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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

    ... 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 cracks down on World Cup illegal betting

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:40pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... there are dozens of illegal football betting outfits in the city-state, which offer much higher returns compared to legal betting. In a tell-all book released in April, Singaporean arch match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal said illegal betting outfits offer a plethora of options to punters not offered by legal betting outlets. These include ‘real-time’ betting with limits of up to a few hundred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538858/singapore-cracks-down-world-cup-illegal-betting
  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singaporeans ‘no longer trust their government’: Writer Catherine Lim criticises PM in open letter

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by Satish Cheney

    ... it, as the very cause of the erosion of trust. "A few more applications of this once-effective instrument of control, even if legally justifiable, would surely damage the PAP cause ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528124/writer-catherine-lims-open-letter-singaporean-pm-fuels-social-media-debate
  4. 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
  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore blogger offers Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong HK$30,000 compensation for defamatory post

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... proposes to offer S$5,000 (HK$30,900) as damages to the Prime Minister,” Roy Ngerng Yi Ling’s legal counsel M. Ravi said in a letter to Lee’s lawyer. “The sum of Sg$5,000 is based on our client’s ... spoke about his legal predicament. Singh said the blogger was “opportunistically” using the case to gain sympathy and renew his attacks against Lee, and that the prime minister was entitled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519919/singapore-blogger-offers-pm-compensation-defamatory-post
  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Security guard sacked for posting vulgar comment on Singapore PM's Facebook page

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:17am by Satish Cheney

    ... taken down. Ridhuan is believed to have deleted the comment himself, according to some reports. It is not known yet if he will face any legal action at this point. The incident comes in the wake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1513330/man-sacked-posting-vulgar-comment-singapore-pms-facebook-page
  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Xenophobe or brave patriot? Gilbert Goh polarises Singapore over immigration

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by Satish Cheney

    ... ticket and lost. At times, he appears to be pushing the legal limits in the tightly controlled city-state. Police warned him not to deface posters of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509268/xenophobe-or-brave-patriot-gilbert-goh-polarises-singapore-over
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore charges 24 Indian workers for rioting

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... in the exercise of their lawful power to maintain law and order at the scene”. The suspects, aged between 22 to 40, looked sombre as the charges were read in Tamil in court by an interpreter. They were ... for their nationals, including legal representation”. Two Bangladeshis, another Indian national and a Malaysian also arrested after the riot were released because investigations showed they were not involved. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1377397/singapore-charge-24-indian-workers-rioting
  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Chinese strikers weighing legal steps in Singapore

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 02:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... their legal options. Liu Xiangying, 33, Gao Yue Qiang, 32, Wang Xianjie, 39, and He Jun Ling, 32, did not enter a plea when they appeared before a district court and were told to report again on December 19 for a new pre-trial conference. “We need more time... in order for us to explore all options,” said Mark Goh, a member of the legal team defending the drivers, who are yet to decide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1103670/chinese-strikers-weighing-legal-steps-singapore
  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore deports South Asian workers involved in riot

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 09:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... the government this week of arbitrarily deporting people without due process, in its haste to punish the alleged rioters. The government maintains that it has legal powers to repatriate foreigners deemed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1386995/singapore-deports-south-asian-workers-involved-riot

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