Daily Archives: 2018-01-16

    K Shanmugam raises possibility for deferred prosecution agreements for corporate offences
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Speaking at a dialogue organised by the Law Society of Singapore on Monday (15 January), Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam said that deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs), a legal tool that US authorities used in the Keppel O&M bribery case, could be introduced Read More

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    Minimum sum continues to increase to $181,000 while PMETs are being retrenched
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low According to a new update on CPF website, the new Minimum Sum (or newly termed as Full Requirement Sum) is now mandated to be $181,000 for those who turned 55 in the year 2020:   The government has said that Read More

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    Illogical reason for cancellation of seniors’ off-peak passes
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the Public Transport Council’s (PTC) reply “Off-peak pass was a two-year trial” (Straits Times Forum, Jan 16) to “Mr Cheng Choon Fei (Disappointing move to end off-peak transport pass for seniors) and Mr David Kwok Ng Kan (Why stop off-peak Read More

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    Pipe leak at Somerset cause traffic closure
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore National Water Agency PUB has stated this morning that one of four  lanes along Somerset Road is temporarily closed to traffic due to a pipe leak at 111 Somerset Road at early Tuesday (16 January) morning at about 12.40 am. On its Facebook page, Read More

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    Corporate Governance Council launches public consultation to strengthen corporate governance
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Corporate Governance Council (Council) has released a consultation paper on Tuesday (16 January) on its recommendations to revise the Code of Corporate Governance (Code), which aim to support sustained corporate performance and innovation, and strengthen investor confidence in our capital markets. The Read More

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    Floodings raise questions on existing design methodology for drainage system
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    According to the Public Utilities Board, the flash floods that occurred in nine locations in eastern Singapore on Monday morning (8 Jan) occurred in low-lying grounds with drainage works in progress and Meteorological Services Singapore said that the floods arose because rain developed too quickly Read More

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    Statement on the Extension of the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act (CLTPA) for another five years
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Below is a statement jointly issued by three Human Rights Non-government organisations, Function 8, Think Centre and Community Action Network We are strongly opposed to the extension of the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act by another five years and expansion of its scope. Similar Read More

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