarks last Thursday came in relation to the High Court's judgment a day earlier which found Ong Wui Teck guilty of "scandalising contempt and contempt in the face of the court".

Categories: Headlines
Opposition politician avoids bankruptcy over loan

Opposition politician avoids bankruptcy over loan

A bankruptcy application taken against opposition politician Lim Tean by a Shanghai businessman over a US$150,000 (S$203,000) loan was formally withdrawn in the High Court yesterday.

Categories: Headlines
Service sector firms will have to lower foreign worker ratio

Service sector firms will have to lower foreign worker ratio

Proportion will be cut from 40% to 38% on Jan 1 next year, and to 35% on Jan 1, 2021.

Categories: Headlines
What constitutes an exploitative sexual relationship? Proposed law on new sex crimes sparks debate

What constitutes an exploitative sexual relationship? Proposed law on new sex crimes sparks debate

The Criminal Law Reform Bill presented in Parliament last week, among other things, makes it an offence to have an exploitative sexual relationship with anyone aged between 16 and 18, a move that has sparked debate among lawyers and legal experts.

Categories: Headlines
Hubby of student who had affair with lecturer sues him and school

Hubby of student who had affair with lecturer sues him and school

South Korean seeks damages for mental distress and cost of medical treatment in a test case.

Categories: Headlines
Tags: Tort
Hyflux plan could see heavy losses for investors

Hyflux plan could see heavy losses for investors

Beleaguered firm says investors and creditors would get less if it were to go into liquidation.

Categories: Headlines
Hyflux can gain up to $258m working capital

Hyflux can gain up to $258m working capital

Decision lies with investors voting on deal that will see 60% of firm's share capital going to consortium.

Categories: Headlines
Chinese businessman withdraws bankruptcy application against Lim Tean

Chinese businessman withdraws bankruptcy application against Lim Tean

The withdrawal of the bankruptcy application clears the way for Mr Lim Tean to take part in the next General Election, which is due by early 2021.

Categories: Headlines
EU-Singapore trade deal: Firms need more clarity on potential perks

EU-Singapore trade deal: Firms need more clarity on potential perks

The hard work to hammer out a trade deal between the European Union and Singapore is almost complete but some firms are still in the dark about the potential benefits.

Categories: Headlines
Time is ripe for S'pore to review digital taxation

Time is ripe for S'pore to review digital taxation

Recognising value of data in a digital economy will give the country a competitive edge.

Categories: Headlines
Tags: Tax
Paedophile admits sexually assaulting eight-year-old boy

Paedophile admits sexually assaulting eight-year-old boy

A paedophile, who sexually violated the eight-year-old son of a friend despite the valiant efforts of another boy to protect the victim, pleaded guilty in the High Court yesterday .

Categories: Headlines
Green light for European Union's FTA with Singapore

Green light for European Union's FTA with Singapore

Pact will do away with nearly all Customs duties; two more agreements with S'pore get go-ahead.

Categories: Headlines
Sentencing guide 'likely needed' for PMD offences

Sentencing guide 'likely needed' for PMD offences

High Court: Let cases be brought to courts before setting guidelines.

Categories: Headlines
Experts laud move to protect victims

Experts laud move to protect victims

Singapore's criminal law framework will be undergoing a major revision following changes proposed in Parliament earlier this week. Among the slew of proposals that stood out are provisions that punish those who witness a case of abuse but do nothing to stop it and updates to certain sexual offences that would also recognise men as victims of rape. The Straits Times speaks to legal professionals and experts on what these changes signify.

Categories: Headlines
ADV: Research Positions at the NUS Centre for Banking & Finance Law

ADV: Research Positions at the NUS Centre for Banking & Finance Law

Join us on a journey towards excellence in teaching and research.

Categories: Headlines
ADV: 14th Annual STEP Private Client Awards

ADV: 14th Annual STEP Private Client Awards

Enter before 30 April 2019 to receive industry-wide recognition. 

Categories: Headlines
WP renews call to lift legal immunity for Mindef, negligent officers in serious safety breaches

WP renews call to lift legal immunity for Mindef, negligent officers in serious safety breaches

Mr Singh called for a review of the Government Proceedings Act, which indemnifies members of the armed forces from negligence suits for deaths and injuries that occur during military duty.

Categories: Headlines
Spike in online talk critical of S'pore during spat with KL

Spike in online talk critical of S'pore during spat with KL

Incident shows how foreign interference can take place: Edwin Tong

Categories: Headlines
'Do more to help those at risk of suicide'

'Do more to help those at risk of suicide'

 Abetment of attempted suicide continues to be an offence under the Criminal Law Reform Bill proposed in Parliament on Feb 11.

Categories: Headlines
190124-190223 Rockwills
190130-190129_bottom_LawSocProBono

Terms Of Use Copyright 2019 by Singapore Academy of Law
Back To Top