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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

    ... Bloomberg Lawyers say colonial law violates constitutional rights to equal protection Singapore's gay sex ban challenged Singapore's highest court yesterday began hearing ... the court's decision. "The majority of the population still favours the current legal framework," Law Minister K. Shanmugam said last month when asked about the case and its background. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554280/76-year-old-ban-gay-sex-challenged-singapores-top-court
  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore in 'mid-life crisis' as Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:43am by Satish Cheney

    ... of the popular vote but 91 per cent of the elected seats, the electoral system strikes many as being unfair," Tan said, referring to the PAP's scorecard in the 2011 general election. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575046/singapore-mid-life-crisis-lee-hsien-loong-marks-10-years-power
  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    New Singapore rules give locals first choice of employment opportunities

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Revision of employment rules means locals will have first chance at any positions advertised New system aims to stop foreigners 'stealing work' Employment rules favouring Singaporeans came into force yesterday as part of measures aimed at addressing complaints about foreigners stealing jobs from them. Singapore-based companies needing professional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564511/new-singapore-rules-give-locals-first-choice-employment-opportunities
  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore firm charged over arms smuggling to North Korea

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 03:51pm

    ... including two Soviet era MiG-21s, air defence systems, and missiles and command and control vehicles, buried under tonnes of sugar. A UN report released earlier this year on how North Korea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529270/singapore-firm-charged-over-weapons-smuggling-north-korea
  5. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Cut price Johor homes fuel Singapore sprawl

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by BLOOM

    ... 200,000. Developers and businesses also face currency risks and the need to deal with different legal systems. Singapore's dollar has risen about 4 per cent against the ringgit in the past ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1529337/cut-price-johor-homes-fuel-singapore-sprawl
  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

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

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

    ... 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 ... sentence last year after he was found guilty by a district court of six charges of corruption over his relationship with his then-student Darinne Ko in 2010. The district court ruled that he had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1437575/singapore-court-overturns-professors-conviction-sex-grades-scandal
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1372280/singapore-open-new-commercial-court-leverage-arbitration-strengths
  8. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Marketing of new projects sparks a lift in Singapore home sales in February

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... January, the data showed. Singapore's property market was stabilising and the city state was not facing a credit bubble that puts the island or its banking system at risk of a crisis, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1451712/marketing-new-projects-sparks-lift-singapore-home-sales
  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore banks told to boost security after StanChart data theft

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:13pm by AFP

    ... to safeguard their IT systems and customer information, including controls at third party service providers”. “MAS is paying special supervisory attention to FIs’ compliance with MAS’ requirements ... threats,” it said. “MAS takes a serious view of such threats and has stringent requirements in place for FIs to protect the security of their IT systems and confidentiality of their client data.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1374666/singapore-banks-told-boost-security-after-stanchart-data-theft
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1429864/ex-singapore-official-guilty-case-non-existent-8000-pineapple-tarts

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