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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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Procedural amendments of laws against “vexatious litigants” redundant, says human rights lawyer
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

International Human Rights lawyer M. Ravi has voiced his disagreement with the Ministry of Law’s proposal to impose more stringent procedures in granting courts greater authority in controlling “vexatious” proceedings. “Vexatious” proceedings refer to proceedings that are brought upon in court without sufficient Read More

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Former Malaysian PM, Najib Razak, charged with criminal breach of trust and corruption
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 July — Former Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak has been charged with criminal breach of trust and corruption, two months after being investigated over a multibillion dollar graft scandal under the 1MDB state investment fund. He was arrested on Read More

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Action will be taken against employers who misclassify employees as executives to avoid paying overtime, MOM declares
By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has made a declaration against employers who misclassify employees as executives or managers in order to avoid paying them for overtime work. In a statement made by Then Yee Thoong, Divisional Director of the Labour Relations and Workplaces Read More

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Former AG criticises Govt for not prosecuting Keppel management in 1995 bribery case
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Former Attorney-General Walter Woon wrote an article, which was published in ST today (‘Punishing corporate corruption’, 30 Apr), criticising the government for not prosecuting the Keppel management involved in the 1995 bribery case. In June 1995, Keppel was cited in a UK probe Read More

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