Daily Archives: 2019-06-14

Lawyer Jeffrey Ong slapped with eight new charges over alleged forgery

Lawyer Jeffrey Ong Su Aun, who was arrested by Malaysian police in Kuala Lumpur last month upon the Singapore Police Force Commercial Affairs Department (CAD)’s request, was slapped with eight new charges for forgery under Section 468 of the Penal Code. The Business Times reported that the new charges arose after new police reports alleging his involvement in additional unauthorised transactions …

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Sexual abuse of elderly people must be exposed, says UN expert

As the world prepares to commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this Saturday (15 June), Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, a United Nations (UN) independent human rights expert, mandated with safeguarding the rights of elderly people, stressing that they are often victims of sexual abuse and rape, although it remains rarely detected or reported – even when there are clear warning signs. Ms …

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Hong Kong’s legislature postpones debate on extradition bill for third time following “violent” clashes between police and protesters

Hong Kong’s lawmakers have postponed a reading of the controversial extradition bill for the third time on Thu (13 Jun) in the wake of clashes between the police and the tens of thousands of protesters in Admiralty a day before. South China Morning Post reported that a circular has been issued by the secretariat on behalf of president Andrew Leung …

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