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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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Court of Appeal upholds setting aside of investor-state arbitral award

Swissbourgh Diamond Mines (Pty) Limited and others v Kingdom of Lesotho [2018] SGCA 81 was the first time the Singapore courts allowed an application to set aside an investor-State arbitration award on the merits.

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.

Singapore rebuts Mahathir's claim over JB port limits

Singapore rebuts Mahathir's claim over JB port limits

Malaysian leader says they do not touch border, while Republic calls extension a serious violation.

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Cross-border airspace management not incompatible with sovereignty, says Singapore MOT

Cross-border airspace management not incompatible with sovereignty, says Singapore MOT

The response came after Malaysia's Transport Minister Anthony Loke told Parliament on Tuesday that KL did not agree to the new flight paths because "it will stunt development" around the Pasir Gudang industrial district.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Swissbourgh Diamond Mines (Pty) Ltd and others v Kingdom of Lesotho [2018] SGCA 81

CA rules that Permanent Court of Arbitration tribunal had no jurisdiction to hear their investment treaty claim against Lesotho.

Top court dismisses appeal on arbitration award

Top court dismisses appeal on arbitration award

Court of Appeal rules in favour of Lesotho against firm seeking to restore award on mine leases.

[GBR] Effect of changing sanctions regime on sanctions exclusion clauses

Mamanochet Mining Limited v Aegis Managing Agency Limited and Others [2018] EWHC 2643 (Comm) highlights the significant potential for conflict between EU and US sanctions regimes following the US withdrawal from the JCPOA.

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.

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.

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