Mr Cheong Chee Hwa had claimed the sum for breaches alleged to have been committed by the company in relation to the sale of his shares in China Star Food to the company in connection with its reverse takeover.
Decentralised approach aimed at dealing with online falsehoods in a speedy manner.
The apex court held that service of the papers on Mr Li complied with a provision in the Rules of Court that permits papers to be served out of Singapore in cases where a claim is made under any written law.
They may also be fined under proposed introduction of new offence which criminalises act known as 'doxxing'.
* Those who spread falsehoods with malicious intent face penalty * Ministers to get power to order content correction or removal * Opinions, criticisms, satire or parody not included in the Bill
Individuals and companies which cannot get their harassers to take down false statements about them online can turn to the courts for corrections to be posted, under a proposed law introduced in Parliament yesterday.
Ministry intends to conduct a public consultation on this and other enhancements to International Arbitration Act.
Published: 01 Apr 2019