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Upgraded FTA offers S'pore firms greater access to China

Upgraded FTA offers S'pore firms greater access to China

S'pore also agrees to open environmental sector, among others, to Chinese firms.

Asean ministers ink deal to grow e-commerce as summit starts

Asean ministers ink deal to grow e-commerce as summit starts

Singapore leaders flag need to press on with integration to keep economies growing.

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All eyes on RCEP pact to light the way for global trade

All eyes on RCEP pact to light the way for global trade

It is often referred to as an alternative to the previously US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Key initiatives by ASEAN to enhance cooperation in enforcement and research

Initiatives include the ASEAN Competition Enforcers’ Network, Virtual ASEAN Competition Research Centre and ASEAN Regional Cooperation Framework.

StanChart robbery suspect files appeal against extradition from UK to Singapore

StanChart robbery suspect files appeal against extradition from UK to Singapore

Canadian David James Roach, 28, filed an appeal on Oct 31 against the extradition decision, a spokesman for Britain's Home Office told The Straits Times on Wednesday (Nov 7). 

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Note on Launching… Infrastructure Asia

Infrastructure development is a key national priority for Asian governments; however, there is still huge unmet need, and gaps which prevent more infrastructure projects from taking off.

A significant step for enforcement of money judgments in commercial cases between Singapore and China

A significant step for enforcement of money judgments in commercial cases between Singapore and China

The MOG stipulates that the courts of the PRC will not review the merits of a Singapore judgment and it may only be challenged on limited grounds of procedural and jurisdictional issues.

S'porean accused of helping N. Koreans evade US sanctions

S'porean accused of helping N. Koreans evade US sanctions

Mr Tan Wee Beng: "The FBI has not called me, the Singapore police have not called me. We are an international trading company and not a front (for laundering)."

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Impact of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

The EUSFTA joins Singapore’s extensive network of over 20 existing FTAs, but is significantly the first FTA signed between the EU and an ASEAN country.

Of diplomatic immunity and its excesses

Of diplomatic immunity and its excesses

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed while in his own country's consulate in Turkey. The history of countries enjoying diplomatic immunity for their officials and buildings dates back centuries - although such immunity is also often flouted.

3 landmark agreements deepen EU-S'pore ties

3 landmark agreements deepen EU-S'pore ties

PM Lee yesterday signed the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels. They witnessed also the signing of the EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement (IPA) and the EU-Singapore Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA).

EU-S'pore FTA on track for ratification

EU-S'pore FTA on track for ratification

EU trade chief confident trade pact, to be signed today, will be in force early next year.

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EU-Singapore FTA deal could have multi-faceted benefits

EU-Singapore FTA deal could have multi-faceted benefits

THE signing of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement is a panacea for Singapore, and for Asean as a region.

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Journals Online: Sketching the margins of a borderless world: Examining the relevance of territoriality for internet jurisdiction

This paper will examine the applicability of traditional bases of jurisdiction to cyberspace, focusing particularly on the territorial principle, and will recommend a refinement in order to alleviate the jurisdictional problems posed by the unique nature of cyberspace.

Singapore and Chinese courts agree on reciprocal enforcement of commercial judgments

Under the MOG signed by both Supreme Courts, money judgments heard and obtained in Singapore could be brought before Chinese courts to be recognized and enforced, and vice versa.

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