Daily Archives: 2014-09-23

Elderly widow submits application to revoke LPA

Latest development in the Yang Yin saga,  Madam Chung Khin Chun submits her application to the Office of Public Guardian to revoke the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) she had granted to PRC national Yang Yin in 2012. The Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) allows another person to act on one’s behalf, in the event the person loses his/her mental capacity, …

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Chinese national Yang Yin now faces a further court battle

The niece of 87-year old Mdm Chung Khin Chun has begun legal proceedings to recover damages from Mr Yang, a former tour guide and a Singapore permanent resident. Mdm Hedy Mok, 60, the niece of Mdm Chung, and her lawyer, Peter Doraisamy from law firm Selvam LLP, disclosed this at a press conference on Tuesday. Mr Yang, who is under …

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Drug abusers: Solve a problem, create bigger one?

By S Y Lee and Leong Sze Hian We refer to the article “Halfway houses may face crunch with new scheme” (Channel NewsAsia, Sep 22). New policy means not enough places in half-way houses? The article states that halfway houses in Singapore could face a crunch in the years ahead, with more convicted drug offenders likely to come their way …

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Yang Yin saga presents opportunity for PA to improve

The ongoing saga of Chinese national and Singapore permanent resident, Yang Yin, seems to throw up more surprises as each day passes. It would seem that Mr Yang has lied, falsified or faked all that he has said and done – from his educational degree to his dance studio, from his application for permanent residency, to his claims to be …

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Counterproductive to ban public screening of “To Singapore, With Love”

By Ghui So it has happened again. The government has yet again attempted to limit the Singaporean public’s access to material which it deems unsuitable by banning the public screening of “To Singapore, With Love”. From Roy Ngerng’s now infamous law suit to the now not-so-new raft of MDA rules restricting online content, this latest saga is yet another example of …

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