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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    76-year-old ban on gay sex challenged in Singapore’s top court

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:39pm by BLOOM

    ... on the law's constitutionality, and a group of pastors met Shanmugam to present their views on defending the nation's "moral future". Singapore Court of Appeal judges Andrew Phang, ... Bloomberg Lawyers say colonial law violates constitutional rights to equal protection Singapore's gay sex ban challenged Singapore's highest court yesterday began hearing ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singaporeans riled over manipulation of wealthy widow by Chinese man

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:48pm by AFP

    ... is running high. The Straits Times reported yesterday that a niece of Chung Khin Chun, a retired physiotherapist suffering from dementia, had asked the High Court to strip Yang Yin, 40, ... property on an island where most people live in high-rise apartment blocks. The Straits Times said Chung's niece Hedy Mok, 60, had asked the court to freeze all of the elderly woman's ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Astro tycoon Ananda Krishnan wins US$250m compensation in Singapore High Court

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... by senior British lawyer David Joseph, argued in court that Riady had to pay the sum because Lippo had missed the deadline for appealing against the arbitration centre's decision. Judge Belinda Ang said the arbitration court's award was "final and binding" because Lippo failed to appeal in time. Ang also dismissed arguments by Lippo's lawyers that the arbitration ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore court overturns professor's conviction in sex-for-grades scandal

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... Justice Woo Bih Li "allowed an appeal and overturned the conviction", five months after he completed his prison sentence. "The crux of it is that the court found that it takes two ... Agence France-Presse Court overturns professor's conviction over sex favours Singapore's High Court has overturned the conviction of a law professor jailed for obtaining sexual ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    ‘Filipino infestation in Singapore’ blog sparks embassy call for probe

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 04:14pm by AP

    ... intolerance towards migrant workers in the city-state. The blog was written anonymously and was widely shared on social media, prompting the Philippine embassy in Singapore to appeal to the government ...

  6. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore reits focus offshore for higher returns

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:04am by Reuters

    ... the trusts would lose their appeal to yield-hungry investors. Those worries have not subsided as evidenced by South Korea's Lotte Shopping's decision last week to postpone the listing ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Activists decry Singapore court's refusal to repeal law on gay sex

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... launched the petition- graphic designers Gary Lim, 44, and Kenneth Chee, 37- now have the option to take the case to the Court of Appeal, the highest judicial body. A second petition questioning ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore court rejects petition to overturn archaic rule criminalising homosexual acts Activists slam refusal to repeal law on gay sex Rights activists ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Court ruling deals blow to gay rights in Singapore

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 05:22pm by AFP

    ... and Kenneth Chee, 37 – now have the option to take the case to the Court of Appeal, the highest judicial body. A second petition questioning the constitutionality of the provision is still pending ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Rights activists reacted with indignation on Wednesday after Singapore’s High Court rejected a petition to repeal an archaic law criminalising sex between ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to open new commercial court to leverage arbitration strengths

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse New commercial court to settle cross-border rows Singapore plans to launch an international commercial court that will aid in settling an increasing number of cross-border disputes as Asia's economies boom. The Ministry of Law said the Singapore International Commercial Court would leverage on robust cross-border investment and trade in Asia, where ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Ex-Singapore official guilty in the case of non-existent 8,000 pineapple tarts

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:58pm by BLOOM

    ... by S$88,997 (HK$547,700), according to court papers. The prosecutors yesterday reduced the number of counts to 10. Each charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in jail and a fine. Prosecutor Kelvin Kow urged Singapore Subordinate Courts Judge Eddy Tham to jail Lim for 18 months to "resolutely deter" others. Philip Fong, Lim's lawyer, said eight to 10 months would ...




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