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AGC proceeds on charge of contempt of court against Li Shengwu
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has proceeded on its contempt of court case against Mr Li Shengwu. The first pre-trial conference (PTC) took place at the Supreme Court on Monday (13 November). Mr Li, 32, who is the nephew of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Read More

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Singapore’s Apex Court: “Powerful Probability” of Miscarriage of Justice in Death Penalty Case
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By Ariffin Sha In the latest twist to what has been, under all circumstances, a most unusual case, the Court of Appeal (‘the Court’) has held that its previous decision on case involving Nigerian national Ilechukwu must be reviewed. Chao Hick Tin J, Read More

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No Innocent Explanation? – Death Row Inmate’s Lawyers use Evidence Adduced by the Prosecution to Seek Inmate’s Second Acquittal
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By Ariffin Sha In a twist of Shakespearean proportions,  Mr Eugene Thuraisingam, the lawyer for death row inmate Ilechukwu, has used evidence produced by the Prosecution to argue for his client’s acquittal. The Defence counsel made the case that the results of a Read More

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Han Hui Hui apologised for scandalising the Singapore Courts by publishing video and Facebook posts
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Blogger Han Hui Hui has apologised and removed several of her online posts that accused the Singapore Courts of being politically motivated in convicting and sentencing her. In response, the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) said it would not pursue contempt of court charges against Read More

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Lee Kuan Yew’s estate files application to appeal against High Court order
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The estate of Lee Kuan Yew, the first Prime Minister of Singapore, has filed an application to the High Court for consent to appeal against court orders in a case involving the late Mr Lee’s oral history transcripts. On behalf of the estate, Read More

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EU Lawmakers is trying (again) to make Google Pay for Google News
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on September 16th, 2016 at 10:58 pmThe European Commission (EU) is proposing a law that would let news publishers across the EU charge companies like Google for reproducing parts of their articles. Fortune News reported on 31 August, that a similar Read More

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Inconsistencies were found in Yang testimonies for the S$1.1 million misappropriation
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Yang Yin took the stand for the second day during his criminal breach of trust trial on Wednesday (3 August), but the prosecutors found that many of his testimonies were untrue. The former China tour guide was charged for misappropriating S$1.1 million from Read More

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MOM dismantles syndicate which was bringing in illegal workers
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) conducted an island-wide operation, revealing the modus operandi of a syndicate which was involved in bringing foreign workers for illegal employment. The operation which was conducted from 26 to 27 July 2016 lasted for more than 48 hours and took Read More

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Registration of Criminal Act (RCA) in effect on 1 August
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Registration of Criminals (Amendment) Act (RCA) Bill 2016 was introduced for First Reading in Parliament on 29 January, passed on 29 February in Parliament and came to effect on Monday, 1 August 2016. The RCA enables the police to register criminals’ identity by Read More

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Traffic Police clarifies what conditions constitute illegal use of cellphone while driving
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Traffic Police at a dialogue session with taxi drivers last month have made certain over the question of whether it is an offence for motorists to use their cellphones while their vehicles are stationary at a traffic light. Superintendent Louis Loke, Head (Operations Read More

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