Daily Archives: 2016-05-26

Response to AGC’s “self-serving” statement on lawyers acting on Kho Jabing’s behalf

Two of the three lawyers who have represented Kho Jabing, a Malaysian national who is convicted of murder and sentenced to death, spoke out in response to the media statement issued by the Attorney-General Chambers (AGC) alleging that the lawyers abused the process of court. (Read AGC’s media statement here) Ms Jeanette Chong-Aruldoss’s reply published on her Facebook account, The role of …

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AGC: Abuse of process of court in Kho Jabing’s case

Media Statement by the Attorney-General Chambers (AGC) alleging the abuse of process by lawyers representing Kho Jabing, a Malaysian national who is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. It is a cherished principle in our legal tradition that a legal practitioner must do his utmost to uphold the administration of justice. He must also conduct proceedings before a court …

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62 Lim Chu Kang farms required to move out after leases expire

62 farmers with plots of land in Lim Chu Kang will have to relocate and tender for new plots designated by the Government. It has been noted by numerous farmers that these new plots of land are substantially smaller than their current locations. Additionally, the money originally invested in the initial setting up and construction in the farmers’ current plots …

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Is “sell in May” over?

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Equities – Asian equities rebounded strongly on Wednesday, led by Hong Kong and Japan. The Hang Seng Index soared 537 points or 2.71%, driven by the energy and consumer sectors. Tencent Holdings (700 HK) and HSBC Holdings (5 HK) jumped 2.5% and 3.81% respectively. The Singapore market closed 0.8% higher, with 1Q GDP data in …

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