Daily Archives: 2019-03-13

Mediation centre set to help firms avoid expensive and time-consuming court battles

The Singapore Construction Mediation Centre (SCMC), which focuses in the construction industry to help firms avoid expensive and time-consuming court battles, has been launched on Tuesday (12 March) by the Singapore Contractors Association (SCAL). The dedicated centre was set up after the association noted an increasing demand for mediation in construction disputes, mostly common payment disputes, defects and liquidated damages …

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GOJEK partners with Singapore’s largest petrol and bank companies to provide competitive fuel rebates for drivers

As part of GOJEK’s mission to lower the operating cost for driver-partners and provide them with better earning stability, the ride-hailing company has announced on Wednesday (13 March) its partnership with Singapore’s largest petrol and bank networks – Esso and DBS – to give its drivers competitive fuel rebates. From 1 April, all GOJEK driver-partners will be able to enjoy …

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High Court strikes out Leong Sze Hian’s counterclaim against PM Lee’s suit, citing “no reasonable cause of action”

The Singapore High Court has struck out veteran blogger Leong Sze Hian’s counterclaim against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s defamation suit, citing Mr Leong’s failure to disclose a “reasonable cause of action” in his counterclaim. Justice Aedit Abdullah, in delivering his judgement in Lee Hsien Loong v Leong Sze Hian [2019] SGHC 66 on 12 Feb, cited the Court of …

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Mobike asks for orderly withdrawal from Singapore bike sharing market

Mobike has submitted a proposal on Monday (11 March) to the Land Transport Authority (LTA) for a managed and orderly withdrawal from the Singapore market as part of its plan to rationalises operations in South-east Asia. It is said that the company has also withdrawn its applications for a PMD-sharing licence and to increase its maximum allowable shared bicycle fleet …

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