Supreme Court will have to be restructured to facilitate this; Govt studying various options.
This highlights the key points from the Bill after its first reading in Parliament on 1 April 2019.
But relief may not be long-lasting, court orders can be contested.
A group of academics has said it cannot accept the Ministry of Education's (MOE) assurances that the proposed law against online falsehoods will not affect their work.
Singapore's draft law to curb the spread of online falsehoods does not restrict opinion and will not affect academic research work, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said in response to concerns raised by a group of academics.
The society has been invited to give feedback to the Government on the draft Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act and will be sharing its perspectives with the policymakers: Law Society president Gregory Vijayendran
No requirement for by-election when a single vacancy arises in a GRC, says court.
SC Chelva Rajah argued that $620,000 is because auditing firm KPMG, which looked through the town council's books, could detect only $1.5 million of improper payments. It concluded that only $624,621 was recoverable, while the rest was "undeterminable".
They say WP councillors did not act in good faith in hiring FMSS.
Both leaders also agreed that their respective Attorneys-General should continue their dialogue, and understand each other's perspectives and concerns on the price of raw water sold to Singapore under the 1962 Water Agreement.
It calls for regulator to define code of practice, with penalties that include hefty fines.
Some observers have raised concerns that legal costs could deter individuals from appealing against a minister’s order. But MinLaw said in its response to TODAY that the process proposed is cheaper than if the courts were involved from the start.
He responds to public feedback on costs of challenging govt action.
The aim of the code of practice is to enable measures to be taken to enhance disclosure of information concerning paid content directed towards a political end.
Online vigilantes' practice of publishing personal info of individuals online set to be outlawed, but observers see challenges ahead.
He says no party leadership consensus on gay sex law, moots 5 principles to move forward.
To say that ministers will permit the courts to be the ultimate arbiters of truth in the long term may satisfy the historian, but it is of no comfort to citizens concerned about the here and now: Cherian George
The new laws do not set a high bar for individuals to prove that what he or she wrote is true: Mr Tong
Research has found that fake accounts and bots have been used by organised fake news operators, which use them to undermine the sovereignty of their target countries.
Though Govt will make initial call to act on a falsehood, this decision can be challenged.