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Singapore Court of Appeal grants Stay to Pannir Selvam

SINGAPORE, May 23 (Bernama) - The Singapore Court of Appeal today granted Malaysian Pannir Selvam a/l Pranthaman's application to stay his execution and enable him to challenge the clemency process. Pannir, 32, who was represented by counsel Too Xing Ji and Lee Ji En of BMS Law LLP, is scheduled to be executed at dawn on 23 May 2019. He f ...
Date: 23 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

EQ Capital Investments Ltd v Sunbreeze Group Investments Ltd and Others

Civil Procedure - Striking out of counterclaim

Date: 22 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 101; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Yip Man Hing Kevin v Singapore Medical Council and Another Matter

Professions - Medical profession and practice - Professional conduct

Date: 23 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 102; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Wan Hoe Keet and Another v LVM Law Chambers LLC

Civil Procedure - Injunctions

Date: 23 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 103; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Lim Zhipeng v Seow Suat Thin

Civil Procedure - Summary judgment

Date: 24 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 104; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Public Prosecutor v Ridhaudin Ridhwan bin Bakri and Others

Criminal law - Offences - Rape; Criminal law - Offences - Attempted rape; Criminal law - Offences - Sexual penetration; Criminal law - Offences - Outrage of modesty; Criminal law - General exceptions - Consent; Criminal law - General exceptions - Mistake of fact

Date: 23 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 105; Source: Singapore Law Watch

UTS v UTT

Family Law - Matrimonial assets - Division - Long single income marriage; Family Law - Maintenance - Wife

Date: 23 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHCF 8; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Public Prosecutor v Dinesh s/o Rajantheran

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing - Criminal references; Criminal Procedure and Sentencing - Plead guilty procedure - Qualification of plea

Date: 23 April 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2019] SGCA 27; Source: Singapore Law Watch

HT SRL v Wee Shuo Woon

Contract - Breach; Contract - Illegality and public policy - Restraint of trade; Contract - Remedies - Damages; Employment law - Employees’ duties - Duty of good faith and fidelity

Date: 18 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 96; Source: Singapore Law Watch

HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore) Ltd (trustee of Capitaland Mall Trust) v Chief Assessor

Revenue Law - Property tax - Annual value; Revenue Law - Property tax - Valuation list; Evidence - Proof of evidence - Onus of proof

Date: 16 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 95; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Wong Kit Kee v KSE Technology (Int’l) Pte Ltd

Companies - Winding up - Just and equitable winding up

Date: 18 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 97; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Yuen Ye Ming v Public Prosecutor

Criminal Law - Statutory offences - Misuse of Drugs Act

Date: 17 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 98; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Lim Teck Kim v Public Prosecutor

Criminal Law - Statutory offences - Protection from Harassment Act - Unlawful stalking - Sentencing framework

Date: 18 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 99; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Seraya Energy Pte Ltd v Denka Advantech Pte Ltd and Another Suit (YTL PowerSeraya Pte Ltd, third party)

Civil Procedure - Costs - awarded

Date: 18 April 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 100; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Singapore Court of Appeal grants Stay to Pannir Selvam

SINGAPORE, May 23 (Bernama) - The Singapore Court of Appeal today granted Malaysian Pannir Selvam a/l Pranthaman's application to stay his execution and enable him to challenge the clemency process. Pannir, 32, who ...

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HT SRL v Wee Shuo Woon

Contract - Breach; Contract - Illegality and public policy - Restraint of trade; Contract - Remedies - Damages; Employment law - Employees’ duties - Duty of good faith and fidelity

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Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 (Bernama) - Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.

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New Competition Commission already under Fire

Myanmar’s professed commitment to competition reform has come under fire after the government packed the new Competition Commission with bureaucrats serving under a minister.

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NA Deputies give Opinions on Revised Labour Code

Hanoi, Jun 12 (VNA) - The revised Labour Code will the focus during the sitting of lawmakers on June 12 in the ongoing 7th session of the 14th National Assembly.

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Ability to pay Taxes Online a Boon for Vietnam’s Import-Export Businesses

Hanoi, Jun 6 (VNS/VNA) - Around 99 percent of import and export tax payments in Ho Chi Minh City are made online, according to the customs department.

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OWWA joins Urban Poor Caravan

MANILA, Jun 8 (PNA) - The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will be joining the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) caravan to inform the public of its programs on overseas employment.

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Palace declares June 24 Holiday in Manila

MANILA, Jun 6 (PNA) - Malacañang has declared June 24 as a special, non-working holiday in the City of Manila in celebration of its 448th founding anniversary.

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Legal Profession faces inherent Risks not Exclusive to NUPL

MANILA, Jun6 (PNA) - A state lawyer of the Office of the Solicitor General said Thursday the legal profession faces "inherent risks not exclusive to the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL)".

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DOJ forms Panel to probe Jacky Co Case

MANILA, Jun 6 (PNA) - A prosecution panel has been assigned for the preliminary investigation on the complaints filed against alleged Chinese drug lord Jacky Co and others implicated in the smuggling of PHP1.8 billion worth of illegal drugs into the country.

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Myanmar still short of Judges, says Supreme Court

The number of judges in the country is just two thirds of the number required, according the 2018 annual report of the Union Supreme Court.

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RCI on Judicial Misconduct is what People Want - Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 5 (Bernama) - The government agreed to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct because this is what the people want, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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CJ stresses Importance of beefing up Legal Education

MANILA, Jun 3 (PNA) - Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin emphasized the commitment of his administration to leave no stone unturned in reforming the country's legal education system.

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Double Pay for Workers on June 5

MANILA, Jun 3 (PNA) - Private sector workers, who will report to duty on Wednesday, June 5, will be paid twice their regular daily wages, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Monday.

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Complaints via Whatsapp: RTD issues More than 200 Notices

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 (Bernama) - More than 200 notices have been issued by the Road Transport Department (RTD) as result of consumer complaints via the Whatsapp application during the three days enforcement operation, in conjunction with Adilfitri, which began on May 29.

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Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0

KOTA BHARU, Jun 2 (Bernama) - The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers.

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Vietnam attends ASEAN Plus Three, EAS SOMs

Bangkok, May 30 (VNA) - Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, who is head of the country’s SOM ASEAN, attended the ASEAN Plus Three SOM and East Asia Summit (EAS) SOM, which were held within the framework of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) in Bangkok on May 30.

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JBC sets Public Interviews for SC Aspirants

MANILA, May 31 (PNA) - The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has released the schedule of the public panel interview of hopefuls vying for a Supreme Court (SC) post, to be vacated by Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo who will compulsorily retire on July 29.

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Mohd Roze Shaari is New Intelligence/Operations Deputy Director

KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) - Bukit Aman's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has a new Intelligence/Operations deputy director.

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Give Mandatory Counselling, Community Service Sessions to Road Bullies - MCPF

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has suggested that compulsory counselling and community service sessions be meted out to individuals detained for dangerous driving and road rage.

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