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Malaysia says it will take steps to de-escalate situation

Malaysia says it will take steps to de-escalate situation

Singapore encouraged by this, reiterates call for KL to revert to status quo prior to Oct 25.

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Malaysia will resolve disputes based on law, says Mahathir

Malaysia will resolve disputes based on law, says Mahathir

A lot of people announce their borders off and on, and that causes a lot of disputes, so we will settle the disputes based on legal provisions and our rights: Dr Mahathir

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S'pore stands firm in dispute over its territorial waters

S'pore stands firm in dispute over its territorial waters

It rejects KL's call to stop sending assets to area, says Malaysian govt vessels must leave.

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Singapore extends its own port limits and says it will act firmly if Malaysian vessels continue to intrude

Singapore extends its own port limits and says it will act firmly if Malaysian vessels continue to intrude

Singapore had also decided to expand its own port limits in response to Malaysia's action, he said, but only within its own area.

Article on PM not shared maliciously, says blogger

Article on PM not shared maliciously, says blogger

Financial adviser and blogger Leong Sze Hian said he was "bewildered" to receive a letter of demand from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's lawyers.

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PM Lee begins legal action against blogger for defamation

PM Lee begins legal action against blogger for defamation

Blogger had shared an article on his Facebook page that alleged PM Lee had helped to launder 1MDB funds.

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‘Poker-faced’ but a human face: Court interpreters get desperate questions and more

‘Poker-faced’ but a human face: Court interpreters get desperate questions and more

Ms Nurfadhilla Mohamed Kamarulzaman and Ms Betty Chew, who work as court interpreters, often get asked to provide legal advice but they say that is not what their job is about.

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Groups must adopt systems to identify and mitigate breaches, says panel chief

Groups must adopt systems to identify and mitigate breaches, says panel chief

This must be complemented with the right people and processes, he says before adjourning COI.

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Call for legislation to curb fake news on social media

Call for legislation to curb fake news on social media

But tackling such platforms can be tricky, say experts ahead of global meeting on issue.

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Website faces legal action after refusing to remove articles

Website faces legal action after refusing to remove articles

Lawyers for NTUC Foodfare had sent a letter on Tuesday to the owner of The Independent, local company Protegesoft, to remove the articles by 3pm the next day and publish an apology, or else face legal action.

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Victims of foul play at Singapore-listed companies need faster, better relief

Victims of foul play at Singapore-listed companies need faster, better relief

Singapore should consider ways to recover lost value for investors, especially given the difficulty in undertaking class-action suits.

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Police investigating claims made by ex-PA officer for overseas buys

Police investigating claims made by ex-PA officer for overseas buys

The police are looking into the case of a People's Association (PA) former staff member who made questionable reimbursement claims for overseas purchases for Chingay 2017, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said yesterday.

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The Online Citizen under probe for criminal defamation over article

The Online Citizen under probe for criminal defamation over article

The article involves the response that Mr Seah Kian Peng had made on Facebook over a meeting between several Singaporean activists and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in August.

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Legal aid: Easier access, but concern over possible gaps

Legal aid: Easier access, but concern over possible gaps

Changes to the Legal Aid and Advice Act, passed yesterday, will make it easier for the most vulnerable to get legal help, but several MPs expressed concern that some would still fall through the cracks.

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Lawyers from China on month-long attachment in Singapore

Lawyers from China on month-long attachment in Singapore

They will spend the first week visiting agencies (MAS, EDB and SGX) before being attached to various law practices here to study how these firms operate: MinLaw

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