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Haw Wan Sin David and Another v Sim Tee Meng and Another

Tort - Misrepresentation - Negligent misrepresentation; Tort - Negligence - Breach of duty

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Sim Tian Siang (administrator of the estate of Shoo Hui Meng, deceased) v Aw Yong Chyn Long and Another

Tort - Negligence - Motor accident - Liability

Date: 09 November 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 244; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Tenaga Nasional Berhad v Bukit Lenang Development Sdn Bhd

Tort – Trespass – Whether an action in trespass maintainable in law where the period of the alleged trespass is the same for which a stay order of the High Court was in force in respect of the subject land – Whether an action in trespass maintainable against Tenaga Nasional Berhad for supply of electricity to the occupants of t ...

Date: 31 October 2018; Court: Federal Court; Citation: [2018] MYFC 26; Source: Federal Court Registry

Sea-Shore Transportation Pte Ltd v Technik-Soil (Asia) Pte Ltd

Tort - Conversion; Damages - Measure of damages - Tort - Identity of goods in issue

Date: 24 October 2018; Court: High Court; Citation: [2018] SGHC 231; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Trader fined RM1,400 for damaging DBKL's Wheel Clamp

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 (Bernama) - A dealer was fined RM1,400 by the Magistrate's Court here yesterday after pleading guilty to damaging a wheel clamp belonging to the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) early this month.
Date: 26 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court orders Ford to pay Damages to Buyers of Subpar Vehicles

BANGKOK, Sept 21 (NNT) - The Bangkok South Civil Court has ruled in favor of Ford customers who demanded damages from the car company after being sold substandard vehicles.
Date: 21 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Goh Bak Ming v Yeoh Eng Kong and 4 Other Appeals

Tort – Tort of conspiracy – Key ingredients – Whether the tort of conspiracy has been established

Litigation & court procedure – Limitation – Time period for the bringing of an action founded on the tort of conspiracy – Section 6(1)(a) of the Limitation Act 1953

Date: 07 August 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 278; Source: Federal Court Registry

Tony Pua Kiam Wee v Kerajaan Malaysia and Another Appeal

Tort – Tort of misfeasance in public office – Meaning of “public officer” for the purposes of the law of the tort of misfeasance in Malaysia – Whether Prime Minister a “public officer”

Date: 10 July 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 218; Source: Federal Court Registry

Bridge Collapse: Legal Action to be taken if Negligence involved

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) - Legal action will be taken against the parties concerned if there is an element of negligence in the bridge-collapse incident in Serdang, Kedah on Tuesday.
Date: 12 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Wah Shen Development Sdn Bhd v Success Portfolio Sdn Bhd

Tort – Private nuisance – Smell from the adjoining defendant’s pig farm adversely affecting the sale of residential houses and shophouses developed on the plaintiff’s land – Action for injunctive relief and damages

Tort – Private nuisance – Scope of the tort of private nuisance – Whether th ...

Date: 12 March 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 244; Source: Federal Court Registry

Manzer Medical Sdn Bhd and 2 Others v Bongsor Bina Sendirian Bhd

Tort – Conspiracy to defraud as a tortious claim – Standard of proof for conspiracy to defraud

Litigation & court procedure – Whether the trial court plainly wrong – Whether appellate intervention warranted

Date: 27 June 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 214; Source: Federal Court Registry

Hassan Bin Marsom and 6 Others v Mohd Hady Bin Ya’akop

Tort – False imprisonment – Damages for false imprisonment – Whether damages for false imprisonment could be awarded for detention under an order of a magistrate under section 117 of the Criminal Procedure Code

Tort – False imprisonment – Whether the arrest was lawful – Whether the detention under the ...

Date: 07 June 2018; Court: Federal Court; Citation: [2018] MYFC 16; Source: Federal Court Registry

Kee Boon Suan and 2 Others v Adventist Hospital & Clinical Services (M) and 3 Others, and 3 Other Appeals

Tort – Negligence – Duty of care owed by medical doctors to patients – Failure to obtain an informed consent from the patient’s father before surgery – Failure to request the hospital to supply requisite facilities for the surgery – Performance of spinal surgery without requisite facilities – Whether amo ...

Date: 23 May 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 188; Source: Federal Court Registry

Amm A/L Joy v Chuan Seng Sdn Bhd

Trespass – Damages – Assessment of damages – Legal principles applicable when assessing damages in a claim for trespass

Date: 28 March 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 134; Source: Federal Court Registry

Koperal Zainal Bin Mohd Ali and 6 Others v Selvi A/P Narayan and Another

Tort – Death in police custody owing to negligence – Exemplary damages – Quantum – Whether the exemplary damages awarded to the plaintiffs fair and reasonable

Date: 23 April 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 130; Source: Federal Court Registry

Tenaga Nasional Berhad v Bukit Lenang Development Sdn Bhd

Tort – Trespass – Whether an action in trespass maintainable in law where the period of the alleged trespass is the same for which a stay order of the High Court was in force in respect of the subject land ...

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Court orders Ford to pay Damages to Buyers of Subpar Vehicles

BANGKOK, Sept 21 (NNT) - The Bangkok South Civil Court has ruled in favor of Ford customers who demanded damages from the car company after being sold substandard vehicles.

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Rape victim testifies that Sex with Convicted Man was ‘Consensual’

A man who was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for a 2007 rape asked the Appeal Court on Tuesday to release him on bail as he was suffering from mental illness.

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PRRD appoints new Sandiganbayan Associate Justice

MANILA, Jan 16 (PNA) - President Rodrigo R. Duterte has appointed former Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge Ronald Moreno as Associate Justice of the Sandiganbayan.

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Foreign Ministry continues Ban on UN Special Rapporteur Lee

THE government said it would not rescind its ban on UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee from entering Myanmar, despite her recent request, a Foreign Ministry official said Monday.

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Pay the Minimum Wage or face Legal Action, Employers told

Employers in Laos will be subject to legal action if authorities discover they are failing to pay their workers the minimum wage.

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DLT introducing Electronic Licenses

BANGKOK, Jan 15 (NNT) - The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has officially begun to introduce electronic drivers licenses, launching a downloadable application that can digitally hold driver authorizations and vehicle details.

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DOLE vows Aid for Workers displaced by Hanjin Bankruptcy

MANILA, Jan 15 (PNA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday vowed to assist 3,800 workers of Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines (HHIC-Phil) who might be affected after the South Korean shipbuilder declared bankruptcy and applied for rehabilitation.

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Over 100 Medicine Brands for Treatment of Diabetes, Hypertension, High Cholesterol now cheaper under TRAIN Law

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted to the Department of Finance (DOF) a list of over 100 medicines with their corresponding generic names and brands for the treatment and prevention of diabetes, hypertension and high-cholesterol, the sale of which are now exempted from the payment of the value-added tax (VAT) beginning Jan. 1 as provided under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN).

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Tax Academy eyeing Campuses in Tagaytay, New Clark City

The Department of Finance (DOF) is planning to set up permanent campuses of the Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) in Tagaytay City in Cavite and New Clark City at the Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga.

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Courts urged to speed up Judicial Reform

Hanoi, Jan 14 (VNA) - General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong has stressed the need for courts at all levels to speed up judicial reform and improve the quality of judgment to minimise inaccurate verdicts and overlooking criminals.

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No Passport Data lost, breached: Government Printer

MANILA, Jan 14 (PNA) - No passport loss nor breach has occurred in the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), APO Production Unit Inc. (APUI), the current Philippine e-passport maker said Monday.

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Complaint Boxes for Iskandar Puteri Schools to tackle Crimes

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Iskandar Puteri District police have suggested for the district’s schools to provide boxes for information or complaints to tackle various crimes involving students.

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Tax Amnesty Programme aims to reduce People's Burden, says IRB

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) is a clear indication of the government's desire to reduce the burden of the people through taxation, Inland Revenue Board (IRB) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sabin Samitah said.

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Tengku Abdullah to be proclaimed as New Sultan of Pahang on January 15

PEKAN, Jan 12 (Bernama) - The Regent of Pahang Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah will be proclaimed as the sixth Sultan of Pahang, succeeding Sultan Ahmad Shah, on Jan 15.

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Judges, Judicial Officers receive DoJ Training not due to High Profile Cases - CJ

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum explained that the training of Malaysian judges and judicial officers by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) was not due to the high profile money laundering cases, such as the ones involving former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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Adapt Technology and Work from anywhere, CJ tells Lawyers

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - With the tagline ‘Now Anywhere Can Work’, lawyers can now deal with their cases from anywhere through the use of technology introduced by the judiciary in order to have an efficient court system, said Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today.

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Malaysian Bar will continue to voice Concerns over use of Oppressive Laws - President

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Bar will continue to voice its concerns on the continued use of oppressive laws, said its president George Varughese.

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Full Force of the Law to be applied to Wrongdoers, says AG

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said today the full force of the law would be applied to wrongdoers.

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Matrade appoints Halim Mohamad as Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has appointed Tan Sri Halim Mohammad as its seventh chairman, effective Jan 1, 2019.

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