Daily Archives: 2014-10-17

Reduced legal cost does not mean overcharging: LawSoc

The Law Society of Singapore (LawSoc) has issued a statement to clarify on the alleged overcharging in legal fees by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC), for services in its case against Dr Susan Lim, who was in turn earlier found guilty of overcharging her patient. SMC file claims against Dr Lim to the sum of $1.33 million. However, the High Court …

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Why WP is right to seek court’s decision

By Andrew Loh The trial of the Workers’ Party Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) has ended after just two days. Five days had originally been set aside for it. While the court takes its time to issue its judgment, expected in the latter part of November, it is good to recap why the WP had declined the offer of a …

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It pays to be silent in Parliament

By Phillip Ang There is really no reason to be paying MPs $15,000 per month. Most MPs earn much more in their full time job and if it’s really a sacrifice, why the need to reward them with an ‘allowance’ that’s above the90th percentile? We also have MPs like Alvin Yeo who could earn for his firm $100,000 per hour …

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