Legal Affairs

Judging the judicary – The Unsaid and the Unsayable
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Teo Soh Lung We had a very interesting lecture on the above subject by Dr Kevin Tan yesterday. Many of us who blog don’t really spend a lot of time on the words we use online. Even if we are exceedingly cautious Read More

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Foreign-owned company still in operation despite having faced prior legal action, SPF and CASE questioned by netizens over lack of action
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

Data Register Pte Ltd, which has duped 1,056 firms into paying a $490 “subscription fee” in November 2013, is still running its illicit operations this year, despite being slapped with 500 charges under the Companies Act and subsequently hefty fines in 2016. Earlier Read More

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Six youths arrested for possessing large amount of cannabis seized in CNB operation
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

An 18-year-old Singaporean male was arrested by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers in the evening hours of Wednesday (11 July) for possessing about 2,906 grams of cannabis inside his backpack. In a press release on Thursday, CNB stated that another party of its Read More

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Attempted importation of large amount of cannabis and ‘yaba’ tablets, 27-yr-old foreign male arrested
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A 27-year-old male foreign national was arrested by officers from the Airport Police Division for carrying a total of about 3kg of cannabis, 4,831 ‘Yaba’ tablets, as well as about 79 fragments of ‘Yaba’ tablets. Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) revealed in a press release on Read More

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NSF distraught over alleged “miscarriage of justice” by SAF and SPF in theft case
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Danisha Hakeem and Beiyuan In a letter to the Editor on 18 June 2018, a full-time National Serviceman (NSF) aired his grievances regarding the way a case involving the theft of his belongings whilst serving at Keat Hong Camp was handled by the Read More

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Two Sri Lankan men sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for possessing fraudulent UK passports
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Two Sri Lankan men, Nagamany Kangatharan, aged 46 and Kandasamy Niththiyananthan, aged 27, were convicted and sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for possessing fraudulent United Kingdom (UK) passports on Thursday (5 July). Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) stated in a press release that the Read More

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Mastercard partners with Singapore Police Force to implement new fraud-fighting device that tackles card crime
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

To combat fraud, Mastercard today announced its partnership with the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force to implement the Mastercard Forensic Reader (MFR) – the world’s first device to help law enforcement agencies detect payment card fraud with greater speed, accuracy Read More

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Maintenance company owner loses lawsuit against debt collection agency; ordered to pay $7000 in costs
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

A 45-year-old maintenance company owner was ordered to pay $7000, excluding disbursements, at the Magistrates’ Court under the State Courts after the court dismissed the lawsuit filed for defamation in slander against JMS Rogers, a debt collection company earlier on 30 April. Lin Read More

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Uber and Grab may face unwinding of merger and financial penalties, warns consumer watchdog
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) is pushing for the unwinding of the merger between Grab and Uber here, after a three-month review. The Uber-Grab merger will potentially become the first merger to be ordered to unwind in Singapore, according to Read More

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Large amount of heroin and cannabis seized in CNB operations
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

More than S$197,000 worth of drugs were seized and a total of seven suspected drug offenders were arrested in two separate operations conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) during the night of 4 July 2018. In a press release, CNB said that on Read More

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